Top Finance Analyst Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Finance Analyst. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Finance Analyst resumes they appeared on. For example, 40.6% of Finance Analyst resumes contained Financial Statements as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Finance Analyst actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Finance Analyst resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Financial Statements

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Here's how Financial Statements is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Reviewed monthly and annual financial statements of Wealth and Assets Management, analyzed and linked financial results to operational performance.
  • Prepared and analyzed financial statements, balance sheet reconciliations, variance analysis and quarterly forecasts for the Core Technology Division.
  • Created and distributed management reports, financial statements and analysis to executive management team and parent company and affiliated companies.
  • Prepared and analyzed monthly financial statements for the Service Organization and presented analysis to Service Department Management and Executive Management.
  • Performed revenue recognition and created financial statements for the sales and marketing departments, to ultimately prepare departmental budgets.
  • Created dynamic reports and financial statements for various uses including management reporting, accounting monthly closing and forecast/budget updates.
  • Analyzed financial statements and provided industry and company analysis reports for two subsidiary banking firms and petty loans.
  • Developed consolidated monthly and quarterly financial statements for executive management as well as the Board of Directors.
  • Analyzed financial statements and budgets of grant recipients and monitored compliance with state and Federal regulations.
  • Completed and distributed month-end management reports including financial statements, inventory fluctuation and A/R collection analysis.
  • Provide financial analysis and reporting including financial statements of cost centers, internal departments and affiliates.
  • Updated and analyzed Capital Models to reflect current financial information, using updated Statutory Financial Statements.
  • Collaborated with Corporate Finance Departments to publish Business Unit Financial Statements and satisfy financial reporting requirements.
  • Perform a variance analysis of financial statements and explain significant deviations from actual to budget.
  • Processed financial transactions, produced financial statements and prepared tax returns for approximately 45 Trusts.
  • Created and analyzed financial statements and other financial documents to aid management in decision-making processes.
  • Prepared monthly financial statements and conducted forecasting and variance analysis for clients including BP Pipelines.
  • Procured financial statements and statistical data from various organizations for potential investors and financial institutions.
  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare financial statements including quarterly and annual reporting.
  • Prepared and analyzed financial statements for SouthCrest Medical Group and Northeast Oklahoma Medical Group.

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2. General Ledger Accounts

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Here's how General Ledger Accounts is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Provided general ledger account variance analysis and explanation of monthly reconciliation of general ledger accounts and follow-up on outstanding items.
  • Prepared financial and operation analysis reports for the management, analyzing general ledger accounts including cash and bank reconciliations.
  • Reviewed financial statements, bank statements and general ledger accounts for property management, capital improvement and construction operations.
  • Reviewed, analyzed, and documented activity in assigned general ledger accounts and reported expenditures associated with budgeted projects.
  • Provided leadership and technical expertise to various Finance teams relative to the analysis and reconciliation of General Ledger Accounts.
  • Reconciled general ledger accounts, performed bank reconciliation, monthly analysis of investor loans, and partnership statements.
  • Clean up of old/unresolved items and providing explanation of general ledger accounts and activity to outside auditing firm.
  • Performed accruals, reconciled general ledger accounts and presented variance analysis to senior management during monthly close meetings.
  • Analyzed various general ledger accounts which included the identification and evaluation of material budget to actual variances.
  • Conducted financial trend and variance analyses to audit / investigate extraordinary fluctuations in General Ledger accounts.
  • Maintained subsidiary records for all City debt and reconciled these amortization schedules to General Ledger Accounts.
  • Performed detailed financial analyst assignments in various accounting functions such as; analyzing general ledger accounts.
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts to their related subsidiary ledgers and adjust the general ledger accordingly.
  • Involved with configuring foreign currency valuation through assigning valuation methods to the general ledger accounts.
  • Analyzed and reconciled general ledger accounts to ensure proper accounting classification and integrity of information.
  • Processed monthly journal entries, reconciled general ledger accounts and conducted account analysis and research.
  • Monitored and reconciled general ledger accounts to ensure efficient and effective allocation of financial resources.
  • Performed general ledger accounts reconciliation and analysis for all USAID managed projects for audit purposes.
  • Analyzed various general ledger accounts, supporting schedules and reconcile ledger balances as necessary.
  • Gathered other data to analyze specific general ledger accounts for accuracy and profitability.

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3. Variance Analysis

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Here's how Variance Analysis is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Create weekly and monthly consolidated financial reports with variance analysis, discuss weekly results with internal and parent company senior executives.
  • Consolidated and analyzed company worldwide results, along with accounting, forecasting and variance analysis of company headquarters cost centers.
  • Transformed the month-end calculation methodology and analysis process to provide a more accurate and detailed accruals and variance analysis.
  • Prepared variance analysis actual results against projected budgetary expenditures and evaluated historical production costs for purposes of cost control.
  • Conducted quarterly variance analysis on the regions inventory to isolate under-performing leases and recommend solutions to recover lost revenue.
  • Automated and improved monthly expense tracking and variance analysis tools and developed insightful dashboards for program performance tracking.
  • Provided monthly variance analysis/risks to upper management and prepared presentations on Transmission's Capital Projects' spend/targets.
  • Provided detailed analysis on loss cost trends and area of opportunities using variance analysis and logical quantification.
  • General Ledger and bank reconciliations, fixed assets and depreciation, variance analysis and financial statement preparation.
  • Prepared monthly financial reports for capital budgeting and forecasting, variance analysis, and project status assessments.
  • Provided variance analysis and zero-based budgeting analysis for company projects, to achieve desirable firm objectives.
  • Provided monthly financial and marketing statistics package, along with variance analysis to various business units.
  • Managed monthly revenue/expense forecasting and variance analysis for Federal Telecommunications Service (FTS) 2001 contract.
  • Analyzed Balance Sheet and Income Statements, providing variance analysis reporting and resolution of problems identified.
  • Perform financial forecasting, variance analysis of actual vs. forecast and reconciliation of internal accounts.
  • Provided ongoing support to management and operating personnel which included monthly reporting and variance analysis.
  • Provided financial narratives and commentary, variance analysis and trend analyses for Time Warner Globally.
  • Generated standard monthly reporting by conducting variance analysis to measure past and present revenue performance.
  • Provided financial reporting & analysis including performance, variance analysis, and metric forecasting.
  • Complied monthly manufacturing and financial performance reporting and performed variance analysis for assigned plants.

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4. External Auditors

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Here's how External Auditors is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Involved in projects of Central America compliance operations, analyzing financial information required for local government, external auditors and corporate.
  • Coordinated with external auditors and different finance associates in the company to provide the required information for auditing accurately and timely.
  • Supported the divisional controller by developing process documentation for external auditors to aid in their understanding of company policies and procedures.
  • Coordinated internal control audits between the external auditors and the respective audit locations for selected United States and European locations.
  • Prepared audit schedules and resolve audit issues identified by external auditors, prepare depreciation and other fixed asset-related entry adjustments.
  • Provide external auditors with schedules and documentations needed to ensure regulatory compliance and clean opinion on a management letter.
  • Consolidated and analyzed financial statements, corporate budgets, and monthly financial reports for external auditors and C-suite executives.
  • Provide internal, external auditors and state examiners with reconciliations and fixed asset documentation required by state funding agreement.
  • Drive timely audit compliance by assigning team responsibilities to effectively meet the requests of internal and external auditors.
  • Considered the liaison for internal and external auditors related to accruals and pricing resulting in successful quarterly audits.
  • Perform physical inventory sample counts and document procedure observations to validate physical inventory accuracy for external auditors.
  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors to provide useful information regarding requests to resolve issues and questions.
  • Collaborated with external auditors during the audit process and carefully managed our relationship to meet deadlines.
  • Expedited monthly close process and interacted with senior management to prepare schedules submitted to external auditors.
  • Worked closely with external auditors in preparing for quarterly and annual financial audits of telecommunication services.
  • Prepare account analyses and related schedules for external auditors to satisfy year end audits and tax preparation
  • Directed internal and external auditors throughout the year, effectively supporting and adjusting audited footnotes.
  • Work closely with external auditors to ensure timely and successful audits/reviews of cash application reconciliation.
  • Streamlined production of audit materials in collaboration with the Corporate Finance team and external auditors.
  • Provided all information regarding Raw Material / Finishing Supplies inventory to internal and external auditors.

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5. Journal Entries

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Here's how Journal Entries is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Perform complex general accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries, account analysis, accrual calculations and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • General duties included ensuring that all operating divisions posted their journal entries and prepared monthly calendar with updated datelines.
  • Reviewed credit/debit notes, validated invoices, ensured billing process reliability, prepared journal entries and performed cost allocation.
  • Participated in the monthly ledger close process including preparing/posting journal entries, analyzing expenses, and providing variance explanations.
  • Prepared account reconciliation and analysis for external auditors on journal entries for month end processing and accounting functions.
  • Assisted in monthly financial close with primary responsibility of preparing inter-company vouchers and journal entries.
  • Completed month-end accounting financial close; reconciling general ledger accounts and prepared journal entries.
  • Prepared and delivered monthly general ledger account reconciliation and journal entries for Corporate Accounting.
  • Consolidate international subsidiaries for financial reporting including journal entries, allocations, and analysis.
  • Verified to ensure accuracy and prepared journal entries when necessary to comply with organization.
  • Reconciled general ledger accounts and prepared monthly journal entries for assigned business units.
  • Prepared journal entries for monthly accruals and ensured proper backup documentation was included.
  • Perform accounting functions from posting journal entries to performing account reconciliation.
  • Complete on-time delivery of journal entries for accurate business transactions recording.
  • Reconciled bank statements and recorded accounting transaction and journal entries.
  • Prepared and reviewed monthly journal entries and supporting documentation.
  • Prepared journal entries related to assigned functional responsibilities.
  • Prepared monthly adjusting journal entries, account reconciliations.
  • Monitor company-wide journal entries and general ledgers.
  • Prepared month-end journal entries and account reconciliation.

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6. Balance Sheet

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Here's how Balance Sheet is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Prepared various Balance Sheet reconciliations for management approval; transitioned all reconciliation templates to new format as required by upper management.
  • Managed provider receivables resulting from risk pool deficits and collected through capitation payment and reconciliation including management of balance sheet accounts.
  • Trained store managers and area supervisors on McOpCo accounting policies and procedures including operating cost analysis and balance sheet analysis.
  • Reconciled and analyzed all balance sheet accounts which included reviewing loan documentation and leasing agreements to ensure proper accounting practices.
  • Reconcile and analyze assigned balance sheet accounts to supporting documentation and resolve any balancing issues in the reconciliations.
  • Audited prepay balances against supporting documents and drafted adjusting entries to bring consistency to consolidated balance sheet.
  • Performed financial activities including semi-annually/annually budgeting, capital expense tracking, bookkeeping, and balance sheet maintaining.
  • Performed various month-end closing actions and complex balance sheet reconciliations along with preparing and entering correcting entries.
  • Performed recurring analysis of major performance indicators and balance sheet accounts to identify non-conformance issues.
  • Prepared monthly balance sheet and expense reporting interest report and analysis.
  • Supported headquarter accounting month-end close activities and monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Prepare monthly departmental balance sheet reconciliations, and expense analysis.
  • Prepared bi-annual balance sheet review documentation for executive management.
  • Prepared general ledger entries and balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Conducted monthly payment variance analyses and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Reconciled various balance sheet accounts related to assigned properties.
  • Balance sheet asset/liability and capital structure analysis and reporting.
  • Prepared and analyzed income-related statements and balance sheet.
  • Coordinated balance sheet account reconciliations and analysis.
  • Monitor and adjust multiple balance sheet reconciliations.

