Sr Financial Analyst


$65,000.00 to $75,000.00 per year


Irvine, CA

Date Posted:

May 24, 2019

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Full-Time Accounting & Finance

Robert Half Finance Accounting is currently recruiting a Financial Analyst for one of our best clients in Irvine. The main responsibilities of this Financial Analyst role will include developing rolling forecast processes to ensure resources are leveraged with maximum effectiveness, driving world class strategic and financial planning methods, and building long-range operating plans to support business initiatives. The Financial Analyst will be key in operationilizing and cultivating data-driven planning processes and improving upon monthly and quarterly reporting. A pivotal Financial Analyst role has become available, which is a great opportunity to gain experience developing strategies with the senior leadership of a company. The ideal candidate will have prior knowledge of annual planning, quarterly forecasts and monthly outlooks, which will be imperative to the coordination of various planning cycles. In this role, you will also provide strategic analyses and recommendations. You will deliver variance analysis of bookings, revenues and expenses, clearly explaining the business reasons for variances and adjusting the outlook models to reflect operational adjustments. This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Newport Beach, California area.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Prepare budgets and forecasts, including monthly/quarterly forecasts, mid-year forecasts, and annual budgets.
Perform monthly variances analysis of actual to budgets results for monthly deliverables to senior management.
Apply strong analytical skills to understand the root cause of variances.

Prepare and design ancillary business/financial models and other special projects as needed.

Understand the internal legacy computer systems in order to retrieve historical data, including downloads of data into Excel or other applications.

Ensure financial processes and reports meet corporate and industry guidelines.

Analyze monthly department spending and communicate trends with Sr. Management.

Work with department heads to manage spending, identify problem areas and support financial aspects of new corporate projects.

Continuously improve, automate and simplify processes to help drive better decision-making.

Proactively build and manage relationships with coroprate department heads.

Create internal management reports for monthly, quarterly and yearly financial results and prepare commentaries for senior management.

Prepare monthly reports and variance analyses for management review, participates in short- and long-range financial planning and forecasting, and prepares ad-hoc financial analyses and reports.

Support the implementation of financial reporting and planning systems.

If interested please email me directly at Charles(dot)Stevenson(at)Roberthalf(dot)com and if you are working with a Robert Half Recruiting Manager give them JO#00350-0010952020
- 1-3+ years experience with advanced financial analysis, planning and budget controls required

- Financial analysis experience

- Command of financial modeling

- Exemplary presentation skills

- Bachelor's Degree in Finance, MBA preferred

- Professionally trained in financial reporting tools

- Aptitude to simplify complex problems and build solutions
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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