Financial Analyst II

Accounting / Finance San Antonio, Texas


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. 


About Rackspace
We accelerate the value of the cloud during every phase of digital transformation. By managing apps, data, security and multiple clouds, we are the best choice to help customers get to the cloud, innovate with new technologies and maximize their IT investments. We have been honored by Fortune, Forbes, Glassdoor and others as one of the best places to work. Join us on our mission to build the world’s best technology services company.

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