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Financial Analyst



19d ago

  • Job
    Junior & Mid Level
  • Banking & Finance
  • Dallas

AI generated summary

  • You need 1-3+ years of financial, accounting, or procurement experience, high proficiency in financial modeling, Excel skills, BA or BS degree in relevant field, strong analytical skills, business acumen, quantitative competency, and excellent communication.
  • You will be responsible for financial forecasting, reporting, and analysis, identifying trends and recommending improvements, working with the accounting team, and creating financial models for decision support. Automating reporting tools and driving process improvements will also be key.


  • 1-3+ years of business finance, accounting, procurement, or other relevant experience
  • High proficiency with financial modeling and techniques
  • Strong fluency with Excel formulas and functions
  • BA or BS degree required (Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance/Supply Chain Management)
  • Strong analytical and data gathering skills.
  • Good business acumen
  • Strong quantitative and analytical competency
  • Self-starter with excellent interpersonal communication


  • Perform financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking.
  • Analyze financial and procurement data and create financial models for decision support.
  • Analyze past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements.
  • Work closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting and decision support.
  • Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts.
  • Guide cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Provide analysis of trends and forecasts and recommend actions for optimization.
  • Recommend actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; study proposed changes in methods and materials.
  • Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and Excel dashboards.
  • Increase productivity by developing automated reporting/forecasting tools.
  • Maintain a strong financial analysis foundation creating forecasts and models.


What qualifications are required for the Financial Analyst position at Copart's Accounting team in Dallas?

A degree in Finance, Accounting, Supply Chain Management or General Business is preferred but not required for this role.

What specific tasks will the Financial Analyst be responsible for at Copart?

The Financial Analyst will assist in procurement, accounts payable, identifying cost savings opportunities, business modeling, and running ad hoc reports for management.

What kind of work environment can the Financial Analyst expect at Copart?

The work environment is fast-paced and values innovation, and the successful candidate will be a valuable member of a team where their contributions are appreciated.

Is there room for growth and advancement within the Accounting team at Copart for the Financial Analyst role?

Yes, the successful candidate will have opportunities to grow into increasingly more challenging roles within the department.

Are strong MS Excel skills required for the Financial Analyst position at Copart?

Yes, strong MS Excel skills are a must for this role.

Copart is a global leader in online car auctions, and a premier destination for the resale and remarketing of vehicles.

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Mission & Purpose

Copart, a global online auto auction company headquartered in Dallas, Texas is a top-performing S&P 500 company, as noted by The Wall Street Journal. Copart is a global technology leader in the online vehicle auction industry that connects its buyers and sellers via its patented cutting-edge VB3 technology. With a passion for excellence, Copart has a great company culture and strong dedication to our employees. Copart is a veteran-founded company that honors the service of active & reserve duty employees. Copart’s veteran commitments include Leadership Development Programs, tuition reimbursement, and up to 10 days of paid leave for non-activation orders like training. Founded in 1982, Copart connects more than 750,000 buyers and sellers from over 200 locations around the world. With our innovative technology, we remarket salvage and clean title vehicles to dealers, dismantlers, rebuilders, exporters and end users through a multi-channel online internet platform. Copart sells vehicles on behalf of insurance companies, banks, finance companies, fleet owners, car dealerships, cars sourced from the general public and others. Because we are a 100% online auto auction company, Copart Members can browse our incredible inventory, set their own price and get great deals on vehicles through their home computer, smartphone or other mobile device. Copart’s vehicles can range in condition from damaged vehicles that can be used as rebuild projects to like-new, used vehicles. Copart is the parent company to a portfolio of auto service companies, including CashForCars.com, CrashedToys, and National Powersport Auctions (NPA). We currently operate in the United States (Copart.com), Canada (Copart.ca), the United Kingdom (Copart.co.uk), the Republic of Ireland (Copart.ie), Brazil (Copart.com.br), Germany (Copart.de), the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Bahrain (Copartmea.com), Spain (Copart.es), and Finland (copart.fi).