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Robert Half International Financial Analyst in Alpharetta, Georgia

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FINANCIAL ANALYST - FP& A - 1+ YEARS EXPERIENCE - ACQUISITIVE, PRIVATE EQUITY BACKED COMPANY IN ALPHARETTA

If you want to work at a fast-growing company and consider yourself an outstanding candidate, you might be right for Robert Half Finance's new Financial Analyst position. This Financial Analyst position includes tasks like measuring, analyzing, and forecasting performance in conjunction with operating plans and conducting financial modeling on a variety of financial products. Additionally, you will be responsible for preparing reports for management and advising management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives. As a key business partner on a dynamic team, you will work in areas including forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management. The daily tasks of a Financial Analyst position includes 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. Additional aspects of this position include 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 is located in the Alpharetta, Georgia, and it is a full-time employment opportunity.

What you get to do every single day

  • Collaborate with senior executives on strategic deep dives through the development of 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

  • Support Area/Segment-level Bookings on a weekly, quarterly and annual basis, as well as P& L forecasting

  • The ideal candidate should be a highly flexible individual who is adept at managing expectations and comfortable with handling large amounts of information

  • Drive monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and if any actions are required

  • Understand and be able to explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending

  • 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 alongside cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations to ensure plans are properly executed

  • Work on monthly and quarterly financial close processes in collaboration with the Accounting team

  • Deliver valuable foresight and decision support by enabling effective Business Intelligence (BI)

  • Compose and oversee forecasting reports

    Requirements

  • BA/BS degree in finance or a related field

  • 1+ years experience in a Financial Analyst role, preferably focused on FP& A

  • Exposure to Financial Modeling highly preferred

  • Demonstrated mastery of Excel required

  • Experience with Hyperion, Adaptive Planning or other financial planning software highly desired

  • 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

  • Creative problem solver who anticipates risks and opportunities and maintains a vision for continuous improvement

  • Practical knowledge 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)

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

If you are interested in joining a global company in the SaaS space, then please submit your resume to Kristen Stough today. My client is looking to hire quickly, so don't delay!

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