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Cary, NC Contract/Full Time Posted: Friday, 9 November 2018
Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Senior Data Systems Analyst for a contract to hire assignment with one of our premier financial services clients in Cary, NC. The Analyst will interact with a large diverse program team including senior management and will report out on progress, changes, and issues through dashboards and other executive reports. This role is integral to the successful implementation of one of the client's most transformational initiatives.

Responsibilities :
  • Researches and analyzes basic and complex issues surrounding the financial processes and systems of the program
  • Understands control access and restrictions related to confidential data
  • Analyze financial data by collecting, monitoring and creating financial models for decision support
  • Improve financial status by analysing results; monitoring variances; identifying trends; recommending actions to management
  • Identify financial status by comparing and analysing actual results with plans and forecasts
  • Recommend actions by analysing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; study proposed changes in methods and materials
  • Increases productivity by developing automated reporting/forecasting tools
  • Builds and maintains working relationships with team members and other key departments (finance, procurement, HR) in a diverse set of geographies
  • Maintain and encourage open and honest business relationships within the team and throughout the organization
  • Defines and tracks against quality metrics and develops dashboards for Real Time status and reporting to team and senior management
  • Supports established change control procedures
  • Collects and analyzes data for process evaluation and improvements, and integrates them into business processes to address the needs of the business
  • Makes recommendations regarding improving processes, efficiency and practices

Required Skills:
  • 3 page resume limit
  • Exceptional client relationship management skills
  • 5 to 10 years related work experience in financial and data management and analysis
  • Understanding of accounting processes, procedures and internal controls
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and analytical abilities
  • Expertise in MS Excel (lookups, pivot tables, complex formula creation) and high level of proficiency with other Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to work in a highly dynamic environment and to adapt quickly and learn new tasks independently
  • Experience in forecasting and financial reporting
  • Experience with MS Access and/or SQL
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Acute attention to process and detail
  • Ability to manage competing priorities
  • Familiarity with finance databases
  • Demonstrable strategic thinking skills
  • Ability to generate bold, creative ideas to improve performance
Preferred Skills:
  • Financial modelling experience
  • Familiarity/background in quality assurance/quality control
  • Hands-on experience with financial and statistical software
  • Experience in investments, financial services industries
  • Adept at working with a variety of functional teams
  • Experience in corporate finance, cost accounting, and statistical analysis
  • Formal risk and issue management

SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities.

Cary, NC, United States of America
11/9/2018 1:53:49 AM

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