Financial Analyst II

Des Moines, IA

Onsite  -  Finance & Accounting  -  Direct Placement  -  Job ID: 23-72012

Title: Financial Analyst II
Location: Des Moines, IA Hybrid on site 1 day per week.
Compensation: $65K to $70K
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders 
Qualified candidates may send a copy of their resume (Word Format) to Harold Miller at  
Job Description:
As a Financial Analyst, you will be responsible for completing and analyzing financial information in a timely, correct, and complete manner with a focus on management reporting as well as regulatory reporting. He/she/they/them will collaborate with colleagues in finance and other business leaders and members across the organization and, therefore; the role requires exceptional communication skills to effectively convey accounting and reporting matters.

Day to Day:

  • Advise and support management on the preparation of internal management reports as well as the creation of new management reporting tools.
  • Support the Accounting team ensuring compliance with Company policies, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and U.S. GAAP and applicable federal reporting requirements.
  • Responsible for assisting with the development, implementation, and documentation of accounting processes and procedures.
  • Ensure that the financial results are presented accurately and timely; with corresponding analytics.
  • Assist in monthly close process and post-close reporting.
  • Handle special projects or reports as requested by management.
  • Lead in researching and resolving discrepancies related to general ledger account reconciliations, and recommend and champion process changes to avoid on-going issues.
  • Review accounting tasks with a continuous focus on improving processes and enhancing financial controls.

All members enjoy:

  • Two working days per year volunteering for a local charity.
  • Health and Wellness program including healthy food, free health checks, fun health & vitality activities.
  • Flexible hours with possibility to work from home
  • Career development opportunities: online learning, member development programs

Skillset / Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree required in Finance or Accounting.
  • 2-5 years' experience in finance, accounting, public accounting, or internal auditing.
  • Strong financial system expertise, encompassing spreadsheet, queries, large volume data manipulation and reconciliation, and month-end accounting close processes.
  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills as well as strong attention to detail, organized, and time effective.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with team, among peers and business partners.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work cohesively with team members.
  • Advanced excel skills.
  • Familiar with U.S. GAAP financial reporting.

Desired Skills:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation encouraged (not required).
  • IFRS reporting experience.
  • Knowledge and experience of the leasing industry.