RELX Group Financial Analyst in Alpharetta, Georgia

Financial Analyst

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Location: Alpharetta, Georgia, United States

This position exists to perform specific analytical and/or financial functions including financial analysis and completion of tasks consistent with department objectives. Deals with issues of moderate complexity and requires some decision-making. Requires understanding of overall business organization and function.

Primary Accountabilities:

  • Secures relevant information and identifies key issues that are directly related to problem assessment.

  • Prepares and analyzes schedules, reports or journal entries.

  • Understands impact of actions and analysis to overall financials.

  • Performs special projects as requested by manager.

  • Understands financial/accounting systems and software relevant to area as well as relationships between the systems.

  • Engages in basic research from multiple sources of information for purpose of identifying cause and effect relationships.

  • Provides financial reporting (ex. budgets, actuals, customer usage) to meet client expectations and deadlines.

  • Identifies problem areas when looking at information, seeing patterns, trends or missing pieces, noticing when a current situation is similar to a past situation and identifies the similarities. Questions inconsistency in financial data elements.

  • Gathers and interprets information, makes preliminary assessments and completes reconciliations.

  • Prepares and analyzes schedules, reports and/or journal entries and understands their impact on the overall financials.

  • Identifies problem areas and trends when looking at information and questions inconsistencies.

  • Communicates information with manager oversight to individuals outside of the finance department.

  • Engages in preliminary research to locate and report relevant data in an effort to support a finding or conclusion as directed by their manager.

  • Takes the initiative to check data results against other reports to ensure accuracy before distribution.

Qualifications:

  • Four year degree or equivalent experience

  • 2-4 years direct experience

  • Understands financial/accounting systems and software relevant to area as well as relationships between the systems

  • Analytical Thinking

  • Organizational Awareness

  • Analysis Problem Assessment

  • Conceptual Thinking

  • Decision Making (Problem Solving)

  • Ability to complete financial analysis without direction

  • Clear communication of issues and analysis

At LexisNexis Risk Solutions, we believe in the power of data and advanced analytics for better risk management. With over 40 years of expertise, we are the trusted data analytics provider for organizations seeking actionable insights to manage risks and improve results while upholding the highest standards for security and privacy. Headquartered in metro Atlanta, LexisNexis Risk Solutions serves customers in more than 100 countries and is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. For more information, please visit www.lexisnexisrisk.com. LexisNexis Risk Solutions is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or accommodations@relx.com.