• Financial Analyst

    ID
    2018-2685
    Job Locations
    US-VA-Arlington
    Category
    Finance
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Seminar Network seeks a Financial Analyst to provide advanced financial analysis, reporting and decision-making guidance for the Americans For Prosperity and Americans For Prosperity Foundation organizations.  The role of the financial analyst will be focused on data analysis, accounting and financial systems, with corresponding metrics and reporting.  The person will act a financial business partner to the field and work directly with FP&A, Accounting and Finance personnel.

     

    We want individuals who are driven to use data to tell a story to their customers. Here at The Seminar Network, we believe fulfilment is key to success. If you enjoy a culture that inspires change, encourages everyone’s input, rewards for created value, and provides a path for career advancement, then we invite you to step into a position that gives you the opportunity to support organizations that are making a positive impact on communities. Come join a diverse, dynamic, growing organization that will inspire you to always put your best effort forward!

    Responsibilities

    • Provide financial analysis of organization’s activities including revenue and expense reporting and program analysis.
    • Actively participate in budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis of monthly financials.
    • Develop and maintain dashboards with both financial as well and KPI data providing internal customers with trends and key insights used for strategic decision making and driving performance.
    • Collaborate with systems analysts to develop and maintain systems to house data and models for analysis.
    • Prepare presentations to translate the insights in the data for customers.
    • Actively participate in brainstorming sessions to help identify and refine alternatives to capture highest-value opportunities and projects.
    • Collaborate with financial reporting and accounting team 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, economics or business highly preferred
    • 1-3 years of experience in finance or business intelligence related role  
    • High degree of attention to detail and organization 
    • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Power user of Excel 
    • Advanced analytical experience and ability to assess alternatives
    • Hands on experience with data and spreadsheets
    • Ability to build and maintain relationships with external clients, team members, and other capabilities within the organization  
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Cognos IBM Analytics software and platform experience
    • Ability to take initiative, work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
    • Appreciation for advancing free and open societies

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