Data Analyst
Location:
Davenport , Iowa
Posted:
February 24, 2018
Reference:
req3447

Job Summary:

 

The Data Analyst position is responsible for providing moderate level accounting and finance support to various internal departments, including the preparation of forecast, financial reports, reconciliations and financial analysis for various departments / LOBs / service lines at the national level.

 

Essential Duties:

 

Reporting duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Designs, reviews, maintains, and deploys business reports using analysis tools (Excel & BI).

  • Coordinates with users to ensure satisfaction and appropriate use of reports and data tools.

  • Monitors and manages the volume of new reports/scorecards/analyses to maximize user-friendliness and efficiency of the reporting system.

  • Performs data mining to analyze key business issues.

  • Assists Sr. Finance members with data collection and data analysis.

  • Supports the development of new reports as well as the maintenance of current reports.

  • Ensure financial statements reconcile to accounting systems and subsidiary ledger detail

Forecasting & Analysis duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Investigate and resolve balance discrepancies and internal inquiries by researching and interpreting data

  • Assist in preparation of forecasts and provide variance analysis of actual performance against forecasts

  • Calculate and process employee commissions, billing rates, hours goals and related journal entries

Other duties as assigned

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience – Required

  • Computer Science, Information Systems, Accounting, or Finance major – Required

Experience:

  • 0-3 years relevant experience – Required

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills with exposure to Visual Basic - Required

  • Previous experience with SQL - Preferred

  • Solid understanding of general accounting principles – Preferred

  • Basic knowledge of financial analysis, forecasting and planning – Preferred

Technical Skills:

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to work autonomously and part of a team

  • Effective organization and time management skills



A little about us:
RSM US LLP is the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market.

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