Financial Analyst
Financial Analyst

Financial Analyst

posted on: 07-02-2018location: Bucharest, Romaniaarea: Operations

In today’s complex business environment, an organization’s adaptability, agility, and ability to manage constant change through numbers can be keys to success. Traditional methods may no longer lead to reaching objectives when economic conditions are dynamic and effervescent. That’s where financial analysis comes in.

What you’ll do

  • Provides creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance
  • Consults with management to guide and influence long-term and strategic decision making
  • Drives process improvement and policy development initiatives that impact the function
  • Consolidates and analyzes financial data, taking into account company’s goals and financial standing
  • Assembles and summarizes data to structure complex reports on financial status and risks (PnL, cash-flow, OPEX, CAPEX, overhead, balance sheet, annual statements, budgets, billability, utilization)
  • Conducts business studies on past, future and comparative performance and develops forecast models
  • Tracks and determines financial status by analyzing actual results in comparison with forecasts (different perspectives: people, project, business line, company)
  • Finds root-cause for positive and negative KPIs trends and proposes solutions for improvement
  • Reconciles transactions by comparing and correcting data
  • Works closely with the Delivery department to have a correct overview on projects financial status and risks (makes forecasts and comparative analysis – estimated vs. realized – and gives recommendations to help achieving profitable projects)
  • Develops financial models, conducts benchmarking and process analysis
  • Identifies trends, advises and recommends actions to CFO
  • Has a constant overview and involvement on people allocation – tracks contracts’/statements’ of work (SOW) validity, notifies Account Managers for contract extension, keeps an up to date report on allocations, makes projections and gives recommendations
  • Double checks proposals/ SOW’s (sell rates, allocations etc.)
  • Gains and updates job knowledge to remain informed about novelty in the field

What you’ll need to succeed

  • 3-5 years’ minimum proven working experience as a financial analyst;
  • Proven knowledge of financial forecasting and diagnosis, corporate finance and information analysis
  • Well informed in current financial subjects, accounting, tax laws, money market and business environments
  • Proficient accountancy skills
  • Proficient in Excel (MS Office suite), databases and financial software applications
  • BS degree in Finance, Economics or related field
  • Outstanding presentation, reporting and communication skills
  • Advanced English skills
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  • Nice to have:
  • Previously worked in an IT company
  • Hands on experience with statistical analysis and statistical packages