E*TRADE

  • Business Analyst - Finance and Accounting

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/30/2018 2:26 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-11157
    Professional Area
    Accounting
  • Who We Are

    More than 30 years ago, E*TRADE pioneered the online brokerage industry by executing the first-ever electronic individual investor trade. While the landscape of our industry has changed dramatically, our culture of innovation and drive to make online trading accessible to everyone continues to drive us forward. We believe in challenging the status quo, fostering an environment of curiosity and learning, and, above all, putting our customers first.

    About the Role

    The Business Analyst, within the Delivery Management team, will be deployed to support the delivery of strategic technology and business initiatives within the Controller Group. This role is similar to an internal consulting position – supporting the Controller Group’s various teams, including Accounting, External Financial Reporting, Tax, Procurement Analysis and Vendor Operations. The Business Analyst will gain experience within a CFO organization, working with leadership to support strategic projects, identify improvements, and support various roles within the Controller Group.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES  

    • Work closely with Delivery Management team to identify and prioritize needs within the Controller Group
    • As needed, support Accounting, External Financial Reporting, Tax, Procurement Analysis and Vendor Operations teams to perform daily, weekly and/or monthly activities in support of accounting close, financial reporting and tax deadlines
    • Coordinate with senior leadership to effectively deliver strategic projects; including, monitor progress, manage risk, support project tasks, and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed of progress and outcomes
    • Effectively interact with personnel from other functional areas
    • Assist in gathering and analyzing budgetary spending, compile budget and actuals data and communicate results to project teams and senior leadership
    • Assist with preparation of management-level presentations

    Qualifications

    BASIC

    • 1 – 2 years’ experience in an Accounting, Finance, Consulting, or related role, preferably in financial services
    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
    • Project management experience
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, Visio.)

    Preferred

    • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to multitask and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
    • Strong analytical skills with a fine attention to detail
    • Effective personal organization and time management skills
    • Experience working with multiple stakeholders and/or senior leadership
    • Experience working autonomously and driving projects to completion
    • Experience working in consulting or rotational programs
    • Experience working in financial services industry
    • Understanding of the consolidation of financial data for a business with multiple business units
    • Experience working with financial reporting, analytical, database query and project management tools (e.g., Oracle, Hyperion, SharePoint, Tableau, JIRA, Confluence)

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