Robert Half Budget Analyst in Chicago, Illinois
Robert Half is seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented financial associate to join our finance team. Knowledge of financial planning and analysis, corporate finance, and general accounting, as well as a strong work ethic, are required. You will be responsible for the day-to-day tasks in our finance department and play an integral role in supporting business development initiatives and monitoring financial performance across the company.
Interact with various project managers on the development, updating and management of individual project budgets
Build and maintain detailed, dynamic financial models to help drive growth and inform monthly, quarterly, and annual forecasting and budgeting
Work with accounting staff to prepare financial statements and reports monthly, quarterly, and annually
Tracking and monitoring company performance as well as individual project budgets
Ability to identify and evaluate performance trends and prepare recommendations accordingly
Prepare company financial forecasts, including monthly and annual, reports as required
Independently prioritize daily tasks and responsibilities
Assist in government contract reporting and proposal preparation
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field required
2 - 4 years' experience in a financial role which may include role(s) in FP& A, treasury, or corporate banking.
Knowledgeable in basic accounting and corporate finance (valuation, cost of capital, financial analysis, and modeling)
Computer knowledge and experience using Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Google Workspace and QuickBooks Online
Analytical tools SQL and Python considered a plus
Comfortable with ambiguity, asking questions, and teamwork
Impeccable organizational/time management skills and attention to detail
Excellent communicator, both spoken and written
Thrives working both independently (a self-starter) and collaboratively
Dependable, responsible, and respectful
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.
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