Robert Half Financial Analyst/Accountant in Houston, Texas
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If you have a finance and or accounting background and possess strong communication skills, you may qualify for this Financial Analyst role via Robert Half. If working at an innovative, growing logistics and transportation company sound appealing to you, you may want to check outt this job posting. Job 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. The Financial Analyst role is a permanent employment opportunity in the Houston, Texas. If you enjoy forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management, then you may want to join an innovative team as a key business partner.
What you get to do every day
Collaborate with cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations to ensure plans are executed properly
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, strategic resource allocation and prioritization, and event tracking and execution
Propel monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions necessary
Deliver valuable foresight and decision support by enabling effective Business Intelligence (BI)
Look over performance to date while assessing potential opportunities and risks
Drive P& L forecasting and Area/Segment-level Bookings on a weekly, quarterly and annual basis
Compile and monitor forecasting reports
Ensure business partners handle their resources by tracking monthly and quarterly performance through the comparison of actuals versus expectations
Work closely with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close processes
Possess the know-how and be able to explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending
An ideal candidate should be highly flexible, comfortable with large amounts of information, and adept at managing expectations
BA/BS degree in finance or a related field
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)
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Qualified in Spreadsheet and ERP system
Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
Sound written and verbal communication skills
Comprehensive knowledge of journal entries
Strong familiarity with Ad Hoc Analysis
Demonstrated knowledge of budgeting
Financial reporting experience preferred
Analysis experience required
Adeptness in Budget Processes
Budget management experience highly desired
3+ 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)
Financial planning & analysis (go-to-market experience ideal)
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