The Seminar Network seeks a Jr. Financial Analyst to join our Financial Planning and Analysis team that provides financial analysis and decision-making guidance for partner organizations of The Seminar Network.
Provide financial modeling and analysis with a focus on creating unique, internal metrics.
Apply systematic approach to judge current and potential projects.
Prepare presentations on potential projects for stakeholder review.
Actively participate in brainstorming sessions to help identify and refine alternatives to capture highest-value opportunities and projects.
Identify financial status by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts.
Guide cost analysis process by enforcing policies and procedures; providing trends and forecasts; explaining processes and techniques.
Improve financial status by analyzing results; monitoring variances; identifying trends; recommending actions to senior analysts and management.
Reconcile transactions by comparing and correcting data.
Collaborate with internal and external teams to demonstrate the importance of identifying measurable outcomes for project assessment.
Maintain 100% compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or economics
2-3 years of experience in accounting or finance related role
Working knowledge of financial terms, concepts, and valuation methodologies
Proven experience identifying and assessing alternatives
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (with Advanced Excel and PowerPoint)
Ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external customers, team members, and other capabilities within the organization
Strong written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills
Results oriented with the ability to take initiative, work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment while integrating a high degree of attention to detail and organization
Appreciation for free market ideals and principles of limited government
Demonstrated sense of urgency around problem solving, meeting challenging deadlines and achieving critical goals
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of information, and exercise good judgment and discretion in handling and disseminating information
Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
Analytical and conceptual thinking – using logic and reason; be creative and strategic