DESCRIPTION: Our client, a major division of an international, Connecticut based Fortune 100 company, currently seeks a Financial Analyst to join their finance team. This position provides an exciting variety of responsibilities and objectives, including financial analysis, forecasting, budgeting, variance analysis and reporting of key data to the Management Team for important decision-making.
If you are looking to join one of the top companies in the World, an organization that offers financial stability, business and product diversification and tremendous career advancement opportunities, this is a position worthy of serious consideration. You will be working with the best and the brightest financial professionals in an environment that embraces change and new ideas. The company offers a solid benefits package including health insurance, pension and 401(k) plans and 100% paid MBA plus bonus upon completion.
NOTE: Candidates must be either U.S. citizens or Green Card holders. Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
Responsibilities include: perform variance analysis of selected materials, inventory components and other areas; report cost reduction performance versus forecasted initiatives; perform forecasting, budgeting and variance analysis for key metrics and financial measurement indicators on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis; formulate ideas for ways to increase efficiency and productivity; special analysis and projects as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting; 2-5 years of related experience; strong analytical and problem-solving skills; excellent communication (both verbal and written) skills; strong computer skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Access and Excel) and other financial systems (knowledge of Hyperion and/or SAP a plus); strong desire to succeed.