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Senior Financial Analyst (Cedar Rapids, IA)
  
Position Summary

About this position:

It’s not enough to do what you love. Who you work with and the culture of the company you work in matters too. Since our beginning, GreatAmerica Financial Services has worked to build an organization like no other. Our focus on our people and our culture has helped us grow into a $2 billion company with over 500 employees yet encourage the growth, happiness and success of our individual team members.

We are seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join our team.  What are you seeking in your career? What culture do you wish you were a part of? What type of coworkers do you want to interact with? 

If you love to do this, you’ll fit right in:
If you could live in Excel, you would! Use your extensive mastery of Excel to build financial models to forecast company financial performance and evaluate strategic opportunities.
Be involved from start to finish! With your curious mind and a scientific approach to problem solving, complete complex data analysis from hypothesis to proposed solution.
Be a financial strategist. Be involved in corporate development with a direct impact on major company decisions and corporate finance direction.
Work with senior leaders to develop compelling and influential presentations regarding company performance and future opportunities and risks.

If you seek this, you’ll have the opportunity here:
Have a seat at the table with senior leadership. Lead evaluation of key strategic opportunities (i.e.: capital structure allocations, new investment opportunities, strategic partnerships, etc.) then share your findings concisely to paint a picture of the opportunities and risk for senior leadership. Be the detail expert in the discussion.
An opportunity to lead a project and/or team.
A high-potential position with insight into many aspects of an organization so you can find the path that excites you the most as you continue to develop and grow your career. Surround yourself with a very talented team to help you achieve even greater success.
A collaborative culture yet the ability to thrive with a high sense of personal accountability.
Build a long-term plan and a near-term budget. 
Develop and maintain complex operating and financial models (income statement, balance sheet and cash flow analysis) designed to forecast company financial performance to meet strategic objectives.

You’ll work hard, you’ll have fun and you’ll enjoy:
A culture that values:
o Honesty/Integrity.
o Customer focus.
o Accountability.
o Tenacity.
o Adaptability.
o Self-motivation.
A robust benefits offering. So robust we can’t list it here, but a complete listing can be found at https://www.greatamerica.com/careers/benefits-list.aspx.
Leadership committed to aligning with your passions and interests utilizing our extensive learning and development opportunities to help you shape your career path.
Teammates who are solution driven and rise to the occasion.

Position Qualifications

Education, experience and skills required:

To be successful in this role you’ll need:

Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting with 5+ years of finance/accounting experience providing business advice and analyzing business performance.
Excellent Excel skill set and mastery of advanced Excel capabilities. 
Experience in:
o Detailed Financial modeling (2+ years’ experience ideal).
o Project Management.
Prior experience in the following can be helpful:
o Investment Banking.
o Mergers and Acquisitions.
o Public Accounting.
o Data Analytics.
Ability to gather, organize and evaluate data to help others see possible financial outcomes of various scenarios.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.