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Financial Analyst

Johnson Service Group Rockville Contractor
$34.00 - $36.50 / hour
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Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager, R&D Financial Planning, Analysis and Reporting, the R&D Financial Analyst is responsible for consolidating and analyzing financial data (budgets, actuals, forecasts, etc.) pertaining to R&D activities, taking into account company’s goals and financial standards; consulting financial partners and business stakeholders to provide appropriate context; identifying trends, advising and recommending actions based on sound analysis to reduce costs and improve financial performance. Individual R&D Financial Analysts need to be aligned to specific platforms, R&D centers and regions.

Main purpose of this role is the preparation, development and analysis of management accounting information and provision of high-quality support service to R&D Financial Partners and cost center owners, fostering Innovation, Performance and Trust.

The R&D Financial Analyst will evolve in a matrix environment, with transversal R&D Finance responsibilities (accountability of cost items) and support to the R&D Finance Partners.

         Prepare, review and distribute monthly financial reports to relevant organization units

         Prepare monthly consolidation and executive financial presentations

         Improve financial status by analyzing results, monitoring variances, identifying trends and recommending actions to management based on sound analysis

         Reconcile transactions by comparing data to check that data are reliable

         Provide creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance

         Ensure budget holders understand key financial concepts and information and assist in preparation of budget templates

         Assist in the budget & reforecast process

         Maintain budget and reforecast information in the reporting system

         Conduct business studies on past, future and comparative performance and develop forecast models

         Drive process improvement and development initiatives that impact the function

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics required.

Experience in Controlling, financial analysis, change management, or project finance and 3 years’ experience in reporting, consolidation and financial analysis; Accounting/GAAP/IFRA knowledge

         Proficient in spreadsheets, databases, MS Office and financial software applications

         Outstanding presentation, reporting and communication skills

         Ability to communicate financial issues with non-finance professionals and volunteers

         Proven knowledge of financial forecasting and diagnosis, corporate finance and information analysis

         Able to manage change and risk

         Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to influence and persuade

         Good planning and organizational skills

         Ability to prioritize workload and meet strict deadlines

         Knowledge of ERP systems and related technologies

         Excellent time management and organizational ability

         Ability to multitask and meet constant deadlines

         Work in a matrix environment

Skills required

Use Statistical Method
Financial Statements
Financial Analysis
Forecasting
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Accounting

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