The Finance Intern is responsible for analyzing financial information, assisting in the creation of reports and models, and articulating financial results to help resolve business issues and identify solutions and opportunities to promote revenue and profitability growth in the firm.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Monitor and analyze monthly unbilled time, accounts receivable, billing and collection turns, realization, leverage and utilization at client and practice group level.
Assist in the preparation of information for Section/Practice Group Leaders to interpret financial reports and help in the development of an in-depth plan to forecast future collections and new business from current client base.
Provide financial analysis for alternate fee arrangements.
Assist analysts with research and analysis.
Produce ad hoc analysis and develop financial models as requested by management.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
BS, BA, or MBA student in Accounting, Finance or related field is required.
Possess strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Exhibit strong written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrate strong project management skills.
Acknowledge requests, set expectations and clarify deliverables to meet goals.
Demonstrate ability to take information from a wide variety of sources and ensure products are crisp, succinct, and client-ready.
Display ability to clearly articulate complex concepts in simple terms to diverse audiences.
Advanced Excel skills required (lookups, pivot tables, macros) and above average proficiency in other Microsoft Office applications. Experience with business intelligence, data mining, and report development using MS Access, VBA, SQL, Crystal (9 or better), SQL Server, SQL Reporting Services (SSRS) a plus.