Financial Analyst


Key information

Finance and management
Support functions
Employees / Staff
Grand prairie, Texas, UNITED STATES
Regular Full time, Full-time
Bachelor's Degree
More than 3 years

Job description

Financial Analyst

Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Chief Financial Officer
Date: 05/08/2013


The Financial Analyst has primary day-to-day responsibility for making sure the financial accounts are accurate, analyzed and communicated.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

  • • Report to the company's CFO;
  • • Oversee the monthly closing and consolidation process within the group and deliver a complete analysis of financial results, within the deadlines requested by the company's management, GE and Safran
  • • Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions, coordinate proper filing of VAT and Income tax reports provided to tax department or consultants for calculations and returns
  • • Responsible for the Financial Planning and Analysis of the company
  • • Assess organizational performance against the budget, prepare dashboard, and coordinate monthly reviews
  • • Conduct continuous improvement actions and system upgrades to streamline the administrative processes

Job requirements


  • • Strong research and analysis skills
  • • Detailed oriented without losing track of the big picture
  • • Excellent organizational skills
  • • Excellent ability to summarize complex analysis in simple and concise comments
  • • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, with a taste for multicultural environments.

Required Education and Experience

  • • BS in accounting or Finance, MBA and/or CPA highly desirable
  • • 2-3 years experience in financial analysis or equivalent
  • • Experience working with information technology staff to manage finance and accounting software packages.

Preferred Education and Experience

Additional Eligibility Requirements

  • • Strong Microsoft office competency (strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel)
  • • Understanding of general ledger coding
  • • Understanding of accounting processes, procedures and internal controls
  • • Experience working with information technology staff to manage finance and accounting software packages.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.


This position may require some domestic and international travel

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Company information

Safran Aircraft Engines

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Aircraft Engines designs, develops, manufactures and markets, either on its own or in collaboration with partners, engines for commercial and military aircraft, to the best levels of performance, reliability and environmental friendliness. Through CFM International (a 50:50 JV between Safran Aicraft Engines and GE), the company is also the world leader in short- and medium-haul aircraft propulsion systems.

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