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7. A/P

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Here's how A/P is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Conducted in-depth analysis of A/P and A/R invoices and supported strategic revenue-generating functions.
  • Monitored A/P and inter-company transactions to ensure appropriateness & transparency.
  • Analyzed A/P general ledger account balance activity.
  • Researched and corrected consultant data/pricing discrepancies.
  • Reconciled contracts/document numbers by correcting such anomalies as NULO's, JVR's and outstanding obligations, disbursements and A/P balances.
  • Analyzed and reconciled T/B, P/L, B/S, A/R, A/P and prepared long term planning models to upper management.
  • Processed A/R and A/P, update GL through journal entries and completed financial analyses on budgets to ensure proper fiscal performance.
  • Interfaced with Vendors, Procurement, Finance, A/P, shared services at DBSC and End users for cleaning SAP backlog.
  • Serve as a liaison between the projects and corporate divisions (A/P, A/R, Payroll, Purchasing, etc).
  • Planned, installed, and implemented Computer Associates accounting module applications, including G/L, A/R, A/P and fixed assets.
  • Implemented additional process and procedures to avoid late penalty charges including payment method change from manual A/p payment to electronic payment.
  • Summarized and monitored monthly Divisional cost maintenance reports which included; general ledger reports, a/p reports & revenue statistical reports.
  • Managed A/P, A/R, G/L Integrity Reports, Period and Annual Close--including auditing, ledger evaluation and restatements.
  • Provided monitoring and updating of several advanced Excel spreadsheets, including cash flow, budget, A/R, A/P and payroll.
  • Key user for implementation for new SAP ERP system for standard cost, A/P, Financial Reporting, and Billing.
  • Interfaced with the functions within Accounting to ensure Assets, A/P and A/R for the regions were being reported correctly.
  • Reviewed and approved A/P vouchers & debits, and A/R credits/debits; identified areas of corporate exposure and possible risk.
  • Position requires extensive McCormick and Dodge G/L and A/P knowledge, strong organizational, communication, and research skills.
  • Prepared A/P monthly report, A/P aging report, A/P expense matching report, and subcontractor missing accruals report.
  • Provide issue resolution and act as liaison between IT department, A/P and third parties to resolve transmission failures.

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8. Annual Budget

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Here's how Annual Budget is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Saved approximately 40 hours of budget preparation time by developing user-friendly Excel worksheets that aided operations in preparing detailed annual budgets.
  • Reviewed annual budget and monthly forecasts and identified areas of opportunity for the Northeast Division Customer Care function.
  • Coordinate with executive management to develop annual budgets through analyzing proposals, financial reports, expenditures and forecasts.
  • Formulated effective recommendations for cost reduction measures, maintained/created annual budget and produced financial analysis to internal partners.
  • Supported Commercial Sales channel with financial decision making including monthly reporting and development of quarterly forecasts and annual budget
  • Verify the integrity of data used by senior management of individual cost centers for annual budget preparation.
  • Designed uniform budget/forecast templates and gathered and consolidated data during the annual budgeting and periodic forecasting exercises.
  • Drafted annual budget formulation in coordination with AFD executive management and review final proposals for accuracy.
  • Assisted in the development of annual budgets that incorporate strategic business plan objectives and appropriate assumption.
  • Participated actively in annual budgeting process, reconciliation, consolidation and entry into multiple source systems.
  • Coordinated preparation of individual locations' annual budgets and implementation of corporate directives within region.
  • Prepare annual budgets and quarterly forecasts for several Merchandising departments along with supporting variance analysis.
  • Prepared annual budgets for divisional departments and performed detailed analyses of income and expense variances.
  • Performed financial analysis to identify monthly cost variances and develop quarterly and annual budgets.
  • Provided assistance during the annual budgeting process, consolidating multiple submissions and preparing management summaries
  • Assisted in developing an annual budget and periodic forecasts for various operating units assigned.
  • Completed monthly and annual budgeting, forecasting and other financial reports for upper management.
  • Prepared the initial and annual budget, executed revisions and provided detailed analysis.
  • Worked closely with management to prepare and analyze corporate annual budgets.
  • Performed quarterly forecasting and detailed annual budgeting for three manufacturing facilities.

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9. Business Units

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Here's how Business Units is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Developed and implemented management reporting, business performance metrics and monthly/quarterly/yearly reporting solutions for 27 business units and corporate strategic functions.
  • Trained business units on budgeting and forecasting activities as necessary and challenged/analyzed results for reasonableness, accuracy and completeness.
  • Interfaced across different business units to identify discrepancies and assist cash management in applying proper cash and credit memos.
  • Boosted operational efficiency through provision of rigorous financial analysis and planning support to business units including sales and marketing.
  • Participated in senior management meetings related to annual budgets, mid-year forecast and challenge reviews of global business units.
  • Created Financial Statement analysis to provide in depth understanding of business units, sales teams and key customer profitability.
  • Improved inter-company allocation process and methodology and worked directly with business units to ensure understanding of outbound allocations.
  • Coordinated and solicited all financial data from outside business units related to purposed tactical and strategic project work.
  • Communicated with business units as necessary to obtain account codes and other information as needed to establish payment.
  • Worked cross-functionally with local and international business units toward common growth and sustainability objectives as directed by board.
  • Prepared and compiled budgets for 10 business units, collected and prepared supporting documentation and consolidated the results.
  • Performed variation analysis of product line allocations to ensure business units are meeting projected targets and budget goals
  • Performed monthly expense analysis to monitor and ensure accurate forecasting and expense allocation for different business units.
  • Created a global inventory reporting process that standardized business metrics and forecasting procedures across global business units.
  • Prepared and distributed accurate and timely forecast and management analysis within the Apparel Product Engines business units.
  • Resolved pricing discrepancy issues between Account Financial Managers in business units and account receivable analysts in Mexico.
  • Designed and implemented an activity based methodology for allocating sales expenses to the various business units.
  • Developed and implemented a Cost Center Allocations model to attribute corporate expenses to individual business units.
  • Refined various system processes and educated team on Sarbanes-Oxley compliance for invoicing within two business units.
  • Developed and establish new strategic business processes required by business units across Europe and North America.

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10. Financial Models

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Here's how Financial Models is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Organize and analyze data to develop financial models serving various purposes and to produce high-quality internal or client-facing reports detailing findings.
  • Ensured accurate customer statements and interest payments by generating financial models to match contractual agreements and conversing with trustees and municipalities.
  • Designed financial models to yield improved forecasting of revenue and operating expenses for resort operations to support corporate financial objectives.
  • Developed financial models to analyze profitability of The Walt Disney Company and Ringling Brothers & Barnum and Bailey international performances.
  • Prepare and develop financial models for business performance to goal and budgeting/forecasting to ensure incentive plans align with business results.
  • Developed financial models including statement and variance analysis, forecasting, budgeting, and cash flow allowing enhanced decision making.
  • Integrated data from cross-functional business teams to build complex financial models utilized for monthly and yearly close reporting and analysis.
  • Developed financial models to identify opportunities for improvement in the primary clinic's pharmacy business model and made recommendations.
  • Utilized and improved financial models to forecast different profit scenarios based on varying assumptions and expectations of film success.
  • Assessed risk of business opportunities, designed financial models to support recommendation of mitigating solutions to executive team.
  • Determined impact of the sale of hospital-owned insurance company through development of complex financial models and varying scenarios.
  • Created financial models and financial statements for the eleven markets and headquarters on individual and consolidated basis.
  • Standardized and simplified existing financial models, improving transparency and rigor into the budgeting and forecasting process.
  • Prepared complex financial models to evaluate potential LBO transactions with multiple debt structure and financial performance assumptions.
  • Established control process to analyze and reconcile data utilized in financial models and consistent monthly reporting.
  • Developed financial models for new products to evaluated profitability and its impact on the division /company.
  • Performed the input and analysis of property data into financial models for evaluation of project feasibility.
  • Developed financial models to analyze firm profitability and monitor short term liabilities and working capital position.
  • Developed complete portfolio of financial models including process, data, organization and change management.
  • Developed financial models to forecast the financial impact of new business opportunities and operational decisions.

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11. Financial Performance

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Here's how Financial Performance is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Perform business analysis by providing Gross Revenue and Market Capitalization, understanding financial performance through short term liquidity analysis using ratios.
  • Developed and prepared customer and vendor profitability analysis by reviewing customer margins impact on financial performance and forecasting ongoing cost/benefit analysis.
  • Developed advanced spreadsheet models to streamline performance tracking and increase flexibility in financial performance reporting to both Corporate and Plant Management.
  • Reviewed and analyzed financial statements conforming to Statutory Accounting Principles to determine present and future financial performance and provide recommendations.
  • Conduct financial research, analyze financial performance against objectives and determine emerging financial trends which allows for more reliable information.
  • Prepared all financial performance analysis and annual budgets for 3 manufacturing flows * Presented weekly and monthly results to upper management
  • Analyze program's financial performance against initial forecasts and ensure timely bill processing as lead labor administrator and invoicing point-of-contact.
  • Partnered with business stakeholders to develop and ensure integrated financial practices and processes that enhanced financial performance and operational decision-making.
  • Coordinated business case Profit and Loss statements to interpret data, determine past financial performance, and project financial probability.
  • Worked closely with parent company in communicating operational activities and expectations of financial performance for purposes of Wall Street guidance.
  • Developed the Operating Statements that enabled department managers to evaluate financial performances and formulate long-term strategic and operating plans.
  • Developed and completed various projects to aid in monitoring financial performance, operation efficiency and improving financial reporting methods.
  • Supported program managers; tracking and monitoring financial data and making recommendations based on financial performance of the project.
  • Identified and reported to regional and center leadership financial performance opportunities, trends and revenue and expenditure budget variances.
  • Consolidated global project forecasts; prepared POC revenue recognition entries; prepared project financial performance reports; prepared budget analysis
  • Developed customer and product level detail of financial performance to perform root-cause analysis of monthly plan and forecast variance.
  • Partnered with business leaders to inform decisions through revenue budgeting, client profitability analysis and financial performance reporting.
  • Guided process development and improvement to ensure the effective documentation of all processes related to financial performance reporting.
  • Assisted Finance Manager in preparing and analyzing weekly Business Forecast for the division, ensuring sound financial performance.
  • Advise senior management on financial performance of the organization by calculating return on capital on a quarterly basis.

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12. ERP

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Here's how ERP is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Interpreted and drafted legal documents pertaining to amendments to partnership agreements, sale of partnership interests and restructuring of debt obligations.
  • Provided guidance to Financial Analyst I in contract interpretation, account reconciliation, rebate application procedures and contract variance analysis.
  • Worked with global counterparts to re-engineer and produce daily files that properly allocated collateral in order to reduce systematic risk.
  • Research and investigate exceptions by gathering, analyzing and interpreting pertinent information and documentation to ensure potential risks are mitigated.
  • Interpreted financial and non-financial information to determine current and future earnings stream and/or efficiency enhancements for the Consumer Sales Group.
  • Analyzed, interpreted, and reported financial and operating information to businesses using financial models to evaluate business performance.
  • Understand, interpret & carry forth company initiatives while monitoring contractual obligations between advertising agencies & internal sales executives.
  • Interpreted data for the purpose of determining past financial performance and to project a financial probability through forecasting.
  • Analyzed and interpreted monthly financial results enabling better decision making by manufacturing, maintenance, and engineering personnel.
  • Perform PowerPoint presentations to upper management on newly developed scholarships to increase student enrollment and company sales.
  • Maintained records of client operations and reported information to higher management utilizing MS excel and MS PowerPoint.
  • Assist in interpreting financial and operational metrics impact to the business including identification of opportunities and risks.
  • Developed, interpreted, and implemented complex financial databases for inventory planning and control utilizing Microsoft Access.
  • Created month end presentations for internal customers using Microsoft PowerPoint showing consolidated costs and plant performance.
  • Interpreted financial results and prepared financial plans to improve capability and exploit opportunities to enhance profits.
  • Analyzed and interpreted operational data including revenue and expense analysis; oversaw annual budgeting process.
  • Provided ongoing monitoring and advice in credit union accounting matters especially in Enterprise Risk Management.
  • Provide advisory capability and interpretation on all levels of costing and asset management activity.
  • Provided interpretation of financial policies, governmental legislation, accounting theory and customer regulations.
  • Reviewed and interpreted vendor contracts, identified related invoicing processes, and contract anomalies.

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13. Monthly Basis

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Here's how Monthly Basis is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Monitored subcontractor funding and invoices on a monthly basis and coordinated with Subcontracts Administrator to initiate subcontractor funding modifications.
  • Created and manage multiple executive level dashboards to report individual Physician and overall department performance on a monthly basis.
  • Prepared 70 affiliate balance sheet accounts reconciliations on a monthly basis to ensure timely resolution of outstanding reconciling items.
  • Prepared revenue analysis based upon geographical region and profit centers on a weekly and monthly basis, respectively.
  • Performed and created adjusting entries and reconciliations of medical and operational expenses on monthly basis.
  • Reviewed invoices on a monthly basis and provided supporting backup documentation to the government customer.
  • Monitor and analyze operating expense accounts on a monthly basis and perform account reconciliation.
  • Entered approximately 20 purchase requisitions into GE procurement system on a monthly basis.
  • Performed financial forecasting and heavy reconciliation of internal accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Formulated commission statements for approximately 50 salespersons on a monthly basis.
  • General Ledger journal entry processing and verification on a monthly basis.
  • Created several reports utilized by upper management on a monthly basis.
  • Prepared accounts receivable analysis and revenue information on a monthly basis.
  • Create financial projections for principal investigators on a monthly basis.
  • Reconciled several general ledgers on a monthly basis.
  • Reconciled departmental spending accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Reconciled financial information on a monthly basis.
  • Performed variance analysis on monthly basis.
  • Completed global consolidations on monthly basis.
  • Validate AMEX expenses with receipts received from sales personnel on a monthly basis and classify expenses by a general ledger number.

