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Company: Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location: Troy, MI
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


If you are an outstanding Financial Analyst, you might be right for the position of a Salaried Professional for a fast-growing company. In addition to measuring, analyzing, and forecasting performance in conjunction with operating plans, you will conduct financial modeling on a variety of financial products in this Financial Analyst role. In addition to advising management on the assignment of resources to best complete objectives, you will prepare reports for management. 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. Additional aspects of this role consist of 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, which is a full-time employment opportunity. Key responsibilities - Keep tabs on monthly and quarterly performance through the comparison of actuals versus expectations, ensuring that business partners handle their resources - Compile and supervise forecasting reports - The ideal candidate should be a highly flexible individual who is adept at managing expectations and comfortable with handling large amounts of information - Propel monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions necessary - Have a thorough understanding of internal and external drivers and be able to explain how they are impacting performance and trending - Work alongside cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations to see the proper execution of plans - Deliver valuable foresight and decision support by enabling effective Business Intelligence (BI) - Analyze performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities - 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 - Endorse weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment-level Bookings as well as P&L forecasting - Work closely with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close processes


- Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds - Active problem-solver who listens for customer cues and actively resolves problems with grace and integrity - Skilled in Spreadsheet and ERP system - Background in problem solving through statistical analysis or with large data sets highly valued (such as in derivatives, structured finance, or business analytics or in a similarly demanding and analytical role) - Financial planning & analysis (go-to-market experience recommended) - Experience with financial data management processes & systems, e.g. Oracle/Hyperion/SAP Business Objects/SFDC/Tableau- BA/BS degree in finance or a related field - Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills - 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) - Forecasting experience preferred - Knowledge of financial analysis - Accounting Functions experience - Solid understanding of Ad Hoc Financial Analysis - Proficiency in budget forecasting - Proven knowledge of Microsoft Excel

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