Finance & Accounting Data Analyst

Location: Great Neck, New York US

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Requisition Number: 1914

Position Title:

External Description:

Location: Virtual
Duration: 2+ months
 
We have immediate opportunities available for Finance & Accounting Data Analysts to support a large reconciliation project for our mortgage industry client. This is a techno-functional role that requires substantial expertise with Excel, data extraction, and data analysis where the data is coming from proprietary loan and investor accounting systems.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Extract data from financial systems into Excel to manipulate and analyze.
  • Forensic accounting to pull and reconcile data from multiple legacy systems.
  • Reconcile large data sets of financial transactions between QuickBooks and a separate proprietary system.
  • Perform complex reconciliations with data from proprietary loan and investor accounting systems.
  • Support a large mortgage finance account reconciliation related to entries for funding and financing of mortgage loans.
  • Audit prep to work through exceptions in advance to help minimize the audit duration.
REQUIREMENTS:
  • 5+ years of financial data experience. Strong familiarity with accounting data preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience with QuickBooks and advanced chart of accounts.
  • 5+ years of strong computer expertise with  mid-expert knowledge with Excel, data cleansing and manipulation, and reporting.
  • Ability to quickly absorb and apply training in clients' custom, legacy accounting or financial systems.
  • Ability to utilize modern computer functionality to adeptly navigate multiple information systems and sources to perform complex reconciliations.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
PREFERRED:
  • Audit experience
  • Experience with escrow accounts
  • Experience with the mortgage finance industry

City: Great Neck

State: New York

Community / Marketing Title: Finance & Accounting Data Analyst

Company Profile:

The Oakleaf Group is a premier advisory firm with expertise in risk management and financial modeling for the mortgage and banking industries. We serve publicly traded and privately held banks and non-bank mortgage firms, government agencies, law firms, insurance companies, institutional asset managers and hedge funds. Founded in 2007, our firm’s over 100 professionals are located in the Washington, DC and New York City metro areas, serving clients across North America and Europe. 

We differentiate ourselves through our approach to client relationships. We begin with the belief that each client relationship will be permanent and ongoing, spanning across engagements. We invest in communication and research to ensure that we fully understand the drivers of every client’s short and long term success. We align our goals to those of our clients, and we continuously monitor and adjust to ensure that the relationship stays strong. 

It’s on the foundation of strong client relationships and aligned objectives that we provide expertise-infused advisory services and technology-aware implementation assistance that drive client success.

Location_formattedLocationLong: Great Neck, New York US

CountryEEOText_Description: As a condition of employment with The Oakleaf Group, any successful job applicant will be required to successfully complete a background investigation, which may also include a pre-employment drug screen and/or a credit check for positions in some areas of our business. The Oakleaf Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, religion, gender, native origin, age, disability, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

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