Finance Specialist - Charlotte, North Carolina


Finance Specialist 022649 Full-time
North Carolina-Charlotte
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Description
With more than 65 years of experience, Hewitt Associates (NYSE: HEW)
is the world's foremost provider of human resources outsourcing and
consulting services. The company consults with more than 2,300
organizations and administers human resources, health care, payroll
and retirement programs on behalf of more than 340 companies to
millions of employees and retirees worldwide. Located in 33 countries,
Hewitt employs approximately 24,000 associates.
The Finance Specialist is responsible for moderate to complex level
accounting, reporting, analysis or audit activities to ensure the
accurate and timely reporting of financial results for internal and
external purposes. Associates in this position will collect, process,
analyze, reconcile, report or audit financial data and participate in
the preparation of financial and management reports for use by senior
level managers.
General Responsibilities:
Record, classify, summarize or audit financial transactions and data
in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and/or
domestic tax code/law
Collect and analyze moderate to complex financial data; interpret data
for the purpose of determining past financial performance, financial
trends and/or to project a financial probability
Assist in development of financial reports for forecasting, budgeting,
trending, results or audit analysis
Interpret financial transactions and data for users who must make
business decisions
Apply corporate financial policies/procedures/controls, government
legislation, and accounting theory
Apply working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations; verify
documents for completeness and legislative compliance
Use various software applications, such as spreadsheets, databases,
etc. to assemble, manipulate and/or format data and/or reports
Participate on special project teams as requested
Qualifications
Formal Education & Certification
Bachelors degree in accounting, finance or related field preferred
(equivalent work experience will be accepted in lieu of degree)
Knowledge & Experience
1-3 years accounting experience required
Up to 3 years of finance experience working in a financial analyst or
staff accountant role preferred
Strong business acumen, e.g. ability to interpret and apply financial
data/information to business decisions required
Must be proficient in applying GAAP, accounting policies, processes,
procedures and controls and/or domestic tax code/law
Payroll experience is preferred
Escheatment is a plus
Technical Skill
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
Detail-oriented, organized and capable of prioritizing workload to
complete multiple tasks and meet aggressive deadlines
Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively as a member of a
team
Ability to work independently and apply sound judgment
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Work Conditions
Occasional evening and weekend work to meet deadlines.
Frequent computer use at workstation up to 2 hours at a time or for
extended periods of time.
Mobility within the office including movement from floor to floor.
Access information using a computer and related components and
peripherals.
Participation in training sessions, presentations, and meetings.
Occasional travel may be required
All positions require an applicant who has accepted an offer to
undergo a background check. The checks run are based on the nature of
the position. Background checks may include some or all of the
following: education verification, employment verification, criminal
check, Denied Restricted Parties Lists or OFAC lists check,
fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. By applying
for a position with Hewitt Associates, you understand that you will be
required to undergo a background check should you be made an offer.
You also understand that the offer is contingent upon successful
completion of the background check and results consistent with
Hewitt's employment policies. You will be notified during the hiring
process which checks are required by the position.
Hewitt is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity, M/F/D/V
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