Financial Analyst - Bellevue, WA - RCS Corporation

Financial Analyst – Bellevue, WA

Finance/Economics

Job Type: Contract
Posted: 05/24/2022

Bellevue, Washington

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a Financial Analyst for our client in the Bellevue, WA area. This is a contract opportunity.

Who We Are

RCS Corporation is a certified Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States.  Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the annual and interim budget planning

  • Support the annual budget process including:

o    Participating in the development of planning templates and instructions
o    Participating in the review and analysis of completed templates from projects and corporate
o    Quality check of data consolidate 
o    Perform indirect cost allocations
o    Provide business leaders data insights to manage headcount and expenses

  • Create and distribute monthly dashboard reports to provide budget to actual variance visibility to the corporate support team and projects

  • Collaborate finance team and key business leaders to create, develop, and improve budget and analytical reports.

  • Assist with Purchase Requisition approvals.  Partnering with Procurement and Project Managers, Purchase Requisitioner to confirm budget availability 

  • Update process documentation

  • Ability to Explain accounting and finance principles to non-finance business partners in a simple and straightforward manner

  • Ad hoc projects including supporting the ERP transition 

  • Work with technical staff, PMO (project management office), corporate support team to track actual cost compared to budgeted cost, and detailed variance analyses 

  • Provide data insights, communicating forecasts, budgets, and variance analyses

  • Actively participate in monthly, and annual dashboard reviews.

  • Compare budget and actual costs including monthly forecast and annual budgets.

  • Document current processes and identify internal control and process improvement opportunities. Prepare financial presentations for quarterly and ad hoc business review meetings.

Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance    

  • Minimum of 7 years progressive experience in an accounting role with strong preference for experience supporting operations

  • Proficient with Excel as a business tool (pivot tables, data manipulation/importing, index, Vlookup, etc.) and other database and/or reporting tools such as Access / SQL.

  • Proficient with PowerPoint and presentation preparation.

  • Experience with Netsuite, reporting and/or other ERP systems a plus.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, under tight deadlines at times, and in an ever changing / dynamic environment.

  • Candidate should possess high level of attention to detail and accuracy, and strong analytical skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and to interact professionally with all levels of an organization.

  • Proven ability to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner. 

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • The successful candidate will possess a high degree of trust and integrity, communicate openly and display respect and a desire to foster teamwork.

Plus

Strong working knowledge of full cycle accounting, cost accounting knowledge a plus.

Job Functions

Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position.  These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation. Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations.  An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.
Motor Abilities: Sitting and/or standing for extended periods, bending/stooping, grasping/gripping, fine motor control (hands)
Physical exertion and/or requirements: Minimal, with ability to safely lift up to 30 pounds
Repetitive work: Prolonged
Special Senses: Visual and audio focused work
Work Conditions: Stairs, typing/keyboard, standard and/or sitting working environment of >8 hrs./day
Travel required: 0-5%

RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.

 

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