Robert Half International Financial Analyst in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Financial Analysts who are skilled might want to apply to Accountemps's new job opening. Candidates who want to become a key partner in forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management will be interested in this opening for a Financial Analyst. If you're good at conducting financial modeling on various financial products, as well as measuring, analyzing and forecasting performance in conjunction with operating plans, you're a good fit for this position. On occasion, you will also advise management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives and prepare reports for management. This Financial Analyst role, which is a long term temporary employment opportunity, is based in the Saint Paul, Minnesota, area.

What you get to do every single day

  • Analyze performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities

  • Work next to senior executives on long-term 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

  • Understand and explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending

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

  • Analyze annual performance by comparing actual results to their expectations and supply information to business partners to inform decision making

  • Power monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions required

  • Support weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment level Bookings and P L forecasting

  • Compile and supervise forecasting reports

  • Oversee the monthly and quarterly financial close process by working with Accounting

  • Enable effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide forward-looking insight and decision support

  • Individual that enjoys a flexible work environment, experienced in handling vast amounts of information and managing expectations

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Financial reconciliation experience

  • Deep understanding of account reconciliation

  • Contracts experience

  • Billing experience preferred

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel

  • Prior experience in Spreadsheet and ERP system

  • BA/BS degree in finance or a related field

  • Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

  • Excellent verbal, written, and social skills

  • Financial planning analysis (go-to-market experience a plus)

  • 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)

  • Understanding of Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required

*Please note that all candidates are required to provide 2 recent supervisor or manager references in order to be considered for employment.

Please submit your resume to Jordan.Lynch@accountemps.com and call 651-293-3973 for review and consideration.

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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