Project Financial Analyst

  • Job type

  • Location

  • Profession

    Data & Advanced Analytics
  • Industry

    Technology & Internet Services
  • Pay

    35.00 - 50.00

Project Financial Analyst – Contract – Raleigh, NC. – $35.00 - $50.00/hr.

The final salary or hourly wage, as applicable, paid to each candidate/applicant for this position is ultimately dependent on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, the candidate’s/applicant’s qualifications, skills, and level of experience as well as the geographical location of the position.

The end client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas for this position; all parties authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.

Our Client is seeking a Project Financial Analyst in Raleigh, NC.

Role Description

• The Project Financial Analyst supports the IT Finance department in business case creation, project forecasting, budgeting, and reporting at granular level.
• Partner with leadership team, project owners, project managers and expense management team in business case creation from project Intake, financial data gathering, analysis, business case approval through project implementation.
• Produce monthly project financial reporting with transparent variance analysis including prior month, budget and forecast variances.
• Partner with project owners and project managers in understanding over/underspend and assist in obtaining additional approval as necessary.
• Assist in preparation of ad hoc analysis to support business decision and direction.
• Develop value added financial reporting for managing business performance including key metrics.
• Maintain current knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, current accounting standards, state and federal regulations, GAAP, and ensure compliance with all policies.

Skills & Requirements

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Math/Statistics or equivalent education and related training.
• Must possess strong judgement, professional maturity and personal integrity.
• Must possess strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills - ability to synthesize financial information into concise, insightful and actionable recommendations comfortable interacting with and presenting to all levels of management. Confidence to challenge the status quo and drive change
• Excellent quantitative and analytical problem-solving skills.
• Exceptional attention to detail related to providing accurate and timely data
• Expertise in creating (PowerPoint) and delivering presentations to groups and ability to manage concurrent projects
• Ability to comprehend and clearly communicate complex concepts in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and provide strong documentation
• High degree of patience for working through multiple iterations of work, dealing with the demands of senior management and varying project subject matter
• Proficiency in computer applications such as Microsoft Office Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and other basic software products.
• 3 years of Accounting / Finance Experience
• Experience in project modeling from the ground up, project financial management and analysis
• Familiar with Cash and P&L Impact
Preferred Qualifications
• Familiarity with Jira and Workday Financial Management (OfficeConnect & Adaptive)

Benefits/Other Compensation

This position is a contract/temporary role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical benefits, dental benefits, vision benefits, 401K and Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit).

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

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Hays is committed to building a thriving culture of diversity that embraces people with different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better we serve our candidates, clients, and employees. We are an equal employment opportunity employer, and we comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, HIV-positive status, as well as any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. One of Hays’ guiding principles is ‘do the right thing’. We also believe that actions speak louder than words. In that regard, we train our staff on ensuring inclusivity throughout the entire recruitment process and counsel our clients on these principles. If you have any questions about Hays or any of our processes, please contact us.

In accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law protecting qualified individuals with known disabilities, Hays will attempt to reasonably accommodate those individuals unless doing so would create an undue hardship on the company. Any qualified applicant or consultant with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should call or text 813.336.5570.

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