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Robert Half Real Estate Fund Accounting Manager 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 hiring outstanding candidates for a fast-growing company's Financial Analyst position. In this Financial Analyst role, you will conduct financial modeling on a range of financial products and measure, analyze, and forecast performance in conjunction with operating plans. Additionally, you will be responsible for preparing reports for management and advising management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives. You will be a part of a dynamic team being a key business partner in areas such as forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management. The Financial Analyst role will consist of 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. In this position, you will also be expected to follow your main responsibilities with 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 Chicago, Illinois.

Responsibilities:

  • Possess the know-how and be able to explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending

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

  • Enable effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide forward-looking insight and decision support

  • Track monthly and quarterly performance through comparison of actuals versus expectations and enable business partners to handle their resources

  • An ideal candidate should be highly flexible, comfortable with large amounts of information, and adept at managing expectations

  • Survey performance to date and assess potential opportunities and risks

  • Compose and oversee forecasting reports

  • Support weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment-level Bookings and P& L forecasting

  • 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

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

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

    Requirements

Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations

  • Skilled in Spreadsheet and ERP system

  • BA/BS degree in finance or a related field

  • Familiarity with Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required

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

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, and listening)

  • 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)

  • Creative problem solver who anticipates risks and opportunities and maintains a vision for continuous improvement

  • Microsoft Excel experience desired

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

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