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Data Analyst

Company: Robert Half
Location: Budd Lake
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

An expanding company in the Transport industry has an entry-level opportunity available for a Financial Analyst through Robert Half. The ideal candidate will handle Financial Analyst responsibilities such as, contributing daily support to the accounting and finance departments, performing routine assignments, and solving routine/standard problems with limited discretion. We need an open-minded individual for a Financial Analyst position that is comfortable working with a large sum of data and proficient at managing expectations. If you are a critical thinker with a strong interest in analysis and passion for finding solutions, this is the Financial Analyst opportunity for you! This long-term contract / temporary employment opportunity is based in the Budd Lake, New Jersey area.

What you get to do every single day

  • Check verified results at the corporate and division levels
  • Play a part in the groundwork of monthly financial reporting and other business data
  • Guide the monitoring and maintenance of internal accounting controls to ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley requirements
  • Assist in annual budgeting process
  • Previous experience in assisting internal and external auditors during financial and operational audits
  • Be involved in ensuring adequate controls and procedures
  • Bring original alternatives and proposals to reduce costs and better financial performance of a company
  • Might have to demonstrate intricate financial subjects to non-financial staff members in special projects
  • Contribute to several aspects of the monthly/quarterly/annual close process (i.e. journal entries, account reconciliations, expense analysis, and trend analysis, variance analysis)
  • Investigate and query substantial amounts of data
  • Unify and interpret budgets and income statement forecasts
  • Less than one year of experience is acceptable
  • Great attention to detail
  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing effectively throughout all levels of the company
  • Knowledgeable computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software, as well as databases and customer database systems
  • Able to work independently with a minimal amount of oversight
  • BA/BS degree in finance or a related field
  • Experience in problem solving through statistical analysis or with large data sets highly preferable (such as in derivatives, structured finance, or business analytics or in a similarly demanding and analytical role)If you meet the experience expectations and have immediate availability we want to hear from you!


    Robert Half is the world's first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

    Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

    Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit for more information.

    - 2021 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use .

Keywords: Robert Half, Newark , Data Analyst, Professions , Budd Lake, New Jersey

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