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14. Special Projects

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Here's how Special Projects is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Validated internal calculations by performing discounted cash flow valuation and cash flow forecasting for special projects supporting investment banking operations.
  • Completed special projects for CFO and VP/Sales, especially the linking of sell-through analysis to retailer incentive/promotion expense analysis.
  • Analyzed Special Projects and prepared control budget speeches and presentations for both Amoco Production Company and Amoco Corporation.
  • Provided information and analysis for special projects for five managed care plans and six independent physician associations.
  • Perform work related to special projects involving key system analysis and financial management, as assigned
  • Participated in the development and analysis of special projects to assess or improve operating efficiency.
  • Execute special projects to improve process efficiency and performance as assigned by upper management.
  • Prepared economic and business analysis on special projects and submit proposals to various departments.
  • Participated in various special projects including merger and acquisition evaluation and contract negotiation.
  • Assist with special projects, reporting and analysis primarily involving financial data collation.
  • Provided complex and detailed modeling and statistical analysis in support of special projects.
  • Performed internal control and provided assistance on special projects to oversea Headquarter.
  • Managed all database management activities and coordinated special projects as required.
  • Support special projects designed around current departmental priorities and transformation initiatives.
  • Participated in special projects and financial problem solving for senior management.
  • Leaded special projects for product improvement and Income Statement Opportunity analysis.
  • Coordinated special projects that required complex financial modeling and strategic analysis.
  • Enhanced management improvement initiatives and assisted with special projects as needed.
  • Developed special projects for forecasting and budget cost reduction models.
  • Participated in special projects to draft departmental standard operating procedures.

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15. Process Improvement

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Here's how Process Improvement is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Participated on process improvement/development projects.
  • Identify and evaluate process improvement opportunities and coordinate with technology to implement innovative time and cost saving improvements reducing overall firm risk
  • Created and administered time study across Controlling which enabled management the ability to identify areas for process improvement or process elimination.
  • Led process improvement initiatives for the Patient Financial Services and Admitting units to increase department profitability and improve employee performance.
  • Facilitated and participated in cross functional problem solving process improvement efforts to document and improve current processes that improve efficiency.
  • Process improvement and system redesign of current business processes in coordination with Bank of America compliance efforts related to Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Designed and built new company report using Six Sigma design process improvement techniques and based off executive leadership data requirements.
  • Developed and implemented payroll process improvements reducing weekly payroll adjustments, department overtime hours worked and creating new business practices.
  • Fostered long term relationships with customer through process improvements, change and responsiveness to customer needs while ensuring financial integrity.
  • Created process to facilitate tracking of individual productivity savings including resource optimization, process improvements, and tool enhancements.
  • Participate in special project assignments and initiatives requiring functional expertise on expense budget related activities including process improvements.
  • Process improvement increased availability and accuracy of financial analysis, resulting in a 30% reduction of man-hours.
  • Support budgeting, consolidated financial reporting, internal control, accounting and business process improvement functions for Company.
  • Provided guidance on established accounting principles and led process improvement initiatives to enhance financial reporting within Finance.
  • Contributed to process improvement across the business area and aided representatives from other organizations to implement lessons-learned.
  • Refined gross model logic and identified process improvements that enhanced efficiency and effectiveness of forecast reporting process.
  • Provide functional and technical recommendations and automation tools of financial management processes in support of process improvement.
  • Partner with leadership in identifying, verifying, and implementing process improvement and process re-engineering opportunities.
  • Supported policy and process improvements; identified issues / proposed solutions interacting with managers and directors.
  • Promoted continual process improvement by examining existing data and made recommendations for enhancement/efficiency of business systems.

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16. Gaap

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Here's how Gaap is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Developed corporate accounting policy for the capitalization of internally developed software and implemented a reporting structure to comply with GAAP standards.
  • Researched and applied generally accepted accounting practices (GAAP) and regulatory accounting guidance and resolved accounting discrepancies & irregularities.
  • Examined and evaluated accounting methods and financial statement presentations in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Satisfied PWC audit requirements by encouraging and driving Manager compliance with corporate policy and GAAP Standards including accrual requirements.
  • Assisted in compiling GAAP based derivative valuations and prepared portfolio summary packages to be reviewed by senior management.
  • Established and managed controls applicable to business processes in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley initiatives and GAAP requirements.
  • Provided support for internal and external financial statements in compliance with GAAP and/or other regulatory requirements.
  • Calculated Statutory and GAAP reserves resulting in companies' ability to report monthly financial statements.
  • Performed monthly revenue analysis and ensured that revenue was properly recognized in GAAP accordance.
  • Incorporated schedules outlining contractual percentage-of-completion obligations to ensure compliance with GAAP revenue recognition standards.
  • Analyze complex accounting problems utilizing established GAAP guidance and make recommendations to management.
  • Monitored capital projects expenditure and Software amortization to ensure compliance with GAAP.
  • Conducted GAAP to SAP reconciliation to generate monthly statutory financial statements.
  • Calculated monthly corporate income tax accruals satisfied GAAP requirements.
  • Prepared all financial documentation according to GAAP standards.
  • Prepared statutory and GAAP financial statements.
  • Maintained accounting procedures of the parent company to ensure that all financial transactions are executed and recorded in accordance with GAAP.
  • Communicated and helped drive adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the organization's financial goals and policies.
  • Prepared quarterly and year-end reports in accordance with GAAP including federal income tax, property tax, commission and insurance reports.
  • Work with Sales and Marketing Teams for customer related programs and provide guidance on revenue recognition to ensure compliance with GAAP.

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17. Due Diligence

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Here's how Due Diligence is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Created offering memorandums for exclusive hotel listings, reviewed due diligence materials, conducted market research and calculated property valuations.
  • Prepared due diligence report on international education consulting services industry, including detailed financial statement analysis of top 5 firms.
  • Assisted management with all aspects of valuation engagements including project administration, oversight, due diligence, and financial analysis.
  • Provide financial expertise for business decisions by analyzing rates of return, investment performance, due diligence, and governmental requirements
  • Assisted in due diligence review process of new acquisitions by coordinating interdepartmental tasks and outside consultants' productivity.
  • Performed corporate and industry due diligence and put together projections and business analysis utilized in making lending recommendations.
  • Coordinate lender due diligence, including appraisals, property condition inspections, environmental audits, and underwriter inspections.
  • Performed due diligence investigation, abstracted leases and audited expense reimbursement reconciliations to assess property economics and risks.
  • Spearheaded due diligence for acquisition of King Pharmaceuticals, identifying key risks factors and forecasting investment viability.
  • Prepared, reviewed and managed receipt/distribution of due diligence materials on acquisitions, dispositions and new developments.
  • Participated in preparation of commercial due diligence reports for regional expansion and merger and acquisition assessments.
  • Supervised due diligence involving the semi-annual execution of a promotional event for our highest volume customer.
  • Conducted due diligence, financial analysis and managed deal flow of early-stage media and technology companies
  • Conducted collateral and financial due diligence field examinations on portfolio clients and new business prospects.
  • Performed due diligence interviews face-to-face and in writing that ensured updated, accurate company information.
  • Performed due diligence on alternative investments and money managers and constructed portfolios using proprietary analysis.
  • Coordinated with audit services to evaluate institutions for possible acquisition through due diligence process.
  • Acquired expertise in technical and legal due diligence required to comprehensively vet investment opportunities.
  • Conducted due diligence investigation of commercial and residential properties on behalf of financial institutions.
  • Performed due diligence on various acquisition targets and made recommendations based on in-depth analysis.

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18. Real Estate

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Here's how Real Estate is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Participated in research on local and regional real estate market and perform regular risk and return analysis on existing investment portfolio.
  • Performed underwriting reviews, helped to rewrite real estate lending underwriting guidelines, marketing and secondary market research and development.
  • Performed financial modeling/projections, credit analysis and industry/business risk analysis for mid-sized companies, large corporations and real estate developers.
  • Performed feasibility studies, market studies, demographic projections and financial forecasts for potential low-income real estate acquisitions and developments.
  • Developed financial modeling systems for commercial real estate in order to provide senior management with critical market assessment tools.
  • Manage property investment portfolios Organize monthly financial statements Calculate cash flow projections Determine financial projections of real estate market
  • Executed credit analysis to US-based real estate developers and identified whether project was appropriate for the institution.
  • Designed detailed Excel spreadsheets which identified significant real estate market trends which aided in developing appropriate forecasts.
  • Performed market analysis, financial analysis, real estate research, oversaw property management and environmental compliance.
  • Performed discounted cash flow analysis for company-owned commercial real estate properties as well as for prospective acquisitions.
  • Researched client/investor relations, established client profiles, and created and analyzed real estate development proposals.
  • Researched competitive properties and real estate markets and providing asset performance projections based on market conditions.
  • Performed financial analysis for real estate development proposals to ensure proper amount of city subsidy.
  • Developed forecasts and budgets for data acquisition pertaining to real estate covering the entire department.
  • Constructed an in-depth model for real estate analysis and identified a significant opportunity for improvement.
  • Offered an e-commerce real estate site a valuation and recommendation regarding a strategic acquisition.
  • Prepared valuations and assisted in preparing feasibility studies for prospective real estate investments.
  • Conducted statistical analysis of commercial real estate locations utilizing clustering and regression analysis.
  • Developed and implemented complex financial concepts for development of commercial real estate projects.
  • Worked closely with senior management team on underwriting real estate acquisitions and developments.

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19. Financial Management

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Here's how Financial Management is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Conduct research and analysis to provide management throughout organization with definitive financial data and advice for making well-reasoned financial management decisions.
  • Draw conclusions and devised solutions to problems relating to improvement of financial management effectiveness, work methods, and procedure efficiency.
  • Rendered senior level financial management support regarding all aspects of DON/DoD budget formulation, justification, and execution directly to PMA-281.
  • Updated several Service-wide non-appropriated fund activity financial management policies; directly responsible for the thorough revision of severely outdated publication.
  • Developed web-based WIA Financial Management solution requirements and performed requirements testing to ensure the solution met WIA program management needs.
  • Verified and ensured Requisitions and Batches submitted to Financial Management had proper coding which would reflect correctly on Financial Statements.
  • Assist assigned NHQ-Regions and delegations in developing annual corporate budgets, project budgets, and financial management sections within proposals.
  • Installed Financial Management and Reporting System for a company experiencing phenomenal production and sales growth in the Consumer Products Market.
  • Developed and led 2 semiannual training workshops on financial management tools for 50 business managers to improve departmental efficiency.
  • Ensured sound financial management by implementing a comprehensive estimation process and training cost account managers to use it effectively.
  • Educated physicians and advanced practitioners regarding contract guidelines, provider compensation, productivity analysis and physician practice financial management.
  • Offered daily support, supplying cost analysis for projects, reviewing data and offering recommendations for more efficient financial management
  • Experience to interpret budget policy and direct funding decisions that must support operating goals and financial management principles.
  • Conduct periodical financial management analyses of performance results (variance analysis, estimation of financial performance metrics).
  • Promoted to analyst position due to performance excellence, served in financial management role for global advertising agency.
  • Worked closely with financial management, banking system administration/management, payroll, purchasing, information technology assessment.
  • Administer financial management decision support services for customers, such as writing reports based on analyzed data.
  • Provided superior administrative support to the President, including correspondence, legal documents, and financial management.
  • Participated in financial management functions including development of monthly/quarterly financial statements, financial forecasts, and budgets.
  • Responded to and completed assigned business and financial management projects, to support effective management and decision-making.

