Financial Analyst


$42,000.00 to $45,000.00 per year



Date Posted:

November 8, 2017

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Full-Time Accounting & Finance

Financial Analyst
Robert Half Finance is looking for an outstanding Financial Analyst to join a fast-growing Machinery Manufacturing company. In this Financial Analyst position, you will conduct financial modeling on various financial products as well as measure, analyze, and forecast performance in conjunction with operating plans. You will also be responsible for advising management on the distribution of resources to best complete objectives and preparing reports for management. The Financial Analyst will serve as a key business partner in areas such as forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management. Please email your resume to [email protected]
Major responsibilities:
• Support weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment level Bookings and P L forecasting
• Keep tabs on monthly and quarterly performance through the comparison of actuals versus expectations, ensuring that business partners handle their resources in the best way possible
• Have a thorough understanding of internal and external drivers and be able to explain how they are impacting performance and trending
• Deliver systematic support throughout the New Year readiness/Year End planning cycle
• The ideal candidate should be a highly flexible individual who is comfortable with large amounts of information and adept at managing expectations
• Analyze performance to date and assessing potential risks and opportunities
• Drive the strategy and business planning process
• Become embedded within the Marketing and Customer Success organizations, establishing trust and an strong understanding of the key drivers of the business, economic trends and core metrics
• Master econometric and statistical methods, then apply them to forecasting
• Work alongside cross-functional partners in Accounting, Recruiting, People, and Operations to see the proper execution of plans
• Drive monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and if any actions are required
• Collaborate with senior executives on strategic deep dives on creating 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
Robert Half is looking for a Financial Analyst with 2 or more years of experience in a highly quantitative role and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance. Please call Neal Gilbert at 616-454-9444 or email [email protected]
• Financial analysis planning (go-to-market experience preferable) or experience at a top investment bank desirable
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Background in problem solving through statistical analysis or with large data sets highly valued (such as in derivatives, structured finance, or business analytics or in a similarly demanding and analytical role)
• Strong Microsoft Excel and computer skills (prior experience programming a big plus)
• Understanding of Hyperion reporting products required
• Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
• Excellent problem-solving skills
• Proficiency in account reconciliation
• Command of Microsoft Excel
• Experience with standard costs
• Budget forecasting experience
• SAP experience desired
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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