Senior Financial Analyst

Chattanooga, TN
Full Time
Experience: 5-10 years
Posted: 21 days ago
Job Summary

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Prepare and analyze various financial reports. Research and explain variances. Leads and presents discussions of financial data at inter-department/functional meetings. Manage complex interdependent projects. Develop necessary solutions.

Job Duties & Responsibilities for Senior Financial Analyst:

  • Prepares and records financial transactions
  • Researches and analyzes complex accounting transactions
  • Maintains adequate documentation of accounting transactions
  • Analyzes complex accounting processes and recommends changes and initiates process improvements
  • Prepares financial reports and communicates accounting and financial results
  • Utilizes on-line general ledger system and complex financial databases
  • Ensures BCBST is compliant with current financial and accounting standards
  • Establishes and maintains working relationships with internal and external contacts (i.e. BCBSA Association, regulatory authorities, internal and external auditors)
  • Trains others on more complex accounting transactions/systems
  • Prepares applicable communications when needed
  • May develop training materials and facilitate training sessions when applicable
  • Participates in and/or leads technical and cross-functional meetings
  • Completes special projects as assigned

Job Qualifications for Senior Financial Analyst:

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field required

Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in an accounting role required

Skills/Certifications

  • Advanced understanding of financial and accounting theory
  • Solid PC skills with spreadsheet emphasis and experience with automated financial systems and database retrieval
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to comprehend and produce written technical communication
  • Recognition as a subject matter expert
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet reporting deadlines
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