Financial Analyst

Savannah, GA

Job Description

Job Summary:
Under limited supervision, develop operational business area budgets and forecasts. Performs ongoing analysis and reporting of actual performance to budgets and/or forecasts. Provides general financial analysis in support of company goals and strategic initiatives.

Unique Skills:
- SAP experience desirable
- Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel is required

Education and Experience Requirements:
- Bachelor's Degree Accounting, Finance or related field required or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
- Master's Degree preferred.
- 2 years of experience with increasing financial responsibility.
- Other Certification preferred.

Job Responsibilities:
- Assist department and financial management in preparation of annual budgets and projections.
- Ensure accurate and timely financial performance analysis and reporting.
- Analyze financial performance versus budget/business plan, including identification of root causes and corrective actions.
- Prepare accurate and timely financial analysis and report actual financial performance versus budgets and forecasts.
- Compile financial information to develop budgets, identify causes of major variances and ensure accuracy of actual data.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
- Effective information organization and presentation. Strong interpersonal skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Teamwork and collaboration skills.
- A credit history check from a national credit bureau will be conducted for all candidates for this position including new hires and current employees seeking promotion or transfer.