Financial Analyst

Recruiter
Robert Half
Location
Austin, Texas, United States
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
19 Oct 2020
Closes
20 Oct 2020
Ref
04160-0011589198
Job Description

Robert Half Finance may have a great employment opportunity for a Financial Analyst that is highly qualified in finance and top-notch communication skills. An innovative company is seeking applicants to join their growing team. Tasks include conducting financial modeling on various financial products as well as measuring, analyzing, and forecasting performance in conjunction with operating plans, advising management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives, and preparing reports for management. Located in the Austin, Texas, this Financial Analyst role is a full-time employment opportunity. Candidates with a background in forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management are encouraged to apply for this business partner role for an innovative team.

How you will make an impact

- Keep tabs on monthly and quarterly performance through the comparison of actuals versus expectations, ensuring that business partners handle their resources

- Support weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment-level Bookings and P&L forecasting

- Provide valuable foresight and decision support through effective Business Intelligence (BI)

- Work on monthly and quarterly financial close processes in collaboration with the Accounting team

- Develop monthly reports to business partners on financial results and if any actions are required

- Understand and explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending

- Analyze performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities

- Execute and monitor forecasting reports

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

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

- Work closely with cross functional partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans

If interested, please apply and contact George Atiee @ 512-478-6617

Requirements

- 2+ years of 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)

- Excel VBA experience

- Excelsius experience

- Microsoft Excel experience

- Adeptness in SQL

- Microsoft Excel experience highly desired

- Excel Formulas experience

- Skilled in Spreadsheet and ERP system

- Financial planning & analysis (go-to-market experience ideal)

- Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools experience a plus

- Strong communication and social skills

- Strong problem solving and analytical skills

- Firm understanding of 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)

- Demonstrated ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

- BA/BS degree in finance or a related field