Financial Analyst


$60000 - 65000/year



Date Posted:

June 7, 2019

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Full-Time Accounting & Finance

Prior experience in finance and strong communication skills are crucial for this Financial Analyst role via Robert Half Finance. Does working for a compelling firm with an expanding team interests you? Daily functions 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 Rosemont, Illinois, this Financial Analyst role is a full-time employment opportunity. If you enjoy forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management, then you may want to join an innovative team as a key business partner.

How you will make an impact

- Work alongside cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations to ensure plans are properly executed

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

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

- Gather and oversee forecasting reports

- Analyze performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities

- Track monthly and quarterly performance through comparison of actuals versus expectations and enable business partners to handle their resources

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

- An ideal candidate should be highly flexible, comfortable with large amounts of information, and adept at managing expectations

- 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

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

- Propel monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions necessary
- Excellent communication and organizational skills

- Spreadsheet and ERP system experience is ideal, but not required

- 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)

- Practical knowledge 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)

- Understanding of Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required

- Eager problem-solver who listens for customer cues and actively resolves problems with grace and integrity

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

- Strong familiarity with budgeting

- Expertise in revenue reporting

- Journal entries experience preferred

- Proven knowledge of Microsoft Excel

- Comprehensive knowledge of financial analysis

- Month end closings experience highly desired

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

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.

Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 888.490.5461 for additional information.

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