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20. SOX

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Here's how SOX is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Maintained documentation for daily admin and policyholder balancing to insure SOX compliance and controls.
  • Developed process documentation and implemented enhancements as a result of the SOX implementation.
  • Maintain SOX 404 documentation compliance insuring no material weakness or significant deficiencies.
  • Prepared/Maintained SOX documentation, to include performing quarterly departmental testing.
  • Assisted in developing and maintaining SOX internal control requirements.
  • Compiled the required documentation to support quarter-end SOX certification.
  • Verified SOX narrative updates with current inventory information.
  • Maintained area support paperwork following SOX guidelines.
  • Reviewed and compiled SOX compliance documentation.
  • Designed reports to measure SOX, KPI, and Customer gross margin results for management that led to improved results.
  • Identified gaps in documented processes / procedures; assisted with redesign / streamlining of existing SOX controls and test plans.
  • Completed corporate compliance audits to understand business, establish a healthy framework for the organization and make it SOX compliant.
  • Ensured compliance with internal policies and procedures as well as DAR, FAR, SOX and other government regulations.
  • Reviewed staff work to ensure SOX compliance and regulatory policies to correct write-off of $500M+ in foreclosed loans.
  • Prepare Quarterly Management Discussion & Analysis schedules, and SOX documentation for the quarterly Gross Investment Margin press report.
  • Follow up and direct San Diego market unit to ensure they are in compliance with their SOX control audits.
  • Analyzed and researched legal contracts, amendments, and pricing mechanisms to ensure billing was in compliance with SOX.
  • Create and maintain clear trail of all client financial activity to abide by industry guidelines and ensure SOX compliance.
  • Organized and established internal plan for analyzing alliance partner spend with business units and BRRP / SOX corporate compliance.
  • Managed $10MM SAP/BW conversion for 77 international subsidiary companies confirming controls consistent with Group Policy and SOX requirements.

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21. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Conduct cost investigations to determine pricing adjustments using advanced Excel applications; Customer service financial and service level conference calls.
  • Developed and implemented financial model improvements and automation, while simultaneously supporting various activities, projects and customer service assignments.
  • Provide superior customer service occasionally; address customer concerns about product availability, terms and conditions, and refund/return policies.
  • Identified and implemented enhancements to customer service and communication processes to improve efficiency and customer satisfaction; received spot award.
  • Key contributor in a collaborative team put in place to continually improve processes and overall customer service and departmental performance.
  • Provide customer service regarding application status and problem resolution to applicants via written correspondence and/or phone inquiries on weekly basis.
  • Provided timely customer service and ensured all complex research and inquiries were resolved in accordance with customer service policy.
  • Coordinated call center error trending reporting across life administration entities to reduce call center referrals and improve customer service.
  • Develop financial training for Housing Choice Voucher Customer Service Center and Federal Programs staff to improve operations and efficiency.
  • Partnered with sales and customer service representatives to improve customer service opportunities and proactively identify customer trends.
  • Utilized excellent customer service skills to discuss credit worthiness with clients and to collect all necessary documentation.
  • Resolve billing discrepancies by working with Customer Service Managers, Customer Service Representatives, and Sales Representatives.
  • Assist the organization in achieving cost-effective production with increased quality, efficiency and satisfied customer service.
  • Performed financial and operational analysis and recommended actions for revenue generating and customer service improvement initiatives.
  • Developed and implemented solutions to improve monthly reporting process in order to provide better customer service.
  • Developed key reporting metrics for Customer Service group utilizing data to support analysis and recommendations.
  • Ensured customer service by collaborating with cross-functional teams to re-mediate any contractual or accounting errors.
  • Charged with performing financial analysis and finance business partnering support for five customer service groups.
  • Completed 6-month Skills Enhancement Program as a Collections Representative involving customer service and issue resolution.
  • Provide customer service to Contract Management during provider negotiation process to ensure consistent dynamic modeling.

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22. Key Performance Indicators

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Here's how Key Performance Indicators is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Recommended, developed, and implemented key performance indicators to be used for identifying potential improvement areas for the operation.
  • Analyzed monthly results and provided updates to senior management using PowerPoint to identify and explain key performance indicators and variances.
  • Created a Business Continuity Plan, identified key performance indicators and metrics, and participated in other strategic planning projects.
  • Developed comprehensive financial models, produced short-term financial statements and supported business operations through analysis of key performance indicators.
  • Developed monthly key performance indicators and models on $3.8 billion in annual spend identifying productivity and savings opportunities.
  • Analyze financial performance and provide observations and recommendations to division managers and operational managers on key performance indicators.
  • Prepare, review, and disseminate operational performance reports summarizing key performance indicators regarding operational and financial performance.
  • Implemented operational improvements and developed various dashboards, tracking tools, key operational metrics and key performance indicators.
  • Developed several financial models, metrics & project status templates that provide key performance indicators to upper management.
  • Developed Key Performance Indicators and scorecards to monitor product sales and operations of vendors and fulfillment centers.
  • Analyzed financial and operational information by using financial ratios, key performance indicators, costing and forecasts.
  • Facilitate improved financial performance by streamlining process for analyzing variances, trends, and key performance indicators.
  • Coordinated the summary of monthly executive level Key Performance Indicators ensuring consistency of reporting across International regions.
  • Generated weekly and daily statistical analyses submitted to Executive Management which identified variances in key performance indicators.
  • Directed extensive statistical research on key performance indicators pertaining to industry benchmarks and direct/indirect cost elements.
  • Updated and calibrated senior management Key Performance Indicators associated with bonus compensation plan under corporate guidelines.
  • Develop, implement and manage key performance indicators for operations that facilitate and measure improved performance.
  • Key Accomplishments * Developed key performance indicators for Executive Management demonstrating cash value of sourcing negotiations.
  • Provided month end Key Performance Indicators report preparation, monitoring and variance analysis for management.
  • Analyzed internal data to identify both opportunities of pricing and Key Performance Indicators for profitability.

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23. SQL

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Here's how SQL is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Provided daily reconciliations to capture new and existing transactions, and generated periodical portfolio income and liability reports with SQL/Excel.
  • Analyzed, designed and implemented improvements to in-house SQL-based commissions accounting systems in partnership with IT and Commissions Accounting Manager.
  • Analyzed and tested new internally-developed SQL/Access budgeting/planning system with new chart of accounts.
  • Developed SQL financial queries for internal business managers.
  • Develop comprehensive reports, abstracts, and charts in SQL, SAS, STATA to present data and guide investment strategies.
  • Created and wrote SQL programs from scratch for our largest cost component, fuel, with less than 0.05% variance.
  • Developed automated budget tracking reports and created user friendly card metric report with leveraging advanced Excel, Nautilus system and SQL.
  • Work with finance team to streamline this process using SQL and have more accurate and up to date forecast views.
  • Created various Showcase and SQL queries for the Customer Analysis Department which reduced the time required to complete numerous analyses.
  • Created and maintained Access and SQL based queries used to obtain payment and disbursement records from the company s database.
  • Perform Audit of IT Infrastructure and applicable Database- Operating System, UNIX, Mainframe, SQL, Oracle and DB2.
  • Worked with SQL to query Data Warehouse information and pull data for reporting and validation in MS Access and Excel.
  • Created multiple stored procedures and queries in MS SQL that generated reporting cubes to help track and manage OEM operations.
  • Trained on SQL Server and other software to support system: Terminal Service Client, CITRIX, Networking, OS.
  • Documented processes, designed user interface, and successfully transitioned Billing process from Access Database to a web-based SQL Server.
  • Extracted and analyzed data using mainly SQL language on SAP operating system and occasionally C# on Visual Studio.
  • Create queries for data-driven decision making by executives and departments using SQL, Excel, XML, and VBA.
  • Created dynamic and visual dashboards through SQL queries in Access, Power BI, SQL Server, and Tableau.
  • Worked on SQL query to manage reports and data, and use Microsoft Project Server to implement data process.
  • Utilized MS Excel, interpreted loan agreements and code programs using SQL and adjusted models to quality control notes.

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24. Cost Analysis

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Here's how Cost Analysis is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Suggested restructuring the workforce based on cost analysis thereby resulting in a significant increase of 35% in organizational efficiency.
  • Planned, developed and compiled financial reports including: operational budgets, financial statements, cost analysis and other information.
  • Ensured timely and accurate payment of quarterly commissions, performed compensation cost analysis on revenue and headcount productivity reviews.
  • Collaborated with other Financial Analysts within the division on special analysis, such as acquisition analysis and cost analysis.
  • Provided senior management detailed cost analysis on government and commercial projects that resulted in competitive quotes on major contracts.
  • Managed and distributed periodic reporting; Key Productivity Indicator, Annual Operating Plan, and Manufacturing cost Analysis.
  • Create financial models for special projects and new business lines including projected profitability and detailed cost analysis.
  • Conducted cost analysis and break-even analysis for selected financial accounts, company product development and investment opportunities.
  • Developed and implemented cost analysis models to determine the profitability of current and prospective trust accounts.
  • Prepare monthly comprehensive project reports, variance, and budget/cost analysis for management reporting.
  • Prepared job cost analysis for customers resulting in improved customer retention and increased revenue.
  • Collaborated with the Marketing Director developing new strategies and cost analysis for advertising campaigns.
  • Download tier pricing from database to comparative cost analysis, price activation and implementations.
  • Prepared warranty cost analysis, capital asset expenses and depreciation and reported to executives.
  • Prepare financial cost analysis, break even analysis and program management and customer reports.
  • Performed a cost analysis on selected plants to evaluate discrepancies of inventory levels.
  • Led source cost analysis project to analyze monthly reporting and eliminate department errors.
  • Develop expected revenue, pricing and cost analysis scenarios for new investment opportunities.
  • Completed key product cost analysis and provided recommendations for improvement to top management.
  • Participated in month-end reporting, general ledger balancing, and cost analysis reporting.

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25. Ad-Hoc

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Here's how Ad-Hoc is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Worked on Several Ad-Hoc Projects for the CFO and President.
  • Created Ad-Hoc reports of labor and capital when requested.
  • Provided professional support in finance functions including budgeting, forecasting, financial modeling, revenue analysis and ad-hoc reports as needed.
  • Develop various ad-hoc reports and performing research projects for upper management based on their individual requests primarily using Hyperion Enterprise.
  • Supported the development and implementation of new policies & procedures Completed various additional tasks and Ad-Hoc projects as requested from management
  • Prepared ad-hoc reports on cost-per-unit analysis, material obsolescence valuation, inventory over-stock risk, and production efficiency.
  • Performed financial analysis, conducted root cause analysis, created briefs, training presentations and performed ad-hoc analysis.
  • Developed comprehensive reports, charts, and performed ad-hoc analysis to summarize data and guide executive decision-making.
  • Calculated margins, price changes impact, variances, customer/product profitability and ad-hoc analysis for business insight.
  • Performed ad-hoc financial analysis of provider cost and utilization trends to support senior management strategy development.
  • Performed ad-hoc analyses at multiple levels of complexity and reports as requested and provided informed recommendations.
  • Composed effective accounting and ad-hoc reports summarizing harvest data for finance, president/BoD and other departments.
  • Prepared ad-hoc analyses to facilitate financial obligations due to collection, contract compliance and negotiation.
  • Developed an ad-hoc pricing model for senior management to price potential expansions in multiple states
  • Perform financial project analysis activities including budgeting, reporting and other ad-hoc contractual analysis.
  • Deliver timely insight on routine and ad-hoc reporting packages to various management levels.
  • Prepared Monthly Operating Revenue Reports and ad-hoc reports for senior management as requested.
  • Provide reporting on Customer/Program Profitability and complete additional ad-hoc reporting, as requested.
  • Reported and analyzed information on an ad-hoc basis as requested by upper management.
  • Developed and maintained reports using Hyperion Report Writer for validation and ad-hoc reporting.

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26. Pivot Tables

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Here's how Pivot Tables is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Created reconciliation reports for operations by analyzing and documenting several data sources and itemizing on pivot tables for upper management.
  • Enhance performance by developing and integrating customized Excel reports using Pivot Tables and Charts for staffing exercises and Estimates-at-Complete.
  • Provide financial and business support to various Controlling personnel and business unit extensively using Excel pivot tables.
  • Constructed and prepared detailed financial performance metrics models utilizing pivot tables and other Excel spreadsheet techniques.
  • Identify trends using statistical analysis in Microsoft Excel Macros/Pivot tables to anticipate forecasts.
  • Streamlined current reporting tools by making relevant information easily accessible through pivot tables.
  • Produced high-level Pivot tables and presented actionable insight to executive management.
  • Created and maintained weekly job order reports sent out company wide, summarizing projects and labor using pivot tables and graphs.
  • Prepared extensive financial modeling reports like Pipeline and Cash Flow Tape using advance excel skills like look ups and pivot tables.
  • Created pivot tables and charts using worksheet data and external resources, modified pivot tables, sorted items and group data.
  • Used raw data prepared Excel spreadsheets with functions, formulas, Macros and pivot tables for extensive/ detailed reporting and forecasting.
  • Run weekly reports of utilization and forecasting and provide them in various formats, pivot tables, graphs, presentations etc.
  • Use SQL queries, macros, and pivot tables in Microsoft Access and Excel for reporting and analysis for upper management.
  • Developed Excel pivot tables for use by entire department to reconcile co-pay checks resulting in standardized approach for handling daily tasks.
  • Manipulated data using queries, conditional formatting, pivot tables, pivot charts, OLAP cubes, formulas, & macros.
  • Update daily practitioner calls, sales calls, and marketing calls with the use of Excel- pivot tables, macros.
  • Download Bank transactions to Excel and manipulating data using custom sorting, pivot tables, copy/paste, and sum methods.
  • Used advanced Excel functions to generate spreadsheets and pivot tables based on the new clean energy policy for the project.
  • Formulate financial spreadsheets and pivot tables to facilitate analysis and interpretation for Shared risk, Capitation and Full Risk contracts.
  • Created pivot tables to manage and efficiently locate hundreds of audit statements, which were previously unorganized and system less.

