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Robert Half Financial Analyst in ROLLING MEADOWS, Illinois

Description If you're a Financial Analyst with effective communication skills, this position is right for you. Do you enjoy working as part of a team? If you're looking for Financial Analyst work, this thriving Insurance - Casualty company is seeking skilled candidates through Robert Half. Duties will consist of financial modeling on various financial products as well as measure, analyze, and forecast performance in conjunction with operating plans. You will also be required to advise management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives and prepare reports for management. In this position, the candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with team members in areas such as forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management. If this excites you, contact Robert Half today! This Financial Analyst role is located in the Rolling Meadows, Illinois, and it is a permanent employment opportunity.

Key responsibilities

  • Endorse weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment-level Bookings as well as P& L forecasting

  • Work closely with cross functional partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans

  • Ensure business partners handle their resources by tracking monthly and quarterly performance through the comparison of actuals versus expectations

  • Work closely with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close processes

  • Drive monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and if any actions are required

  • Present and monitor forecasting reports

  • Collaborate with senior executives on strategic deep dives on creating 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

  • Deliver valuable foresight and decision support by enabling effective Business Intelligence (BI)

  • The ideal candidate should be a highly flexible individual who is adept at managing expectations and comfortable with handling large amounts of information

  • Recognize potential risks and opportunities while analyzing performance to date

  • Understand and be able to explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending Requirements - Financial planning & analysis (go-to-market experience preferential)

  • Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Spreadsheet and ERP system experience is ideal, but not required

  • 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)

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • 1+ 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)

  • BA/BS degree in finance or a related field

  • Proficiency with Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required

  • Solid understanding of financial analysis

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