Robert Half Finance Manager in Oakland, California
A well-respected Robert Half client is seeking a Finance Manager to join the company for an interim opportunity. Join our team on a contract basis, where you will be responsible for providing the required financial information, analysis, and advice in order to make financially sound decisions, working closely with management in various business groups. In addition, the Finance Manager will be tasked with the responsibility of articulating the financial results at the end of each reporting period and for each planning cycle.
Institute and automate reports by leveraging financial systems and BI tools
Collaborate with business unit leaders for the completeness and accuracy of the material inputs to the company financial model and overall business strategy
Prepare executive-level management reporting, summarizing findings and recommendations
Enhance financial performance by improving forecasting and modelling accuracy, reporting results to executive leadership and key stakeholders, analyzing results and trends to create impactful insights, and developing operating and financial metrics- Establish strong partnerships with leaders across the organization
Put together detailed business unit projections and highlight risks and opportunities, and manage the preparation of relevant materials
Establish processes, improve close cycle times and reduce errors by coordinating with the accounting team
Manage all aspects of the annual/quarterly/monthly budget and reforecast processes
Requirements - Minimum of 4+ years of progressive experience in a FP& A capacity
2+ years of people development and leadership experience
Excellent MS Excel skills, including financial modeling and data analysis capabilities
Expert level knowledge of financial modeling and accounting implications
Strong communication (written and verbal) skills to interact clearly and effectively in a fast-changing environment
Previous experience with accounting systems and budgetary software
Bachelor or Business Administration degree with a specialization in Finance or Accounting
CPA designation or MBA preferred
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