Financial Analyst


Sacramento, CA

Date Posted:

May 20, 2019

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Full-Time Accounting & Finance

Robert Half Finance & Accounting is looking for an exceptional Financial Analyst to be part of an established local company. Located in the Greater Sacramento area, this Financial Analyst position will be tasked with measuring, analyzing, and forecasting performance in conjunction with operating plans and conducting financial modeling on a wide range of financial products. In this role, you will serve as a key business partner in areas such as forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management. As the Financial Analyst, you will be expected to successfully support world class strategic and financial planning methods, build long-range operating plans to support business imperatives and develop rolling forecast processes to ensure resources every quarter are consumed at maximum effectiveness. Along with your main responsibilities, you will assist with operationalizing and cultivating a more data-driven planning process and improved monthly and quarterly reporting. In this role, you will be directly involved in the coordination of various planning cycles (annual planning, quarterly forecasts and monthly outlooks), while providing strategic analyses and recommendations. 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. This Financial Analyst role is a full-time employment opportunity.

Your responsibilities for the Financial Analyst position include:

--The ideal candidate should be a highly flexible individual who is adept at managing expectations and comfortable with handling large amounts of information
--Keep track of monthly and quarterly performance by comparing actuals versus expectations and enabling business partners to handle their resources
--Collaborate with cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations to ensure plans are executed properly
--Work with the Accounting team on monthly and quarterly financial close processes
--Possess the know-how and be able to explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending
--Gather and oversee forecasting reports
--Enable successful Business Intelligence (BI) to deliver valuable foresight and decision support
--Develop monthly reports to business partners on financial results and if any actions are required
Requirements for the Financial Analyst position include:

--Skills in problem solving through statistical analysis or with large data sets highly desired (such as in derivatives, structured finance, or business analytics or in a similarly demanding and analytical role)
--Background in financial analysis and planning
--Advanced understanding of Microsoft Excel (Pivot Tables and Macros)
--BA/BS degree in finance or a related field
--5+ 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)
--Candidates with Spreadsheet and ERP system experience will be prioritized
--Experience in general accounting (accounts receivable/accounts payable) is highly desirable

For consideration for the Financial Analyst role, please send your resume to Darcie Keller, Recruiting Manager, at [email protected] If you already have a relationship with another Recruiting Manager, please contact them for details.

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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