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Robert Half Financial Analyst in BLUE SPRINGS, Missouri


This Financial Analyst role via Robert Half may be a great fit for candidates with excellent communication skills and prior experience in finance. An innovative company is seeking applicants to join their growing team. This job consists of 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 Blue Springs, Missouri. If you're experienced in forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management you may qualify for this key business partner role on an dynamic team. Please contact Audrey Jones at 913-451-1733 for further details regarding this Financial Analyst opportunity!

Key responsibilities

  • Gather and oversee forecasting reports

  • Keep track of monthly and quarterly performance by comparing actuals versus expectations and enabling business partners to handle their resources

  • Understand and explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending

  • Survey performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities

  • This position requires a flexible individual who is adept at managing expectations and comfortable with handling large amounts of information

  • Provide valuable foresight and decision support through effective Business Intelligence (BI)

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

  • Work with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process

  • 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

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

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

    Requirements - BA/BS degree in finance or a related field

  • Practical knowledge of JDE EnterpriseOne

  • Comprehensive knowledge of budget forecasting

  • Hyperion Enterprise experience highly preferred

  • Strong familiarity with Ad Hoc Financial Analysis

  • Monthly Variance Analysis experience preferred

  • Experience with Profitability Analysis

  • Adeptness in pricing analysis

  • Background working with Microsoft Excel

  • General familiarity with financial modeling

  • Knowledge of financial analysis

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Trend Analysis

  • Demonstrated ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

  • Firm understanding of 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 verbal, written, and social skills

  • Eager problem-solver who listens for customer cues and actively resolves problems with grace and integrity

  • Financial planning & analysis (go-to-market experience preferential)

  • 2+ years of 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)

  • Spreadsheet and ERP system experience suggested

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