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Robert Half Sr. Financial Analyst in San Jose, California


Are you an experienced finance professional looking for a career transition? Gary Daum of Robert Half has an opening for a Senior Financial Analyst in the San Jose, California area with an immediate start date. You will operationalize and cultivate data-driven planning processes and improve upon monthly and quarterly reporting. The main tasks of this Senior Financial Analyst position will be driving world class strategic and financial planning methods, developing rolling forecast processes to ensure resources are leveraged with maximum effectiveness, and building long-range operating plans to support business initiatives. You will furnish variance analysis of bookings, revenues and expenses, clearly explaining the business reasons for variances and adjusting the outlook models to reflect operational adjustments. Interested candidates should have prior experience in coordinating various planning cycles (annual planning, quarterly forecasts and monthly outlooks), while providing strategic analyses and recommendations. Put your strategic ideas to the test in this pivotal Senior Financial Analyst role, which will allow strategic input to the senior leadership of the company. This is a permanent opportunity. Submit your application now and learn more about this exciting opportunity!

Major responsibilities

  • Create and track forecasting reports

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

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

  • Provide assistance to Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process

  • Follow monthly and quarterly performance through comparison of actuals versus expectations and enable business partners to handle their resources

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

  • Merge 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

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

  • Overview performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities

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

    Requirements - Exquisite presentation skills

  • Command of financial analysis

  • Comprehensive knowledge of financial planning

    • Deeply adept with financial reporting tools

    • Ability to simplify complex problems and build solutions

  • 5+ years experience with advanced financial analysis, planning and budget controls required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, MBA preferred

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