Robert Half International Financial Analyst in Portland, Oregon
Dawoud Kazimee with Robert Half Finance & Accounting is recruiting for a Financial Analyst to join an exciting manufacturing company!
This Financial Analyst role via Robert Half Finance may be a great fit for candidates with excellent communication skills and prior experience in finance. Does working for a compelling firm with an expanding team interests you? This job consists of conducting financial modeling on various financial products as well as measuring, analyzing, and forecasting performance in conjunction with operating plans, advising management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives, and preparing reports for management. This Financial Analyst role is located in the Newberg, Oregon, and it is a full-time employment opportunity. Join an innovative team as a key business partner in this excellent opportunity. Ideal candidate must be proficient in forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management.
How you will make an impact
Work alongside senior executives on strategic deep dives to create financial models and insights on topics such as: Retention forecasts, event tracking and execution, Campaign Planning & Tracking, return on investment of strategic investments, and strategic resource allocation, and prioritization
Recognize potential risks and opportunities while analyzing performance to date
Enable successful Business Intelligence (BI) to deliver valuable foresight and decision support
Work alongside cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations to see the proper execution of plans
The ideal candidate should be a highly flexible individual who is adept at managing expectations and comfortable with handling large amounts of information
Work on monthly and quarterly financial close processes in collaboration with the Accounting team
Drive monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions required
Support weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment-level Bookings and P&L forecasting
Ensure business partners handle their resources by tracking monthly and quarterly performance through the comparison of actuals versus expectations
Produce and monitor forecasting reports
Understand and explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending
BA/BS degree in finance or a related field
Proficiency with Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
Excel VBA experience
Excel Formulas experience preferred
Strong communication and social skills
Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
Firm understanding of 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)
Ability to recognize, evaluate, and resolve problems effectively
Financial planning & analysis (go-to-market experience preferential)
Spreadsheet and ERP system experience preferred
2+ years of 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)
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Location: Portland, OR
Date Posted: October 22, 2020
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Reference: 03600-0011577466
Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance