• Financial Support Analyst

    Location US-TN-Nashville
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  • Overview

    LifeWay is the world’s largest provider of Christian resources, and one of 2017 Forbes Best Midsize Employers.  Located in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee, our headquarters team leads, produces, and delivers biblical solutions to fulfill the mission and vision of LifeWay's ministry. 


    LifeWay's Finance Department is seeking a Financial Support Analyst.  In this position, you'll assist with proformas, data administration, and other financial activities for LifeWay products and/or events, including financial statement close, reporting, forecasting, and budgeting. You'll provide key support on special projects to increase efficiency for all Business Analysts.


    • Provide product/event proforma support to the Finance team. Proforma support includes gathering and assembling required financial information into a projected contribution statement, and assisting Business Analysts with data gathering interpretation
    • Support the Finance team with financial statement close, reporting, and other financial support activities. This includes assisting with financial statement analysis and corrections (i.e. journal entries), maintaining dashboard and other key divisional reports, and aiding analysts in projection and budget cycles
    • Assist the Finance team with product/event data administration. This includes gathering, auditing, and maintaining product data in the appropriate systems. This focuses on key product data fields critical to ensuring accurate results and reporting
    • Assist the department director and managers with other projects as assigned


    • 2 Years of experience working with spreadsheets, data, analysis, inventory management, corporate finance, and/or GAAP accounting 
    • 2 Years of experience working as a bookkeeper, accounting clerk, or business analyst 
    • Strong to advanced MS Excel capabilities including higher end functionality (i.e. pivot tables, lookup tables, etc.)
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task areas of dissimilar work
    • Must be able to learn and function well in LifeWay's business intelligence software like Business Objects, Microstrategy, etc. This will include being able to create functional standard queries, extract, organize, and assemble large amounts of data for analysis


    Minimum Education Required

    Bachelor degree in Accounting, Business Management, or Finance required

    Pursuing or completed CPA or CMA certification or MBA degree preferred


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