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Financial Analyst

  • Job
    Full-time
    Junior (1-2 years)
  • Banking & Finance
  • $75K - $85K
  • New York City
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AI generated summary

  • You need a degree in Finance or Accounting, 1-2 years experience, strong communication and analytical skills, Excel proficiency, financial modeling experience, and knowledge of various software programs and financial applications. Be organized, detail-oriented, and work well under pressure. Time management, teamwork, and accuracy are key.
  • You will analyze financial data, prepare reports, assist in decision-making, resolve coding issues, and support business planning through data analysis.

Requirements

  • Education: College degree; B.S. in Finance or Accounting preferred
  • Experience: Minimum 1-2 years of related work experience; professional services environment preferred
  • Skills and Abilities: Strong verbal and written communication skills; analytic aptitude; professionalism and integrity. Strong interpersonal skills. Highly motivated, with ability to work under pressure with interruptions, tight deadlines, and minimal supervision. Ability to use independent judgment, problem solve and see multiple tasks to completion. Must be organized, detail oriented, a strong sense of time management, a team player and work with a high degree of accuracy. Excellent Excel skills with experience in use of advanced functions (Pivot tables, Lookups, Array formulas, etc); financial modeling experience. Proficiency with various software programs such as Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and use of the Internet. Knowledge of financial applications and database environments with similarities to the Firm’s systems. Knowledge of report development tools, desktop applications and concepts of relational database technology. Knowledge of the 3E Accounting System a plus. Knowledge of M.S. SharePoint a plus. All positions require punctuality and regular attendance.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the reporting of firm-wide and practice group operating results; includes financial statements and monthly statistical reports
  • Consolidate and prepare reporting packages to be upload to Firm’s Partners financial reporting intranet
  • Analyze financial data and create financial models for decision support
  • Prepare financial and statistical analysis of firm-wide operations as requested
  • Assist the Firm’s marketing team with ad-hoc data requests for business planning and reviews
  • Prepare adjusting journal entries and work with accounting staff and budget holders on resolving GL coding issues
  • Generate and analyze price performance reports and engagement planning models to ensure optimal effectiveness of resources and execution of pricing strategy
  • Participate in the development and implementation of relevant accounting software and internal reporting enhancements
  • Other special projects as requested

FAQs

What are the primary responsibilities of a Financial Analyst in this role?

The primary responsibilities include analyzing and preparing monthly firm-wide financial and managerial reports, assisting with daily ad-hoc reporting requests, and interacting with all Directors and Managers and Accounting staff of the Firm’s global offices.

Who does the Financial Analyst report to in this position?

The Financial Analyst reports directly to the Financial Reporting and Analysis Manager.

What level of supervision can the Financial Analyst expect in this role?

The Financial Analyst can expect to work under general supervision in this role.

What are the key skills and qualifications required for a Financial Analyst in this position?

Key skills and qualifications include financial analysis expertise, experience with financial reporting and analysis, strong attention to detail, ability to work with diverse teams across global offices, and proficiency in financial software and tools.

Are there opportunities for growth and advancement in this role?

Yes, there may be opportunities for growth and advancement within the Financial Reporting and Analysis team or other departments within the Firm.

Advising the world's leading corporations, investment funds & financial institutions on their most critical legal needs.

Law
Industry
501-1000
Employees
1890
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP advises the world's leading corporations, investment funds and financial institutions on their most critical legal needs and business opportunities. The firm's more than 650 lawyers are based in North America, the UK and Europe.