Financial Analyst (32400)

First Student is a leader in transportation of children K-12.  As the largest provider of student transportation in North America, First Student is more than twice the size of the next largest competitor.  Industry-leading safety programs, strong customer relationships and service record are the key differentiators. First Student’s commitment to putting our customers first, dedication to safety, and an ambition to deliver dependable transportation makes for a working environment you’ll love. As a huge company with 120,000 staff and over 2.5 billion customers worldwide, you’ll also enjoy security, a brilliant future, and excellent training.

At First Student, the purpose of the Financial Analyst is to assist with compiling and analyzing financial information under close supervision.  This role creates and analyzes monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and ensures financial information has been recorded accurately.


Financial Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the production of weekly, monthly, year-to-date and year-end financial reporting, including variance and trend analysis of results to budget, prior year and forecast.
  • Assists in the development of budgeting/forecasting tools and processes. Includes development and testing of financial models using excel and other financial reporting systems.
  • Provides analytical support to all levels of management across operational/functional units; including ad-hoc reporting and problem solving.
  • Ensures the integrity of financial reporting software including working with external consultants and performing ongoing testing.
  • Identifies trends and developments in competitive environments and presents findings to senior management.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Financial Analyst Experience and Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 3-5 years experience in financial planning and analysis.
  • Extremely proficient in use of MS Excel specifically (among other Office applications)
  • Strong background in financial reporting systems.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good relationships with all levels of management.
  • Highly organized, deadline oriented, possess high attention to detail.

Apply today to join our team!

FirstGroup is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. FirstGroup is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, FirstGroup will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance.

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11474 - FS Accounting Cincy
600 Vine Street, Suite 1400, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45202
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