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Financial Analyst

Westgate, NE, 68124
July 08, 2024


Title: Financial Analyst

Location: Omaha, NE 68124 (On-SIte Job)

Duration: 6+ Months Contract


With limited supervision, the financial analyst is responsible for compiling and preparing financial reports (monthly forecasts, quarterly current estimates, and ten-year plan); providing meaningful and concise variance analysis of actual performance compared to plans, forecasts and prior periods; and is the liaison to Operations’ region management and budget coordinators.

Provides Support to the Following Positions Operations management and staff Pricing and Storage staff Finance and accounting management and staff

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Functions)

Liaison with various region and department management and staff and finance and accounting staff.

Compile and prepare financial reports: reporting cycles include monthly forecasts, quarterly current estimates and developing a ten-year financial plan each year. Liaison with field administrative analysts for analysis as needed.

Provide meaningful and concise variance analysis of actual performance compared to plans, forecasts and prior periods.

Perform special projects and analysis as required.

Provide technical input to assist in development of project planning.

Develop profit and loss statements, cash flow statements, manage accounts receivable for independent profit centers and develop recommendations for cash flow and profit improvements.

Perform any additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.

Performance Expectations (Key Success Factors)

Perform responsibilities as directed within determined time frames and with a high degree of accuracy.

Provide accurate input into the budget process and contribute to meeting the actual targets.

Establish and maintain effective work relationships within the department and the Company.

Maintain the professional competence, knowledge and skills necessary to effectively complete responsibilities; enhance job knowledge and abilities by taking personal responsibility for professional development and training.

Maintain sensitive and confidential information regarding Company information.

Attend work on a regular basis and support the Company’s employee policies and procedures, including workplace safety rules.

Position Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field; or equivalent work experience.

Two or more years’ experience in financial accounting, financial planning, finance, public accounting, or other related experience.

Good understanding of accounting financial statements to facilitate modeling.

Excellent Excel skills needed for financial modeling. Working knowledge of Access, Oracle, Excel and PowerPoint.

Ability to complete multiple tasks under time constraints. Ability to ascertain how transaction affects all areas of financial statements.

Ability to function well under pressure.

Excellent communication skills (oral and written) including the ability to interact well with all levels of management and team members. Periodic overtime will be required, especially during the planning process, current estimate or during other critical times.

Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.

Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation