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Job Opportunity for Financial Analyst

posted May 1, 2015, 9:57 AM by Coastal Fairfield

Financial Analyst at Ashcroft Inc, Stratford, CT (apply below)


The Financial Analyst supports the SVP Finance and team in financial analysis, planning, reporting and forecasting activities for the company.  Prepares and analyzes financial data, and extracts and defines relevant information.


BA or BS in Accounting with Intern to - 3 years’ experience in financial analysis. Excellent analytical, planning and organizational skills.  Strong PC modeling skills, including advanced experience with MS Excel. Must understand accrual based accounting.  Must be detail oriented and comfortable working with multi disciplines.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


·         Performs financial analysis variance reporting for operational budgets.

·         Assists in the preparation of an annual operating budget and monthly forecasts for all departments within Marketing and Sales, Administration, Engineering and  Manufacturing capacity departments to include shipping via personal interaction and planning with department managers.

·         Responsible for monthly preparation of various management accounting reports as included in the monthly financial performance book as well as TSE reporting for SG&A expenses and comparisons to Plan.

·         Detailed research of unusual expense trends and variances to forecast including research of all supporting documentation.

·         Yearly assist in loading budget into ERP System.

·         Maintain Global Tracking of Audit Depreciation, Amortizations, Legal, Training & Education, and Research & Development expenses for management review.

·         Performs various special ad hoc projects.

Ashcroft is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EOE AA/M/F/Vet/Disability

Applicants should apply online: