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Financial Analyst

Location: Addison, TX
Job # 11446805
Date Posted: 10-04-2018
Dallas area transportation and logistics company has an exciting opportunity for:

Corporate Financial Analyst

RESPONSIBILITIES
Specific Responsibilities:
Financial Modeling, Forecasting and Analysis
  • Detailed financial statement reviews and analysis in forecasting the company’s current operating companies.
  • Consolidate, report and analyze the operating metrics from operating companies on a regular basis.
  • Coordinate with all levels of management to gather, analyze, summarize and prepare recommendations regarding financials plans, forecasts, cash flow projections, statistical reports and budgets.
  • Identify business trends and areas for improvement, conducting ongoing competitive analysis for the business and providing variance explanations between actual financial results and expectations.
  • Research, analyze, and interpret financial reporting, metrics, and other data from public companies by reviewing market research and analyst reports and communicate findings to the senior management.
  • Assimilate newly acquired companies into the financial reporting process.
  • Assist in diligence efforts in regard to understanding potential acquisition targets and developing models for the business as well as modeling M&A transactions, including raising debt or equity capital.
Requirements
  • Graduate degree preferred but undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, economics, or mathematics.   
  • Two years’ experience with a banking, accounting, or a corporate development/finance role.
  • Strong understanding of financial statement integration
  • Financial modeling skills- strong understanding of financial statement integration and ability to build flowing three statement models and a full understanding of how the models link together.
  • Exceptional communication skills including verbal, in writing, and via spreadsheet and other similar means.
 
Ways a Candidate can differentiate themselves:
  • Understanding of business combination accounting and advanced knowledge of GAAP accounting.
  • Ability to manage, process and summarize large data with knowledge of integrating data from multiple sources to produce reporting.
 
  • Additional competencies to perform successfully in this position include:
    • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions.
    • Initiative - Takes ownership of tasks and sees projects through to completion.Asks for and offers help when needed. Self-starter.
    • Ability and Desire to Learn
    • Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas.
    • Professionalism - Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.Maintains confidentiality.
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