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27. Trend Analysis

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Here's how Trend Analysis is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Developed and maintained database storing all revenues by department for trend analysis and supply departmental profitability reporting to management as requested.
  • Evaluated financial results analysis and conducted variance analysis, trend analysis, and financial forecasting for retro and assumed client data.
  • Performed forensic analysis on user productivity reports, while cross-referencing employee invoices, and performed trend analysis of the section-wide databases.
  • Performed financial modeling to forecast future revenue and collection activities; provided trend analysis of bimonthly revenue and collection results.
  • Analyzed and reported global manufacturing obsolescence financial positions and developed trend analysis for actual monthly/quarterly performance versus forecast and goals.
  • Developed annual budgets for the organization and its entities Developed financial model and trend analysis to analyze company s strategy.
  • Generated and monitored Key Performance Indicator metrics (KPI) and developed standardized reports to help operational and trend analysis.
  • Incorporated Earned Value Management EVM principles by providing Program Management with Financial and trend analysis of program spending and performance.
  • Conducted validation, reconciliation, trend analysis, and forecasting of obligations and invoicing to ensure funds were appropriately expended.
  • Contribute towards strategic planning by performing strategic analysis, trend analysis, and business modeling reports for upper management.
  • Compiled monthly financial statements and developed supplemental reports to facilitate CEO presentations, including investment detail and trend analysis.
  • Handled the collection and dissemination of financial data, perform trend analysis on multiple programs and provided management reporting.
  • Performed statistical and trend analysis to create competitive intelligence in order to effectively design and manage marketing campaigns.
  • Prepared monthly budget-to-actual reports for department managers and upper management, including trend analysis and citing problem areas.
  • Forecast expenditures using historical information, trend analysis, appointment information, and data sources on anticipated activities.
  • Completed trend analysis, markup determination, profitability assessments, and resource allocation reports for Senior Management Team.
  • Provided assistance in donor proposal budget development through cost and pricing analysis and trend analysis of historical expenses.
  • Developed models using internal Data-warehousing system to build reporting on product rate and volume variances and trend analysis.
  • Prepared financial statements, supportive trend analysis, monitored daily accounting activity and communicating account status to management
  • Performed comprehensive credit risk analysis including cash flow projections, financial statement reviews and industry trend analysis.

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28. Financial Support

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Here's how Financial Support is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Provided overall financial support to profit centers and senior management related to business system training, job-level monitoring and overall financial performance
  • Provide financial support to engineering group including preparation of monthly measurements package, capital appropriation assistance, and expense analysis.
  • Communicated and coordinated with Senior Vice President and Division Managers on financial support requirements; prepared presentations to EDS executives.
  • Provided global financial support for multiple business units by preparing budgets/targets/forecasts, performing month-end close, and preparing variance analyses.
  • Provided financial support to 15 departments within the technology team providing recommendations to management for cost based improvement alternatives.
  • Provided comprehensive financial support to the Controller including budgeting, forecasting, strategic planning, and operating expense analysis.
  • Provided financial support and analysis to Operations and Financial Management divisions for implementation of strategic and cost saving initiatives.
  • Provided financial support to new business opportunities including proposal preparation, competitive analysis and pricing strategy as required.
  • Analyzed new business/joint venture opportunities, provided financial support to business justifications and presented recommendations to senior management.
  • Performed all accounting functions for two subsidiary companies including preparation of financial supporting schedules and variance analysis.
  • Provided financial support to directors of Wireless Networking and IP Communications Business Units and drove forecast procedures.
  • Provided financial support and analysis to Sr. management team for strategic business decisions and cost saving initiatives.
  • Analyzed payroll and store productivity and provided financial support to store operations' senior management.
  • Provided ongoing financial support to several business units for budgeting and financial analyses of results.
  • Provided financial support to executive team through the evaluation and interpretation of various performance metrics.
  • Provided financial support to the transitioning of Specialty Magnesia business from Chemical to salt business.
  • Provided budgeting and financial support for a twelve-hundred person site utilizing an accrual-based accounting process.
  • Perform financial support during Incentive compensation plan design process collaborating with Human Resources Compensation team.
  • Provided financial support to Global External Manufacturing division - Associate Director, engineers and planners.
  • Provide financial support including reporting and analysis of cost cycle production to Director of Manufacturing.

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29. Close Process

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Here's how Close Process is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Performed quality control of the quarterly close process which includes proposing/reviewing accounting adjustments and finalizing division results according to schedule.
  • Performed month end close process and performed variance analysis to budget and forecast, identifying trends and communicating results/findings.
  • Supported month-end close process by performing accruals and variance analyses to insure completeness and accuracy of financial statements.
  • Performed an accurate and timely monthly close process which included preparing journal entries and analyzing complex financial data.
  • Facilitated month-end close processes, journal entries and account reconciliations for two folding carton manufacturing facilities.
  • Created & uploaded journal entries during monthly close process and completed account reconciliations with supporting documentations.
  • Administered the monthly accounting close process and performed analysis of actual performance against budget targets.
  • Participated in month-end close process for journal entry review to ensure accuracy of financial statements.
  • Prepared projected financial reports including the close process, collaborating with Senior Managers.
  • Carried out daily buy/sell order/entry analysis and month end close process/journal entries/non-trade accruals.
  • Participate in monthly financial close process and reporting for senior management review.
  • Participated in the accounting month-end close process including general ledger maintenance.
  • Participate in month-end close processes, including account and department reconciliations.
  • Managed month-end close process of general ledger and updated quarterly valuations.
  • Perform monthly close process and account reconciliation for Residential Properties.
  • Facilitated month-end close process between communications and finance departments.
  • Participated extensively in month end financial close process.
  • Manage, report and analyze annual budget, monthly forecast and month end close processes using Oracle JDE and Hyperion systems.
  • Prepared journal entries, account analysis, monthly accruals and balance sheet reconciliations in support of the month end close process.
  • Performed month-end and year-end close processes to clear up all the outstanding issues and provided high quality data for other team.

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30. Cost Savings

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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Provided financial support and analysis to Operations and Marketing, aiding in strategic development of business processes and cost savings initiatives.
  • Identified and assessed potential acquisitions, defining areas of cost savings and different methods of financing, including cost benefit analysis.
  • Experienced at performing audits of financial expense data, which have successfully uncovered cost savings and improved transparency around spending.
  • Analyzed large amounts of diverse data and accounting/finance related transactions pertaining to Company costs resulted in substantial cost savings.
  • Provided financial support and analysis to Facilities and Human Resources segments for strategic business decisions and cost savings initiatives.
  • Identified and reported approximately $6 million in cost savings from vendor negotiated prices to operational productivity improvements.
  • Develop and conduct briefings to FAA management, communicating recommendations regarding efficiency and cost savings in program operations.
  • Provided financial support and analysis to Operations and Marketing areas for strategic business decisions and cost savings initiatives.
  • Performed profitability analyses per car line and identified cost savings opportunities, resulting in 70% successfully implemented.
  • Determined best method for documenting and communicating cost savings associated with service centralization to operational business units.
  • Prepared technical evaluations of proposals and assisted in negotiations which provided cost savings to the Government.
  • Assisted senior management in identifying key cost savings within operations through detailed analysis and database creation.
  • Prepared written audit reports, and reviewed cost savings and performance optimization recommendations with senior management.
  • Received 'Program Management Award for Exceptional Achievement' for creating and implementing cost savings initiatives.
  • Analyzed monthly financial statements and prepared monthly financial reports, identifying opportunities for cost savings.
  • Generate data and analyze potential cost savings efforts to the agency regarding budget preparations.
  • Participated in White/Green belt projects that streamlined and improved processes for cost savings opportunities.
  • Partner with vertical leaders to identify productivity opportunities and deliver and communicate cost savings.
  • Develop recommendations as necessary in terms of cost savings and profit generating opportunities.
  • Monitored and analyzed expenses for Marketing Business Group and identified cost savings opportunities.

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31. Management Reports

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Here's how Management Reports is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Prepared various management reports, including the divisional financial package, to facilitate managerial decisions and comply with corporate reporting requirements.
  • Updated and analyzed project labor and travel costs; developed management reports; and collaborated with engineering and integration divisions.
  • Utilize financial reporting skills to prepare and develop timely and accurate daily and monthly management reports for several financial products.
  • Extracted, verified and manipulated required financial and reference data from source systems to be utilized in producing management reports.
  • Perform financial statement research and analysis, including development and preparation of financial management reports for corporate and site management.
  • Focused on performing in-depth financial analysis and producing timely and accurate management reports and recommendations to help influence leadership decisions.
  • Analyzed monthly Management Reports from Country Controllers and obtained explanation for significant variances against the plan/forecast and/or prior year.
  • Assisted with the preparation of various reports covering budget status, forecast projections and other departmental management reports.
  • Analyzed hedge funds with a focus on the long-short equity strategy providing performance attributions and risk-management reports.
  • Analyze management reports on a daily basis to ensure non-applicable funds are pended investigated and handled accordingly.
  • Prepared financial management reports that provided insightful analysis of budget versus actual and other cost management analysis.
  • Prepared monthly management reports including expense/budget analysis balance sheet reconciliations, and general ledger account reconciliation.
  • Fulfilled corporate reporting requirements by presenting, management reports and results of operations to subsidiary controllers.
  • Prepared management reports related to the capital budget, departmental expenditures, and other departmental operations.
  • Conducted profits analyses and developed management reports to support senior leadership's strategic operational decisions.
  • Conducted statistical assessment on the consumer complaints program to be included in Executive management reports.
  • Develop and maintain complex management reports which appropriately measure performance against budget and strategic goals.
  • Utilized SAP software to prepare and analyze internal management reports and perform month-end account analysis.
  • Compiled, analyzed and communicated to management reports that compared actual results to forecasts/plans.
  • Prepared monthly management reports and presentations related to contract status and compliance for projects.

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32. Expense Reports

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Here's how Expense Reports is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Prepared general accounting practices including expense reporting, budgeting and forecasting, general ledger maintenance on expense reports and account analysis.
  • Utilize Management Reporter to build historic department and expense reports and perform analysis and projections and display financial results.
  • Handled advanced budgeting/forecasting, advanced variance analysis, financial statement preparation, financial analysis, and expense reports.
  • Provided administrative support to the accounts receivable/payable department, updated contract files, processed expense reports.
  • Prepared and presented sales revenue and variance expense reports analysis, investigating and resolving reporting discrepancies.
  • Utilized SAP to produce detailed expense reports and analyzed resource utilization for the Financial Analysis reports.
  • Prepared monthly expense reports detailing variances in carrier costs of telecommunications services, for management review.
  • Develop financial packages for lenders including historical income/expense reports, investment summaries and prospect activity.
  • Compile, analyze and review operating expense reports submitted by properties and prepare budget comparisons
  • Handled internal departmental requests for quarterly variance reports and budget versus actual expense reports.
  • Approve staff notification of domestic and international travel; reconcile travel expense reports.
  • Reviewed and analyzed all monthly financial data, profitability schedules and expense reports.
  • Reviewed staff travel and business expense reports for policy adherence and process reimbursements.
  • Audited expense reports for outside consultants and provided training on reimbursement procedures.
  • Reviewed expense reports, analyzed and investigated discrepancies and prepared resolution reports.
  • Created and managed expense reports and forecasting for presentation to upper management.
  • Monitored expense reports and authorized and issued disbursements for three divisions.
  • Reviewed and approved department expense reports against company policies and procedures.
  • Audited expense reports and educated professionals on expense compliance issues.
  • Generated and processed all departmental Travel and Non-Travel Expense Reports.

