Financial Analyst

Draper, Utah | Freelance | Job ID #57203 |
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Onward Search is seeking and experienced Financial Analyst for a 12 month extendable contract working out of our clients Salt Lake City, UT office. 
  • Financial analyst to manage the day to day budgetary aspects of various processes (prepaid expenses, capex, headcount, etc.).
  • Ensure that the relevant financial control processes are used, and appropriate audit trail always maintained.
  • Monthly forecasting and reconciling actual costs incurred to the forecasted amounts.
  • Research financial anomalies and makes corrections as necessary.
  • Participates in the monthly close, including generating and loading accruals.
  • Reviews and interprets financial results and drafts insightful analysis.
  • Report of forecasts and associated variance analysis and ensuring that the forecasts have integrity and fully reflect delivery risks.
  • Collaborate with the strategy & planning contacts, assist in providing consistent financial planning including application of accounting standards, challenge to forecasts, and reporting to assistant financial controller.
  • Provide consistent and clear explanation for financial data, processes and procedures.
  • Undertake ad-hoc analysis and work on special projects as assigned.
  • Maintains a basic understanding of financial systems and data elements.
  • Work within and look for ways to develop standardized processes for financial and performance reporting.
  • Validates accounting assumptions with Accounting Manager and/or business managers.
  • Aware of and monitors compliance of processes, transactions and balances with accounting/ finance policies.
  • Aware of internal control concepts, evaluates controls to ensure they are operating effectively and makes recommendations to improve controls.
  • Solid MS Excel skills
  • SAP/ERP experience a plus but not required
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and organization skills
  • Be a self-starter with fast learning skills and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Able to manage multiple priorities with accuracy and efficiency
  • Desire to improve processes and implement new ideas
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in General Ledger accounting
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be organized

Apply today to speak with one of our associates to learn more!

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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