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Senior Financial Analyst


Location:
CHEEKTOWAGA, NY
Date:
01/18/2018
2018-01-182018-02-16
Job Code:
69131
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Careers Center - Senior Financial Analyst

Senior Financial Analyst

US-NY-CHEEKTOWAGA
System ID
69131
Category
Finance
Relocation Type
No
Employment Status
Full-Time

Unit Description

Sodexo Government Services is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join the Government Finance Team in Cheektowaga, NY. Senior Financial Analyst will oversee various monthly and ad-hoc reports and analysis for the Government Segment, covering accounts across North America.  This position will require a flexible, systems savvy candidate with stellar communication skills and the ability and willingness to quickly identify issues and arrive at a solution. Multi-unit, high volume, financial analysis & accounting experience is essential. Prior experience managing financials within contractual guidelines preferred.

 

 

The Senior Financial Analyst will have responsibility in:

  • Responsible for conducting or assisting in the documentation of moderate to complex financial analysis projects. Researches data, performs budget functions, manages databases and reports related to finance.
  • Assists in contract compliance.
  • Responsible for financial activities as they relate to review, analysis, preparation of financial reports and process improvements.  
  • Interacts with all levels of management including Operations and Finance.
  • Maintain financial reporting and processes/procedures to provide management with recommendations for action and/or modifications regarding financial procedures, plans, controls.
  • Analyzes data from multiple sources to ensure proper control of expenditures.

 

The Sr. Financial Analyst will have:

  • Strong attention to accuracy and details
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related area with minimum 4 years of related experience is preferred
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel. SAP, Brio & Essbase knowledge preferred
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with a high degree of initiative.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

 

The ideal Senior Financial Analyst candidate will have a preferred BA in Accounting or finance and at least 3 years financial analysis experience in a lead role, strong knowledge of GAAP policies and procedures and proficiency in finance related computer applications. The Senior Financial Analyst will have the ability to work in a high-pressure environment, ability to interpret and analyze financial information, attention to detail, as well as excellent organizational skills.  The candidate will also have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills with ability to communicate throughout the finance organization.

 

Preferred experience:

Strong technical, analytical and problem-solving skills.

Experience reconciling accounting and financial statements.

Excellent computer skills with ability to prepare, analyze, and interpret accounting data and provide concise executive summaries using Excel that translate technical financial information for non-technical audiences.

This position will require a flexible, systems savvy candidate with stellar communication skills and the ability and willingness to quickly identify issues and arrive at a solution. Multi-unit, high volume, financial analysis & accounting experience is essential. Prior experience managing financials within contractual guidelines preferred.

 

Must have the ability to obtain a government security clearance

Minimal travel required

 

 

Keywords: analysis, reporting, financial analysis, assets, liability, reconciliation, accounting analysis, government, general ledger, financial close, contract compliance, client billing.


Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Position Summary

Responsible for conducting and documenting complex financial analysis projects. May provide functional advice or training to less experienced financial analyst jobs. Provides management with recommendations for action and/or modifications regarding financial procedures, plans and controls.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree
Basic Functional Experience - 3 years in accounting, finance or a related field

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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