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Robert Half Financial Analyst in San Francisco, California

Description Robert Half is seeking skilled candidates for a Financial Analyst position at a thriving company in the Retail industry. Are you looking for work as a Financial Analyst? In this position, you would have the opportunity to become a key business partner in forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management. This person will conduct financial modeling on various financial products as well as measure, analyze and forecast performance in conjunction with operating plans. You will be expected to advise management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives and prepare reports for management. This Financial Analyst role is a short-term contract / temporary to hire employment opportunity and is located in the San Francisco, California, area.

How you will make an impact

  • Watch over annual performance by comparing actual results to their expectations

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

  • Operate with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process

  • Work with contacts in Accounting and Operations to support business plans

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

  • Analyze performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities

  • Flexible individual that feels comfortable operating under high expectations while dealing with a large amount of information- Assemble and overview forecasting reports

  • Work with senior executives on strategic 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

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

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

  • Understanding of Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required

  • Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, and listening)

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • BA/BS degree in finance or a related field

  • Spreadsheet and ERP system experience preferred

  • Financial planning & analysis (go-to-market experience preferable)

  • Monthly Accruals experience highly desired

  • Knowledge of forecasting & modeling

  • Month-end Journal Entries experience preferred

  • Adeptness in Monthly Forecasts

  • Budget forecasting experience

  • Strong familiarity with Month-end Financial

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Monthly Variance

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