Financial Analyst

Accounting Redwood City, California


Description

We are seeking a Financial Analyst to join our Finance team in our corporate headquarters located in Redwood City, CA. The Financial Analyst will report directly to our Corporate Controller and will analyze financial status by collecting, monitoring, and studying data; providing analyses to support the company's accounting and operations. 

 Job Duties:

  • Creates financial forecasts, reports, and operational tracking metrics
  • Supports accounting by providing analyses and participating in the monthly close process
  • Supports management decision making by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses
  • Determines cost of operations by collecting operational data and establishing expected costs
  • Reconciles transactions by comparing and correcting data
  • Maintains databases by entering, verifying, and backing up data
  • Increases productivity by developing automated accounting applications; coordinating information requirements
  • Performs duties with appropriate confidentiality
  • Contributes to team efforts by accomplishing related work as needed; works closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 5+ years of business finance or other relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting/Economics and equivalent work experience
  • Strong quantitative and analytical competency
  • Strong fluency in Excel including advanced formulas and functions
  • Strong financial modeling experience
  • Excellent communications skills-experience working with, and presenting to, senior executives
  • Self-starter with excellent interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills