Financial Analyst I

Accounting / Finance San Antonio, Texas


The Rackspace Finance & Accounting team is looking for a Financial Analyst I with passion for the latest cloud technologies to develop their career at the #1 Managed Cloud Company.  The Financial Analyst I is responsible for performing basic 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.  May be responsible for budget analysis.

Job Responsibilities

This role involves:

  • Analyzing and evaluating the company's operating results and financial position.
  • Preparing profitability analyses. 
  • Assisting with preparation of inputs and maintenance of company's budgets. 
  • Budgets include monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports which exemplify revenues and expenses. 
  • Supporting the development process of each budget with department managers. 
  • Forecasting 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 Business, Finance, or a related field plus 1 year of experience
  • Basic knowledge of budgeting, financial statements, cash management, and financial analysis processes. 
  • Ability to create basic 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 basic presentation skills and ability to express fundamental quantitative concepts to non-financial audience. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. 
  • Good organizational skills. 
  • Ability to adapt and learn and apply professional concepts. 
  • Ability to successfully work and promote inclusiveness in small groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to consistently provide FANATICAL support.