Xerox Financial Analyst in Rochester, New York

Xerox is a global business services, technology and document management company helping organizations manage their business processes and information. Since the invention of xerography just over 75 years ago, we have continued engineering how the world works by applying our experience in imaging, business process, analytics, automation and human centric design to make a real difference for our customers and their customers. We have changed the way the world shops, learns, parks, does banking, receives healthcare and, of course – works.

Headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., Xerox does business in more than 180 countries. Together, we provide business process services, printing equipment, hardware and software technology for managing information -- from data to documents. Learn more at


Intermediate level accounting support. This employee will endeavor to utilize business and operational knowledge when analyzing results while delivering on their assigned objectives. During the term of the assignment, this person will demonstrate initiative, a commitment to fulfill assigned actions, a sense of urgency, openness to new ideas, responds positively and productively to change, teamwork and an ability to identify problems, the key factors or contributors and potential solutions without overanalyzing.

This person utilizes their accumulated knowledge and experience in Accounting, while striving to acquire a higher level of knowledge and skills in US GAAP. In this role, the person will accumulate broader knowledge of the organization, the processes and its customers (internally and externally).


  • Solves a range of straightforward problems; uses previous experience to identify solutions.

  • Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction, but is expected to work independently

  • Performs a variety of accounting functions within the Accounting department. May perform one or more of the following duties:

  • Review and monitor transactions processed in specific sub-ledger systems

  • Prepares manual journal entries and monitors system-generated journal entries

  • Reviews and verifies the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records

  • Prepares balance sheet reconciliation, i.e. maintains and reconciles general ledger accounts

  • Prepares monthly reports for internal customers

  • Assists with audits by providing supporting records and documentation

  • Supports studies and develops solutions for improving accounting processes

  • Assists in preparing statistical and financial reports

  • All other duties as assigned

Candidate Education:

Minimum Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance or business preferred

Minimum 2 to 7 years of business experience demonstrating US GAAP accounting knowledge

Professional Certifications: Preferred CPA or CMA

Candidate Background:

Minimum: Knowledge of financial systems - Essbase and Oracle

Minimum: Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Preferred: MS Powerpoint and Access desirable

Desire knowledge of an ERP System (Oracle, SAP, etc.); Oracle is preferred

Desire knowledge of Hyperion Essbase or SmartView

Minimum Good communication (written and verbal) and organization skills

Minimum Proven analytical skills with high degree of attention to accuracy and detail

Xerox is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law. People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply or compete for employment with Xerox may request such accommodation(s) by sending an e-mail to Be sure to include your name, the job you are interested in, and the accommodation you are seeking.

Title: Financial Analyst

Location: New York-Rochester

Requisition ID: 17002901

Virtual/work from home? No