Finance Staff Job Description

Finance Staff Job Description

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Finance staff provides leadership for financial accounting - monthly legal entity reporting, inventory accounting, standard cost revision, and payroll and benefit accounting.

Finance Staff Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Oversight of the cost accounting process, Inventory flow, annual inventory and revaluations
Identify, lead and execute process changes to improve efficiency, controls, customer responsiveness across GEPS sub-functions Ensure effective control environment within GEPS to meet internal and external audit, risk control requirements
Manage Athleta & Intermix annual remodel portfolios
Coordinate and assist in preparation for Audit Committee, Compensation Committee & Board of Directors meetings, financial presentations
Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual close packages, including income statements, balance sheets, cash flow schedules and related variance analysis / explanations against budget and forecast
Communicate and interact regularly with operating personnel
Prepare the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting to Corporate Finance, including P&L, cash flow, flash and actual-to-budget variance reconciliation’s and submissions
Enhance financial reporting and streamline, refine and improve the consolidation process to assist management in business decision-making
Assist in implementing comprehensive policies and procedures for use by the operating departments in streamlining the budgeting and forecasting process
Prepare journal entries and analyze respective general ledger and over 100 product numbers to ensure accuracy

Finance Staff Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Finance Staff

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Education for Finance Staff

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Employers hiring for the finance staff job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, MBA, Education, Business/Administration, Economics, Technical, Engineering, Computer Science

Skills for Finance Staff

Desired skills for finance staff include:

Accounting theory and application of financial and accounting principles is necessary
Deltek Costpoint
ERP platforms
Financial regulations and accounting processes
Foreign and US legal entity structures and intra company eliminations
GE business operations
Generally accepted accounting principles and their application is key
Inventory
Large scale accounting software and standard accounting principles
Lean concepts and how it applied to shop floor and finance processes

Desired experience for finance staff includes:

Exceptional written, listening, verbal, and presentation skills
Perform cost variance analysis for departmental budget and for each product number and make presentation to management and department heads
Clear Controller’s points as it pertains to departments under the responsibility of senior
Liaise with internal and external parties on finance and accounting related issues
Support Senior Management, Corporate Finance, Tax and Audit for ad-hoc projects as needed
1+ years of practical working experience in Accounting and/or Finance

