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Robert Half Sr. Financial Analyst in Jersey City, New Jersey

Description There is an imperative need for a Senior Financial Analyst in the Jersey City, New Jersey area by a client of Robert Half. Candidates that have experienced in coordinating various planning cycles (annual planning, quarterly forecasts and monthly outlooks), while providing strategic analyses and recommendations, will be better suited for this role. You will supply revenues and expenses, variance analysis of bookings, clearly explaining the business reasons for variances and adjusting the outlook models to reflect operational adjustments. In this Senior Financial Analyst role, you will develop rolling forecast processes to ensure resources are leveraged with maximum effectiveness, drive world class strategic and financial planning methods, and build long-range operating plans to support business initiatives. You will play an integral role in planning processes and improving upon monthly and quarterly reporting as the Senior Financial Analyst. Make an impact in this pivotal Senior Financial Analyst position with a company that allows you access to senior leadership with strategic input. Please apply right away! This is a permanent opportunity.

Your responsibilities

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

  • Collect and observe forecasting reports

  • Decipher and resolve internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending

  • Cooperate closely with cross functional partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans

  • Log monthly and quarterly performance through comparison of actuals versus expectations and enable business partners to handle their resources

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

  • Merge 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

  • Determine performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities

  • Conduct weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment-level Bookings and P& L forecasting

  • Provide assistance to Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process Requirements

  • Annual Budget experience

  • Knowledge of cost analysis

  • Budget forecasting experience preferred

  • Deep understanding of Spend Analysis

    • Strong presentation skills

    • Expertise in simplifying complex problems and building solutions

  • 5+ years' experience with advanced financial analysis, planning and budget controls required

    • Professionally trained in financial reporting tools
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, MBA preferred

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