Financial Analyst

Full Time posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Merit Services is hiring a Financial Analyst. The analyst is the main point of contact for finance and operational partners. Joining post-acquisition, this Financial Analyst will have the opportunity to support change management efforts and system migrations, working as a hands-on business partner and consultant to operations teams on sites.
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
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