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Financial Analyst

Company: Trafera
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAbout TraferaIt's no secret that technology has changed, especially for schools. Competing and staying successful in an ever-evolving world of digital transformation takes more than just a technology friend, it takes a true technology powerhouse.Based out of Saint Paul, Minnesota with locations in the greater Twin Cities as well as a presence in Southeast Oklahoma, Trafera is a dynamic and growing company wholly immersed in the K-12 and higher education marketplaces. We provide and service both new and recertified technology ranging from Chromebooks, desktops, mobiles, servers, storage, and networking hardware to our customers. On top of that, Trafera also provides support to educators and admins to ensure that the technology we sell can be meaningfully integrated into the student learning experience. We are passionate about serving the needs of not only our customers but also our employees. Working at Trafera, you will be part of an energetic team surrounded by enthusiasm to support K-12 schools. We support open, honest, and transparent communication, continual learning, and employee-driven initiatives. Come join us!BenefitsOur total benefit package includes

  • Competitive wages
  • 3-week PTO accrual
  • 401(k) plan through Empower with 4% company match and immediate full vesting
  • Health insurance through BCBS of MN
  • Dental and vision insurance through Metlife
  • Company paid life, AD&D, and disability insurance
  • 7 paid holidays (plus 2 floating holidays)Job SummaryEmployee will work within the Finance Team and closely with other Company leaders in a growing and dynamic organization to analyze financial performance and ensure company continues to operate effectively. A successful candidate has a strong work ethic, high attention to detail, and ability to solve complex and evolving business challenges. This position will be onsite at our corporate office in Saint Paul, Minnesota.Position Duties/Responsibilities
    • Develop financial models to assist in yearly budgeting process
    • Collaborate with functional leaders throughout the organization to understand business and financial trends
    • Provide analytical information to aid in midyear forecasting
    • Continually monitor company's performance compared to budget and forecast
    • Assist in cost analysis for various functional business departments
    • Work with accounting and finance team to ensure accurate financial reporting
    • Create ad hoc reports to answer various financial questions
    • Identify, communicate, and support new process improvement opportunities
    • Other responsibilities as requestedRequired Skills/Abilities
      • Advanced knowledge of Excel
      • Strong Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
      • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize
      • Strong analytical skills
      • Natural curiosity to dig into complex problems
      • High attention to detail
      • Strong written and verbal communication skillsEducation and Experience
        • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related field
        • Experience in business finance or other relevant business experience (preferred)
        • Experience with financial modeling and forecasting
        • Data visualization such as Power BI or TableauEssential and Physical Requirements
          • Corporate travel is minimal
          • No physical lifting requirementsEEO StatementTrafera is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants based on an individual's qualifications, without regard to race, gender, religion, color, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, familial status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, local human rights commission activity, amnesty, status as a covered veteran or any other protected factor in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.The hiring process for successful candidates includes successfully completing a team interview and background check. We E-verify all new hires.

Keywords: Trafera, St. Paul , Financial Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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