Sr. Financial Analyst


$29.45 to $34.10 per hour



Date Posted:

October 11, 2017

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Interim Project-Based Financial

A premier company is looking to fill a Senior Financial Analyst position for a long term temporary project. Primary emphasis will be in providing assistance to the Senior Vice President of Research and Development (R D). The Senior Financial Analyst consultant is in charge of project spending, planning, forecasting, and annual budgeting, serving as the primary point of contact for all financial issues. You will also implement analysis of the operating results and financial performance of core business segments supporting public reporting requirements and also offer decision-making support for future company investments. Southfield, Michigan will be the location for this Senior Financial Analyst.
Key responsibilities
- Coordinate with Functional leads to draft management reporting, accounting and compliance advisement, and guarantee alignment of global as well as local operational initiatives
- Move rollout of cloud reporting and forecasting. Control CapEx and OpEx forecasting processes for Infrastructure Engineering Delivery
- Oversee the puts and takes process, along with monthly and quarterly close
- Create sustainable business, operational, and financial processes widely understood by all necessary teams
- Influence the accuracy and discretion of tracked financial results with Operations and Accounting in order to drive improved management reporting
- Handle ad-hoc analysis and presentation requests
- Identify and execute financial analysis to optimize business performance
- Cultivate dynamic relationships with Finance/Accounting leadership of key business partners
- Be able to analyze financial results, distill and synthesize key issues, communicate updates to senior management all in order to drive existing management reporting
- Evaluate financial results, summarize key trends, assess current and future business risks, and communicate critical updates all in the course of preparing monthly and quarterly reporting to senior leadership
- Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well
- Track-record in process reengineering and optimization
- Required education: BA/BS degree in Finance, Business, or a related field
- Active problem-solver who listens for customer cues and actively resolves problems with grace and integrity
- More than 7 years in operations finance required
- Strong proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Hyperion, and PowerBI
- Solid understanding of Microsoft Great Plains Dynamics
- Proven ability to work cross functionally and influence key decision makers
- Expertise in Microsoft PowerPoint
- Ability to apply critical thinking and critical decision making skills with management
- Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred
- R D finance experience strongly preferred
- High degree of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
Our industry-leading alliances and broad client network provide you greater access to a variety of unique interim and long-term project opportunities that can keep you continuously engaged. We also provide competitive benefits and compensation packages, as well as online training and continuing professional education (CPE). Our parent company, Robert Half, has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998.

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