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Junior Financial Analyst

Cedar Rapids, IA

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TrueNorth, an insurance and financial strategies firm with headquarters in downtown Cedar Rapids, has an immediate opening for a Junior Financial Analyst in the Cedar Rapids office. The Junior Financial Analyst will prepare, perform and report analytical work related to various finance, accounting, and operations projects. To be successful applicants must possess the ability to; communicate effectively, multi-task, work independently and use Excel to drive improvement.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

•Work closely with operations team and finance team to appropriately budget and forecast business unit performance

•Work closely with team members to update and publish monthly and annual budgets and forecasts, as well as other relevant financial information.

•Work with team leaders to identify and run variances to ground

•Perform detailed analysis to identify financial trends; communicate results to team members and leaders

•Explain variances in expected results to team members by understanding the cause and effect of issues of the issues creating the variance conditions

Education & Experience:

•College degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration is required

•Prior experience working in data analytics, variance analysis, accounting, financial measurement or statistical analysis is strongly preferred

•Advanced Excel skills required

Skills & Competencies:

•Ability to operate in a fast-paced, energetic environment

•Ability to multi-task and run complex problems to completion

•Ability to learn and work independently

•Strong and professional verbal and written communication skills

•Strong organizational skills

•Ability to meet defined deadlines

•Strong attention to detail and accuracy

•Ability to make positive contribution to/with other team members in professional way

We offer a competitive benefit package, wellness incentives, and a positive work culture. Get a glimpse of our culture through our videos at

TrueNorth is honored to be recognized as Corridor Business Journal's 2015 Best of the Corridor: Winner of Best Insurance Firm, Best Investment Firm, and Best Life Insurance Firm.

TrueNorth is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Posted 09/21/16

Job ID: 20353808
Mactive ID: 33672