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FINANCIAL ANALYST in Boca Raton, FL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 5/24/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Experience:
    1 - 3 years
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Job Description


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Equal Opportunity Employer.


This position provides primary support in the planning, formulation, monitoring, and presentation of budgets and forecasts for the organization.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supports all aspects of the budget including budget preparation and allocation monitoring.
  • Prepares for review all decision items, budget schedules, supplemental requests, budget amendments, and comebacks. Seeks to improve budget process whenever possible.
  • Assists in the development of methodologies, assumptions, and procedures to prepare the annual budget; communicates, implements, and monitors budgetary procedures for the organization.
  • Completes comprehensive analysis of periodic actual, budget and forecast data for management that identifies key variance drivers with appropriate commentary.
  • Responds to all inquiries and requests for information regarding the budget from corporate or facility management.
  • Works with Information Systems (IS) to ensure that the budget application software package is functioning in its intended methodology. Provides necessary training to impacted personnel on any changes to the software application.
  • Assists any facility in their budget preparation; verifies specific needs and recommends changes for adjustments; prepares budget data and budget justification information as required. Responds a variety of budget related questions or inquiries.
  • Prepares and reviews weekly budget reports on over/under expenditures and wage; verifies variance reports.
  • Assists in coordinating the preparation of the quarterly board package and support for the press release and conference call script including the maintenance of supporting document files and the tie out of final documents.
  • Attends meetings and training as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Job Requirements

Minimum Requirement

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or finance.
  • One (1) to Three (3) years of progressive experience in budgeting, general finance, or in a field business manager capacity.
  • Experience in utilizing the capabilities of budget, spreadsheet, and word processing software; and considerable experience in using and understanding personal computers and computer systems.
  • Knowledge of current principles and practices of the organization's budgeting process preferred. Knowledge of methods and application of statistics to budgeting.
  • Ability to plan for, prioritize, manage, and execute work assignments, utilizing self discipline and motivation, for completing work within expected performance parameters and time lines, making many work plan choices independent of the unit head.
  • Ability to use sound judgment in practical application of budgeting and accounting.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to carry out complex written and oral instructions relating to budget administration, analysis, and compilation of reports.
  • Ability to make clear and effective public presentations of complex budget and financial issues to diverse audiences.
  • Ability to perform accounting, arithmetic, and statistical computations relating to budgeting.
  • Ability to conduct policy research and to prepare clear and accurate reports relative to organizational operations and budget issues.