Financial Analyst in Concord, NC at ACN Jobs

Date Posted: 2/2/2018

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JOB SUMMARY:  The Financial Analyst will provide insightful analytics and support to decision makers as it relates to the financial performance of the North American business unit.  The individual will be responsible for preparing monthly, quarterly and ad hoc internal financial reports providing financial results analysis, variance to plan explanations and trending analysis. The Financial Analysis will work both with the accounting and operational teams to ensure the financials are accurate and well understood by everyone involved.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Ensure accurate month end closing of accounting records
  • Provide/prepare backup for certain revenue and cost entries
  • Identify any missing accruals and/or adjustments
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of our revenue and cost elements – ex. contracts, revenue and costs accounting entries, revenue and cost drivers, product trending/expectations, etc…
  • Ensure any new or changes in product and/or contracts are properly captured/reflected in financials
  • Review balance sheet reconciliations supporting accounting close
  • Analyze and prepare/present financial results, including variance analysis, trending, KPIs, vendor analysis, margin analysis, other ad-hoc reporting and analysis
  • Develop new reports and management indicators to allow for better monitoring of performance
  • Finance support to Product and Operational teams – product margin analysis, cost analysis, business cases for new projects
  • Participate in quarterly and annual forecasting exercises
  • Perform other finance related duties including coordinating payment schedules with AP and Treasury and assisting with Audits by providing backup material and results explanations
  • Work with our wireless carriers to optimize our cost structure – monitor our wireless customer mix daily, ensuring our customers’ plans are best matched with our most favorable cost buckets

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:  

  • Solid understanding of accounting and finance principles
  • Strong analytical skills; attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Capacity to summarize and present financial and business information
  • Ability to work effectively both individually and as a team – strong business partnering interpersonal skills
  • Organized, flexible and easily adaptable to changing conditions
  • Sense of urgency – ability to work well in high pressure situations and meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, and a driven mindset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint with the ability to quickly learn various in-house or common database reporting and analysis tools
  • Experience in accounting and FP&A

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor's degree required, with a concentration in Accounting, Finance or other related field
  • Asset: experience in the telecom or wireless industry

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