Senior Financial Analyst

211764 | Contract

This versatile Senior Financial Analyst has extensive experience in month-end close, reconciliations, financial reporting, financial analysis, accounting for rebates and payroll, and recently completed four successful projects through Brilliant. Industry experience includes manufacturing, financial services, medical device and wholesale. Systems experience includes SAP, Syspro, Sage, Hyperion, PeopleSoft, Blackline and advanced Excel.

Additional qualifications include:

  • Automated consolidation processes while leveraging Excel tools and supported month-end close within complex accounting systems
  • Reconciled third party warehousing inventory, including discrepancies, on a daily basis utilizing SAP and Excel
  • Worked with vendors, reconciled accounts receivable and cash, and analyzed variances in the monthly variance report
  • Analyzed the monthly rebate report and identified major variances for each vendor and provided management with detailed analysis on variances
  • Handled the month-end close and analysis for five business units
  • Reconciled balance sheet accounts; prepared journal entries and posting accruals; worked with vendors on payment status and rebate analysis; and provided monthly analysis on actual vs. budget
  • Reviewed AP invoices and matched them to appropriate POs to reverse out the accrual previously recorded, properly accrue expenses against proper projects and match invoice to the proper project
  • Prepared financial statements, journal entries, accruals, intercompany reconciliations
  • Automated the consolidations of five entities in Excel; cut completion time down to a few hours
  • Used pivot tables and v-lookups to create reconciliations and prepare month-end journal entries
Skills: Accruals, Audit Planning, Balance Sheet, Bank Reconciliations, Budgeting & Forecasting, Cash Flows, Deductions, ERP Software Implementation, Excel – Intermediate, Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting, General Ledger, Hyperion, IFRS, Insurance & Statutory Accounting, Internal Audit, Journal Entry Preparation, Management Experience, Month End Close, Payroll Processing, PeopleSoft, Project Management, SAP, Six Sigma, SOX, Tax – Compliance, Tax – Provisions, Year End Close
Skills: Accruals, Audit Planning, Balance Sheet, Bank Reconciliations, Budgeting & Forecasting, Cash Flows, Deductions, ERP Software Implementation, Excel – Intermediate, Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting, General Ledger, Hyperion, IFRS, Insurance & Statutory Accounting, Internal Audit, Journal Entry Preparation, Management Experience, Month End Close, Payroll Processing, PeopleSoft, Project Management, SAP, Six Sigma, SOX, Tax – Compliance, Tax – Provisions, Year End Close