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You might hire a financial analyst to:

  • Monitor financial status by comparing datasets with projections
  • Thoroughly analyze financial data to improve fiscal health and develop actionable insights that drive business performance

  • Develop forecast models based on metrics to implement improvements as the business grows

  • Develop business cases to support pricing decisions and create innovative strategies for cost reduction

  • Establish and guide restructured cost analysis processes by using fresh policies and procedures
Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Experience working as a financial analyst
Experience in financial forecasting and trend analytics
Proficient with financial software applications Experience with revenue recognition software is a plus, as is experience with NetSuite and Salesforce
Knowledge of statistical analysis processes and packages
Strong familiarity with accounting, tax, and e-commerce legislation
Outstanding communication, reporting, and presentation skills Experience in a corporate finance setting
  Measurable financial planning and strategy capabilities
  History of standard development and implementation in a financial setting