Robert Half International Financial Analyst in Conway, Arkansas
Robert Half Finance may have a great employment opportunity for a Financial Analyst that is highly qualified in finance and top-notch communication skills. Interested in joining an exciting company and growing team? Duties include conducting financial modeling on various financial products as well as measuring, analyzing, and forecasting performance in conjunction with operating plans, advising management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives, and preparing reports for management. This Financial Analyst role is located in the Conway, Arkansas, and it is a full-time employment opportunity. A dynamic team has an opening for a business partner skilled in forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management to join their ranks.
What you get to do every day
Work with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process
Keep track of monthly and quarterly performance by comparing actuals versus expectations and enabling business partners to handle their resources
Support Area/Segment-level Bookings on a weekly, quarterly and annual basis, as well as P&L forecasting
Present and monitor forecasting reports
Develop monthly reports to business partners on financial results and if any actions are required
An ideal candidate should be highly flexible, comfortable with large amounts of information, and adept at managing expectations
Work closely with cross functional partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans
Survey performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities
Deliver effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide valuable foresight and decision support
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
Possess the know-how and be able to explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending
Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well
Proficiency with Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required
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)
Spreadsheet and ERP system experience preferred
Financial analysis experience
Cost accounting experience preferred
Practical knowledge of Asset Inventory
Quality experience with cost analysis
Well-founded grasp of fixed assets
General familiarity with CapEx
Proven knowledge of Fixed Asset Accounting
Earlier work involving Month-end Close Activities
Foundational knowledge in Manufacturing Cost Accounting
Good understanding of Month-end Journal Entries
Deep understanding of cost accounting
Manufacturing Cost Accounting experience desired
Previous experience working with bank reconciliations
Wide ranging experience with month end closings
BA/BS degree in finance or a related field
Financial planning & analysis (go-to-market experience preferred)
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)
Critical thinking, problem solving, ability to work independently
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Location: Conway, AR
Date Posted: September 15, 2020
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Reference: 03000-0011557069
Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance