Junior Financial Analyst

ID
2017-2282
US-VA-Arlington
Category
Finance
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

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.

Responsibilities

  • 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. 

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or economics 
  • Analytical experience
  • 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

 

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