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Financial Analyst

Company: Acxiom
Location: Merced
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Acxiom is looking for a Financial Analyst to support for the IT G&A and Facilities cost centers within the IT & Operations organization, including annual plan and forecast updates to headcount, professional services, and all other OpEx items related to these cost centers.Assist with the company's Global CapEx annual plan and forecast and the related income statement plan and forecast for hardware and facilities depreciation as well as with the annual plan and forecast for on-premises software licenses, software maintenance and support, and hardware maintenance.YOUR DAY TO DAY:

  • Partner with SVPs/VPs and Directors in IT & Operations to ensure the annual plan and forecast are accurate for the IT G&A and Facilities cost centers.
  • Monthly actuals vs. forecast variance commentary.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure month-end accounting numbers are accurate and make journal entries to rectify inaccuracies (accruals & deferrals).
  • Key partner to the procurement organization to ensure that IT G&A and Facilities OpEx purchases are within budget and tagged appropriately to cost centers, clients, and regions.
  • Strategic advisor on one, two, and five-year data center migration strategy, including modelling of financial implications.
  • Ad hoc projects that are likely to include public cloud expense related tasks, automation of existing processes, and enhancing reporting and insights by moving financial data to BI tools such PowerBI and Tableau.WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
    • Minimum 1 years of related accounting/finance experience.
    • Strong analytical skills including an understanding of generally accepted accounting principles.
    • Strong Excel skills with experience using advanced Excel functions.
    • Ability to develop clear models to represent complex financial situations.
    • Motivated self-starter, with ability to remain focused and on task with minimal direction.
    • Can-do attitude towards meeting challenging deadlines with high quality of work and attention to detail.WHAT WILL SET YOU APART:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting; MBA or CPA is a bonus.
      • Experience with Workday general ledger & Adaptive Insights forecasting tool (including OfficeConnect).
      • Understanding of business intelligence (BI) tools such as Tableau and PowerBI.
      • Familiarity with and/or willingness to learn robotic process automation via products such as UiPath and Automation Anywhere.Acxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, military status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics or other protected status.

Keywords: Acxiom, Merced , Financial Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Merced, California

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