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33. Executive Management

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Here's how Executive Management is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Report, develop and analyze internal metrics for executive management, senior management, and field directors using Microsoft Reporting Services.
  • Prepared monthly reporting packages for eight separate markets incorporating financial, statistical, and demographic data for use by executive management.
  • Conduct research and analysis of financial data to provide executive management with information for use in financial planning and decision making.
  • Maintained open lines of communication between production and executive management to ensure accurate and timely monthly forecasts and semiannual budgeting.
  • Charged with preparing financial reporting package for monthly business review meetings and quarterly segment reviews with management executive management team.
  • Participated in quarterly earnings conference calls with direct competitors and presented results to Executive Management for analysis of industry trends.
  • Created refined quarterly intelligence reports for use by top executive management that includes comprehensive benchmark analysis and executive summaries.
  • Maintain accuracy of information provided through a peer review process prior to presenting information to executive management and board.
  • Generated weekly and pipeline forecast report packages with Excel for sales team and executive management to achieve department objectives.
  • Generate Profitability report for Executive management for current and prospective customer, resulting in 70k quarterly of additional business.
  • Developed Financial Metrics Dashboard report aiding executive management in assessment of financial performance at the group and divisional levels.
  • Developed and produced a monthly Executive Summary that kept executive management apprised of overall agency performance and client profitability.
  • Prepare monthly management and analysis reports using TM1 for distribution to Executive Management and Board of Directors as required.
  • Developed and maintained budget, forecast, and quarterly reports used by executive management and for investor relations.
  • Interfaced with executive management of publicly held bank-holding company in executing its shareholder relations strategies until its sale.
  • Analyze operational performance, provides concise, relevant explanations, observations and recommendations to leaderships and executive managements.
  • Provide analysis against regional budgets in preparation for quarterly executive management meetings held to determine overall organizational direction.
  • Worked directly with executive management team and perform financial modeling and forecasting by creating complex excel spreadsheet.
  • Assisted senior and executive management with corporate budgets and variances while developing procedures to improve cost controls.
  • Created journal entries for international locations and provided executive management with financial data and key business metrics.

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34. Cost Centers

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Here's how Cost Centers is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Reported on pricing and product profitability as well as price-volume-mix analysis including monthly FP&A statements for divisional cost centers.
  • Coordinated the distribution of monthly expense management reports and salary reports to executive management for over 200 cost centers.
  • Prepare and manage profitability models for diverse manufacturing, engineering, testing, and administrative cost centers.
  • Reviewed financial operating data related to both physician practice and non-clinical cost centers for completeness and accuracy.
  • Determined cost centers and critical activities to provide more accurate information on each customer's profitability.
  • Developed cost centers and long-range expenditures projections for inclusion in Congressional Submission by INL-State Department.
  • Prepared, analyzed and submitted monthly internal financial statements of cost centers to unit managers.
  • Managed the product profitability process and developed profitability methodology for international cost centers and products.
  • Collaborated with management to build budgets within Microsoft Excel for cost centers quarterly forecasts.
  • Created and updated monthly summary reports of cost centers reflecting actual activity versus forecast.
  • Reviewed invoices and prepared documentation to allocate expenses to respective division cost centers.
  • Monitored expense transactions for 100 cost centers to achieve accuracy and appropriateness.
  • Analyzed all manufacturing cost centers/ direct operating expenses on a monthly basis.
  • Prepared and revised financial forecast for external and internal cost centers.
  • Simplified chart of accounts by eliminating/merging unused and redundant accounts/cost centers.
  • Reconciled vendor accounts and researched cost centers to ensure disclosures accuracy.
  • Performed monthly trend analysis and forecasting for twenty-one cost centers.
  • Verified accounting general ledger between cost centers units.
  • Prepared adjusting/accounting entries and opening/closing cost centers.
  • Supported both domestic and international cost centers.

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35. Ensure Compliance

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Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Reviewed, edited and consolidated Dormitory program maintenance operating budget estimates to ensure compliance with rules, regulations, and procedures.
  • Analyzed contractual obligations to ensure compliance; including the reconciliation of complex high deductible and retro programming for maximized profitability.
  • Collaborated with leadership from other functional areas to provide training on financial procedures to ensure compliance with company guidelines.
  • Monitored corporate chart of accounts and financial policies to ensure compliance with corporate policy and government regulatory requirements.
  • Verified and maintained client records and activity to ensure compliance with pertinent internal and external standards and regulations.
  • Established computerized servicing for quarterly and year-end evaluation of client companies to ensure compliance with active loan covenants.
  • Monitored operating expenses for Children's Publishing Division to ensure compliance with budget by performing monthly variance analyses.
  • Perform internal control reviews and follow-up on audits of non-concurrences and provide recommendations to management to ensure compliance.
  • Reviewed participation accounting statements to validate contractual and financial accuracy, and ensure compliance with studio contracts.
  • Developed and implement timekeeping policies and procedure to ensure compliance with NASA and company timekeeping policies.
  • Apply regulation and policy to ensure compliance with standard financial operating procedures and internal control systems.
  • Reviewed and analyzed financial applications to ensure compliance with established requirements, laws, and regulations.
  • Monitored expenses of software development process to ensure compliance with budget by performing monthly variance analyses.
  • Prepared and executed audit programs to review established systems to ensure compliance with corporate policies.
  • Monitored and verified expenditures and ensure compliance with University and sponsoring agency policies and procedures.
  • Review details of expenditures charged to capital projects to ensure compliance with corporate capitalization policies.
  • Analyzed operational and project budgets of a non-profit organization to ensure compliance with budgetary policies.
  • Develop financial reports to evaluate contract/program status and ensure compliance with government and customer requirements.
  • Performed monthly reconciliations of the organization's financial assets to ensure compliance with auditing parameters.
  • Analyze and monitor program budgets versus actual expenditure to ensure compliance with assigned budgetary limits.

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36. Internal Controls

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Here's how Internal Controls is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Developed and implemented internal controls for U.S. Corporate & Financial Services Ratings revenue process ensuring proper and timely billing of customers.
  • Provided support to division operations by solving financial related problems, reviewing internal controls, and making recommendations for administrative improvement.
  • Key participant on Sarbanes-Oxley corporate committee including preparation of process charts, evaluation/assessment and testing of internal controls to ensure compliance.
  • Reviewed internal controls, payroll, memorandums and other individual financial transactions in reviewing information reported by audited entity.
  • Tested organization internal controls and made judgments on significant estimates or assumptions of management on their financial reports.
  • Enhanced internal controls and developed and implemented new monitoring reviews based on the changing environment and auditor findings.
  • Coordinate financial processes for project executives providing work plan reconciliation and analysis while ensuring compliance with internal controls.
  • Audited control systems (evaluated design and implementation, tested operating effectiveness of procedures and internal controls).
  • Developed and maintain effective internal controls for proper revenue recognition procedures for Internet and E-Commerce business activities.
  • Controlled compliance reviews of policy related activities to ensure the efficiency of internal controls over accounts.
  • Consulted with operations to identify, explain and resolve financial issues by designing cost-effective internal controls.
  • Researched and suggested process improvements to ensure internal controls and achievement of operation and financial goals.
  • Tested internal controls, completed audit reports for dissemination and identified gaps in business process.
  • Supervised accounts payable staff to ensure accounting accuracy, efficiency and adherence to strong internal controls
  • Developed a SharePoint site to streamline e-mail communication of key reports and internal controls documents.
  • Maintained adequate internal controls and coordinated activities with internal and external auditors throughout the year.
  • Maintained strong internal controls to ensure compliance with corporate policy and Sarbanes-Oxley processes and policy.
  • Strengthened internal controls process by providing recommendations and proactively monitoring controls of business process.
  • Created all company's internal controls, processes and procedures to guarantee operational effectiveness.
  • Created and maintained departmental methods and procedures documentation to ensure adherence to internal controls.

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37. Peoplesoft

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Here's how Peoplesoft is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Reviewed incoming contracts to ensure they included necessary financial terms and entered information into PeopleSoft for budgeting and revenue recognition purposes.
  • Developed, managed and analyzed monthly reporting and reported actual monthly revenue utilizing PeopleSoft database to appropriate business units.
  • Conducted automation of PeopleSoft templates and standardized monthly reports - documented automation of each reports process in writing.
  • Produced financial information for analysis and review, prepared financial reports based off of PeopleSoft general ledger activity.
  • Created/modified the PeopleSoft accounting queries to support the accuracy and preparation of financial statements, reports and analysis.
  • Developed interface for PeopleSoft database into proprietary Excel system for weekly and monthly reports to upper management.
  • Converted financial systems to PeopleSoft Project Costing, documented procedures, developed training materials and facilitated training.
  • Reconciled accounts using sub-ledger activity schedules, running account queries and trial balances utilizing PeopleSoft.
  • Used Vision and PeopleSoft to monitor and provide management information on capital project status regularly.
  • Led training and coordination for integrating a newly acquired company into existing PeopleSoft System.
  • Assisted with implementation of PeopleSoft financial system, improving sales and manufacturing reporting capabilities.
  • Conducted analysis and utilized PeopleSoft queries to identify expenses trends and verify budget data.
  • Conducted financial reporting and analysis and general accounting using Oracle & PeopleSoft Financial Systems.
  • Performed the financial reporting, variance analysis and forecasting with PeopleSoft accounting software.
  • Validated the accuracy of data submitted for Actual plus Budget Analysis utilizing PeopleSoft.
  • Collaborated on implementation of PeopleSoft accounting system, including chart of accounts crosswalk.
  • Investigate material variances by analyzing details of business transactions in PeopleSoft General Ledger.
  • Developed new PeopleSoft data mining techniques and related MS Excel/Access Data Warehouse reporting.
  • Support internal and external stakeholders in the utilization of PeopleSoft financial software.
  • Analyzed forecast reports produced from PeopleSoft for unexpected variances and any inaccuracies.

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38. Ensure Accuracy

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Here's how Ensure Accuracy is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Developed a logic-based Excel program that identifies breaks between multiple sub-ledgers and derive solutions to eliminate future breaks and ensure accuracy.
  • Performed monthly reconciliations of depreciation accounts by comparing GSA Finance and regional postings on a monthly basis to ensure accuracy.
  • Recommended new financial tools for inventory management in order to ensure accuracy and consistency with the latest policies and guidelines.
  • Reviewed clients operating procedures and internal control systems to ensure accuracy of financial statements and to prevent misappropriation of assets.
  • Implemented and established strict guidelines for inventory practices in the Carolina facility to ensure accuracy of annual physical inventory.
  • Initiated daily cash upload between banking system and general ledger and validate transactions to ensure accuracy of data elements.
  • Coordinated and conducted secondary reviews of claims prepared by colleagues to ensure accuracy and compliance with applicable framework methodologies.
  • Conducted research and analysis of loan transactions to ensure accuracy in application of third-party fees and compliance with federal regulations
  • Hired to analyze/approve loans, and audit documentation to ensure accuracy and consistency in accordance with stringent departmental requirements.
  • Developed process documentation for complex analyses of risk arrangements to ensure accuracy and consistency and to facilitate training.
  • Documented process and methodology for completing all exhibits and schedules for both surveys to ensure accuracy and standardization.
  • Monitored Minor Material account detail to ensure accuracy and take necessary action to correct errors and maintained rates.
  • Reviewed and analyzed monthly reports and communicated discrepancies to ensure accuracy and compliance with company and regulatory standards.
  • Provide senior level support for monthly financial closings and account reconciliation to ensure accuracy in all recorded transactions
  • Participated in periodic audits of statements and tax forms to ensure accuracy of information and system functionality.
  • Audited and documented all customer deductions to ensure accuracy of claims and to perform post performance analysis.
  • Validate work of financial analysts and make corrections as needed to ensure accuracy, transparency and comparability.
  • Performed additional testing and validation to ensure accuracy and consistency for further advanced queries and visualization reporting.
  • Initiate and facilitate establishment of reconciliation techniques to ensure accuracy of financial records for auditing purposes.
  • Generate and analyze financial data to ensure accuracy and integrity in support of overall business objectives.

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39. ROI

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Here's how ROI is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Developed questions used by outside counsel in the deposition of Polaroid executives and witnesses and prepared Kodak executives for their depositions.
  • Protect the integrity of Detroit Casino operations by using my financial education and experience as a fraud investigative technique.
  • Developed and delivered business cases that included Return on Investments (ROI) calculations and non-quantifiable cost/benefits analysis.
  • Researched market dynamics, created and delivered presentations providing recommendations on short and longer-range ROI initiatives.
  • Develop advanced excel DCF valuation and ROI modeling of restaurant locations considered for acquisition or re-franchising.
  • Key responsibility included providing ROI/NPV Analysis, Capital Authorization Request, and Budget and Planning.
  • Performed ROI analysis on key capital projects to determine the feasibility of proposed investment projects.
  • Performed in depth ROI analysis to assist executives in strategic planning and business improvement initiatives.
  • Prepared ROI financial models using sensitivity and scenario analysis to evaluate cost effectiveness of projects.
  • Focused on maximizing company ROI and presented results to senior management and Division Controller.
  • Constructed a model and prepared prospective store ROI analysis to determine business unit viability.
  • Prepare projections of different campaigns using Cohort analysis, Payback analysis and ROI analysis.
  • Evaluated billing processes and leveraged findings to provide ROI analysis and site redesign recommendations.
  • Updated and maintained engineering project expense tracking and prepared ROI analysis on proposed projects.
  • Led developed effective trade promotion analysis that focused on customer profitability and ROI.
  • Rationalized manufacturing capacity requirements and capital spending using metrics such as ROIC.
  • Initiated variance analysis by division and performed capital investment and ROI analysis.
  • Prepared valuation analyses including financial modeling and ROI for potential projects.
  • Identified new units of capital productivity measures for enhanced ROI analyses.
  • Validated CapEx budgets and verified adequate ROI for executive analysis.

