Financial Analyst (Remote USA)

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About the Position:

Cricket Media, an Education Media Company headquartered in Northern VA, has an immediate opening for a Financial Analyst.  A thorough understanding of the entire month-end/year-end accounting process is key.  We seek a detail-oriented individual with a minimum five (5) years of accounting experience who will be a key member of the existing F&A team.  The applicant should display a positive and proactive attitude, strong organizational skills, the ability to prioritize and multitask, and be a strong communicator. This is an experienced (non-manager), full-time employee position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in month-end and year-end close.
  • Responsible for work related to the consolidation of company financial statements.
  • Develop and build business cases and financial models.
  • Create and present sales, P&L, and cash flow reporting and dashboards.
  • Track sales and financial status by analyzing actual results in comparison with forecasts (budget).
  • Prepare management-level presentations and clearly communicate key findings.
  • Assist with budget analysis and reporting of variances.
  • Assist in the preparation of business models and equity reporting.
  • Responsible for miscellaneous projects as assigned.


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  • 5+ years Accounting and Finance experience, with high volume, a wide variety of operational and financing activities and revenue recognition experience preferred.
  • Intermediate level knowledge of all accounting functions and related internal controls, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, fixed assets, and inventory.
  • Experience with MS Dynamics, GP 10.0+, Peachtree (Sage), or similar accounting software preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office products, expert level in Excel (macros, pivot tables, look-ups).
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and external agencies to maximize performance and provide excellent customer service.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize deadlines.
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership and take charge of tasks with limited oversight.


To apply:  Send resume and salary requirements.