Finance Analyst

Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Shadhanand Prem Kumar

Contact email: shadhanand@aurora-talent.com
Job ref: 33181
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: 01-07-2022

Financial Analyst Job Description

The following are all aspects of a financial analyst’s duties:

 

  • Perform financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking

  • Analyze financial data and create financial models for decision support

  • Report on financial performance and prepare for the monthly MIS reporting and Investment Committees for project approval and regular leadership reviews

  • Support M&A transaction including financial analysis, negotiations, and documentations

  • Analyze past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements

  • Work closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting

  • Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts

  • Guide the cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures

  • Provide analysis of trends and forecasts and recommend actions for optimization

  • Recommend actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; study proposed changes in methods and materials

  • Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and Excel dashboards

  • Increase productivity by developing automated reporting/forecasting tools

  • Perform market research, data mining, business intelligence, and valuation comps

  • Maintain a strong financial analysis foundation creating forecasts and models

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel is mentioned in virtually any financial analyst job description; familiarity with data query/data management tools is extremely helpful (Access, SQL, Business Objects)

Key Responsibilities

  • Grow financial performance through analysis of financial results, forecasts, variances, and trends

  • Create recommendations to be presented to management and executives

  • Develop financial models to support valuation, planning, and forecasting

  • Scenario playing

  • Leading in the preparation of project approvals for projects to be presented to the board of directors for decision (coordination with other departments to obtain the information in due time)

  • Aid in the capital budgeting and expenditure planning processes

  • Support M&A transaction including financial analysis, negotiations, and documentations

  • Reconcile existing transactions through cross-referencing of incoming and outgoing data

  • Conduct comparable analysis and market research to support internal financial analysis

  • Maintain up-to-date technical knowledge of financial instruments, market conditions, and trends