Robert Half International Financial Analyst in Lexington, Kentucky
SPS Accountemps is looking for Financial Analysts to join a fast-growing company. In this position, you will conduct financial modeling on various financial products as well as measure, analyze and forecast performance in conjunction with operating plans. Additional duties include be responsible for advising management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives and preparing reports for management. You will be a part of a dynamic team being a key business partner in areas such as forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management. Role Responsibilities We are seeking a Financial Analyst who can support world class strategic and financial planning methods, build long-range operating plans to support business imperatives, develop rolling forecast processes to ensure resources each and every quarter are consumed at maximum effectiveness. You will also help 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 the various planning cycles (annual planning, quarterly forecasts and monthly outlooks), and be the finance point person working a cross-functional team (Sales leadership, Business Operations, and Sales Operations) 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. ? Seeking a highly flexible individual comfortable with large amounts of information, and adept at managing expectations ? Supporting weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment level Bookings and P L forecasting ? Analyzing performance to date and assessing potential risks and opportunities ? Understanding and explaining internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending ? Learning and applying econometric and statistical methods to forecasting ? Enabling effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide forward-looking insight and decision support ? Provide analytical support during New Year readiness/Year End planning cycle ? Drive the strategy and business planning process ? Become embedded within the Marketing and Customer Success organizations. Establish trust and quickly understand the key drivers of the business, economic trends and core metrics ? 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, event tracking and execution, strategic resource allocation and prioritization ? Work closely with cross-functional partners in Accounting, Recruiting, People and Operations to execute against plans ? Track monthly and quarterly performance through comparison of actuals versus expectations and enable business partners to handle their resources in the best way possible ? Drive monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions required ? Work with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process
Qualifications ? BA/BS degree from a top-tier university with strong academic performance ? 2-5 years of experience in a highly quantitative role ? 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) ? Strong Communication and Interpersonal skills ? Ability to simplify complex problems and build solutions ? Strong Microsoft Excel and computer skills (prior experience programming a big plus) ? Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds Desired Skills ? High Degree of proficiency in Excel ? Financial planning analysis (go-to-market experience preferable) or experience at a top investment bank also desirable ? Strong interest in data analysis, econometric modelling and statistical analysis ? Experience in Oracle/Hyperion/SAP Business Objects/SFDC/Tableau
Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.
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