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Financial Analyst in Palo Alto, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 4/12/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: 2118622

Job Title: Financial Analyst
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Compensation: Up to $65K/year, DOE

Job Title: Financial Analyst
In this highly visible role, you'll have the opportunity to add significant value to the company's finance team.

Compensation: Up to $65K, DOE

  • Assist Accounting with Month-End Close
  • Process accruals and reconciliations
  • Provide detailed analysis and monthly/quarterly reporting Financials(including forecasting, budgets, variance, etc.)
  • Partner/collaborate cross-functionally (withMarketing, Accounting, Sales IT, etc.) and the executive team to provide analysis and guidance on operational costs and expenditures
  • Analyze KPI's including all areas of revenue, cost of sales and expenses
  • Create pricing materials and information on new products
  • Improve performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies

  • Accounting or Finance related degree
  • 2-3 years of FP&A or Finance experience
  • Consumer or Retail industry experience preferred
  • Experienced in using Microsoft Office, and ERP systems (i.e., SAP, Oracle, Lawson, HFM)
  • Advanced Excel skills required (for data querying, analysis, consolidations, modeling)
  • Excellent communicator, organized, self-motivated, able to handle multiple priorities in a calm fashion
  • Hands-on team player, work well with others and independently
  • Professional demeanor communications (in person, over the phone, via email)

About Nelson:

For more than 45 years, we've been passionate about helping people find jobs they love - rewarding jobs that further career goals. At Nelson, we partner with companies that have outstanding reputations. Working with innovative startups to Fortune 500 companies, our skilled recruiters have access to opportunities beyond what you can find on your own.

With Nelson, you'll get the most out of your career. Together, we'll set career goals and find you a position where your skills shine. Whether you are looking for a position in: accounting & finance, administration, computer gaming, digital media, engineering, human resources, legal, light industrial, manufacturing, or technology, Nelson helps place people in full-time, temporary, temp-to-hire, project, and contract positions. For a full listing of jobs, go to: and click "Find Work."