Accounting/Financial Analyst
Job Details
Andrews McMeel Universal - Kansas City, MO
Full Time
Any

POSITION SCOPE

The position provides thorough and detailed reporting to all levels of management to give them an update on AMU’s financial performance as well as analysis and forecasting to aid in decision making and company strategy.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • This position will be involved with the Publishing division and the AME division
  • Preparation of financial analysis on selected projects, products, customers as requested by management
  • Prepare key weekly reports
    • Point of sale reporting
    • Significant weekly activities
  • Act as key finance representative in the evaluation and analysis of Calendar products
    • Prepare inception to date analysis on specific titles and formats
    • Prepare proforma profit and loss statements on prospective calendars
  • Review Calendar markdown and affidavit return claims from customers to ensure accuracy and validity of the claim

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Strong financial analysis skills
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel and Access
  • Ability to provide concise recommendations, based on analysis, to senior levels of management
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects at once
  • Proficient in data mining of financial and operational data for effective reporting and analyses

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of two years’ prior work experience
  • Public Accounting experience – preferred
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