Financial Analyst

Forterra, Inc. Irving, TX
The Financial Analyst will work with big data/analytics, data science, business intelligence, and cloud applications as their primary focus.

The analytics field is experiencing explosive growth; the primary companies using these technologies are:

* Internet companies such as Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Netflix, and Salesforce;

* Financial institutions such as USAA, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan, and the US Federal Reserve;

* Retailers such as Wal-Mart, Costco, Cabela's, Nordstrom; and

* Many other industries and corporations.

Most companies are developing these competencies in-house. Demand will be strong in this field for many years.

The position is entry-level and includes on-the-job training as needed. This is a salaried position.


* Data management and dashboard design for visualization and ETL engine.

* Administration of planning and reporting applications to include systems reconciliation in accordance with SOX policies.

* Key supporter of data management for BI, research, and analytics (SiSense, Business Objects, Essbase, Cognos, SQL Server, Oracle, Syteline, SAP, etc.).

* Understanding current and past trends in key performance indicators (KPIs) including all financial and operational metrics and building appropriate dashboards.

* Development of tools for budgeting, financial forecasting, operations planning and modeling.

* Working with IT to build and manage database applications and gain access to needed business data.


* Undergraduate degree.

* Basic understanding of financial concepts and data management.

* High level of comfort with Windows.


* Degree in Business, Statistics, Computer Science, Accounting, or other quantitative field.

* Programing language knowledge, preferably SQL, Python, Java, and/or R.

* Experience working with tabular structured data, ERP and CRM systems, SSMS, SQL Server 2008, Excel.

* Cloud management experience.


We offer a comprehensive package of compensation and benefits programs which are regularly reviewed to maintain them at competitive levels. Your salary will be commensurate with your work experience and relevant skills.

Forterra is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to workplace diversity.


No Search Firms please.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

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