Financial Analyst

Accounting / Finance San Antonio, Texas


Description

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

Job Responsibilities

This role involves:

  • Analyzing and evaluating the company's operating results and financial position.
  • 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. 
  • 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 at least 1 year of experience. 
  • General knowledge of budgeting, financial statements, cash management and financial analysis processes. 
  • General understanding of business valuation. 
  • 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 intermediate presentation skills, ability to express complex quantitative concepts to non-financial audience. 
  • Must have basic presentation skills and ability to express fundamental quantitative concepts to non-financial audience.
  • Intermediate communication skills, both written and verbal. 
  • 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.
  • Ability to provide FANATICAL support. 

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