• Financial Analyst

    Job Locations US-CT-Orange
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/7/2019 11:58 AM)
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  • Job Summary

    Colony Hardware is currently seeking a Financial analyst to join our growing Finance Department. The Financial Analyst will be responsible for assisting in the preparation and analysis of the company wide financial forecast and annual operating plan.  The job requires management of multiple projects, often under time constraints/deadlines.  The individual must have strong analytical and communication skills and great attention to detail.  In addition, Colony is seeking individuals who take initiative, work well under pressure and have financial modeling experience in a multi-location environment.  The position reports to the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis. 

    Major Responsibilities

    • Prepare consolidated reporting at all levels of the organization on actual, forecast and prior fiscal year basis
    • Detailed support and analysis of the company’s revenue forecast
    • Prepare the daily cash flow forecast
    • Assist in preparing/calculating monthly commission for over 90 salesmen
    • Reconcile bank statements
    • Support, analyze and assist in the preparation and review of the company’s annual operating budget
    • Support and assist in the continued development of budgeting, financial forecasting, operating plan and modeling tools
    • Participate in the month end close process
    • Participate in special ad-hoc projects as required


    Minimum Requirements

    • BS in Finance or Accounting preferred.
    • Minimum 2-4 years of experience in a similar role
    • Distribution industry experience a plus
    • Should have a working knowledge of accounting concepts, principles and practices
    • Superior communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Proficiency in the Microsoft tool suite with advanced knowledge of developing, editing and maintaining databases, Excel (Pivot tables, formulas and macros) and MS PowerPoint (financial slides, charts and graphs)
    • Strong organizational and analytical skills


    Essential functions:

    • Ability to review and interpret computer images and written documents
    • Analytical ability including basic math skills
    • Ability to listen to and interpret customers needs
    • Communication skills including speaking, reading and writing


    Equipment Used:

    • Computer, keyboard, mouse
    • Telephone, smart phone, fax machine, scanner, label printer, copier
    • Calculator


    Additional Comments:


    Must be able to work a flexible schedule and travel to branch locations, seminars, etc.  Excellent attendance, punctuality and customer service mindset are mandatory.



    Colony Hardware is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women, veterans and minorities.


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