Finance Operations Analyst Job Description

Finance Operations Analyst Job Description

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Finance operations analyst provides training, mentorship and leadership to define standards, processes and procedures within own area of responsibility but also in the larger circle of finance teams.

Finance Operations Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Experience with retail planning processes
Managing the reporting of the Global Operations spend within The Financial Times
Completion of month end, forecast, operating plan to the deadlines set by finance
3-5 years of overall experience in a fast-paced environment
Sensitivity and awareness of operating across a diverse cultural and global environment is essential
Be the first point of contact for the day-to-day running of Salesforce, answering questions from the Sales team and creating and running reports on a routine and as-needed basis
Turn data into direction
Turn direction into action
Daily reconciliation for sales, cash and credit cards trend analysis
Partner with existing Credit and Liquidity risk operations teams to document the current process (system architecture, data flow, reconciliations, controls)

Finance Operations Analyst Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Finance Operations Analyst

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CMA, SOX, PMI, PMP, SAP, MBA, LPA

Education for Finance Operations Analyst

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the finance operations analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics, Education, Business/Administration, MBA, Financial Management, Associates, Graduate

Skills for Finance Operations Analyst

Desired skills for finance operations analyst include:

End-to-end processes
SQL
Accounting and Controlling Finance processes
Processes
Practices and procedures within own area of responsibility and keep abreast of emerging trends for own functional area
SAP
TD Finance systems
Billing and collections procedures
Data mining is desirable
Database

Desired experience for finance operations analyst includes:

BS in Finance or related field
Ability to work independently team player
Near completion / recent completion of a relevant accounting qualification
Experience within the retail/apparel industry
Demonstrated analytical skills and problem-solving experience
Ability to work well in a team environment autonomously

