Financial Analyst

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Job Identification Number: 51

Location: Long Island City, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Accounting & Finance

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.


Our client, a fashion accessory company, is seeking a Financial Analyst in their Long Island City office. The successful candidate will provide support for the budgeting/forecasting process, month-end closing and variance analysis, cash flow modeling and various ad hoc projects.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in preparing annual budget and quarterly forecasts for multiple divisions and brands.
  • Develop balance sheet and cash flow forecasting model and review results monthly in order to make continuous improvements to the model.
  • Participate in month-end close process including variance analysis of expenses and gross margin reconciliation.
  • Work with staff accountants during close process to ensure proper accruals are made.
  • Develop models to improve the efficiency and accuracy of expense forecasting.
  • Update monthly sales and allowance reporting.
  • Assist in maintaining budget database.
  • Actively participate in integration of two recently acquired companies into financials.
  • Track monthly expenses and identify opportunities for savings.
  • Update and maintain bonus compensation model.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • BS Degree with emphasis in Accounting or Finance
  • 3+ years of financial planning and accounting experience
  • Highly skilled in Excel, including pivot tables, macros and complex formulas in order to manipulate large amounts of data
  • Experience in cash flow modeling
  • Experience with Lawson a plus