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40. Data Analysis

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Here's how Data Analysis is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Conducted comprehensive data analysis and generated quantitative reports by analysis of client capital structure, debt capacity and credit status.
  • Perform data analysis, reports, and epidemiological profiles for different company departments that are required for important decision making.
  • Performed monthly, quarterly, and annual financial data analysis including variance analysis, determination of profitability and utilization trends.
  • Assisted in integration efforts for company's merger including data analysis and preparation of financial reports for leadership team.
  • Evaluate financial problems, situations and crisis; investigate for solutions using data analysis practices and prepare analysis reports.
  • Performed and reported on data analysis, finding and strategy recommendations to Senior Management and Executive Management as requested.
  • Analyzed financial statements, reconciled inventory statements and provided recommendations based on data analysis and in depth research.
  • Provided detailed financial data analysis support to the higher management, required during financial audits and investment activities.
  • Facilitated and coordinated the transition of General Ledger financial accounting process and data analysis from India to Philippines.
  • Generated data analysis models for brokers to obtain critical real estate data with input of general market information.
  • Conducted data analysis for collateral and payments to ensure correct pricing information to be provided for trading activities.
  • Perform Data Analysis and make recommendations for the Customer Service department to ensure Customer Satisfaction is accomplished 3.
  • Prepared department month-end report of data analysis for Accounts Receivables to submit to senior management for trend analysis.
  • Assist in maintaining system data integrity, performs data analysis and uses information to recommend process improvement.
  • Performed data analysis of contractual documents and identified discrepancies between Naval and Department of Defense accounting systems.
  • Performed technical and data analysis to determine present and future financial performance, model building and predictions.
  • Promoted repeatedly to provide accurate data analysis across 391 restaurant locations within 55 regions and nine divisions.
  • Assisted partners and senior consultants with engagement pricing, management, profitability, and financial data analysis.
  • Provided relevant support and data analysis to automobile lessors in preparation of auto policy deployment process.
  • Develop ideas for operational improvements using data analysis and risk management to achieve more enhanced efficiency.

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41. Essbase

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Here's how Essbase is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Provided support/system administration/training of internal financial reporting systems using Hyperion/EssBase and Hyperion Profitability & Cost Management (HPCM), Applications.
  • Compiled financial analysis and occupancy reports using Hyperion and Hyperion-Essbase.
  • Assisted in the preparation of the departmental budget, and input to the ESSBASE Budget System.
  • Maintain quarterly reporting of same store sales utilizing ESSBASE and SQL queries.
  • Used Hyperion SmartView and EssBase to create custom financial reporting files.
  • Redesigned and automated existing Consumer Banking monthly reporting in Hyperion Essbase, materially reducing compilation time and potential input error.
  • Prepared comparative monthly financial reports utilizing Hyperion Essbase and Excel macros and maintained related queries and spreadsheets.
  • Managed security provisioning for Planning and Essbase applications in Shared Services, protecting data confidentiality.
  • Streamlined Division Statistical reporting and analysis process by utilizing excel, PeopleSoft and Hyperion Essbase.
  • Improved operational efficiency by implementing a Hyperion Essbase/Executive Viewer systems database for regional reporting.
  • Developed and managed complex Excel-based financial models using Hyperion Essbase and internal financial applications.
  • Transmitted MOR financial information through Hyperion Essbase system and verified accuracy of data.
  • Consolidated the monthly financial results for senior management using Essbase financial tools.
  • Consolidated operating expenses, capital expenditure and headcount figures on to Essbase.
  • Utilized data connectivity Hyperion-Essbase to Excel and generated report by using VLookups.
  • Trained staff and developed and prepared Essbase environment for financial measurements.
  • Received Recognition award for implementing Essbase as a financial measurement tool.
  • Maintained and updated Essbase models to facilitate research and analysis.
  • Experienced user of Hyperion budget and forecasting systems including Essbase.
  • Retrieved and analyzed data utilizing Oracle and Hyperion Essbase.

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42. Financial Status

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Here's how Financial Status is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Provided project/delivery order administration, modification, and reconciliation, and the preparation and analysis of contract financial status reports.
  • Maintained historical and empirical data used in the preparation of financial status reports and provided administrative support to senior executives.
  • Developed customized financial status reports for government customer with emphasis on Accounting Classification Reference Number (ACRN) specific tracking.
  • Analyze and execute financial budgets, project maintenance costs, and effectively communicate financial status with business partner.
  • Demonstrated expertise in analyzing company financial status to establish earning potential and devise campaigns to achieve competitive advantage.
  • Completed comparison analysis to ensure that financial status is optimal with budget and forecasts are adjusted accordingly.
  • Analyze departmental and divisional financial status by collecting, monitoring and studying data gathered from field operations.
  • Collected data and analyzed facility utilization, financial status, annual trends, and facility survey data.
  • Prepared consolidated financial reports and interpreted financial results for use in presentations of financial status to management.
  • Improved financial status by analyzing results, monitoring variance, identifying trends and reporting to management.
  • Analyzed applicants' financial status, credit and property evaluation to determine feasibility of granting loans.
  • Analyzed financial statements and prepared and analyzed financial reports to represent current and projected financial status.
  • Performed all duties involved in the budget execution, financial status analysis/reporting and POM analysis/strategy.
  • Worked in collaboration with senior management to accurately forecast and report on financial status.
  • Prepared financial status reports for chief operations officer, superintendent and Board of Education.
  • Prepared and presented monthly, quarterly and annual financial status reviews to division management.
  • Maintained individual proposal project financial statuses and developed overall bid/proposal budget financial status report.
  • Produce monthly financial analysis memo regarding staff functions financial status and results of operations.
  • Informed senior management of dealership's financial status to proactively reduce loss exposure.
  • Prepared and briefed contract/project financial status in quarterly executive level management review meetings.

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43. Capital Expenditures

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Here's how Capital Expenditures is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Prepare and present monthly budget analysis, including variance to plan, overhead rate performance and capital expenditures to operations management.
  • Developed and reviewed economic evaluations for expansion projects, acquisitions, and major capital expenditures, preparing discounted cash flow analysis.
  • Provided business/financial analysis and decision support allowing management to evaluate alternatives, make fact-based decisions, and properly assess capital expenditures.
  • Conducted quantitative analysis of financial data to forecast revenue, identify future trends and assess risk associated with capital expenditures.
  • Developed strategic recommendations on capital expenditures for senior management; implementation contributed to a 10% reduction in expenses.
  • Provided clear and accurate information to support decision making, control capital expenditures and track results against budget/forecast.
  • Provided financial analysis to support critical decisions such as those regarding large capital expenditures and mergers and acquisitions.
  • Monitored Engineering Department's capital expenditures by collaborating with capital team during forecast process and throughout month-end close.
  • Control $22 million in capital expenditures including store remodels and competitive enhancements to drive strategic business decisions.
  • Generated detailed financial projections of revenue for 17 international companies, expenses per department, and capital expenditures.
  • Developed activity-based cost system used in establishing performance targets, evaluating best practices programs and prioritizing capital expenditures.
  • Developed and maintained database to monitor capital expenditures and reconcile fixed asset systems totaling over $350,000 annually.
  • Completed analysis for Major Capital Expenditures, and provided monthly senior management reporting on Balance Sheet accounts.
  • Assisted in the development of Access Databases to track financial information for operational and capital expenditures.
  • Prepared hospital cost reports, performed internal audits, and assisted with operating and capital expenditures budgets
  • Performed financial and operational projections on revenue, operating expenses, headcount, and capital expenditures.
  • Prepared quarterly profit projections and analyzed business cases for all proposed capital expenditures 7 international plants.
  • Analyzed store level inventory using regression analysis to determine appropriate capital expenditures for new store inventory.
  • Prepared and monitored capital expenditures for facilities to insure strategic plans and budgets goals were maintained.
  • Coordinated and prepared other schedules including capital expenditures, departmental expenses and outgoing freight analysis.

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44. Actual Results

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Here's how Actual Results is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Consolidated and analyzed monthly actual results and produced reports for top executives' review; streamlining and facilitating reporting system.
  • Provided timely explanations of variances between actual results and forecasts/budgets; provide corrective action recommendations to management, where necessary.
  • Reported monthly trends of operating expenses data comparing actual results to projections and explaining variances in concise and compelling summary.
  • Proposed & implemented changes/adjustments to forecast based upon review of actual results and individual analysis for all business units.
  • Performed in depth analysis including identifying trends, recommending adjustments, comparative analysis of actual results with projections.
  • Monitored actual results against budget, explaining significant variations; analyzed corporate expense variances to budget and forecast.
  • Prepared various financial reports including actual results, budget variances and current forecasts and presented to senior management.
  • Completed actual results vs. budget/forecast/prior month variance analysis and identifying key business drivers including written business performance commentary.
  • Reported interim financial results to senior management including variance analysis of budgeted, projected and actual results.
  • Provided regional managers with analysis of monthly actual results vs. original budget numbers to evaluate performance.
  • Monitored actual results against budget and provided senior management with revenue & overhead variance analysis.
  • Prepared reports on fluctuation analysis for variances between actual results and forecast for senior management.
  • Researched, analyzed and prepared variance explanations between budget/forecasts and actual results for senior management.
  • Interfaced with senior-level group engineering, production and financial management on actual results and forecasts.
  • Adjusted forecast based on updated actual results and changes in competitive environment and economic conditions.
  • Reviewed monthly actual results against budget/forecast to ensure accuracy and compliance to accounting policies.
  • Prepared monthly and quarterly performance reports for operational areas showing actual results v. budget.
  • Developed and regulated financial status through comparison of plans and forecasts with actual results.
  • Publish monthly Production and Operational Scorecards based on actual results versus established baseline objectives.
  • Prepared variance explanation letter to explain variances between actual results versus budget/revised budget.

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45. Revenue Recognition

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Here's how Revenue Recognition is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Revised revenue accrual procedures and provided training to managers and billing coordinators to improve compliance and efficiency of revenue recognition process.
  • Generated company savings on non-billable personnel by implementing cost-saving initiatives while performing revenue recognition tasks for more than one operational department.
  • Complete monthly data validation to ensure accuracy of Revenue Recognition upload process and review data for integrity for the Americas Operations.
  • Assisted with quarterly close procedures and review of revenue recognition and reconciliations performed between subsystems and financial reporting systems.
  • Corrected margins and profitability of future projects by creating a revenue recognition system that linked product costs and operational expenses
  • Analyzed contract tracking system to determine and resolve discrepancies with accounting reporting system for revenue recognition and forecasting.
  • Demonstrated expertise in identification and application of cash receipts to significantly improve revenue recognition on a daily basis.
  • Revised customer-specific financial proposals that reflected contract compliance, customer affiliations, revenue recognition, and marketing programs
  • Administered revenue recognition for all US service contracts and resolved disputed internal warranty claims with overseas factories.
  • Calculated and constructed monthly revenue recognition file for business units ensuring accurate and punctual reporting of income.
  • Performed financial management audits ensuring SOX compliance, specifically adherence to the software revenue recognition principles.
  • Implemented and maintained revenue recognition procedures across the business unit leading to increased profit margin accuracy.
  • Specialized in maintaining accounts receivable, revenue recognition, commission, cash/bank and inter-company related entries.
  • Prepared monthly financial reports that provided year-over-year validation of nuclear capital spending that supported revenue recognition.
  • Reviewed and analyzed contract scope to understand billing information, milestone payments and revenue recognition method.
  • Maintained and recorded all sales-type leases and extended warranty transactions to ensure proper revenue recognition.
  • Managed subcontractor time reporting and monthly subcontractor accruals to ensure accurate forecast and revenue recognition.
  • Analyzed revenue accounts at month-end to ensure appropriate revenue recognition and deferral of unearned revenue.
  • Result achieved was 50% improvement in revenue recognition analysis used for capitalized interest calculations.
  • Developed and maintained revenue recognition, receivable control and inventory control model for foreign vendors.