Finance Staff Examples

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Finance Staff Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a finance staff. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for finance staff
  • Essential duties and responsibilities include monthly forecast, close, budgeting, long range planning, variance analysis, project costing, capital budgeting, decision support projects, and ad hoc analysis
  • Perform monthly close and forecast duties including presenting to facilities and administration management team, explaining variances vs
  • Ensure monthly close is completed accurately, accruals and reconciliations are recorded correctly and timely and journal entries are booked properly
  • Reconcile project costing subledger detail to general ledger to ensure all project costs are captured in project costing
  • Maintain strong internal controls and ensure SOX compliance
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations accurately and timely
  • Ensure financial processes are within corporate accounting policies including capitalization, lease accounting, accruals, and prepayments
  • Establish and maintain strong business partnerships across finance and cross functional teams
  • Provide O&G India business controllership oversight to ensure integrity of financial information and policy compliance in the business
  • Provide finance leadership for Digital Solutions business to drive profitable growth and improve business operating rigor
Qualifications for finance staff
  • Provide finance oversight for AST JV for operational excellence, driving profitable growth, ensuring strong financial rigor, ownership of financial metrics and LE stat and tax compliance
  • Strong ability to present ideas and information in group settings
  • Experience with Tier 1 ERP
  • Able to function independently with a team effectively
  • Preferred experience in automating processes, but not compulsory
  • Support and analyze strategic initiatives such as cost reduction, ROI
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Finance Staff Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a finance staff. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for finance staff
  • Preparation of workpapers supporting the monthly close process and month end account balances
  • Assist with the review of the monthly financial activities, including analytical review of the monthly financial and operational results
  • Actively partake in generating monthly financial statements and related footnotes
  • Own and manage labor model
  • Conducts quarterly audit of fixed asset for strict monitoring, control and traceability of assets
  • Ensures that all fixed assets are properly labeled
  • In-charge in monitoring fixed asset disposal and issues property pass for assets to be brought out of the company premises on temporary basis
  • Computes for depreciation and reflects book value of foxed assets in corresponding schedules and ledgers and in the system
  • Monitors the completeness of system generated invoices and commercial invoices
  • Prepares the detailed sales summary
Qualifications for finance staff
  • Minimum of 3 years Finance experience required (can be considered as senior analyst depending on experience)
  • University degree preferably in Finance and Accounting Background
  • Build FP&A process at TMS level, coordinating between the P&Ls and drive the operating rhythm
  • Performs general administration activities in support of team
  • Drive and support projects and initiatives related to the creation and implementation of the FSO, change management, leadership development, and employee engagement
  • Lead-on and coordinate ad-hoc requests from within Finance or Business Units
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Finance Staff Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a finance staff. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for finance staff
  • Communications to the team/broader organization
  • Support research and analysis of monthly variances to budget, forecast, and prior year
  • Prepares career development plans
  • Maintain and update business plans, including periodic assessments of team accomplishments, objectives, and challenges
  • Develop presentations to senior management
  • Plan and execute a People strategy for the organization that aligns with global strategy, including full time and intern program
  • Manage team organizational structure and staffing assignments
  • Coordinate and deliver performance feedback to team members in coordination with relevant global line managers
  • Develop a global eLearning curriculum for Treasury-related topics
  • Manage regional workstreams of risk attestation and management programs, Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications for finance staff
  • Finance, Accounting or Actuarial experience preferred
  • Agility, flexibility, and initiative to manage highly varied job activities in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to manage many varied tasks at one time
  • Strong attention to detail and superb organizations skills required
  • Well honed interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with senior levels of management
  • Ability to work independently but also collaboratively across and multiple business units and functional support areas
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Finance Staff Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a finance staff. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for finance staff
  • Act as a primary point of contact between management and team members on departmental items, including budget / expenses, space and other operational concerns
  • Organize team-building events
  • Partner with Controlership and Operational teams to adopt policies
  • Partner with Director Finance, Corporate Staff/COE and the teams of multiple Senior Executive leaders to help drive performance of Corporate Staff operating groups
  • Works with team to provide all financial support, including consolidation of budget, projection and actual reporting to the Corporate Staff Operating Groups
  • Coordinates the monthly and quarterly closing process and provides leadership to team in focusing on key drivers of variances vs
  • Responsible for consolidation of BU results and reporting requirements to Corporate Financial Analysis, Corporate Financial Reporting, Tax, Treasury, and finance teams
  • Provides decision support analysis and financial modeling support to reach key resource allocation decisions and drive cost efficiencies
  • Be onsite leader of the WW Corporate Staff Functions finance team and partner seamlessly with the counterpart of the Commercial team
  • Develops talent and, working with Director Finance, Corporate Staff/COE, develops succession plan for extended department
Qualifications for finance staff
  • Familiarity in use of common financial metrics/tools (Cash flow, NPV, forecasting)
  • Knowledge of corporate finance principles including ability to perform business case analysis, financial statement analysis, capital structure analysis
  • Ability to quickly learn the specific business area that would be supported (Product Development, Supply Chain, Sales Service and Marketing, Manufacturing)
  • Finding and fixing root cause of inconsistencies
  • Effective business writer
  • Bachelor's degree in a field of study appropriate to the electric utility industry such as Accounting, Finance or Engineering
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Finance Staff Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of finance staff. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for finance staff
  • Oversee completion of monthly corporate accounting close process (select corporate overhead expense accounts, prepaid expenses and accrued liabilities) ensuring all required journal entries and allocations have been completed, variance explanations are complete and accurate and all required balance sheet reconciliations are completed on a timely basis
  • Assist in coordination of the internal and external financial audit processes
  • Analyze asset, liability, income and expense accounts for accuracy and resolve any discrepancies
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements monthly
  • Provide support to Manager and Senior Management with special inquiries, projects and ad-hoc analysis
  • Assist other departments and personnel with questions or research regarding their financial statements
  • Develop and manage annual financial budgets working collaboratively to gain cross-functional consensus with business partners
  • Manage monthly financial forecasts that accurately predict business performance, highlighting key issues and performing variance analyses
  • Identify and research variances to forecast, budget and prior year expenses
  • Work with business partners and Corporate Shared Services to complete all monthly and quarter end deliverables, ensuring completeness of accruals
Qualifications for finance staff
  • Ideal candidate must be able to meet deadlines and interact will all levels of management
  • Self-motivated team player with strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and handle special projects
  • Strongly self-motivated to reach established department goals
  • Strong communication skills to speak with internal and external customers
  • Proven follow up skills and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of FOCUS is preferred

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