Financial Analyst - Asset Management Services - Req. 1901886
Under general supervision, uses specialized knowledge and skills obtained through education and experience to develop cost allocation methodology, lead the cost allocation process and report the effect of cost allocations on financial statements. Guidance is provided to perform varied, complex accounting functions with responsibility for making non-routine decisions. Evaluation, originality and ingenuity are required to locate, select, apply and justify appropriate action for situations and circumstances that require a deviation from standard procedures. Resolves moderately complex problems. Regular contact with senior management and other internal customers is required to identify, research, and resolve cost allocation issues.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Leads departmental teams to provide job related input to ensure all relevant information is considered.
• Identifies costs and develops methodology for accurate allocation across the organization.
• Prepares organization-wide surveys using various financial tools and resources and reviews results with management.
• Prepares management reports in a format that can be quickly reviewed by management.
• Reviews, evaluates and implements process improvements, as appropriate.
• Reviews and evaluates suggestions for additional controls to improve current internal trade clearing procedures and methodology for analyzing trade activity and associated processing costs.
• Coordinates the cost allocation process for the annual budget process.
• Assists in month end profit and loss post closing procedures.
• Analyzes and reconciles general ledger accounts to ensure proper classification and integrity of information.
• Identifies potential impact of new departments, subsidiaries, products and other changes on job responsibilities
• Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Advanced accounting concepts, practices and procedures.
• Accrual based accounting practices.
• Accounting software packages.
• Advanced cost allocation concepts and practices.
• Allocating costs and evaluating the impact on financial statements.
• Preparing surveys.
• Analyzing financial information.
• Performing mathematical calculations.
• Operating standard office equipment and using required software applications, including word processing, spreadsheets and data bases.
• Lead meetings and contribute to team efforts by ensuring all relevant information is included in the outcomes.
• Implement changes to standard procedures when required by specific situations and circumstances.
• Work independently, make non-routine decisions and resolve moderately complex accounting problems.
• Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with all organizational levels.
• Organize, manage and track multiple detailed tasks and assignments with frequently changing priorities in a fast-paced work environment.
Educational/Previous Experience Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree (B.A) in accounting or finance and a minimum of three (3) years internal accounting experience.
• Any equivalent combination of experience, education and/or training approved by Human Resources.
• None Required.
Raymond James Guiding Behaviors
At Raymond James our associates use five guiding behaviors (Develop, Collaborate, Decide, Deliver, Improve) to deliver on the firm's core values of client-first, integrity, independence and a conservative, long-term view.
We expect our associates at all levels to:
- • Grow professionally and inspire others to do the same
- • Work with and through others to achieve desired outcomes
- • Make prompt, pragmatic choices and act with the client in mind
- • Take ownership and hold themselves and others accountable for delivering results that matter
- • Contribute to the continuous evolution of the firm