Financial Analyst

Lakeside Surfaces LLCMuskegon, MI
Internship

9 months ago

Description

Job Title

Financial Analyst

Job Location

United States

Job Overview

In this role, you will play a key part in the Company's cash management and sales order process. Your responsibilities will include gathering, monitoring, and analyzing financial data to produce reports and metrics that evaluate the Company's financial performance. You will provide financial advice to the business and act as a business partner to general managers, supporting multiple departments within the Company.

Compensation

Competitive salary based on experience.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and metrics summarizing current and projected financial position.
  • Analyze gross profit for all aspects of the business.
  • Monitor key performance indicator (KPI) goals.
  • Conduct ROI analysis.
  • Review pricing for accuracy.
  • Ensure sales, margin, and product cost accuracy.
  • Assist with the development of the Annual Operating Plan and Budget.
  • Monitor internal control and risk assurance activities to ensure compliance.
  • Identify trends and make recommendations for cost-saving or profit-generating opportunities.
  • Analyze data and develop reports for management's use.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent work experience.
  • Financial modeling and analysis experience.
  • 4-6 years of accounting or finance experience in a Manufacturing environment.
  • Strong computer skills, particularly in Excel and QuickBooks.
  • Excellent oral/written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Finance17%

  • Economics16%

  • Business Administration Management And Operations13%

  • Accounting10%

  • Management Science6%

  • 284 other majors36%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • PwC
  • Ernst & Young
  • Deloitte
  • J.P. Morgan
  • KPMG
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Muskegon, MI | $3,116/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,304

  • Miscellaneous$820

  • Food$359

  • Utilities$327

  • Transportation$306

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