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With over three decades under its belt, our client, a dynamic rental and sales company servicing farming operations throughout the Western United States, is seeking a talented Financial and Data Analyst to join its leadership group in Salinas, CA. This is a full-time (direct hire) opportunity offering a competitive wage & benefits package.

SUMMARY: The Financial and Data Analyst will analyze the company’s financial position by evaluating its past performance, and predict how it will perform in the future. This individual will develop dashboards and reports with key performance indicators, metrics, data points and formulas to support management objectives. The Analyst will work and provide functional support and collaborate with cross functional groups to develop and design programs and process improvements in anticipation of business needs. Help department heads and executive managers analyze proposed plans and find alternatives if the projected results are unsatisfactory. Will create financial models for benchmarking against other similar businesses and for segregating costs/division. Further, will Identify goals to measure increasing market share to improve customer retention and sales conversions. Creates analysis of future cost-reduction and improvement projects as well as determines which information is crucial to measure, and outlines the company’s financial strengths and weaknesses.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following:
• Creates reports on monthly, quarterly and yearly forecasts and budgets
• Evaluates and analyzes various types of data, generate reports based on that data, and draw conclusions based on findings
• Refines Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and collects the data to identify the company’s weaknesses and maximize strengths
• Analyzes financial impact of future cost-reduction and improvement projects
• Assists department managers in interpreting financial and budget reports, analyzing data, planning budgets and in projecting costs on existing proposed new, or expanded programs
• Take direction and initiative to investigate and report any inconsistencies
• Perform special assignments, research projects and prepare focused analyses as needed
• Back-up to staff accounting function including but not limited to month end, year-end and audit tasks
• Ability to present findings to assist management in the operations of the company by performing ad-hoc project analysis
• Develop new reports to improve the efficiency of the reporting process and thoroughly document processes and procedures used in the development of these reports
• Identifies metrics to measure sales growth, market share, sales force training and effectiveness, product quality, customer retention rate, age of equipment, workforce turnover, readiness to expand capacity and levels of quality control
• Collect data from multiple data sources to identify trends and key points for management review

Ideal candidate will have the following skills, training, experience and education – a combination of same may be considered:
• In cooperation with the Controller, will have the ability to prepare the annual budget, comparing it to the actual results, and reporting on variances from the budget
• Organized, independent and self motivated, enthusiastic, dependable, detail oriented, flexible in scheduling and prioritization, and driven by excellence
• Proficient written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent communication, analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills
• A belief in working as a cohesive team
• Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Computer Science or Business Management and/or at least 5 years of experience in a similar work environment with a proven track record of successful data, financial or business analysis, effective decision-making and excellent people skills
• Familiarity with database applications
• Strong technical knowledge of financial analysis products (i.e. SQL); Expertise in data extraction and database queries
• Computer literate in Microsoft Office Suite
• Must be an expert in accounting software (MS Excel, Quickbooks, etc.)
• Advanced Excel skills (Pivot Tables, VLOOKUPS, Formulas, & Graphs)

AGFORCE, a Proformance Talent Group company, is authorized to source, prequalify and introduce candidates to its client for the above-noted full-time position. Interested parties should submit resumes in MS Word or text format (not PDF, please) to with position title listed in subject line. Please include anticipated compensation in body of e-mail. All inquiries are confidential and resumes will not be shared without candidate's permission. We thank you in advance for your consideration. Please note that only those candidates with qualifying skills will be contacted.

AGFORCE does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. All candidates are afforded equal opportunity with respect to consideration, employment offers, compensation, benefits, training, transfer, and promotion without discrimination.

Robyn DaRosa
AGFORCE, A ProFormance Talent Group Co
770 E. Romie Lane, Suite B
Salinas, CA 93901
Fax: 831/417-2796
Phone: 831/758-HIRE [4473]

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