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Robert Half Financial Analyst in HOWELL, Michigan

Description This Financial Analyst role via Robert Half may be a great fit for candidates with excellent communication skills and prior experience in finance. Candidates seeking employment at a progressive Chemicals Manufacturing company with a growing team, may want to check out this opportunity. Daily functions 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. Located in the Howell, Michigan, this Financial Analyst role is a permanent employment opportunity. Are forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management your strengths? Join a progressive team as a key business partner.


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

  • Produce and monitor forecasting reports

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

  • Survey performance to date and assess potential opportunities and risks

  • Collaborate with senior executives on strategic deep dives through the development of 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

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

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

  • Ensure business partners handle their resources by tracking monthly and quarterly performance through the comparison of actuals versus expectations

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

  • Work alongside cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations to see the proper execution of plans

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

  • 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 recognize, evaluate, and resolve problems effectively

  • BA/BS degree or higher in finance or a related field

  • Proven knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • International Accounting Standards (IAS) experience

  • Foundational knowledge in currency conversion

  • Experience with Hyperion Financial Management

  • International Accounting Standards (IAS) experience preferred

  • Well-founded grasp of sales analysis & reporting

  • IFRS Accounting experience desired

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

  • Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills

  • Skilled in Spreadsheet and ERP system

  • Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

  • 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)

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