Robert Half Sr. Financial Analyst in Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Robert Half is currently recruiting a Senior Financial Analyst for a Chattanooga client. The Senior Financial Analyst will supervise the establishment of 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. Put into effect and cultivate data-driven planning processes and improve upon monthly and quarterly reporting. This Senior Financial Analyst role will give you the opportunity to become an integral part of the team, which will allow strategic input to the senior leadership of the company. 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 present variance analysis of bookings, revenues and expenses, clearly explaining the business reasons for variances and adjusting the outlook models to reflect operational adjustments. This permanent employment opportunity is based in the Chattanooga, Tennessee area.
How you will make an impact
Cooperate closely with cross functional partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans
Provide effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide forward-looking insight and decision support
Keep tabs on monthly and quarterly performance through comparison of actuals versus expectations and enable business partners to handle their resources
Evaluate performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities
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
Amass and examine forecasting reports
Demonstrate monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions required
Manage weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment-level Bookings and P& L forecasting
Cooperate with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process
Digest and enlighten internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending
Requirements - Bachelor's Degree in Finance, MBA preferred
Strong presentation skills
Talent for simplifying complex problems and building solutions
5+ years experience with advanced financial analysis, planning and budget controls required
- Previous workmanship with financial reporting tools
Knowledge of financial analysis
Cost analysis experience
Experience with Cost Control
Solid understanding of budget forecasting
Financial modeling experience
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