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Robert Half International Financial Analyst - Entry Level in HIAWATHA, Iowa

Description Are you looking to build you career through a new challenge? Accountemps is looking for professionals interested in working in the Financial Services industry in an entry-level Financial Analyst position. This is a great entry-level Financial Analyst position that provides the opportunity to offer daily support to the accounting and finance departments as well as perform routine assignments and solve routine/standard problems with limited discretion. This position may be for you if you're comfortable with vagueness and enormous amount of information. If you are a solution-oriented critical thinker with a passion for analysis, this is the Financial Analyst opportunity for you! Offered on a long-term duration, this is a temporary position.

How you will make an impact

  • Investigate concluding results at the corporate and division levels

  • Direct different aspects of the monthly/quarterly/annual close process (i.e. journal entries, account reconciliations, expense analysis, and trend analysis, variance analysis)

  • Assess and query a vast amounts of data

  • Team up with internal and external auditors during financial and operational audits

  • Assist in annual budgeting process

  • Facilitate the monitoring and maintaining of internal accounting controls to ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley requirements

  • Have a hand in the organization of monthly financial reporting and other business data

  • Merge and evaluate budgets and income statement forecasts

  • Generate ingenious alternatives and ideas to reduce costs and grow financial performance of a company

  • Help out with ensuring adequate controls and procedures

  • Now and then, be able to describe intricate financial subjects to non-financial staff members in special projects Requirements - Less than one year of experience preferred

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Capable of working independently with minimal oversight

  • Strong familiarity with operational auditing

  • Comprehensive knowledge of information systems auditing

  • Foundational knowledge in Microsoft Excel

  • Expertise in financial auditing

  • BA/BS degree in finance or a related field

    • Proficient computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, as well as databases and customer database systems
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Skills in problem solving through statistical analysis or with large data sets highly desired (such as in derivatives, structured finance, or business analytics or in a similarly demanding and analytical role)

Do you possess the right skills for this role and are available to start right away? If so, we want to hear from you. Contact us today!


Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information.

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