Are you an up and coming finance professional looking for a new opportunity? A company Robert Half Finance and Accounting is working with, has a pressing need for a Senior Financial Analyst to join their team in the Essex County, NJ area. You will develop and refine models to mirror the organizations operations. As the Senior Financial Analyst, you will manage building long-range operating plans to support business initiatives, developing rolling forecast processes to ensure resources are leveraged with maximum effectiveness, and driving world class strategic and financial planning methods. You will contribute variance analysis of bookings, revenues and expenses, clearly explaining the business reasons for variances and adjusting the outlook models to reflect operational adjustments. Prior experience in coordinating various planning cycles (annual planning, quarterly forecasts and monthly outlooks), while providing strategic analyses and recommendations, will be crucial to the success of this role. If you're a Senior Financial Analyst seeking a pivotal role, which will allow strategic input to the senior leadership of the company, this position is for you! This is a full-time opportunity. Apply today! Responsibilities: - Provide effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide forward-looking insight and decision support - Team up with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process - Come together 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 - Govern weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment-level Bookings and P&L forecasting - Review performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities - Recognize and disclose internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending - You will be closely engaged with cross functional partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans - Demonstrate monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions required - Log monthly and quarterly performance through comparison of actuals versus expectations and enable business partners to handle their resources - Amass and examine forecasting reports
- Admirable presentation skills - Skillfulness in simplifying complex problems and building solutions - 3+ years' experience with advanced financial analysis, planning and budget controls required - Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel - Professionally trained in financial reporting tools - Bachelor's Degree in Finance, MBA preferred For consideration, please email your resume in WORD format to James.Setteducato@roberthalf.com.
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