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Financial Analyst/Forensic Accountant – Part-Time

Job ID: BH345186

Category: Staff Accountant, Senior Accountant, Sales Analyst, Financial Analyst

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

(Temp) Analyst, Loss Prevention Analytics

Day to Day Accountabilities:

  

Assist in brand royalty assurance initiatives to identify reporting variances and risks in new company initiatives and across various sales channels (delivery, alternative payment devices, etc.)

  • Test and review gaps in the sales reporting process, research back office reports, prepare and send forms for correction of sales to  mitigate underreporting and other Loss Prevention risks

 

Engage in department initiatives involving identification of suspicious activity through the use of Business Intelligence (BI) systems and be a resource for understanding and utilizing available systems and tools to analyze and benchmark Point of Sale data trends

  • Expand the development of utilizing Point of Sale data to identify risks and provide meaningful analysis to franchisees

 

Participate in franchisee investigations through conducting data analysis to analyze franchisee business records.

  • Conduct financial analysis, payroll analysis, cash flow analysis, tracing funds, etc. including data entry and summarization in the course of franchisee investigation

 

These assignments may require the ability to temporarily manage and coordinate tasks with peers and provide updates to the Manager as needed.

 

 

Connectivity and Key Interfaces:

  • LP – Field (LPMs) and Brand Central (analysts) Teams
  • Franchisees
  • Operations
  • Finance/Accounts Receivable
  • Marketing

 

 

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required (preferably in business finance, accounting, or analytics), advanced degree a plus
  • Experience in forensic accounting, or auditing, data analytics, or financial services industry with investigative experience preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in analyzing data utilizing excel, Business Intelligence, or other data analysis tools

 

Key Competencies:

  • Self-motivated, organized, and ability manage multiple priorities at the same time; strong project and process management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word with preferred experience and knowledge of pivot tables, v-lookups, and other advanced functions
  • Exceptional financial / analytical skills
  • An investigative mind and strong problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills- oral and written

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract

Location: Canton, Massachusetts