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Financial Analyst (Contract)

Date Posted: 5/4/2021

Job #1583178
San Antonio, Texas

Lucas Group has partnered with a business software solutions client to fulfil a Financial Analyst need within their company. This role is remote with office in NW San Antonio and will be a contract for 6 months with potential for hire.


  • Month end close process and commission reports
  • Ad hoc reporting and supporting the accounting team
  • Day to day projects to assist with executive team


  • Accounting or Finance degree
  • Strong finance background (3-5 years)
  • Advanced Excel required
  • Teachable team player with flexibility on duties

Job ID: 1583178

Assistant Finance Controller
G&A - Finance


Summary of Position

The main role of the Assistant Finance Controller is to plan, and complete assignments related to the finance and accounting areas. He/she will undertake aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures.

Recommended background when hiring

  • Bachelor/ Master’s degree in Finance, Accounts, Economics or any relevant field
  • 3-5 years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
  • Prior working experience in qualified accounting
  • Relevant experience with Big 4 public accounting firm is a plus
  • Experience of IFRS
  • Thorough knowledge of local accounting principles and procedures
  • Experienced in team management
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Flexible in their approach, with the ability to multi-task
  • Confident, pro-active, self-motivated and able to work without supervision
  • Analytical abilities, attention to details and aptitude in problem-solving
  • Willing to be ‘hands-on’ and get truly involved
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Intermediate to advanced computer software skills, including Excel and other accounting packages preferably Navision and Dynamics 365 Business Central
  • Proficient in English

Supervision Received

This role will require a self-starter approach with minimal supervision and technical direction upon the assignment of a task, project, or program. Supervision is based on project/ task or long-term objectives. Works with high level of independence and formulates own approach and plans work with little supervision.  He/she will consult or takes direction from other members in the finance team.


The Finance controller will manage accounting, banking and finance activities of the assigned legal entities and ensure accurate reporting on a timely basis. Furthermore, he/she will plan, coordinate and ensure quality assurance and compliance with the local requirements.

Tasks and Duties

  • Planning, coordination and quality assurance in accounting
    • Ensure applicable laws and regulations are followed
    • Process invoices and follow up with clients and suppliers
    • Responsible for projects that fall under the assigned legal entities
  • Preparation of financial closing and reporting
    • Reconciliation
    • Accruals
    • Taxes
  • Compile and analyze budget, monthly reporting, forecasting etc.
    • Ensure that reporting is correct, and that Group’s policies are followed
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Manage and comply with local government reporting requirements and tax filings in a timely manner
  • Assist with preparation of the annual report and contact with the auditors
  • Additional controller duties as necessary
  • Support with administration activities

Reporting line

Head of Finance AMECS


Performance Expectations


Competency Area


Applied Technical Knowledge

  • Sound knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Creating financial statements, general ledgers, month end/year end process
  • Understand Vizrt processes, practices and procedures to efficiently perform in the role
  • Strong hands-on practice on computer skills like Microsoft excel and superuser of Navision
  • Knowledge of local government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Basic knowledge of office and HR management

Teamwork and Peer Relationships

  • Will work closely with other members of the finance team globally & coordinate with other departments
  • Provide general support to the Sales, Marketing, HR, Legal, Logistics, IT and ERP team
  • Address & support local office employees regarding finance, accounting and payroll issues

Planning and Organizing Skills

  • Accurately organize and update financial records and maintain financial policies throughout the local entity
  • Must plan and implement project/task assigned by the Head of Finance AMECS, General Manager AMECS, Territory Director and HR Partner
  • High attention to details


  • Proficient in English
  • Communicate effectively with superb verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Ability to communicate complex data analysis in plain, easy to understand words and charts

Leadership, Initiative and Creativity


  • Energetic, motivated and pro-active personality
  • Always thinking of new ways to handle situation, resolve problems or bring about improvement
  • Create a positive, healthy and productive team culture



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