Operations Accounting Analyst Job Description

Operations Accounting Analyst Job Description

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Operations accounting analyst provides accounting and cost system support such as: monthly close, journal entries, monthly account reconciliations, standard cost updates, and corporate/tax reporting.

Operations Accounting Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Responsible for the standard cost accounting and inventory accounting, including annual cost roll process
Support accounting impairment analysis through partnering with sites/regions, corporate planning and within the accounting function
In the Investment Operations Accounting & Controls team, the Senior Financial Analyst will provide expertise over complex accounting transactions, including financial information analysis and evaluation of operational controls over the Investment Funds
Assist Global Reporting Team with reconciliations between multiple accounting basis
Working closely with the senior accounting officers including Chief Financial Officer and Controller
Understanding and optimizing the day-to-day aspects of financial operations, cash flow, daily reconciliations, and trial balances with the context of high frequency electronic trading
Key Support for Account Reconciliations & Monthly Close Process – adherence to corporate six-sigma account rec
Provide expertise over complex accounting transactions, including financial information analysis and evaluation of operational controls over the Investment Funds
The Senior Financial Analyst will oversee the analysis, verification of the general ledger, reconciliation of accounts, review journal entries and review trial balances for financial reporting purposes
Analyze new and complex transactions of financial nature and ensure the accounting guidelines and standards are respected and identifies possibility for improvement

Operations Accounting Analyst Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Operations Accounting Analyst

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CMA, LSS, PMP, MBA

Education for Operations Accounting Analyst

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Employers hiring for the operations accounting 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, Administration, Graduate, Management

Skills for Operations Accounting Analyst

Desired skills for operations accounting analyst include:

Banking
Foreign Exchange operations and processing policies and procedures
General accounting principles
Journal entries
Reconciliations
Related compliance regulations
Accounting
Accounting standards
Cost control principles
Equivalent

Desired experience for operations accounting analyst includes:

Exception management – proactively resolve failed payments
Work closely with internal business units on new invoice workflow implementations
Running the monthly general ledger closing
Assisting in the preparation of the financial statements while maintaining the company’s accounts payables, receivables and all company expenses and allocations
Excellent computer skills, especially Microsoft Office applications (Excel - develops reports, macros
Good operational and analytical background

Operations Accounting Analyst Examples

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Operations Accounting Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of operations accounting analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for operations accounting analyst
  • Set-up and maintenance of the PAM portfolios to include Portfolio Header Elections that impact accounting generated by the system
  • Prepare and analyze monthly, quarterly, and annual account roll forward schedules for various balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare and analyze financial close package and annual budget for Ground Operations division
  • Assisting in the preparation of external reporting obligations, including Forms 10-Q, 10-K, 8-K, X-17a-5
  • Understanding and optimizing the day-to-day aspects of financial operations
  • Analyst role within ASD requires an individual to process invoices complying with tax requirements of various regions
  • Immediate involvement in cross-functional projects, including Peoplesoft upgrade planning, testing & implementation
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of the Company’s project spend using the BPC Projects application
  • Performs detail reviews of income tax calculations and single entity state income tax returns, including supporting workpapers
  • Facilitates information for global income tax and transfer pricing audits by gathering data in support of auditor requests
Qualifications for operations accounting analyst
  • Microsoft Office/Suite proficient (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Flexibility and ability to manage change with conflicting priorities
  • Evidence of organisational and time management skills
  • Previous experience in a NAV Operations environment
  • IAQ Qualification (or working towards)
  • Recommendations for standardization of processing platforms and proceduresInput and recommendations for efficiencies to processes during the monthly and quarterly processing cycles to ensure it is completed successfully within extremely tight time constraints
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Operations Accounting Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of operations accounting analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for operations accounting analyst
  • Responsible for monthly accounting entries which directly impact the financial statements
  • Assist in the preparation of analysis, consolidated reconciliations and other supporting documentation for the external auditors as outlined in the Global Audit Plan
  • Support management in the preparation of accounting treatment for intercompany reconciliation and settlement, transfer pricing, impairment, etc
  • Research and review of accounting guidance to assess existing processes – identifying potential efficiencies and/or gaps in current business processes
  • Handle preparation of assigned accounting tasks (e.g., quarterly FAS 91, monthly pricing analytics)
  • Prepare assigned accounting tasks (e.g., quarterly FAS 91, monthly pricing analytics)
  • The Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible for analysis of transaction errors and act as an advisor to the various lines of business to coordinate the correction process
  • Participate/lead projects, assist in the problem solving of within Investment Operations, and provide professional recommendations for improvements
  • Coordination with external/internal/regulatory auditors
  • Prepare monthly KPI’s and communications to key senior management and key stakeholders
Qualifications for operations accounting analyst
  • Identify and recommend potential technology enablers to improve efficiency
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work proactively in a group
  • Knowledge of MBNA/CUETS Canada operations
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office application
  • Attention to detail and ability to critically analyze for reasonability
  • Strong knowledge of Capital Markets products from several areas
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Operations Accounting Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an operations accounting 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 operations accounting analyst
  • Partner with PAM technology lead to develop automated account reconciliation processes and implement enhancements
  • Ownership of outstanding items to ensure clearing within defined standards
  • Oversight of Corporate reconciliation attestation processes/Assurenet
  • Execution of the daily SMF reconciliation and review to include coordination with the Front/Middle Office to evaluate exceptions and ensure PAM and Aladdin stay aligned
  • Coordination with Stamford to ensure all market data feeds are received to include coordination of delivery dates/times, implementation of changes/enhancements, and validation of data loads and impacts
  • Partner with PAM technical experts to assess changes needed to maintain the SMF/trade data in the PAM system and the PAM Message Generator
  • Active participation in strategic initiatives to implement new asset classes to include testing of PAM system
  • Monitor, analyze and report actual results by developing reporting models using Excel/Hyperion/Oracle Financials
  • Liaise with FA shared services group to investigate and explain depreciation activity and variances
  • Monitor and report on open AFE status and ensure they are closed on a timely basis
Qualifications for operations accounting analyst
  • Follow checklist
  • Experience in using enterprise financial systems
  • Microsoft Excel proficient -- interfaces & upload knowledge a plus
  • Skills including PAM, Aladdin, and Eagle
  • Knowledge on India Taxation
  • Flexible, can easily adapt changes
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Operations Accounting Analyst Job Description

