Title: Financial Analyst
Location: Washington D.C. 20003
Duration: 6+ Months
The main functions of a financial analyst are to gather and analyze financial information; will typically conduct quantitative analyses of information affecting investment programs of public or private institutions. A typical financial analyst is responsible for analyzing and communicating financial information for clients.
Performs research and studies subjects such as rates of return, depreciation, working capital, investments, and financial and expense comparisons by analysis of profit and loss statements and income statements.
May also perform analysis of budgets and schedules needed to meet contractual/project requirements for assigned portions of a program or programs.
Prepares reports of findings and recommendations to management.
Develops and implements fiscal operating policies and procedures.
Develops, maintains, and establishes operational specifications for financial information systems considering such things as information flow, volume, and document format for data processing equipment.
May provide analysis on business development and may monitor business performance by unit, division or brand.
Defines and develops key performance indicators; analyzing and interpreting financial and operational performance, and tracks key operational objectives and strategic initiatives to improve the efficiency and profitability of the business units.
Analyzes financial information to produce forecasts of business, industry, and economic conditions for use in making financial decisions.
Assembles spreadsheets and draw charts and graphs used to illustrate technical reports.
Reviews and analyzes monthly corporate and business unit financial statements, and quarterly and annual financial data in support of the SEC filings, as well as preparation of internal management analyses.
May also coordinate, negotiate and resolve financial compliance issues with various governmental agencies to ensure accurate interpretation of contract requirements.
Researches new policies and regulations and projects the effect that the same could have on the Company and its financials.
Assemble spreadsheets and draw charts and graphs used to illustrate technical reports.
Analyze financial information to produce forecast of business, industry and economic conditions for use in making investment decisions.
Interpret data affecting investment programs, such as price, yield, stability and future trends in investment risks.
Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and critical thinking.
Basic ability to work independently and manage one’s time.
Basic ability to analyze business trends and project future revenues and expenses.
Basic knowledge of economic and accounting principles, the financial markets, and reporting of financial data.
Basic knowledge of federal, state, and company policies, procedures and regulations as related to accounting.
Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and any other related financial software.
Bachelor's degree in accounting or related financial discipline required. An advanced degree in a financial discipline is preferred.
2-4 years financial and/or accounting experience required.
Leveraging the existing infrastructure, processes and experience of a successful staffing organization like BCforward gives Stafforward impressive national geographic reach and the immediate ability to service accounts of all sizes.
Stafforward supports hundreds of active placements from large national accounts to customers local to each of our individual office locations. Stafforward services a wide variety of non-IT placement categories including executive assistants, receptionists, clerks, paralegals, engineers, project managers, janitors and quality controllers. At each office, a team of in-house recruiters will provide customized search services to locate and screen appropriate candidates.
Stafforward also provides Managed Service Provider Programs in order to allow clients to outsource and consolidate day-to-day activities associated with the management of contingent labor to a single dedicated team.
Typically our clients expect four things:
Stafforward’s Managed Service Provider Programs offer all four with very little disruption to our clients business.