Financial Analyst I
Universal City, CA
Support International LA Operations through development, reporting, and analysis of budgets & forecasts. Consolidate LA operations with international regional budgets & forecast for reporting of International to multiple stakeholders. Ensure accuracy of general ledger accounts and adherence to accounting principles and guidance.
" Query/sort/summarize actual expense/revenue data from SAP, populate into cost reports, and investigate through drill down, discussions with departments, and understanding of contractual terms
" Analyse variances for actual results vs budget/forecast, summarize analysis and report to management
" Prepare, Input, and review budget/forecast submissions in internal reports & BPC budgeting system
" Assist with preparation of Consolidated Reporting and Analysis
" Assist in preparation of Budget & LRP Presentations mainly using PowerPoint
" Communicate with International regional offices in various time zones to share information and investigate consolidated data for International channels
" Raise purchase orders with proper coding, follow up on outstanding processing issues, and determine accruals for open PO balances.
" Perform monthly accounting processes/reporting, including journal entry postings, liaison with regional accountings teams, category reporting, and balance sheet reconciliations.
" Prepare year-end and interim audit schedules
" Maintain internal/offline/ad hoc budget reports & systems, build/enhance as needed, mainly using excel and BPC
" BA/BS 4-year degree in accounting, finance or economics from Accredited institution
" 3- 5 years of related experience in corporate finance and accounting
" Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines
" Strong attention to detail and accuracy
" Ability to independently execute tasks & solve issues using logical & solution focused approaches
" Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel
" SAP experience is a must