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Robert Half Financial Analyst II (Contract Talent) in SAN RAMON, California


Financial Analyst II (Contract Talent)




As a Financial Analyst II your specific responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in designing the budget model to facilitate collection of field budgets, yearly expenses and capital budgets from the Field and Corporate Services departments.

  • Assist with the testing, loading and balancing the budget models prior to releasing them to the Field and the Corporate Service departments.

  • Assist with developing, documenting and administering the training for the overall yearly process and the use of Budget Tools and Models to the Field and Corporate Services departments.

  • Provide relevant information to the Field and Corporate Service departments to ensure that they have a proper understanding of their expenses.

  • Review and analyze the budgets submitted by the departments for accuracy and reasonableness.

  • Provide the budget materials in specified formats to the senior management for the budget review meetings.

  • Provide monthly and year-to-date actual to budget data analysis for senior managers and Corporate Service departments.

  • Assist the departments in accurately recording the expenses through accruals and adjustments by providing them information and identifying and resolving issues (e.g. vendor billing issues).

  • Develop standard bill and cost rates for consulting entity (including North America and International).

  • Develop annual standard burden rates and transfer pricing rates for Staffing entities.

  • Identify, research, and explain variance drivers in standard cost and standard burden rates.

  • Collaborate with business partners to develop thorough understanding of cost components and develop improved methodologies to accurately project cost.

  • Perform contribution margin and gross margin analysis on impact of cost structure changes.

  • Prepare and ensure timely and accurate distribution of semi-monthly management reports such as the KPI (Key Performance Indicators), revenue reporting and DSO (Daily Sales Outstanding).

  • Identify and research unusual variances utilizing information systems and/or collaborate with business partners.

  • Reconcile variances between reporting and GL.

  • Investigate and follow-up on questions initiated by the field (US and IZ).

  • Identify opportunities to streamline current processes and leverage information systems to research and build reports.

  • Collaborate with the Sr. Accounting Analyst & Managers in developing the annual or semi-annual reserve rate analysis.

  • Analyze the impact of statutory or procedural changes on reserves and standard burden rates.

  • Gather, interpret, and evaluate financial information.

  • Manage assigned month-end close responsibilities, ensuring completeness of accruals/reserves and booking journal entries.

  • Research unusual trends and provide variance explanations.

  • Reconcile reporting variances to G/L.

  • Assist with quarterly audit requests/questions.

  • Support the team in SOX review.

  • Perform adhoc analysis as needed and present the findings to the senior management.

  • Identify opportunities for automation and process improvement, manage and participate in new system implementations/upgrades, including development of business requirements and validations and testing of solutions.


  • BS in Accounting or Finance or equivalent experience.

  • 5+ years’ of business/accounting/financial analysis experience. Experience with different financial analysis and/or financial reporting formats.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, advance skills in Excel.

  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft, Hyperion Essbase, Interactive Reporting (Brio), and/or Access would be a plus.

  • A self-motivated person with strong analytic and communication skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and responsibilities.

  • Ability to grasp new concepts quickly.

  • Possess strong customer service orientation.

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