Financial Analyst


Financial Services

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Palo Alto

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Branch Information

Silicon Valley, CA - (USA) 2880 Zanker Road Suite 101 CA San Jose , CA - 95134 Phone : 408-577-1258



Job Description

Manpower is currently recruiting for a Financial Analyst for a University in Palo Alto, CA. If interested, please apply now:


* Understand, interpret and apply Travel, Expense/Reimbursement and TCard policies and procedures.

* Audit expense reports, receipts and third party transactions on a daily basis for validity, reasonableness and compliance to University policy and Governmental regulations

* Analyze and apply State and Federal tax withholding's to reportable transactions

* Analyze and apply IRS regulations to moving expenses

* Analyze and apply use tax to transactions subject to sales tax

* Perform post-audits on high risk transactions identified by the analytics tool capturing results in the appropriate system

* Perform random audits identified by the analytics tool capturing results in the appropriate system

* Prepare clear and concise documentation to adequately support all audit conclusions and findings

* Resolve problems associated with exceptions and improper procedures

Perform highly analytical, complex finance and control functions; multi-dimensional and complex reconciliations and related analysis; prepare or review and approve complex transactions and higher-level dollar value transactions:

*Design and run reports to research and synthesize data; interpolate results from large amounts of data, identify trends in data, draw conclusions, develop solutions, present and implement recommendations, and create follow up analysis.

*Identify and resolve unique issues with substantial significance; recognize exceptions, and conduct in-depth analysis using advanced technical knowledge and experience. Recommend and develop solutions that may require policy changes or the development of new processes; maintain broader organizational and university perspective in decision making.

*Review, design, and implement appropriate internal control programs, research new regulations, and implement approved changes. Manage compliance program for area of responsibility, interpret internal policy and external regulations, and create and/or review complex compliance reports.

*Lead and execute unit or cross functional projects and teams, make decisions regarding projects and programs affecting operational effectiveness, policies, or processes.

*Engage in continuous critical analysis of existing systems and processes; make recommendations to achieve greater efficiencies and improve internal controls. Define requirements, develop and implement complex test cases, perform testing and analyze results.

*Lead and support unit and organization strategy and change management initiatives.

*Provide training on policy/procedures to client groups. Represent organization to client group(s) and external partners; serve as subject matter expert on matters that involve complex technical, financial, or subject matter expertise.


*Bachelor's Degree in related field.

*Advanced proficiency in business applications, such as Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel.

*Advanced knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning and financial systems; internet and computer literacy.

*Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

*Advanced professional communication skills, including ability to prepare materials for and clearly and effectively communicate information to internal and external audiences, client groups, and management.

*Strong project management skills and ability to contribute to or lead part of a multi-functional team.

*Experience with Tableau reports is a strong plus