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(Archived) Financial Associate

Last Updated: 6/20/23

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support the preparation and analysis of monthly financial performance and accounting month-end close activities
  • Review existing Purchase Orders, verify and reconciling incoming invoices, and all other monthly spend
  • Support the preparation and analysis of annual budgets and rolling forecasts
  • Leverage understanding of financial modeling, and a hypothesis-based approach to identify, validate and quantify multiyear operational agreements
  • Identify and track key indicators to monitor reporting performance
  • Demonstrate aptitude for critical thinking in complex situations with the ability to synthesize ambiguous data into concrete results
  • Track future pending commitments
  • Produce clear, well-formatted reports that communicate a clear, compelling message for the business
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses related to cost-savings opportunities, capital expenditures, and other corporate initiatives

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Finance, accounting, or economics degree
  • 1-2 years prior work experience is preferred, but not required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Intermediate/advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and financial modeling
  • Basic knowledge of financial tools (e.g., Hyperion Smartview, Onestream) helpful
  • Knowledge of accounting regulations including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Outstanding problem solving and quantitative analysis abilities
  • Ability to define problems, seek and collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Well-developed oral and written presentation skills, with the ability to summarize complex concepts into understandable and easy-to-follow presentation materials

Company Details

Chicago, Illinois, United States
WAVSYS is a solutions company offering contract, contract-to-hire, direct placement and managed services to top companies in the United States.