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Robert Half Financial Analyst in Glendale, California

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If you want to work at a fast-growing company and consider yourself an outstanding candidate, you might be right for Robert Half's new Financial Analyst position. This Financial Analyst position includes tasks like measuring, analyzing, and forecasting performance in conjunction with operating plans and conducting financial modeling on a variety of financial products. Additionally, you will be responsible for preparing reports for management and advising management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives. Forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management will be some of your focus areas as a business partner on this dynamic team. In this Financial Analyst position, your duties will aim to support world class strategic and financial planning methods, build long-range operating plans to support business imperatives and develop rolling forecast processes to ensure resources every quarter are consumed at maximum effectiveness. On top of your primary responsibilities, you will also assist 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 Glendale, California.

What you get to do every single day

  • Assemble and review forecasting reports

  • Lead monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and if any actions are required

  • Collaborate with senior executives on strategic deep dives on creating financial models and insights on topics such as: Retention forecasts, event tracking and execution, Campaign Planning & Tracking, return on investment of strategic investments, and strategic resource allocation, and prioritization

  • Collaborate with the Accounting team on the monthly and quarterly financial close process

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

  • Survey performance to date and assess potential opportunities and risks

  • Track of monthly and quarterly performance by comparing actuals versus expectations to ensure business partners handle their resources r

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

  • The ideal candidate should be a highly flexible individual who is adept at managing expectations and comfortable with handling large amounts of information

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

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

For confidential consideration, please email your recruiter with Robert Half. If you're not currently working with anyone at Robert Half, please click "Apply" or call 310-719-1400 and ask for David Bizub. Please reference job order number 00460-0011894871.

Requirements - Firm understanding of 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)

  • BA/BS degree in finance or a related field

  • Spreadsheet and ERP system experience suggested

  • 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)

  • Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

  • Ability to simplify complex problems and build solutions

  • Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills

  • Familiarity with Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required

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

  • Proficiency in Annual Reports

  • Account reconciliation experience desired

  • Account Resolution experience preferred

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