Financial Analyst in Arlington, VA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/14/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Arlington, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    16 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $30.0 - $35.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions offers full-service staffing and talent management consulting to help local, regional, national, and international companies. Through niche recruiting expertise and project management, VWS delivers solutions in IT, Technology, Engineering, Accounting, Administrative, Call Center, Human Resources, Technical and Creative Communication, and Manufacturing.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.

We are actively seeking a Financial Analyst for our client in Arlington, VA. This is a great opportunity to work with a dynamic company that is a global leader in the nutrition, health, and wellness.

The duration of the assignment is up to four months.  Possible potential for hire.


The Financial Analyst will work collaboratively with with various departments.  The primary responsibility will be to provide financial analysis and reporting to understand drivers of financial performance. 

  • Perform variance analyses.
  • Run ad hoc reports for various departments.
  • Ensure on time and accurate calculation along with seamless communication of transfer pricing to Affiliates.
  • Confirm that transfer price fluctuations are explained and understood by business units.
  • Ensure forecasts submitted by Affiliates are accurate.
  • Follow-up with procurement team on the evolution or the main commodities used in the production of both our exported products.
  • Support the Affiliate business by performing monthly production cost analysis.


  • 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 experience in Accounting/Finance.
  • CPA, CMA, CFM, CBF preferred.
  • Food industry experience is a plus.
  • Hands-on knowledge of financial statements, including balance sheet, income statement, cash flow and footnotes.
  • Knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Standards (US GAAP), Accounting Standards (IAS) assumptions, principles and constraints (i.e. economic equity, going concern, monetary unit, periodic reporting, historical cost, revenue recognition, matching, full disclosure, cost-benefit relationship, materiality, and conservatism) strongly preferred.
  • Working knowledge of financial concepts & principles including cash flow, NPV, IRR, return on investment, Economic Profit, etc.
  • Knowledge of the principles of cost accounting and activity-based costing.
  • Ability to perform balance sheet & profit/loss account reconciliations & analysis.
  • MS Windows, including intermediate Excel and Word, and basic PowerPoint and Access.
  • SAP (or the equivalent) experience preferred.