Job Description

Senior Financial Analyst

Summary: We are seeking a highly skilled Senior Financial Analyst to play a key role in examining, analyzing, and interpreting the company's accounts and records, ensuring compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). You will compile and analyze financial and non-financial data, verify data accuracy, and collaborate closely with accounting management and senior executives to prepare comprehensive financial reports on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.


  • Prepare cost accounting financial statements, providing in-depth analysis by product line and offering valuable insights and additional metrics for data analysis.
  • Assist in the annual budget process and periodic reforecasts to support effective financial planning.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date accounting records for the company, ensuring data integrity and reliability.
  • Provide analysis and insights into company operations to drive profitability and achieve better results.
  • Support month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing processes to ensure accurate financial reporting.
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports and fulfill other reporting requirements as directed by management.
  • Reconcile general ledger data with various sub-ledgers and system data to ensure data consistency and accuracy.
  • Perform month-end closing activities, including the preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Identify opportunities to enhance efficiency within the financial reporting process and incorporate best practices.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality to protect the organization's value and sensitive information.
  • Prepare monthly and ad-hoc variance analyses to identify and address deviations from expected outcomes.
  • Adhere to department policies and procedures to ensure compliance.

Competencies: To excel in this role, the ideal candidate should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Analytical mindset: Collect and research data, leverage intuition and experience to complement data analysis, and possess strong analytical skills.
  • Problem-solving: Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner, gather and analyze information effectively, and develop alternative solutions.
  • Customer service orientation: Respond promptly to customer needs, provide exceptional service and assistance, and consistently meet commitments.
  • Interpersonal skills: Maintain strict confidentiality, actively listen to others without interrupting, manage emotions effectively, and remain open to new ideas and perspectives.
  • Effective communication: Speak clearly and persuasively in both positive and negative situations, actively listen and seek clarification, respond well to questions, and actively participate in meetings.
  • Written communication: Demonstrate clear and informative writing skills, proficiently edit work for spelling and grammar, effectively present numerical data, and interpret written information accurately.
  • Teamwork: Balance responsibilities between individual and team, exhibit objectivity and openness to others' views, provide and welcome feedback, and contribute to fostering a positive team spirit.
  • Ethics and professionalism: Treat others with respect, maintain commitments, work with integrity and ethically, and uphold organizational values.
  • Organizational support: Follow policies and procedures, complete administrative tasks accurately and on time, and actively support the organization's goals and values.
  • Judgment: Exhibit sound and accurate judgment, provide reasoning for decisions, involve appropriate individuals in the decision-making process, and make timely decisions.
  • Planning and organizing: Prioritize and plan work activities, effectively manage time, anticipate additional resource needs, and set goals and objectives.
  • Professionalism: Approach others in a tactful manner, treat all individuals with respect and consideration, regardless of status or position, take responsibility for own actions, and consistently follow through on commitments.
  • Quality focus: Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness, pay strong attention to detail, and consistently monitor own work to ensure high-quality results.
  • Timeliness: Complete work in a timely manner and consistently demonstrate punctuality in attendance, ensuring work responsibilities are covered when absent, and arriving on time for meetings and appointments.
  • Dependability: Follow instructions, respond to management direction, take ownership of actions, keep commitments, complete tasks on time, or communicate alternative plans

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Atlanta GA
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