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Financial & Compliance Analyst-Hybrid work schedule

Finance and management New Brighton , Minnesota , United States Permanent Full-time Bachelor's Degree More than 3 years

Job Description

Working under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer, the Financial & Compliance Analyst is the key partner to our worldwide financial consultants in order to allow them, firstly, to audit Projects financial statements and, secondly, file taxes in the US and foreign countries. This implies data gathering, financial statements preparation, external & internal audit and internal control coordination (providing information, answering questions, etc.). The Financial & Compliance Analyst gives a lot of importance to the respect of processes and procedures and is continuously looking for improving the way the company is functioning in order to make it more efficient while also actively participating in monthly financial close.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Prepare specific financial statements to allow our consultants to audit them and file taxes on behalf of Safran Test Cells both in the US and internationally.
• Coordinate and share data with external and internal partners (accountants, consultants, auditors, project managers…) both in the US and internationally. It includes managing audit requests and questions from international partners and US.
• Coordinate yearly Internal Control campaign (testing, action plans follow up…).
• Responsible for managing and maintaining insurance requirements for projects and all bank guarantees.
• Analyze warranty provision monthly and track actual warranty costs for trend analysis.
• Balance, maintain and prepare general ledger accounts and journal entries.
• Provide backup for Financial Analyst performing duties to include processing vendor/customer invoices, preparing payments, journal entries, and budgeting.
• Provide financial support to project management to assist with the forecasting of projects.
• Actively participate in a continuous improvement culture providing recommendations and implementing enhancements to current methods and procedures.

Job Requirements

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field required.
• 2-3 years' experience preferred.
• Experience in a tax-oriented job is an advantage

• Proficient in MS Office programs to include Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
• Basic knowledge of accounting and financial principles. Must be capable of establishing Financial Statements (Balance Sheet, P&L and Cash Flow statements).
• Strong communication skills both verbal and written with a proven ability to be approachable delivering a positive customer service experience.
• Self-motivated, organized, detail oriented, able to multi-task, prioritize and excel in a fastpaced environment.
• Meet deadlines.
• Demonstrate team behavior and willing to promote a positive team-oriented environment.
• Ability to work independently and follow through on tasks with minimal direction.
• Respect processes and procedures while looking for improvements.

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Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 76,800 employees and sales of 15,3 billion euros in 2021 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and innovation roadmap.

Safran was ranked as the world's third best employer in its sector by Forbes magazine in 2021.

Safran Aero Boosters designs, develops and manufactures low-pressure compressors, equipment and test cells for aerospace propulsion. The company's products are on board the majority of commercial aircraft in service as well as Europe's Ariane launch vehicle. Based in Liège (Belgium), Safran Aero Boosters has two subsidiaries in the United States and employs 1,800 people.

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