Robert Half Financial Analyst in Brookston, Texas
Description Robert Half is looking for an outstanding Financial Analyst to join a fast-growing company. 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. As the Financial Analyst, you will be expected to successfully support world class strategic and financial planning methods, build long-range operating plans to support business imperatives and develop rolling forecast processes to ensure resources every quarter are consumed at maximum effectiveness. Additional aspects of this role consist of 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 permanent employment opportunity in the Brookston, Texas.
What you get to do every day
Deliver effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide valuable foresight and decision support
Survey performance to date and assess potential opportunities and risks
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
Have a thorough understanding of internal and external drivers and be able to explain how they are impacting performance and trending
Work alongside cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations to see the proper execution of plans
Compile and monitor forecasting reports
Keep tabs on monthly and quarterly performance through the comparison of actuals versus expectations, ensuring that business partners handle their resources
Work closely with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close processes
Drive P& L forecasting and Area/Segment-level Bookings on a weekly, quarterly and annual basis
The ideal candidate should be a highly flexible individual who is comfortable with large amounts of information and adept at managing expectations
Drive monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and if any actions are required Requirements - BA/BS degree in finance or a related field
Ability to simplify complex problems and build solutions
Spreadsheet and ERP system experience suggested
Financial analysis & planning (go-to-market experience preferable)
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)
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)
Microsoft Excel experience
Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
Sound written and verbal communication skills
Experience with financial data management processes & systems, e.g. Oracle/Hyperion/SAP Business Objects/SFDC/Tableau
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