Financial Analyst II

Accounting / Finance San Antonio, Texas


Description

The Rackspace Finance & Accounting team is looking for a Financial Analyst II with passion for the latest cloud technologies to develop their career at the #1 Managed Cloud Company.  The Financial Analyst II is responsible for performing moderately complex financial analyses on cash flows, operating results, and business plans to determine rates of return, capital/cash flow requirements, etc.  Prepares forecasts and analyses on industry and general economic trends.  Responsible for budget analysis.

Job Responsibilities

This role involves:

  • Analyzing and evaluating the company's operating results and financial position.
  • Assessing options for improvement on business expenses. 
  • Preparing profitability analyses. 
  • Assisting department managers with budgeting process: plans, develops, prepares, inputs and maintains company’s budgets. 
  • Working with department managers through the development process of each budget. 
  • Actively participating in the development process of each budget with department managers. 
  • Budgets include monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports, which exemplify revenues and expenses. 
  • Forecasts accurate and timely cash flow projections, sales projections, expense projections, profitability, headcount, department performance, and direct expenses.

Required and Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree required in Accounting, Business, Finance, or a related field plus 3 years of experience. 
  • General knowledge of budgeting, financial statements, cash management and financial analysis processes. 
  • General understanding of business valuation. 
  • Ability to create moderately complex forecasting models. 
  • Must also possess high attention to detail and be comfortable doing data analysis for extended periods of time. 
  • Intermediate Excel skills required. 
  • Must have intermediate presentation skills, ability to express complex quantitative concepts to non-financial audience.  Intermediate communication skills, both written and verbal. 
  • Good organizational skills. 
  • Ability to successfully work and promote inclusiveness in small groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to consistently provide FANATICAL support. 

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