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Financial Analyst

Company: Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Description Robert Half is seeking a candidate with a thorough understanding of finance and strong communication skills for a Financial Analyst role. Are you looking to work at a progressive company with a growing team? Tasks include conducting financial modeling on various financial products as well as measuring, analyzing, and forecasting performance in conjunction with operating plans, advising management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives, and preparing reports for management. This Financial Analyst role, which is a permanent employment opportunity, is located in the Minnetonka, Minnesota. Are forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management your strengths? Join a progressive team as a key business partner.
Your responsibilities
- Look over performance to date while assessing potential opportunities and risks
- Keep tabs on monthly and quarterly performance through the comparison of actuals versus expectations, ensuring that business partners handle their resources
- Produce and monitor forecasting reports
- Develop monthly reports to business partners on financial results and if any actions are required
- Work on monthly and quarterly financial close processes in collaboration with the Accounting team
- Ensure plans are properly executed by working with cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations
- Possess the know-how and be able to explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending
- Enable successful Business Intelligence (BI) to deliver valuable foresight and decision support
- Work alongside senior executives on strategic deep dives to create financial models and insights on topics such as: Retention forecasts, event tracking and execution, Campaign Planning & Tracking, return on investment of strategic investments, and strategic resource allocation, and prioritization
- The ideal candidate should be a highly flexible individual who is comfortable with large amounts of information and adept at managing expectations
- Support Area/Segment-level Bookings on a weekly, quarterly and annual basis, as well as P& L forecasting Requirements - Less than one year of experience preferred
- 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)
- Spreadsheet and ERP system experience preferred
- Financial planning & analysis (go-to-market experience preferred)
- 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
- Demonstrated ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
- Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills highly desired
- Active problem-solver who listens for customer cues and actively resolves problems with grace and integrity
- Proficiency in budget forecasting
- Financial modeling experience preferred
- Solid understanding of KPI Reporting
- Analyze Financial Statements experience required
Robert Half is the world's first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.
Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.
Questions? Call your local office at 1.. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit for more information.
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Keywords: Robert Half Finance & Accounting, Minnetonka , Financial Analyst, Professions , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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