Financial Analyst at H&R Block (Kansas City, MO)

| Kansas City, MO
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What you'll do

JOB SUMMARY

Implements financial analysis projects for management of various Strategic Business Units (SBU's). May be assigned analysis of monthly financial results, the overall business planning process, general internal financial analysis of various business lines, developing financial models, assisting with the development of performance metrics, and/or assisting with the development of organization-wide accounting policies. Work independently, at the direction of the manager of the department.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with the execution of various company-wide financial processes such as forecasting, business planning, or development of accounting policies.
  • Performs basic technical research on accounting and financial presentation issues
  • Provides feedback related to assumptions and structure of financial models.
  • Assists the auditors in their quarterly, year-end, planning and other visits.
  • Manages the timing/processing of financial reports required by the Service Level Agreement between Finance and the USTX Field, as well as other business units.
  • Analyzes data and assists in the preparation of various financial statements.
  • Monitors and evaluates trends and fluctuations of financial data.
  • Other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS

Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field -OR- equivalent combination of education and experience

Minimum Requirements
  • A minimum of three years experience performing financial analysis of business or business divisions.
  • General understanding of accounting and financial analysis principles.
  • Critical thinking skills.
  • Organizational and planning capabilities.
  • Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse work group.
  • Ability to identify underlying causes of financial or accounting issues and recommend appropriate corrective action.
  • Ability to navigate the internet.


About H&R Block

H&R Block's purpose is simple: To provide help and inspire confidence in our clients and communities everywhere. We've been true to that purpose since brothers Henry and Richard Bloch founded our company in 1955. Since then, we've grown to have approximately 12,000 offices throughout the United States and around the world.

We are a people company first and a tax company second. People who join H&R Block say it feels like being part of something bigger. A place with an amazing and storied history, but with a strong and urgent focus on the future. Maybe it's how determined, forward thinking and innovative we are, or how accessible our leadership is. We believe it's all those things, and much more.

H&R Block is committed to diversity and inclusion and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. All qualified applicants are welcomed and encouraged to apply.

It would be even better if you also had

  • Master's degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Financial Analayst, or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation preferred.


What you'll bring to the team

Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or the equivalent through a combination of education and related work experience.
Work Experience:
  • 3 years Minimum related work experience
  • Proficiency with spreadsheet modeling and Microsoft software.
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the company.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to include oral and written communication.
  • Ability to identify underlying causes of business issues and recommend appropriate corrective action.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Experience providing leadership and direction related to financial analysis and planning.
More Information on H&R Block
H&R Block operates in the Retail industry. The company is located in Kansas City, MO. H&R Block was founded in 1955. It has 16423 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Mental Health Benefits and 401(K). To see all 39 open jobs at H&R Block, click here.
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