Basic Job Function This position exists to perform specific analytical and/or financial functions including financial analysis and completion of tasks consistent with department objectives. Deals with issues of moderate complexity and requires some decision-making. Requires understanding of overall business organization and function.| Accountabilities ? Secures relevant information and identifies key issues that are directly related to problem assessment. ? Prepares and analyzes schedules, reports or journal entries. Understands impact of actions and analysis to overall financials. ? Performs special projects as requested by manager. ? Understands financial/accounting systems and software relevant to area as well as relationships between the systems. ? Engages in basic research from multiple sources of information for purpose of identifying cause and effect relationships. ? Provides financial reporting (ex. budgets, actuals, customer usage) to meet client expectations and deadlines. ? Identifies problem areas when looking at information, seeing patterns, trends or missing pieces, noticing when a current situation is similar to a past situation and identifies the similarities. Questions inconsistency in financial data elements. ? Gathers and interprets information, makes preliminary assessments and completes reconciliations. ? Prepares and analyzes schedules, reports and/or journal entries and understands their impact on the overall financials. ? Identifies problem areas and trends when looking at information and questions inconsistencies. ? Communicates information with manager oversight to individuals outside of the finance department. ? Engages in preliminary research to locate and report relevant data in an effort to support a finding or conclusion as directed by their manager. ? Takes the initiative to check data results against other reports to ensure accuracy before distribution. ? Perform other related duties and projects as assigned or required.| Qualifications ? Education: Four year degree or equivalent experience ? Experience: 3-5 years direct experience ? Accounting Asst/Competencies/Knowledge & Skills ? Understands financial/accounting systems and software relevant to area as well as relationships between the systems ? Analytical Thinking ? Organizational Awareness ? Analysis Problem Assessment ? Conceptual Thinking ? Decision Making (Problem Solving) ? Ability to complete financial analysis without direction ? Clear communication of issues and analysis
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