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. 


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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