Associate Financial Analyst

MFS Investment Management
Boston, USA
26 May 2022
04 Jun 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters - to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and institutions who rely on us to help them build more secure and prosperous futures.

What you will be responsible for: Using discretion and judgment, you will assist analysts and senior analysts in preparing financial reports, maintaining, and developing Corporate Finance financial applications and executing general financial functions.

Principal Responsibilities
  • Assist in financial support functions to business units (primarily the Institutional business) focusing on preparation and analysis of budgets and forecasts. Communicate with business unit management to investigate and resolve questions on budgets and forecasts.
  • Prepare standard financial and operational reports for business units and Corporate Finance. Maintain and administer financial applications.
  • Prepare various financial entries and analysis and reconciliations to assist in the financial close process. Investigate and resolves reconciling items.
  • Review actual to budget results with business unit management and initiates any adjustments.
  • Perform maintenance and administrative functions to financial applications to ensure compliance with internal controls and standard operating procedures.
  • Assist in the communication and presentation to Corporate Finance, business units and a number of external parties relating to a variety of financial applications and reports.
  • Assume additional duties as requested.


  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or business-related field or Associate's Degree with one to three years of working experience in the finance/accounting industry preferred.
  • Working knowledge of spreadsheet and database applications (i.e. Excel, Hyperion, PeopleSoft etc.)
  • Ability to identify issues, address them appropriately to Supervisor and team members, and to assist in developing solutions.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work overtime as needed.


What we offer:
  • Generous time-off provided: including "Responsible time off" for many roles, paid company holidays when the US Stock Exchange is closed, plus paid volunteer time
  • Family Focus: Up to 20 weeks of paid leave for new parents, back-up care program, dependent care flexible spending account, adoption assistance, generous caregiver leave
  • Health and Welfare: Competitive medical, vision and dental plans, plus tax-free health savings accounts with company contributions
  • Wellness Programs: Robust wellness webinars, employee assistance program, gym reimbursement through our medical plans, fitness center discounts and more
  • Life & Disability Benefits: Company-paid basic life insurance and short-term disability
  • Financial Benefits: 401(k) savings plan, Defined Contribution plan- 15% of base salary invested into the Plan, competitive total compensation programs

MFS is a hybrid work environment (remote/onsite) unless otherwise stated in the job posting .

This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities, unless MFS approves an exemption as an accommodation due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Submission of an exemption request does not guarantee that an exemption will be approved or that the request can be accommodated.
If any applicant is unable to complete an application or respond to a job opening because of a disability, please contact MFS at 617-954-5000 or email for assistance.

MFS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws. Employees and applicants of MFS will not be subject to harassment on the basis of their status. Additionally, retaliation, including intimidation, threats, or coercion, because an employee or applicant has objected to discrimination, engaged or may engage in filing a complaint, assisted in a review, investigation, or hearing or have otherwise sought to obtain their legal rights under any Federal, State, or local EEO law is prohibited. Please see the EEO is the Law document and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision , linked for your reference.

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