Senior Financial Analyst (Special Accounting Projects)
DESCRIPTION: Our client is a well diversified, growing Fortune 100 company that is currently seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join their finance team. This position provides you the opportunity to join one of the premier companies in the world, which offers tremendous career growth potential in Connecticut or at its many locations across the U.S. and around the globe. The finance team with which you would be working is comprised of many talented, energetic people that are both motivated to succeed and fun to work with. The company also provides excellent benefits including competitive salary, 401(k) and pension plans, fully paid tuition (including books) for MBA and bonus upon completion, and more.
Responsibilities include: perform detailed reviews and assessments of accounting and reporting processes currently in place, identify ways to improve the process in order to increase efficiency and accuracy; participate in the implementation of your proposed changes and monitor the results to ensure that they are meeting the desired objectives of the company; work closely with division controllers and other members of management in order to determine the type of financial information and reports that they need in order to be able to make timely and well-informed decisions, work with appropriate accounting personnel to modify current processes as needed in order to meet these needs; perform other financial inquiries, investigations and special projects as requested.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance; 2-8 years of experience in accounting/finance, including exposure to both special projects and traditional accounting activities, such as the closing/financial reporting process (if your experience has been in private industry) or auditing (if your experience has been in public accounting); strong problem-solving skills; ability to think creatively and out of the box; excellent communication skills.