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Robert Half Lead Analyst/Accountant in Chicago, Illinois

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Exciting career-building opportunity at a rapidly growing firm located in Downtown Chicago!!

To apply to this role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m

Robert Half is looking for an extraordinary Financial Analyst to join a dynamic firm. In this Financial Analyst position, you will be tasked with measuring, analyzing, and forecasting performance in conjunction with operating plans and conducting financial modeling on a wide range of financial products. In addition to advising management on the assignment of resources to best complete objectives, you will prepare reports for management. You will focus on areas like forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management as a business partner on tis dynamic team. As the Financial Analyst, you will be responsible for 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. Other duties will 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. Located in the Chicago, Illinois, this Financial Analyst role is a permanent employment opportunity.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Keep tabs on monthly and quarterly performance through the comparison of actuals versus expectations, ensuring that business partners handle their resources

  • Analyze 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

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

  • 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

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

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

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

  • Compile and supervise forecasting reports

  • Ensure plans are properly executed by working with cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations

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

    Requirements

Requirements:

  • Ability to simplify complex problems and build solutions

  • Prior experience in Spreadsheet and ERP system

  • 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)

  • 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

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • BA/BS degree in finance or a related field

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Familiarity with Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required

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

To apply to this role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m

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