IT Finance Analyst

Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
ID 2024-5964
Type
Regular Employee

Overview

Are you ready to be part of the extraordinary future of technical education? Do you thrive in a dynamic, innovative environment where you can make a tangible impact? If so, we want YOU to join our team as the IT Finance Analyst!

 

Position Overview:

The IT Finance Analyst partners with IT Leadership to maintain financial integrity across our budget and accounting processes.  Responsibilities include maintaining budget files and systems, coordinating, and leading monthly accounting activities and deliverables, invoice coding, and leading annual budget and quarterly forecast activities. 

Responsibilities

  • Leads the annual IT department budget development process and quarterly forecasts in partnership with IT Leadership Team.
  • Conducts financial analysis and reporting for operating budget and technology projects.
  • Monitors and reports IT spend through various channels to IT Leadership.
  • Partners with Corporate Finance and Accounting to align.
  • Leads month-end accounting close process for IT.
  • Codes invoices and updates supporting spreadsheets and systems.
  • Create purchase requisitions.
  • Manages IT asset reviews and works with IT Leadership to create and receive IT fixed assets
  • Define and implement standard processes and templates for project budget development and tracking.
  • Manages project accounting activities to track both operating and capital expenditures against budget.
  • Identifies process inefficiencies, develops, and implements solutions to eliminate or minimize identified inefficiencies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education / Experience

  • Associate degree in accounting and (5) years’ experience in (General Accounting/Finance) – or – 
  • Bachelor’s degree in (Accounting or Finance), or related field and (3) years’ of experience in (General Accounting/Finance) (preferred)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience and skills with General Accounting or Finance.
  • Knowledge base and experience working for a publicly traded company or financial institution (preferred)
  • Advance knowledge of MS Excel (required)
    • Pivot Tables and VLookUp function
  • Working knowledge of MS productivity tools (Word, Power Point, Teams) experience (preferred)
    • Creation of documents and power points
    • Daily usage of Teams
  • Experience with cloud-based enterprise accounting software (Preferred: PeopleSoft and OneStream)

 

Skills

  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of personal computer software applications including Microsoft productivity tools, as well as general ledger accounting.  
  • Analytical skills required to identify and resolve problems effectively.
  • Demonstrated precise, effective, error-free writing skills, Strong attention to detail.
  • Organize, plan, prioritize and follow through on work using basic time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and conflict resolution skills
  • Demonstrated professional presence, warm and welcoming demeanor, customer-service focused, unwavering optimism and positive spirit
  • Commitment to inclusion through a diversity and equity lens and an ability to engender a sense of belonging through developing rapport quickly

Abilities

  • Ability to use good judgment, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage sensitive information with discretion
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where deadlines are essential and multiple projects are worked simultaneously
  • Ability to gain, understand and apply information and data as it relates essential functions of the position
  • Ability to foster long-term relationships with stakeholders

 

Work Environment

  • Work is performed indoors in a climate-controlled environment when on site at assigned company location.  Employees must be able to safely ambulate when on company premises.
  • Remote and hybrid (remote and onsite) worksites are available; Employees must meet minimum technical standards for eligibility and participation.
  • Pay Range $75,000-84,000/yr (depending on experience)

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