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» Bookkeeper - Special Olympics USA Games | Seattle 2018 (Seattle, WA)
The Financial Data Analyst will provide analytical support to the Controller and help create, analyze, monitor, and report on the annual business plan as well as other financial analysis projects on an ad hoc basis. The analyst will also support the executive team with data analysis on various strategic initiatives and special projects as needed.
Ability to develop, communicate and present analysis results to company’s leadership team
Establish reliable network of third party support that will help facilitate action on data mining and reporting
Formulate and update cash flow projections at the project level as well as roll- ups of company-wide cash flows and reporting metrics
Assist with analysis of strategic business initiatives as well as new business opportunities when appropriate
Advance the technical aspects of the Company’s financial models and facilitate standardization of the analysis and reporting process itself.
Assist in the preparation of financial statements
Provide analytical support to the Sales, Marketing and Consignment teams and assemble regular reports as requested by executive leaders
Ability to meet strict deadlines, multi-task, and self-troubleshoot financial models.
Demonstrate mastery of the Financial Data Analyst skills
Draft memos and business plan documents for new internal and external opportunities with little or no direct supervision
Over time, the position may involve travel from time to time to company project locations as well as potential project acquisitions locations as requested
5+ years of experience in a similar role.
5+ years of experience in a corporate environment with proven ability to balance multiple projects while maintaining an analytical discipline
Experience in BI tools and data warehouse concepts highly desired
Experience in developing and/or prototyping dashboards and reports
Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
Ability to operate with a high degree of autonomy in a fast paced environment.
Skilled in data transformation based on user requirements
Proven business communication skills for translating stakeholder descriptions into valuable reporting tools
Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, communicate and meet deadlines
Business process design and project management experience a plus
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills supported by ability to convey complex information in a comprehensive and concise manner
Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to multitask and meet constant deadlines
High attention to quality and detail
Strong computer skills – Candidate should have extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint and Word; Business Intelligence applications experience is a plus
Willingness to travel and work long hours when necessary
Professional appearance and presentation
Located in or have the ability to relocate to Scottsdale, AZ
The right candidate possesses:
10+ years combined financial/accounting and data analysis experience
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
MBA or MBA candidate preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience with mid to upper tier accounting systems
MS Dynamics 365 experience highly desirable
Experience with data analytics, business intelligence creation and reporting
Please include your salary requirements with cover letter.
Under the direction of the Director of Finance, the Bookkeeper is responsible for maintaining the financial records of the 2018 USA Games accurately recording the day to day financial transactions of the company. Manage accounts receivable and accounts payable. Maintain strong internal financial controls. Serve as the primary point of contact for vendors in regard to accounts payable. Provide ongoing support and guidance for staff and Director of Finance.
Bachelor Degree in accounting, finance or business and a minimum of two years responsible accounting or bookkeeping experience including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general ledger and financial reports. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, best practices, and procedures as well as relevant legislation and regulatory requirements. Must be able to think strategically and multi-task in a fast-paced work environment. Excellent interpersonal, computer and communications skills required. Must have a calm and professional demeanor and the ability to work well with a diverse group of staff and vendors.
- Manage accounts payable and accounts receivable
- Prepare checks, payments and bank deposits
- Generate timely financial reports
- Maintain internal control systems
- Reconcile and balance all accounts
- Allocate and post financial transactions
- Maintain complete filing system.
- Keep track of company assets.
- Keep accurate records and relevant documentation.
- Assists accountants on tax return preparation
- Calculate and prepare tax payments
- Generate 1099's and W-2's, as needed.
- May be required to be a Notary Public.
- Handle in-coming and out-going mail.
- Other responsibilities as assigned.
Reports to Director of Finance
Manages Vendor Relationships in regard to accounts payable
Additional Traits and Attributes
- Key competencies include problem analysis and solving, attention to detail, information collection and monitoring
- Must be able to keep financial matters strictly confidential
- Aptitude for taking on challenges with the ability to deal with conflict constructively
- Strong team player and collaborator
- Strong verbal and written communications skills
- Must be able to multi-task and operate in a fast-paced environment
- Unflappable temperament with positive energy and sound judgment
Salary Beginning in June of 2017, this is an hourly, part-time temporary position.
Other Position to work out of Games Organizing Committee headquarters in Seattle, WA. Anticipated term of employment is through July 31, 2018.
About the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games
In communities around the world, Special Olympics sports training and competition transforms the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. Through millions of acts of inclusion where people with and without intellectual disabilities are brought together through Special Olympics programs, longstanding myths are dispelled, negative attitudes changed, and new opportunities to embrace and celebrate the giftedness of people with intellectual disabilities are created.
Special Olympics began in 1968 when Eunice Kennedy Shriver organized the first International Special Olympics Games in Chicago, Illinois. Run at the highest level of professionalism and integrity, Special Olympics USA Games - a national sporting event – showcases the skill and courage of Special Olympics athletes. The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games will use the power and joy of sports as the catalyst for driving social change, changing perceptions, and creating more inclusive communities throughout the Seattle area and the United States, by educating and empowering volunteers, sponsors, businesses, spectators and general public to become agents for change long after the USA Games have concluded.
The USA Games (June 30 – July 6, 2018) will bring 4,000 athletes and coaches to compete in sports at the University of Washington, King County Aquatics Center and surrounding venues, while experiencing Seattle’s beauty and world class attractions. 2018 also marks the 50th Anniversary of Special Olympics.
Special Olympics USA Games is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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