Financial Analyst

Recruiter
Robert Half Accountemps
Location
Quincy
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Oct 2020
Closes
31 Oct 2020
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
DescriptionA company on the South Shore has partnered with Accountemps and is looking for an entry–level Financial Analyst to join a fast–growing team. The primary tasks of the entry–level Financial Analyst role will consist of completing routine assignments and solving routine/standard problems with limited discretion, as well as providing daily support to the accounting and finance departments. This Financial Analyst role would be a great match for a fluid individual skilled at handling large amounts of data and comfortable managing expectations. If you have a knack for analysis, this Financial Analyst role might be a great opportunity for you to expand your critical thinking skills. This short–term temporary–to–full–time employment opportunity is based in the Quincy, Massachusetts area.Any recent college graduates are encouraged to apply! There will be significant training within this role.What you get to do every single day as the Entry–level Financial Analyst:– Centralize and resolve budgets and income statement forecasts– Be a factor in ensuring adequate controls and procedures– Now and then, be able to describe intricate financial subjects to non–financial staff members in special projects– Construct clever alternatives and suggestions to reduce costs and nurture financial performance of a company– Direct different aspects of the monthly/quarterly/annual close process (i.e. journal entries, account reconciliations, expense analysis, and trend analysis, variance analysis)– Previous experience in assisting internal and external auditors during financial and operational audits– Review confirmed results at the corporate and division levels– Research and query large amounts of data– Cooperate with monitoring and maintaining internal accounting controls to ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley requirements– Be instrumental in the preparation of monthly financial reporting and other business data– Collaborate on annual budgeting processRequirementsSkills of the Entry–level Financial Analyst:– Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or something similar– Less than one year of experience or an internship is a plus– Excellent verbal, written, and social communication skills– Experience 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)– Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement– BA/BS degree in finance or a related field– Capable of working independently with minimal oversight– Applicant must be familiar with word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software, as well as databases and customer database systemsThis role has an immediate start date. Candidates that are interested in the Entry–level Financial Analyst should email their resume directly to . 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:** $15.00 – $18.00 / Hourly**Location:** Quincy, MA**Date Posted:** October 20, 2020**Employment Type:** Temp to Hire**Job Reference:** 02595283**Staffing Area:** Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance

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