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Our client has an opening for a Junior Financial Engineer! Do you have a strong desire to learn to code? Do you want to develop tech skills? Are you excited about the first-hand knowledge and training of our various systems? Is problem-solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work streamlines processes and improves efficiency? Answer yes to any of these and you’ll fit right into this great opportunity. 


  • Receive first-hand training on various applications, develop, and maintain standard operating procedures (SOPs), and deliver training to end-users
  • Work in the system support team and work closely with the IT teams
  • Respond to accounting-related questions, provide reporting solutions, manage user permissions, etc.
  • Develop application roadmaps and recommendations for future capabilities and improvement
  • Identify business system problems, determine levels of urgency, work with the technical team, and communicate to impacted stakeholders regarding issues, status, and resolution
  • Identify opportunities and create solutions that drive process improvements and streamline workflows in Finance Team
  • Create various types of reports via system build-in capabilities, crystal reports, or from the database
  • Bridge the gap between business teams, system administrators, and software engineers
  • Gather, organize, and utilize financial data to support data-driven decisions
  • Perform ad hoc analyses as needed


  • 3-5+ years of financial/data analysis experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, and/or equivalent degree
  • Proficient with MS Excel, pivot tables, formulas, vlookup, predictive models, etc.
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies
  • Critical thinking and complex analytical problem-solving skills 
  • Positive attitude, eagerness to learn, and passion for continuous improvement
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and to work with different departments including finance, technology, operations, etc.
  • Strong and effective communication, organization, and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and dedicated work ethic and integrity
  • SQL knowledge and skills will be a plus

Work Model:

  • On-Site

Interested and qualified candidates can contact Palmer Group at (515) 225-7000 or email

Ref: JOB-40945

Palmer Group

(515) 225-7000

3737 Woodland Ave, Suite 200, West Des Moines, IA 50266

    • Job type: Direct Hire
    • Location: Des Moines, Iowa
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:$60000 - $80000