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46. Business Partners

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Here's how Business Partners is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Demonstrated professional communication skills through daily collaborations with foreign and domestic business partners in explanations of highly complex algorithms and processes
  • Investigated and resolved cash discrepancy issues with internal and external business partners, then prepared reconciled reports for management decisions.
  • Supported revenue growth by collaborating with business partners through financial analysis activities that provide insight and support business decisions.
  • Maintained ledgers and monthly performance analysis to measure productivity against costs and contract specifications with business partners and vendors.
  • Provided bookings and inventory insight to management and business partners through weekly dashboards allowing for improvement of their forecasts.
  • Consolidated and analyzed monthly vendor reconciliation report to properly reflect services rendered and feedback from vendors and business partners.
  • Identified opportunities with business partners for process improvements which immediately saved the company over 10k in invalid refunds.
  • Develop and maintain cross-functional relationships with key business partners to ensure alignment on strategies to maximize financial results.
  • Established and developed the relationship between several business partners, accounting, and the business analyst functionality.
  • Collaborated with business partners from multiple corporate departments to identify and resolve accounting and financial reporting matters.
  • Analyzed monthly business results against budgets and operating plans, and communicated results effectively to business partners.
  • Worked with appropriate business partners to ensure the accuracy and integrity of client engagement financial data.
  • Reviewed and analyzed non-financial data related to Private Lending business partners (Monthly Production Report).
  • Launched operational productivity measures and reporting process: Collaborated with business partners to develop productivity measures.
  • Prepared, analyzed and disseminated monthly Cost Center Expense and Headcount analyses for assigned Business Partners.
  • Mentored peers, managers and business partners which increased overall operational efficiency and decreased staff turnover.
  • Identified correct account usage, problem and communicate with business partners in accurately and timely manner.
  • Collaborated with key business partners monthly for six quarter rolling forecasts includes revenue and operating expenses.
  • Identified reporting gaps affecting revenue recognition and recommended adjustments to business partners for accurate revenue recognition.
  • Presented inventory reporting to management for decision making in future orders and potential business partners.

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47. Financial Systems

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Here's how Financial Systems is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Designed and automated company financial systems and established full-range of financial reports supporting P&L management, budgeting and forecasting.
  • Perform document number reconciliation between the supply and financial systems to determine if there are invalid document numbers with obligations applied.
  • Research, analyzed and collected information using various Chemical and Biological financial systems to preserve the historical data was correct.
  • Gathered requirements from sales, inventory and financial systems for fund allocation and analyzed sales forecasts to reconfigure source systems.
  • Support manufacturing and sales managers sufficient to support business area activities with all necessary financial reporting and financial systems support.
  • Evaluate and assess financial business processes, financial systems and financial statements according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Developed and analyzed financial reports for senior executives Performed database testing and analysis on their new financial systems
  • Structured financial models in Excel by integrating data pulled from several other accounting and financial systems.
  • Launched a firm-wide initiative to migrate financial systems from individual business units to a central repository.
  • Evaluated financial systems and user needs to identify opportunities for new implementations or existing system enhancements.
  • Facilitated budget process training, explored areas to improve financial systems, developed and managed procedures.
  • Analyzed complex accounting information independently, reconciled financial systems account balances, and investigated discrepancies.
  • Develop, implement and maintain automated financial systems for budgeting, forecasting and trend analysis.
  • Extracted data, developed detailed summary reports from financial systems for Management review of budgets.
  • Performed audits of financial systems and produces reports of findings including recommendations for improvements.
  • Accessed various financial systems and databases to analyze and prepare business analysis to management.
  • Increased departmental funding visibility by 70 percent by creating and implementing new financial systems.
  • Develop, monitor and reconcile operating budgets utilizing Columbia University's internal financial systems.
  • Participated in critical projects and initiatives like Financial Systems Overhaul and new FCC initiatives.
  • Provide maintenance/updates as necessary to ensure the integrity of assigned financial systems and databases.

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48. Sarbanes-Oxley

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Here's how Sarbanes-Oxley is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Maintained compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley act including supporting documentation as well as provide support and explanations to external and internal auditors.
  • Maintained Sarbanes-Oxley compliance for all supported contracts by obtaining appropriate invoice approvals and posted back-up invoice documentation to internal databases.
  • Worked directly with the corporate controller and external auditors to document processes and implement controls for the Sarbanes-Oxley initiative.
  • Assisted management in writing control matrices for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance; to update documentation if new policies and procedures materialized.
  • Participated in numerous security and fraud prevention processes, including Sarbanes-Oxley protocols for billing and collections audits achieving EBITDA
  • Prepared consolidated daily and monthly cash flow schedules including analysis of available balances, Assisted with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
  • Managed monthly Sarbanes-Oxley documentation, testing and controls in Revenue Accounting Department for internal and external audit testing.
  • Scanned bank statement daily balance and investigated unusually low or negative balances, ensuring compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Analyzed business processes to ensure Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 compliance, recommend process improvements and find cost-saving opportunities.
  • Acted as liaison between external auditors and organization to ensure timely completion of Sarbanes-Oxley 404 requirements.
  • Ensured compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, and developed supporting documentation for accounting positions taken by management.
  • Developed and documented various in-house accounting processes and procedures for Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) corporate initiative.
  • Tested internal control procedures of multiple departments and documented test result to ensure Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
  • Assist in the execution of moderately complex financial and operational audits as required under Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Prepared and submitted monthly Public Relations and Consumer Promotion Accruals - abiding by Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
  • Monitor and correct the infrastructure that would satisfy both internal compliance and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Assist with compliance to Sarbanes-Oxley and other corporate government initiatives including testing and documentation.
  • Led reviews of company's internal control documentation to provide assurance for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
  • Recorded, classified and summarized financial transactions within accounting policies and Sarbanes-Oxley guidelines.
  • Key interface and contributor in Sarbanes-Oxley documentation/audit preparation for Business Unit and company.

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49. Cognos

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Here's how Cognos is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Work closely with COGNOS modeler/DBA's recommending collection and database editing procedures as needed to improve information collection.
  • Conducted forecasting, budgeting and variance analysis support for all 368 restaurants using applications such as COGNOS TM1 and Great Plains.
  • Serve as backup to COGNOS system administrator, implementing and monitoring job run schedule for reports and cube data.
  • Executed complex statistical cost and financial analysis based on data extracted from Oracle Financial Systems and COGNOS.
  • Created Month-end Gross Margin, Variance, Logistics and COGS Reports using Oracle, COGNOS and Excel.
  • Worked with underwriting and accounting department to monitor the consistency of reserving data by utilizing COGNOS.
  • Maintain compensation units for regions ensuring COGNOS is updated with any changes throughout the year.
  • Created, managed and debugged COGNOS cubes, Access and Excel Macros scripts.
  • Perform month end close and book revenues/expenses to SAP and COGNOS.
  • Maintained the forecast in COGNOS spend forecasting system.
  • Maintain and update dashboard using MS SQL and COGNOS BI.
  • Utilize COGNOS, Oracle Systems.
  • Create accounting and financial database Cognos reports for upper management based on database information needed utilizing SQL based interface programs.
  • Prepare and distribute consolidated yearly budgets for Domestic and International Operations using Cognos Planning software and Microsoft Excel.
  • Utilized Cognos and Microsoft Excel to develop specialized annual budgets for various corporate departments and the clinical divisions.
  • Developed and maintained monthly financial reporting packages that included analysis of key financial data using Cognos General Ledger.
  • Constructed economic models in Cognos to interpret past financial performance and to project a financial probability.
  • Assisted in the implementation and development of improved corporate account structure and Cognos Finance solution.
  • Managed the entire budget process from preparation to forecasting to submission using Cognos budgeting software.
  • Automated the complex Northwestern Memorial Hospital flex budget reporting process in Cognos.

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50. HR

low Demand
Here's how HR is used in Finance Analyst jobs:
  • Performed NPV analysis on marketing campaigns and achieved cost savings through detailed financial analysis and partnering with Marketing Director.
  • Confirmed and controlled modifications to the Costing Pricing Models and Corporate Transaction Analysis throughout the business development process.
  • Presented Capital Expenditure Proposals for all division capital purchases through research and extensive communication with various departments.
  • Researched and identified the impact of investments based on tangible economic indicators through different models.
  • Conducted financial analysis on incentive programs offered to fleet customers located throughout the United States.
  • Communicated regional financial business results through formal oral presentations and written reports to senior leadership.
  • Establish producer incentive-payment automation through Microsoft Access and restructure incentive processing by automating Access queries.
  • Develop and maintain three-year forecast modeling for capital expenditures along with all supporting historical analysis.
  • Improved operational efficiency of finance systems by 17% through implementation of streamlined data-management procedures.
  • Analyzed project obligations and expenditures of funds to ensure regulatory compliance throughout the program.
  • Improved operational efficiency on key reports by 33% through implementation of automated procedures.
  • Supported a team of four account managers through analysis of advertising and marketing operations.
  • Averted imposition of potential contractual penalties through accurate tracking of headcount and related expenses.
  • Recognized for outstanding departmental best practice techniques through completion of Six Sigma certification projects.
  • Provided accurate statement of inventory position through daily, weekly, and monthly reconciliations.
  • Ensured accurate financial reports through self audit financial processes and conducted financial internal controls.
  • Managed and led the Firm-wide budget preparation through successful partnerships with internal stakeholders.
  • Drive continuous process improvements through automation, consolidation, and quality improvement.
  • Analyzed and allocated production costs through collection and assembly of financial data.
  • Monitored financial performance of client sectors through daily publications and online media.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Finance Analyst

Financial Statements50.1%
General Ledger Accounts6.3%
Variance Analysis4.9%
External Auditors4.5%
Journal Entries4.4%
Balance Sheet3.8%
A/P3.4%
Annual Budget3%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Finance Analyst

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Financial Statements
Financial Statements
40.6%
40.6%
2
2
General Ledger Accounts
General Ledger Accounts
5.1%
5.1%
3
3
Variance Analysis
Variance Analysis
3.9%
3.9%
4
4
External Auditors
External Auditors
3.7%
3.7%
5
5
Journal Entries
Journal Entries
3.6%
3.6%
6
6
Balance Sheet
Balance Sheet
3.1%
3.1%
7
7
A/P
A/P
2.8%
2.8%
8
8
Annual Budget
Annual Budget
2.4%
2.4%
9
9
Business Units
Business Units
2.3%
2.3%
10
10
Financial Models
Financial Models
1.8%
1.8%
11
11
Financial Performance
Financial Performance
1.6%
1.6%
12
12
ERP
ERP
1.4%
1.4%
13
13
Monthly Basis
Monthly Basis
1.3%
1.3%
14
14
Special Projects
Special Projects
1.3%
1.3%
15
15
Process Improvement
Process Improvement
1.2%
1.2%
16
16
Gaap
Gaap
1.1%
1.1%
17
17
Due Diligence
Due Diligence
1%
1%
18
18
Real Estate
Real Estate
1%
1%
19
19
Financial Management
Financial Management
1%
1%
20
20
SOX
SOX
1%
1%
21
21
Customer Service
Customer Service
0.9%
0.9%
22
22
Key Performance Indicators
Key Performance Indicators
0.9%
0.9%
23
23
SQL
SQL
0.9%
0.9%
24
24
Cost Analysis
Cost Analysis
0.8%
0.8%
25
25
Ad-Hoc
Ad-Hoc
0.8%
0.8%
26
26
Pivot Tables
Pivot Tables
0.8%
0.8%
27
27
Trend Analysis
Trend Analysis
0.7%
0.7%
28
28
Financial Support
Financial Support
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
Close Process
Close Process
0.7%
0.7%
30
30
Cost Savings
Cost Savings
0.7%
0.7%
31
31
Management Reports
Management Reports
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Expense Reports
Expense Reports
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Executive Management
Executive Management
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
Cost Centers
Cost Centers
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
Internal Controls
Internal Controls
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Peoplesoft
Peoplesoft
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Ensure Accuracy
Ensure Accuracy
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
ROI
ROI
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Data Analysis
Data Analysis
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Essbase
Essbase
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Financial Status
Financial Status
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Capital Expenditures
Capital Expenditures
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Actual Results
Actual Results
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Revenue Recognition
Revenue Recognition
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Business Partners
Business Partners
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Financial Systems
Financial Systems
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Sarbanes-Oxley
Sarbanes-Oxley
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Cognos
Cognos
0.4%
0.4%
50
50
HR
HR
0.4%
0.4%

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