Junior Financial Analyst

Recruiter
Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location
Albany
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Nov 2020
Closes
03 Dec 2020
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
DescriptionWe are seeking a Junior Analyst who can support business imperatives, develop rolling forecast processes to ensure resources each and every quarter are consumed at maximum effectiveness. You will also help with operationalizing and cultivating a more data–driven planning process and improved monthly and quarterly reporting. 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.• Seeking a highly flexible individual comfortable with large amounts of information, and adept at managing expectations• Supporting weekly, quarterly and annual bookings and P forecasting• Analyzing performance to date and assessing potential risks and opportunities• Understanding and explaining internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending• Learning and applying econometric and statistical methods to forecasting• Provide analytical support during New Year readiness/Year End planning cycle• Help drive the strategy and business planning process• Become embedded within the Marketing and Customer Success organizations. Establish trust and quickly understand the key drivers of the business, economic trends and core metrics• Work closely with cross functional partners in Accounting, Recruiting, People and Operations to execute against plans• Track monthly and quarterly performance through comparison of actuals versus expectations and enable business partners to handle their resources in the best way possible• Drive monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions required• Work with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close processRequirementsQualifications :• BA/BS degree with strong academic performance• 1–2 years of experience in a finance or accounting role• 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)• Strong Communication and Interpersonal skills• Ability to simplify complex problems and build solutions• Strong Microsoft Excel and computer skills (prior experience programming a big plus)• Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide–ranging backgroundsDesired Skills• High Degree of proficiency in Excel• Strong interest in data analysis• Experience in Oracle/Hyperion/SAP Business Objects/SFDC/TableauRobert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled finance and accounting professionals in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full–time basis. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities – fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE's "Most Admired Companies" list every year since 1998.Download our mobile app to take your job search on the go!Contact your local office at or visit to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.?? 2020 Robert Half Finance & Accounting. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.**Salary:** $48,000.00 – $55,000.00 / Yearly**Location:** albany, NY**Date Posted:** November 12, 2020**Employment Type:** Full–time**Job Reference:** 02758433**Staffing Area:** Full–Time Accounting u0026 Finance

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