Financial Business Analyst

  • Location
    Houston, Texas
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_844866_2734069

Financial Business Analyst

 

Parker + Lynch has partnered with an industry leading insurance client in search for a Financial Business Analyst. This position is newly created and will work directly with the controller to develop efficiency between the Accounting and IT departments. This organization offers a great employee focused culture, solid tenure, and an exciting compensation package.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform monthly financial close functions, including preparation of and posting of journal entries
  • Assist in quarterly and yearly close
  • Maintain and reconciliation of source system to the general ledger
  • Evaluate general accounting processes, and provide solutions to automate
  • Develop internal reports and analysis using Tableau
  • Assist with Financial Statement Reviews
  • Lead on implementation of new budget tool
  • Ad hoc projects as assigned

 

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Advanced MicroSoft Excel
  • Ability to create MicroSoft SQL Queries and leverage mature data
  • Proven Experience using Business Intelligence tools which provide impactful reports & analysis. Tableau and/or Essbase experience a Plus.
  • Insurance industry knowledge is a Plus
  • Excellent analytical skills, able to research and resolve issues quickly and independently
  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with all levels of management and staff across various functional departments.
  • Demonstrated ability to be proactive, complete assignments and meet deadlines
  • Ability to successfully apply critical thinking skills