Finance Operations Analyst Examples

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Finance Operations Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of finance operations analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for finance operations analyst
  • Take ownership of expense management processes
  • Assist with the development of presentations prepared in a variety of formats
  • Develop tools, templates, and procedural documents
  • Ensure that group meetings and events are coordinated in an accurate and timely manner
  • Assist with the delivery of special projects and ad hoc requests
  • Assist with pre-forming analysis of clinical and financial data, including development of standard metric and trend management
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly RTG reporting schedules and work with site / business unit colleagues to understand main drivers of variance from budget
  • Support management reporting related to the Global RTG Operations performance on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Identify, perform and drive process improvement opportunities in the month end close process
  • Prepare, consolidate, review and present cost analysis on a monthly basis to finance and operations leadership teams
Qualifications for finance operations analyst
  • Participate in Issues meeting and assist in the monitoring of deliverables and deadlines
  • Assist in the gathering of milestone evidence for submission to Audit
  • Assist in the creation and updating of the monthly Issues Management report provided to management
  • Assist in the documentation of internal allocation methodology utilized by each CCR&A team
  • Assist in preparation of YOY comparison report for review and approval of allocations
  • Finance Close Process
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Finance Operations Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of finance operations analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for finance operations analyst
  • Own the budgeting process for internal and external labour, and Project Opex and Capex
  • Develop and prepare financial business cases supporting Technology Operations with support from the finance shared service centre (PFS)
  • Performs review of draft spend reports at month end
  • Responsible for entire Division’s accounts receivables and ensure timely collection of funds
  • Review and approve monthly expenses, projects and T&E results with VP and SD
  • Oversee the use and handling of Agency Project Management tool (currently AdTrak
  • Act as Superuser for AdTrak/ADVISOR and T&E systems/policy
  • Provide standard reporting on projects, billability
  • Supporting Bratislava team members, in times of vacation/sickness
  • Own business intelligence dashboards for financial and operational aspects of the business
Qualifications for finance operations analyst
  • Expert level proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Power Point
  • Business Support Activities
  • Coordinate with CCR&A Executive Assistant for scheduling of meetings
  • Update and distribute monthly calendars - Multi-Month and Monthly Detail Calendars
  • Account confirmation, usage and reconcilement per Global Financial Control policy
  • General Ledger working knowledge
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Finance Operations Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a finance operations analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for finance operations analyst
  • Support the Finance team with the production of month end accounts including accruals and prepayments
  • Analysis of actual costs versus budget and forecast
  • Monitoring and reporting of site KPI’s and league tables
  • Collation and reporting of Cost Saving Initiatives
  • Trend Analysis and reporting of MI
  • Support the Operation with adhoc queries
  • Lead and execute process for costing of new SKUs for all businesses supported by the Food Technical Group – Operations Controller
  • Support the Operations Controlling team on benchmarking factories across the category and identifying areas of improvement opportunity
  • Participate in coordinating the Standard Cost Budget (SCB) with the factories and preparing package for review and approval by Senior Management
  • Participate and play active financial role in ad-hoc projects assigned
Qualifications for finance operations analyst
  • 1 - 2 years of experience in Financial Services Industry or in the Accounting field
  • University / College Degree (Accounting / Finance)
  • Previous banking experience is an asset
  • 5-6 years of experience required in the areas of HR and Finance – Particularly Payroll systems and Compensation areas is required
  • Must be very comfortable engaging with business stakeholders globally and with internal IT partners, with vendors and external project teams
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel is required
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Finance Operations Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a finance operations analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for finance operations analyst
  • Own the Company’s warranty financial models and processes
  • Understanding of regulatory compliance with focus on environmental rules and regulations at both federal and Puerto Rico levels
  • Understanding of Puerto Rico permitting requirements including resource and regulatory agencies
  • Understanding local markets, trends and opportunities
  • Public participation and community relations and involvement in environmentally challenging conditions
  • Conducting engineering calculations, preparing plans, technical specifications and design drawings is a plus
  • International business experience in Latin America is a plus
  • Perform routine reporting and ad hoc analysis prepared by division and finance teams (such as accurate booking of actual financial data, utilizing models to generate annual operating plans 18 month rolling forecast for the operating divisions including detailed variance analysis)
  • Conduct financial support, analysis and reporting to division leadership and finance (such as budget and forecast scenario analysis, support of contract and purchasing negotiations, headcount productivity tracking and reporting and identification and analysis of revenue and cost initiatives)
  • Meeting participation/contribution involving key divisional and finance issues
Qualifications for finance operations analyst
  • Moderate Microsoft Excel
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office package (Excel - including use of macros and lookup tables, Word, PowerPoint)
  • MS Office experience, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • High integrity and self-motivation
  • Ability to quickly compile data from various sources and organize data into a concise and accurate format
  • Experience creating reports, interpreting and analyzing data
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Finance Operations Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of finance operations analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for finance operations analyst
  • Prepare Quarterly Business Review and Board of Directors meeting materials for SVP, Manufacturing
  • Ensure finance policies and proper accounting rules are being followed consistently and SOX-compliant in all areas of responsibility
  • Assist in all other ad hoc requests which require financial modeling, scenario analysis and simulations
  • Take ownership of establishing and maintaing accounting policies and controls, fical controls and preparing financial reports
  • Fast-paced and changing market / environment demanding an agile and dynamic approach
  • Lead on safeguarding the organisations assets
  • Maintain accounting and financial records and reports, including general ledger, financial statements, regulatory and management reports
  • Prepare and distributes periodic financial statements for users other than those directly employed by the organisation
  • Prepares consolidation journal entries, eliminates intercompany transactions, and consolidated divisional and subsidiary financial accounts on a timely and accurate basis for inclusion in internal and external financial statements
  • Single point of contact for Business users in order to resolve any issues/queries during the working timetable
Qualifications for finance operations analyst
  • Takes initiative in an autonomous environment
  • Analytical approach to problem solving and decision making, with an absolute attention to detail
  • Willingness to accept challenging assignments
  • Qualified Accountant with demonstrable experience in management accounting role
  • Understanding of Capex and project accounting
  • Ability to effectively partner senior Technology Operations leadership team

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