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Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of operations accounting analyst. 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 operations accounting analyst
  • Performs various accounting operations functions that include complex reconciliations, and investigation/resolution of complex issues
  • Self-Initiates process improvements to create efficiencies and strengthen operating controls within the Accounting Operations team
  • Develop models to facilitate sensitivity and “what if” analysis to evaluate projects
  • Maintain and manage contract bid model
  • Provides input and feedback for Applications Business Impact Analysis definition and requirements
  • Accountable for ensuring that the Service Transition process is fully executed by the provider
  • Other FA accounts to the General ledger, on monthly basis
  • Complete reconciliation for FA accounts in Trintech, on quarterly basis
  • Responsibility for processing data Central Europe entities in OFA and
  • Processing automatic and manual payments to the suppliers worldwide via
Qualifications for operations accounting analyst
  • 3+ years of experience working in a business/operations support role
  • Experience with Oracle and Essbase is preferred, but not required
  • Prior cable/ telecom industry, large company or Big 4 experience is highly desired, but not required
  • Understanding of Investment Trust distributions and buy backs
  • Corporate actions management and reconciliations
  • Degree and / or 3 ‘A’ levels one of which to be maths or finance related
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Operations Accounting Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of operations accounting analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for operations accounting analyst
  • Partner with various Finance Teams to enable success (B2P, R2R, WCS, SMF, PASU, GAMS, Corporate Treasury, Local finance teams)
  • Book Treasury contracts, trades and hedges as required
  • Supporting audits (KPMG, CAS, tax audit, Statutory audit, Central bank audit, Internal audit)
  • Responsible for special projects, to support upper management, for which parameters are not defined and require independent decision making
  • Participate actively in the closing process including the preparation of consolidated analysis for key balance sheet accounts within the timing of the corporate calendar
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly and quarterly balance sheet reporting for senior management
  • Interact with Regions and prepare analysis of quarterly reporting packages
  • Thorough review and validation of work performed by the outsource partner, Genpact, to include assessment of current workflows and identification of opportunities to change which functions are ultimately outsourced
  • Actively participate in strategic initiatives to implement new asset classes to include testing of PAM system
  • Conduct thorough review and validation of work performed by the outsource partner, Genpact, to include assessment of current workflows and identification of opportunities to change which functions are ultimately outsourced
Qualifications for operations accounting analyst
  • Ability to work on own initiative in a team to help achieve the goals of the team
  • 2+ year work experience with accounting preferably within in a medium to
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Business Management, Accounting or related discipline
  • Manufacturing/Cost experience
  • Ability to communicate professionally with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent problem solving skills with strength in root cause analysis and change management

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