The Financial Analyst reports to the SVP Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) and supports the Operational, Asset Management, and Finance Management teams with financial analysis and reporting. Maintains integrity of financial data in financial software, generates regular and ad hoc reporting and analysis, and plays a key role in the annual budget process. The successful candidate will embody and work to reinforce MAA's Core Values. Those values include:
Appreciating the uniqueness of each individual
Communicating openly and with integrity
Doing the right thing at the right time for the right reasons
Duties and Responsibilities
Produces and distributes weekly, monthly, and quarterly financial and statistical reports in order to assist executive and management-level associates in planning and operating.
Loads financial and other data into Essbase databases as needed; creates reports from Essbase for executive and other management to include information such as financial trends, actual data, and provides causes and effects.
Provides analysis and variance explanation of financial results for assigned markets and asset groups.
Serves as a key partner in the operational budgeting process; maintains budget templates, analyzes data, guides Operations teams in budget entry, and performs other functions as assigned by management.
Assists in the Corporate G&A and Retail budgeting process; prints reports, analyzes data and performs other functions as assigned by management.
Assists the budget process for acquisitions and developments that occur throughout the year and insures that applicable proforma data is loaded into Essbase correctly.
Produces ad hoc analysis and reports as requested; creates one-time reports for special purposes for top-level management team and others.
Performs other related duties as assigned to meet the needs of the business.
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field of study required
Two or more years of experience working professionally with financial or budget analysis, or a closely related area, required
Understanding of financial statement rollups, financial analysis, credits and debits
Strong Microsoft Office skills including:
Excel: for modeling budgets, analysis of productivity, reporting, and loading & extracting from specialized financial software
Essbase: for loading data through the Excel add-in and building reports pulled the system
Knowledge and experience working with Hyperion and Essbase software
Knowledge of VBA and/or SQL computer languages
Knowledge and experience working with Adaptive Planning budgeting software
MAA recognizes that talented people are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits, and outstanding advancement opportunities. We offer a comprehensive benefits package* including, but not limited to, the following:
* Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
* Life and Disability Insurance
* Employee Assistance Program
* Vacation, Sick Leave, and Holiday Pay
* 401(k) Retirement Plan
* Tuition Reimbursement
* Adoption Reimbursement
* Apartment Discount
* Opportunities for promotion and internal career advancement
*Eligibility for benefit plans and programs vary based on hours worked and length of employment.
We are committed to providing service excellence and value to those who depend on us at MAA. Our people-first approach has been transforming properties into communities and apartments into homes for over 25 years. As the largest owner-operator of multifamily apartments in the United States - we are established leaders in the real estate space - bringing tremendous opportunities to those looking to build their careers. We invite you to explore our Brighter View and find your place at MAA!
MAA is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that focuses on the acquisition, selective development, redevelopment and management of multifamily homes throughout the Southeastern and Southwestern regions of the United States.
Our mission at MAA is to deliver superior service and value for our residents, employees and shareholders. We refer to this as creating "A Brighter View" and we are doing it every day.
In fact, we proudly display "Our Brighter View" plaques at every MAA office just to serve as a daily reminder of our focused mission. MAA is committed to remaining true to our rich tradition of service to each other, to our residents, and to our shareholders. We respect the privilege to providing value to those whose lives we touch.
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