Financial Analyst

Robert Half Finance & Accounting
13 Oct 2019
14 Oct 2019
Contract type
Full time
Ref ID: 00161049

Classification: Financial Analyst

Compensation: $75000.00 to $90000.00 yearly

Robert Half Finance is looking for an outstanding Financial Analyst to join a fast–growing Manufacturing company. In addition to measuring, analyzing, and forecasting performance in conjunction with operating plans, you will conduct financial modeling on a variety of financial products in this Financial Analyst role. In addition to preparing reports for management, you will help advise management on the distribution of resources to best complete objectives. Forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management will be some of your focus areas as a business partner on this dynamic team. As the Financial Analyst, you will be expected to successfully support world class strategic and financial planning methods, build long–range operating plans to support business imperatives and develop rolling forecast processes to ensure resources every quarter are consumed at maximum effectiveness. Along with your main responsibilities, you will assist with operationalizing and cultivating a more data–driven planning process and improved monthly and quarterly reporting. In this role, you will be directly involved in the coordination of various planning cycles (annual planning, quarterly forecasts and monthly outlooks), while providing strategic analyses and recommendations. You will provide variance analysis of bookings, revenues and expenses, clearly explaining the business reasons for variances and adjusting the outlook models to reflect operational adjustments. This Financial Analyst role, which is a full–time employment opportunity, is located in the Cerritos, California.

Major responsibilities

– Support Area/Segment–level Bookings on a weekly, quarterly and annual basis, as well as P&L forecasting

– Work closely with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close processes

– Understand and be able to explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending

– Work alongside cross–functional partners in Accounting and Operations to see the proper execution of plans

– Survey performance to date and assess potential opportunities and risks

– This position requires a flexible individual who is adept at managing expectations and comfortable with handling large amounts of information

– Compile and monitor forecasting reports

– Work alongside senior executives on strategic deep dives to create financial models and insights on topics such as: Retention forecasts, event tracking and execution, Campaign Planning & Tracking, return on investment of strategic investments, and strategic resource allocation, and prioritization

– Enable effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide forward–looking insight and decision support

– Ensure business partners handle their resources by tracking monthly and quarterly performance through the comparison of actuals versus expectations

– Drive monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and if any actions are required

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– Spreadsheet and ERP system experience recommended

– Creative problem solver who anticipates risks and opportunities and maintains a vision for continuous improvement

– Excellent verbal and written communication skills

– Financial modeling experience preferred

– Processing costing experience desired

– BA/BS degree in finance or a related field

– Experience in problem solving through statistical analysis or with large data sets highly preferable (such as in derivatives, structured finance, or business analytics or in a similarly demanding and analytical role)

– Financial planning & analysis (go–to–market experience favored)

– Familiarity with Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required

– Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations

– Experience in problem solving through statistical analysis or with large data sets highly preferable (such as in derivatives, structured finance, or business analytics or in a similarly demanding and analytical role)

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full–time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune? magazine?s list of ?World's Most Admired Companies? since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.
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