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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 17613
Status: Inactive / Filled
Title: Financial Analyst
Job Location: Jackson, MS
Base Compensation: $60,000 — $75,000
Total Compensation: $60,000 — $75,000
Employment Type: Full Time / Direct Hire
Job Categories: Accounting
Industries: Manufacturing / Distribution

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

Leading manufacturer in the Jackson market seeking a financial analyst.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Financial Analyst will provide mid-level, value-added financial support to cross-functional teams to ensure delivery of financial and operational goals. This includes but is not limited to budgeting, forecasting, cost modeling, strategic planning, and variance analysis. The analyst will need to provide support to the Sr. Business Analysts & FP&A Mgr. The analyst will be challenged to document processes, automate current tools, and identify inefficiencies in current processes. The analyst must in some cases create, and in other re-engineer processes that improve efficiencies, shorten cycle times, enhance standardization, and improve the quality of information. The analyst will play an integral role in the company’s budgeting, long range planning, rolling and monthly forecasting processes. The analyst will be actively involved in the monthly closing process to ensure accuracy of results. The analyst will compile and analyze results for group management, including cost and spending variance analysis, sales (price/volume/mix) and operating profit reconciliations. The analyst will ensure timely and accurate communication to management in support of these processes

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: •BS in finance, business, or accounting. •Minimum 3+ years in financial analysis function.
Preferred Qualifications: • Excellent computer skills with expertise in spreadsheet (Excel), presentation (Powerpoint), charting/graphing, and database applications • Ability to convert large amounts of data into useable financial decision support information •Strong analytical skills •Capable in problem analysis and resolution •Excellent interpersonal and communication skills •Strong team player
  
Education: Bachelor's
  
Total Years of Experience: 3-4+
  
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