• Financial Analyst, Internal Reporting & Process Improvement

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/2/2019 12:33 PM)
    Job ID
    Position Type
    Full Time
    FLSA Status
    E - Exempt
    Location Name
    San Mateo Corp Office
    US-CA-San Mateo
    System ID
  • Responsibilities

    Essex is seeking a Financial Analyst with Accounting experience in the San Mateo, California officeWork with a fast-paced, collaborative team to produce high-quality financial reports for Internal customers. The Financial Analyst will focus on building/writing the internal reports which will require aptitude and flexibility in the use of reporting software including extensive Excel skills.


    • Develop/build and prepare monthly/quarterly variance analysis and explanations for actuals vs. budget and actuals vs. reforecast to analyze and correct information as needed to provide timely, relevant and accurate reporting to internal customer.
    • Participate in coordination, analysis and consolidation of Corporate annual budgeting process
    • Evaluate and continuously improve the budgeting, forecasting and management reporting process
    • Foster improvement of the internal reporting by performing ongoing analysis of processes and provide solutions for processes issues
    • Create and maintain documentation related to Accounting Policy, Process & Procedures
    • Assist in the analysis and implementation of Business Process Improvement initiatives
    • Ad Hoc Reporting and financial support as needed
    • Other duties and special projects as assigned


    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or equivalent
    • 3+ years of Accounting experience - Real Estate Accounting experience, a plus
    • 2+ years of experience in public accounting
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, with emphasis on robust Excel skills
    • Has aptitude to quickly and efficiently learn new report-writing software
    • Dedicated team player who is flexible and adaptable to change in a fast-paced environment
    • Organized and has good attention to detail
    • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment to meet project deadlines
    • Ability to generate creative ideas to improve processes
    • Experience with real estate accounting software, Yardi, a plus

    Job Requirements

    A valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance is required.


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