Accounting / Financial Analyst

Buffalo, NY

Post Date: 10/26/2017 Job ID: 8561 Industry: Accounting/Finance
Category: Accounting/Finance
Location/City: NY - Buffalo
Id: 8561


Accounting / Financial Analyst - Direct Hire - Buffalo, NY

Big time opportunity to get your Finance career fast-tracked!

Our client is building their team of Analysts that are responsible for the valuation of capital market transactions. If you are interested in Stocks and Bonds and want to get into an Analyst role, this is your big break! Without having to live in NY City.

Job Responsibilities:

The Accounting / Financial Analyst will work with internal equities traders. These are people buying and selling stocks and bonds. Each trade is assigned a profit per transaction. Daily, the team of analysts examine the transactions, verifies the valuation, and accounts for the asset change on the P&L and Balance sheets. Each trader receives an individual P&L statement, every business day. Discrepancies in profitability must be researched, reconciled and rectified in the quickest time frame possible.

Success Criteria:

The successful individual will be able to work in a fast-paced, high volume environment. Strong MS Excel and Data Manipulation skills are required. Critical thinking and fast problem identification and resolution skills are required. The individual must have an interest in the capital markets and solid G/L Accounting background.

Why would you want this job?

This is a growing company that can fast track your career. High performers are identified and put on a track that can double your income and responsibilities in a short period of time. Management opportunities and mobility across departments and across geographies exist. If you want to move out of Buffalo and see the world, this company can provide that. If you want to stay in Buffalo and outperform your peers in less dynamic companies, the opportunity here exists.

Qualifications:
  • 2-5+ years accounting or finance required. Pay is commensurate with skills and experience.
  • Bachelor's degree required. MBA preferred.
  • Strong Excel skills including V-Lookups, Pivot Tables.
  • Strong analysis and critical thinking required.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment required.

Key Search Terms:
Accountant
Financial Analyst
Analyst
CPA
MBA
Data Analyst

 

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