Robert Half Financial Analyst in N Dallas, Texas
Robert Half is seeking an extraordinary Financial Analyst to join a Hospitality company. In this Financial Analyst position, you will conduct financial modeling on various financial products as well as measure, analyze, and forecast performance in conjunction with operating plans. Additionally, you will be responsible for preparing reports for management and advising management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives. You will be a part of a dynamic team being a key business partner in areas such as forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management. Your role as the Financial Analyst 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. Additional aspects of this position include 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. This Financial Analyst role, which is located in N Dallas, Texas, is a permanent employment opportunity.
What you get to do every single day
Understand and explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending
Provide valuable foresight and decision support through effective Business Intelligence (BI)
Keep track of monthly and quarterly performance by comparing actuals versus expectations and enabling business partners to handle their resources
Collaborate with the Accounting team on the monthly and quarterly financial close process
Lead monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and if any actions are required
Produce and manage forecasting reports
Survey performance to date and assess potential opportunities and risks
Support weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment-level Bookings and P& L forecasting
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, event tracking and execution, strategic resource allocation, and prioritization
An ideal candidate should be highly flexible, comfortable with large amounts of information, and adept at managing expectations
Requirements - Masters Degree (MSc/MA) in pref required
Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
Active problem-solver who listens for customer cues and actively resolves problems with grace and integrity
Proficiency in financial modeling
Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Financial planning experience preferred
Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills
Financial planning & analysis (go-to-market experience suggested)
Familiarity with Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required
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)
Spreadsheet and ERP system experience preferred
Practical knowledge 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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