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Accounting Analyst

Curative

Curative

IT, Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

We are seeking a detail-oriented and highly analytical Accounting Analyst to join our finance team. The ideal candidate will have strong technical skills in various accounting tools and programming languages, combined with a solid understanding of accounting principles. This role involves analyzing financial data, preparing reports, and utilizing advanced software tools to optimize our accounting processes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Utilize advanced Excel skills (formulas, pivot tables, Power Query, VBA) to automate and streamline accounting processes.

  • Develop and maintain complex financial models using Google Sheets, including advanced formulas and App Script.

  • Conduct data analysis using intermediate programming skills in Python and SQL. Analyze financial data to identify trends, variances, and discrepancies.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather data and provide insights for decision-making.

  • Assist with month-end and year-end closing processes, ensuring accuracy and compliance with accounting standards.

  • Support the implementation and maintenance of accounting software and systems.

  • Ensure compliance with internal controls and company policies.

  • Prepare ad-hoc financial analyses and reports to support strategic planning and business development.

  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of the finance function.

  • Provide support for external audits, including preparing audit schedules and responding to auditor inquiries.

  • Monitor and report on key financial and operational metrics.

  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts.

  • Perform reconciliations of accounts, ensuring accuracy and completeness.

  • Performs additional duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Advanced analytical skills and creative problem-solving abilities with an attention to detail.

  • Capable of working on multiple projects under tight deadlines.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.

  • Proven experience as an Accounting Analyst or similar role.

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel (including advanced formulas, pivot tables, Power Query, and VBA).

  • Advanced proficiency in Google Sheets (including advanced formulas and App Script).

  • Intermediate programming skills in Python, R, and SQL.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel; talk; and hear.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually: □ Mild