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Financial Analyst
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on January 28, 2023
Job Id #60899 Posted December 13, 2022

  • Analyzes and reconciles accounts.
  • Prepares and annotates variance reports. Works with operating plans to create supporting financial forecasts and budgets.
  • Performs research to understand the accounting consequences of alternative approaches.
  • Responsible for conducting financial analysis projects (e.g. capital versus expense, ROI, resource allocations, budget preparation, etc.) and special statistical studies.
  • Analyze performance returns for accuracy, communicate and review results with investment professionals.
  • Role requires a thorough knowledge of accounting and finance principles, excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present financial analysis to management.
  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel/Word/PowerPoint software and have a working knowledge of popular financial management applications.
Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Manage large capital project financials including budgeting, forecasting, accruals, actuals tracking and variance analysis
  • Coordinate and lead month end processing and reporting for large capital project and operating and maintenance (O&M) run-state with project managers, program managers, Project Director and Corporate Finance.
  • Prepare and manage detailed capital project forecast to a +/- 10% monthly variance tolerance of actuals.
  • Ensure forecasts are accurately entered during close and align with approved budgets.
  • Prepare monthly financial status reporting to project Steering Committee
  • Facilitates monthly “Plan to Performance” reviews for Capital project and O&M identifying specific variances and providing explanations
  • Assist project and program managers to understand actuals and ensure accuracy of actuals
  • Lead ongoing resource forecasting for each capital project workstream
  • Reconcile monthly resource actual hours worked versus forecast for all resources
  • Request creation of Work Orders as needed
  • Ensure corrections/accrual journal entries meet Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and are processed on time during the month end close process
  • Track accrual journal entries by project by vendor and follow up on invoice processing to avoid re-accrual and to be aware of variances.
  • Create purchase requests to generate new purchase orders
  • Provide capital project tracking for all PO’s identifying those with limited funds remaining
  • Act as Liaison between project managers and finance Project Management Office (PMO) and Capital Asset Accounting (CAA) for approvals and exceptions to the IT Capitalization policy.
  • Assist with Sourcing activities including Statements of Work and Change Orders

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

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