Financial Analyst

Description:

Sierra Staffing Group is seeking an experienced Financial Analyst to join an established company in the Reno, NV area. Our client is in the Manufacturing industry and offers an unbeatable work-life balance, career progression and great benefits. 

Job Responsibilities: 

• Perform financial forecasting https://corporatefinanceinstitute.com/resources/knowledge/modeling/projecting-income-statement-line-items , reporting, and operational metrics tracking 

• Analyze financial data and create financial models https://corporatefinanceinstitute.com/resources/templates/financial-modeling/types-of-financial-models/  for decision support

• Report on financial performance and prepare for regular leadership reviews

• Analyze past results, perform variance analysis https://corporatefinanceinstitute.com/resources/knowledge/accounting/variance-analysis/ , identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements

• Work closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting and decision support

• Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts https://corporatefinanceinstitute.com/resources/knowledge/modeling/projecting-income-statement-line-items/ 

• Guide cost analysis https://corporatefinanceinstitute.com/resources/knowledge/accounting/cost-driver/  process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures

• Provide analysis of trends and forecasts and recommend actions for optimization

• Recommend actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; study proposed changes in methods and materials

• Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and Excel dashboards https://courses.corporatefinanceinstitute.com/courses/excel-dashboard-and-data-visualization-course-online 

• Increase productivity by developing automated reporting/forecasting tools

• Perform market research, data mining, business intelligence, and valuation comps https://corporatefinanceinstitute.com/resources/knowledge/valuation/comparable-company-analysis/ 

• Maintain a strong financial analysis foundation creating forecasts and models https://corporatefinanceinstitute.com/resources/knowledge/modeling/types-of-financial-models/ 

• Proficiency with Microsoft Excel

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Job Requirements:

• Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance

• 3+ years of related experience; Manufacturing experience a plus

• Strong analytical and data gathering skills

• MBA preferred