Financial Analyst

Full Time posted 4 months ago

Job Description

INDUSTRY: Finance

SUMMARY:

Merit Services is looking for Financial Analyst, you will play a crucial role in analyzing financial data, trends, and market conditions to provide valuable insights and recommendations to aid in strategic decision-making. Your expertise will contribute to the financial success and growth of our organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Assist in performing month-end variance analysis with deep dives
  • Pull invoices from the system to reconcile expenses
  • Drill into invoice line items to understand billed and accrued revenue
  • quantify the impact of changes to the business or performance
  • Work with the branch manager to write variance analysis commentary
  • Create monthly Sales-By-Customer and Sales Rep reports
  • Assist in performing month-end close procedures
  • Reconcile inventory count sheets and converting into upload format for update
  • Journal entry creation to recognize accrued revenue/expenses
  • Journal entry creation for cost allocations
  • Manage month-end calendar to ensure timelines are met
  • Help diagnose system and process issues and suggest/implement processes to help address them.
  • Learn and help train others on various software solutions such as Adaptive, Business Objects, etc.
  • Ad-hoc reporting as necessary
REQUIRED:
  • College Diploma or University Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field of study
  • 3-5+ years of relevant work experience in similar Accounting or Finance role
  • Familiarity with SAP or any other major ERP
  • Must have excellent Excel skills, intermediate to advanced level
  • Familiarity with Adaptive, SAP Business Analyzer/Business Objects would be an asset
  • Prior experience is considered an asset
  • Prior experience in the audit would be an asset
  • Ability to understand business processes
  • Comfortable reporting to a remote Manager (Manager located out of province)
  • Occasional travel required – valid Driver’s License and ability to travel to different site locations

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive hourly wage with potential for performance-based bonuses.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health and dental coverage.
  • Opportunities for skill development and career advancement within the company.
  • A supportive and engaging work environment that values your contributions.
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