Accounting Analyst

The Accountant Analyst I provides analytical support for forward-looking financial and business-related projects. Responsible for assisting in preparation, coordination, and documentation of financial analysis projects. Being an Accountant Analyst I assists in financial forecasting and reconciliation of internal accounts. Assists in the preparation of forecasts and analysis of trends in manufacturing, sales, finance, general business conditions, and other related areas. In addition, Accountant Analyst I requires a bachelor’s degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being an Accountant Analyst I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. Working as an Accountant Analyst I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience.

Accounting Analyst Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Accounting Analyst to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand each client’s business goals and serve a point of contact for projects in progress;
  • Maintain outstanding client satisfaction;
  • Responsible for highlighting project specs and assigning tasks to the appropriate departments. (extremely detail oriented is key);
  • Receive and process customer purchase orders;
  • Process obligating documents once contracting executes a contract modification;
  • Prepare accounting entries, maintaining account reconciliations and working to meet processing and reporting deadlines;
  • Act as liaison and daily point-of-contact for selected internal/external relationships;
  • Prepare letters to accompany contributions as needed;
  • Verify account balances by reconciling statements and transactions;
  • Maintain SOX compliance;
  • Submit cost move forms to FOL/TL as needed;
  • Create SR’s;
  • Update job statuses;
  • Ability to execute on multi-phase functional requirements;
  • Gather functional and business requirements from users, evaluate their needs and work with team to create solution.

Requirements:

  • Two-year college/university level course work in accounting or finance;
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task;
  • Organized with the ability to manage multiple projects and tasks at once;
  • Creative, positive, and high-energy individual with an ability to execute;
  • Relationship building skills and a highly professional “client service orientation”;
  • Experience in the commercial real estate industry;
  • Demonstrated high degree of proficiency on use of computer applications in the accumulation, evaluation and interpretation of data;
  • Preferably coming from Public Accounting or Big 4 Accounting Firms;
  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Independent worker;
  • Highly analytical, out of the box thinker, strong multitasker;
  • Experience working on a client-facing team supporting Merchandising, Marketing, or Merch Operations;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Computer Science or related area from a four-year College or University;
  • Some Accounting/AR experience;
  • 3+ years recent experience in similar role ideally with a publicly held software leader doing (USD)1B+