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Finance Analyst

  • Location: Plano, TX, 75024
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 19 days ago

Terrific 7+ months contract in Plano, TX for a Finance Analyst. Will be reporting to the Manager, Accounting & Finance (A&F), the Accounting Analyst – FAST (Finance & Accounting Support and Transformation) work with multiple departments, to support transformation of Accounting and Finance operations of the company. Will be a generalist, fast learner and go-getter, able to apply analytical mind-set to study business processes, recommend efficiency improvements and drive every aspect of the recommended solution from requirements gathering, project management, data analysis, data sourcing, testing, documentation and training of end users along with presentation to business team leads. Will be flexible and be able to adapt to fast changing environments including executing Accounting operations as needed.
 
Job Responsibilities:
Data Cataloging
  • Review operational documentation and extract report sources, data elements and transformation.
  • Communicate findings to data analysis team.
 
Develop Understanding
  • Understand core responsibilities of designated business areas within Accounting and Finance.
  • Quickly become well-versed with their current processes, systems, data sources and controls.
 
Process Evaluation
  • Analyze existing processes.
  • Identify opportunities for process transformation around increased efficiencies and risk mitigation.
  • Design solutions that fit the company’s long-term strategic objectives, planning short-term interim solutions, as needed.
 
Communication
  • Communicate recommendations/proposals to business leads and senior management.
  • Develop detailed project plans and timelines.
 
Execution
  • Collaborate with business leads to develop strategic roadmaps with an emphasis on expectations and clarity in the solutions being presented.
  • Own end to end implementation including project management, process redesign, technical design and tool, development, testing and training of end users maintaining detailed documentation at all phases.
  • Take ownership and execute assigned Accounting Operations, as needed.
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Strong analytical mind set with a record of evaluating complex processes and solid understanding of data lineage and governance.
  • Experience using SQL to query a database and light coding experience a plus.
 
If this is a good fit, Apply now!