Financial Analyst


Salary:

$23.75 to $27.50 per hour

Location:

Santa Cruz, CA

Date Posted:

May 3, 2019

Employment Type:

Temporary-to-full-time

Job Reference:

00070-0010904123

Staffing Area:

Temporary Accounting & Finance


Description
Accountemps is seeking candidates to join a fast-growing, dynamic team, for a Financial Analyst position that will be a key business partner in forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management. This Financial Analyst role is based in the Santa Cruz, California, area and is a short-term temporary-to-full-time employment opportunity. If you want to conduct financial modeling on various financial products as well as measure, analyze and forecast performance in conjunction with operating plans, this Financial Analyst position may be right for you. In this position, you will also advise management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives and prepare reports for management.

Major responsibilities

- Work closely with cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans

- Work with senior executives on strategic deep dives by developing financial models and insights on topics such as: Retention forecasts, Campaign Planning Tracking, return on investment of strategic investments, event tracking and execution, strategic resource allocation, and prioritization

- Gather and oversee forecasting reports

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

- Maintain weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment-level Bookings and P L forecasting

- Analyze performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities

- Power monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions required

- Adaptable individual experienced in analyzing large amounts of information and managing expectations

- Enable effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide decision making support

- Understand and communicate internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending

- Work with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process
Requirements
- Budgeting experience

- Budget forecasting experience

- Excellent problem-solving skills

- Spreadsheet and ERP system experience recommended

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

- Firm understanding of 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)

- Proficiency with Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required

- Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills

- Financial planning analysis (go-to-market experience preferred)

- BA/BS degree in finance or a related field
Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can 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.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888-490-3195 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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