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Robert Half Financial Analyst - Entry Level in NORWALK, Connecticut

Description Are you looking for a new role to cultivate in your career? Robert Half has an opportunity for a professional seeking an entry-level role as a Financial Analyst in the Marketing/PR industry. Play a vital role in this entry-level Financial Analyst position, in which you will provide daily support to the accounting and finance departments as well as perform routine assignments and solve routine/standard problems with limited discretion. We are searching for an individual that is comfortable working with uncertainty and handling a sizable amount of information. If you are a solution-oriented critical thinker with a passion for analysis, this is the Financial Analyst opportunity for you! Offered on a long-term duration, this is a contract / temporary to hire position.

Responsibilities

  • Be a factor in ensuring adequate controls and procedures

  • Condense and peruse budgets and income statement forecasts

  • Be able to clarify to non-financial staff members complicated financial subjects in special projects

  • Be conductive in the production of monthly financial reporting and other business data

  • Reinforce the monitoring and maintaining internal accounting controls to ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley requirements

  • Collaborate on annual budgeting process

  • Previous experience in assisting internal and external auditors during financial and operational audits

  • Assist in various aspects of the monthly/quarterly/annual close process (i.e. journal entries, account reconciliations, expense analysis, and trend analysis, variance analysis)

  • Investigate concluding results at the corporate and division levels

  • Check and query a generous amounts of data

  • Devise unique alternatives and solutions to reduce costs and elevate financial performance of a company Requirements - Less than one year of experience is acceptable

  • Skills in problem solving through statistical analysis or with large data sets highly desired (such as in derivatives, structured finance, or business analytics or in a similarly demanding and analytical role)

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Excel Formulas

  • Command of Microsoft Excel

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Capable of working independently with minimal oversight

  • BA/BS degree in finance or a related field

    • Knowledgeable computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software, as well as databases and customer database systems

If you have the right work experience and have immediate availability we want to hear from you!

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