Sr. Accounting/Financial Analyst

RELX Group Alpharetta, GA
This position exists to perform specific analytical and/or financial functions including financial analysis and completion of tasks consistent with department objectives. This position requires working through complex issues and developing creative solutions. Will plan and coordinate efforts across multi-function team efforts; lead projects as requested.

Primary Accountabilities:

* Independently gathers, interprets and analyzes information, makes assessments and completes reconciliations

* Support month-end close activities, prepares and analyzes schedules, reports and/or journal entries and understands their impact on the overall financials.

* Identifies problem areas when looking at information, seeing patterns, trends or missing pieces, and identifies the similarities. Questions inconsistency in financial data elements. Makes recommendation to resolve. Reviews and validates complex contracts to ensure proper billing and revenue recognition

* Identifies improvements and enhancements, documents and recommends appropriate course of action; and assists with implementing new processes. Supports and provides guidance to other functional areas, helps with questions and assists them with solutions.

* Develops process and documentation related to various new products and migrations and will lead certain aspects of the various projects.

* Leads the reporting, forecasting, accounting activity and partners / supports the various functional areas as needed related to the various integration activities.

* Provide guidance to other analysts in the department

Qualifications:

* 5+ Prior experience of substantial diverse financial analysis and accounting

* BA/BS, Accounting/Finance; MBA or certification preferred (i.e. CMA, CFA or CPA)

* Advanced computer skills including excel, Essbase, PeopleSoft

* Solid financial, analytical and accounting skills

* Strong organizational skills and detailed oriented

* Strong communication and presentation skills

* Analytical Thinking, inclusive of problem assessment and recommendation

* Planning and Organizational Awareness

* Advanced Analysis Problem Assessment

* Conceptual Thinking /Decision Making (Problem Solving)

* Ability to complete financial analysis without direction

At LexisNexis Risk Solutions, we believe in the power of data and advanced analytics for better risk management. With over 40 years of expertise, we are the trusted data analytics provider for organizations seeking actionable insights to manage risks and improve results while upholding the highest standards for security and privacy. Headquartered in metro Atlanta, LexisNexis Risk Solutions serves customers in more than 100 countries and is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. For more information, please visit www.lexisnexisrisk.com. LexisNexis Risk Solutions is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or accommodations@relx.com.

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