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FINANCIAL ANALYST 

JOB TITLE: FINANCIAL ANALYST

AREA: FINANCE DEPARTMENT

POSITION TYPE: FULL-TIME

WEEKLY HOURS: 40 HOURS

TIME CONDITIONS: DAY SHIFT

SALARY: R24,000 - R42,000

CLOSING DATE: 28 AUGUST 2023


Purpose of Position

The financial analyst position is imperative for the financial planning and analysis department of a business. They are responsible for analyzing financial statements and predicting the future performance of the company. This may include forecasting future revenues and expenditures, as well as modeling capital structure and budgeting.


The following are all aspects of a financial analyst’s duties:

Perform financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking

Analyze financial data and create financial models for decision support

Report on financial performance and prepare for regular leadership reviews

Analyze past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements

Work closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting

Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts

Guide the cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures

Provide analysis of trends and forecasts and recommend actions for optimization

Recommend actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; study proposed changes in methods and materials

Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and Excel dashboards

Increase productivity by developing automated reporting/forecasting tools

Perform market research, data mining, business intelligence, and valuation comps

Maintain a strong financial analysis foundation creating forecasts and models

Proficiency with Microsoft Excel is mentioned in virtually any financial analyst job description; familiarity with data query/data management tools is extremely helpful (Access, SQL, Business Objects)


Financial Analyst Job Description – Basic Qualifications:

0-3+ years of business finance or other relevant experience

High proficiency in financial modeling techniques

Strong fluency with Excel formulas and functions

BA, BS, or B.Com degree required (Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics)

Strong analytical and data gathering skills

Good business acumen

Financial Analyst Job Description – Preferred Qualifications

3-5+ years of business finance or other relevant experience

MBAs are preferred

Finance, Accounting, Economics, or Statistics are preferred major fields

Proven work experience in a quantitatively-heavy role

FMVA or similar designations preferred

Strong quantitative and analytical competency

Self-starter with excellent interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills

Advanced knowledge of Excel


Financial Analyst Job Description – Personality and Interpersonal Skills:

Ability to streamline functions and passion to learn and grow

Strong interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication skills

Comfort dealing with ambiguity and the ability to work independently

Experience working with, and presenting to, senior executives

Excellent communication and presentation skills; be comfortable interacting with executive-level management

Strong financial modeling experience


Key Responsibilities:

Grow financial performance through analysis of financial results, forecasts, variances, and trends

Create recommendations to be presented to management and executives

Develop financial models to support valuation, planning, and forecasting

Aid in the capital budgeting and expenditure planning processes

Reconcile existing transactions through cross-referencing of incoming and outgoing data

Conduct comparables analysis and market research to support internal financial analysis

Maintain up-to-date technical knowledge of financial instruments, market conditions, and trends


VICTOR CRESCENT CONSTRUCTION PROVIDES EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO ALL EMPLOYEES AND APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT AND PROHIBITS DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT OF ANY TYPE WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOUR, RELIGION, AGE, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY STATUS, GENETICS, PROTECTED VETERAN STATUS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION, OR ANY OTHER CHARACTERISTIC PROTECTED BY FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL LAWS.


INTERESTED APPLICANTS WHO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS MAY APPLY HERE ON OUR WEBSITE!. APPLICANTS WILL BE INDUCTED SHORTLY, SHOULD YOU NOT BE CONTACTED IN 14 DAYS OF YOUR APPLICATION, PLEASE CONSIDER YOUR APPLICATION UNSUCCESSFUL AND THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN OUR CONSTRUCTION COMPANY.

Financial Analyst: FINANCIAL
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