Financial Analyst

Recruiter
Robert Half Accountemps
Location
Saint Paul
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Oct 2020
Closes
31 Oct 2020
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
DescriptionAccountemps is looking to place a Financial Analyst into an entry–level position with a prospering company. Perform Financial Analyst's tasks such as, provide daily support to the accounting and finance departments, as well as perform routine assignments and solve routine/standard problems with limited discretion. This Financial Analyst role would appeal to a flexible individual with a knack of handling sizable information and meeting expectations. This Financial Analyst role provides an excellent growth opportunity for candidates who enjoy critical thinking and analysis. This long–term temporary employment opportunity is based in the Saint Paul, Minnesota area.What you get to do every single day– At times, spell out perplexing financial subjects to non–financial staff members in special projects– Have a hand in the organization of monthly financial reporting and other business data– Offer insight to ensuring adequate controls and procedures– Lend a hand in assorted aspects of the monthly/quarterly/annual close process (i.e. journal entries, account reconciliations, expense analysis, and trend analysis, variance analysis)– Review confirmed results at the corporate and division levels– Probe and query a vast amounts of data– Cooperate with monitoring and maintaining internal accounting controls to ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley requirements– Dispense unique alternatives and advise to reduce costs and promote financial performance of a company– Engage in annual budgeting process– Work together with internal and external auditors during financial and operational audits– Compact and appraise budgets and income statement forecasts*Please note that all candidates are required to provide 2 recent supervisor or manager references in order to be considered for employment.Please submit your resume to and call for review and consideration.Requirements– Less than one year of experience considered– BA/BS degree in finance or a related field– Practical knowledge in problem solving through statistical analysis or with large data sets highly preferable (such as in derivatives, structured finance, or business analytics or in a similarly demanding and analytical role)– Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills– Strong attention to detail– Experience with Valuation Analysis– General familiarity with Audit Functions– Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel– Asset Valuation experience preferred– Knowledgeable computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software, as well as databases and customer database systems– Ability to work independently with minimal oversightQualified candidates in urgent need of employment, may want to consider this role and contact us today! Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary–to–hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities – fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets. From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE's "Most Admired Companies" list every year since 1998. Download our mobile app to take your job search on the go! Contact your local Accountemps office at or visit to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.?? 2020 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/VeteransBy clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.**Salary:** $19.00 – $22.00 / Hourly**Location:** Saint Paul, MN**Date Posted:** October 21, 2020**Employment Type:** Temporary**Job Reference:** 02582019**Staffing Area:** Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance

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