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Financial Analyst

Overview
A successful candidate in this role will be responsible for providing business planning, forecasting, and analytical support for assigned Armada National Accounts businesses. The candidate will also focus on transactions and details and must be process-oriented. Advanced PC and financial systems knowledge with the ability to adapt to a continuously changing work environment are essential. In addition to a solid accounting acumen, the analyst is a self-directed problem solver who interacts well with others. Lastly, the candidate must be able to participate and collaborate with others both inside and outside of the finance department to ensure compliance with required accounting controls and reporting requirements.

Education:
•Minimum - BS/BA Degree in Accounting / Finance
•Preferred - Candidates with a MBA and / or CPA (active or inactive)

Work Experience:
• 2-4 years of experience in public accounting (“Big 4” or regional) or private industry
• Supply chain, distribution, inventory, and/or logistics experience is preferred

Job Responsibilities:
• Prepare Armada’s National Accounts monthly consolidated financial statements and various monthly financial reporting packages
• Analyze results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements
• Assist with preparation of financial forecasts for account management and executive team
• Support the development of National Accounts annual financial plan Serves as point of contact for Armada’s operational support and accounting teams
• Work closely with other corporate and business unit resources to improve standardization and implement best practices
• Complete ad hoc analyses and support projects related to National Accounts
• Assist in the development and analysis of client metrics, measures, and KPIs that result in greater financial visibility and accountability
• Adhere to finance policies, procedures and internal controls
• Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of the company

Desired Skills and Experience:
• Strong knowledge of US GAAP and general accounting
• Experience in general ledger accounting and reporting
• Transaction oriented with detailed understanding of financial process flows
• ERP general ledger experience preferred (JD Edwards 9.0)
• Proficient with Microsoft Office applications with an emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint
• Self-motivated and results-oriented
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment
• Strong problem solving and analytical skills

Other:
• Position is headquartered in RIDC Park, Pittsburgh, PA at Armada Supply Chain Solutions corporate headquarters
• Occasional and infrequent business travel to operational sites and/or client’s offices may occur

To apply, please e-mail your resume to jobs@armada.net.

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