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Financial Analyst in Arlington, VA at Volt

Date Posted: 2/6/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Arlington, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    2/6/2019
  • Job ID:
    161189
  • Pay Rate
    $38.5 - $42.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    919/829-1660

Job Description

Volt has been a leader in the Staffing Industry for 60 years and currently has more than 100 branches nationwide to serve both our clients' and candidates' needs. We connect office professionals with leading employers in the area. Whether you are looking for a contract/temporary position or a direct hire, we are here to serve you. Find out more about us by visiting www.volt.com.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position Highlights: 

Communication skills

High level of Business acumen 

4-5 years of accounting/financial experience

Balance sheets, P&L, SAP, and Food experience a PLUS. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:  

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Finance Co-Pilot: Ensure timely and accurate financial reporting and analysis of business results, drivers, risk and opportunities.

Work closely with our business partners to define a profitable commercialization strategy for the business by making pricing, trade and marketing recommendations supported by financial analysis.

Support management team in cost reduction needs by developing an efficient partnership with our producing divisions in order to implement cost improvement initiatives.

Planning and Forecast: Lead the planning process (Monthly Forecast, Annual Budget, 3-Year Strategic Plan, etc) for the risks and opportunities to the divisional financial position, analytically reviewing cost structures and commodity positions.

Ad Hoc Analysis and Reporting: Work on projects that generate value for the division analyzing key processes, identifying business improvements and improve project margins.

 REQUIREMENTS:   

BA/BS with major or minor in Accounting or Finance, or BA/BS degree with coursework up to and including intermediate accounting

Minimum of 5 years of experience in Accounting/Finance

Must be willing to travel 10%

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

CPA, preferred

Food industry experience

Willingness to relocate for career advancement

STRONGLY PREFERRED TECHNICAL SKILLS:  

Hands-on knowledge of financial statements, including balance sheet, income statement, cash flow

Working knowledge of financial concepts & principles including cash flow, NPV, IRR, ROI, Economic Profit, etc.

Knowledge of the principles of cost accounting and activity-based costing

Proven ability to perform balance sheet & profit/loss account reconciliations & analysis

Demonstrated ability to comply with policies & procedures

Ability to perform analyses of variance between actual costs and budgeted/planned costs

Basic financial modeling skills

Computer skills: MS Windows, including intermediate Excel and Word, and basic PowerPoint and Access

PREFERRED PROFESSIONAL SKILLS: 

Build relationships at various levels and influence decisions

Solve problems, synthesize information from disparate sources to deliver comprehensive and actionable analysis.

Resolve conflicts / discrepancies positively and professionally

Commit to the first-time quality and accuracy in all work

Manage/organize time, information and resources effectively in order to meet deadlines and respond to requests on a timely basis; multi-task

Solve problems independently when appropriate

Clearly and effectively communicate with others in written and verbal form

Be service oriented, attentive to detail and committed to achieve customer / company goals

Work effectively within a team environment

Negotiation skills

Apply good judgment and professional integrity in decision-making