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

Description

If you want to join a fast-growing Retail company, you might be the outstanding Financial Analyst Robert Half Finance is looking for. In this Financial Analyst role, you will conduct financial modeling on a range of financial products and measure, analyze, and forecast performance in conjunction with operating plans. Additional duties include advising management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives and preparing reports for management. Forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management will be some of your focus areas as a business partner on this dynamic team. In the Financial Analyst role, your primary areas of focus will include supporting world class strategic and financial planning methods, building long-range operating plans to support business imperatives and developing rolling forecast processes to ensure resources every quarter are consumed at maximum effectiveness. In conjunction with your day-to-day tasks, 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. The Financial Analyst role is a full-time employment opportunity in the Dallas, Texas. Your responsibilities - Work closely with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close processes - 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, strategic resource allocation and prioritization, and event tracking and execution - Assemble and review forecasting reports - Deliver valuable foresight and decision support by enabling effective Business Intelligence (BI) - Flexible individuals comfortable with large amounts of information, and adept at managing expectations - Track of monthly and quarterly performance by comparing actuals versus expectations to ensure business partners handle their resources r - Survey performance to date and assess potential opportunities and risks - Work closely with cross functional partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans - Endorse weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment-level Bookings as well as P&L forecasting - Understand and explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending - Drive monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and if any actions are required

Requirements

- Background in financial analysis and planning - BA/BS degree in finance or a related field - Candidates with Spreadsheet and ERP system experience will be prioritized - 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) - Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds - Familiarity with Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required - Sound written and verbal communication skills - Microsoft Excel experience - 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) - Ability to recognize, evaluate, and resolve problems effectively


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