Financial Analyst

  • Meritage Homes
  • West Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Nov 15, 2019
Full time

Job Description

We are seeking a Finance Analyst for our Northern California Division. This role will sit in West Sacramento, and will focus on the following:

  • Generally support the Northern California team with financial analysis and reporting.
  • Review monthly financial statements, margin pro formas, backlog reports, and other key indicator reports.
  • Assist in the preparation and review of Quarterly Forecasts and Annual Business Plan.
  • Assist in the preparation of feasibility modeling for land acquisition transactions.
  • Prepare supplementary reports and analyses for management.
  • Update divisional key indicator reports.
  • Assist with pricing updates, lot releases, and MLS updates.
  • Prepare monthly lot takedown reports.
  • Prepare monthly Pro forma updates and provide written variance explanations.
  • Coordinate monthly budget meetings with other departments.
  • Perform ad hoc analysis as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting; CPA or Master's degree a plus.
  • 3+ years of finance or accounting experience, strong knowledge of GAAP.
  • Homebuilding industry experience a plus but not required.
  • Advanced computer skills with expertise in Microsoft Windows Office applications.
  • High-level Excel user with the ability to generate scenarios analysis and spreadsheet models efficiently.
  • Hands-on experience with budgeting/forecasting software. JD Edwards/PeopleSoft and SAP/Business Objects experience preferred.
  • Strong written/oral and interpersonal communication skills; ability to communicate in a professional manner with all levels in the organization, with a customer service focus.
  • Ability to write and communicate complex information and procedures in an easily comprehensible manner.

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