Robert Half Corporate Finance Analyst in Houston, Texas
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Robert Half is hiring outstanding candidates for a fast-growing company's 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. Additional duties include advising management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives and preparing reports for management. You will focus on areas like forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management as a business partner on this dynamic team. 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. Along with your main responsibilities, you will 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 Houston, Texas.
Your responsibilities in this role
Develop monthly reports to business partners on financial results and if any actions are required
Work with the Accounting team on monthly and quarterly financial close processes
Enable successful Business Intelligence (BI) to deliver valuable foresight and decision support
Survey performance to date and assess potential opportunities and risks
Track monthly and quarterly performance through comparison of actuals versus expectations and enable business partners to handle their resources
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
Compile and supervise forecasting reports
Support weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment-level Bookings and P& L forecasting
Explain and understand internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending
Work alongside cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations to see the proper execution of plans
The ideal candidate should be a highly flexible individual who is comfortable with large amounts of information and adept at managing expectations
Requirements - Excellent oral and written communication skills
Background in problem solving through statistical analysis or with large data sets highly valued (such as in derivatives, structured finance, or business analytics or in a similarly demanding and analytical role)
Financial planning & analysis (go-to-market experience favored)
Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools experience a plus
BA/BS degree in finance or a related field
Spreadsheet and ERP system experience preferred
Investment financial analysis experience
Financial analysis experience
Complex Financial Analysis experience required
Solid understanding of Ad Hoc Financial Analysis
1+ years of 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)
Ability to simplify complex problems and build solutions
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