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Financial Analyst

First Data Atlanta, GA

Job Description



First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology solutions, serving more than six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in 118 countries around the world. Our 23,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world's largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 2,300 transactions per second and $1.9 trillion per year. First Data is committed to staying at the forefront of our industry, and we are innovating a wide range of next-generation commerce technology solutions to help our clients better detect fraud, gain insights into consumer spending patterns and build customer loyalty. There are many exciting opportunities for talented individuals who would like to join our team and play a meaningful role in helping us shape the future of global commerce.

First Data's Shared Services organization, which includes the Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing, Communications, Finance, Strategy, Compliance, Legal, Security, Sourcing, and Properties functions, supports our mission to drive our clients' success with industry-leading solutions, consultative advice and service. The Shared Services teams align with our customer-facing teams in a model that drives consistency, yet also provides the flexibility needed to meet unit-specific goals. Our Shared Services employees bring the domain expertise that helps First Data retain and grow our base of owner-associates, drive profitable growth, navigate complex channel partnerships, and build First Data's brand equity.

Position Description Overview

Financial Analysts prepare financial and business related reports and research in such areas as financial and expense performance, budgeting, costing, rate of return, depreciation, and working capital. Also prepare forecasts and analyzes trends in sales, finance, and general business conditions. Conduct and document complex financial analysis. Assist in the development of business policies, conduct special financial and business related studies and takes ownership of assigned coverage areas. Identify opportunities and solutions for process improvement within the scope of work.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conducts and documents moderate to complex financial analysis projects. Prepares financial and business related analyses and research in such areas as financial and expense performance, budgeting, costing, rate of return, depreciation, and working capital. Prepares forecasts and analyzes trends in sales, finance, general business conditions and other related areas. Assists in the development of business policies, and conducts special financial and business related studies. Responds to pricing requests by preparing pricing models and communicating pricing to Sales management. May develop pricing grids for product and services sold and/or leased. Brings inconsistencies and problems to the attention of management.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelors in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or Math 
  • 0-3 years experience, or equivalent.
  • Strong abilities to use Microsoft Excel, Access and database programs.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities

First Data is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled/LGBT)

First Data provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity/expression), disability, veteran status and military status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, or any other factor that may be protected by law.


Job Details

Date Posted June 30, 2018
Date Closes August 3, 2018
Requisition 2334630
Located In Atlanta, GA
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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