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Robert Half International Financial Analyst in Santa Barbara, California

Description This Financial Analyst role via Robert Half Finance may be a great fit for candidates with excellent communication skills and prior experience in finance. If working at an innovative, growing Agriculture company sound appealing to you, you may want to check outt this job posting. Duties include conducting financial modeling on various financial products as well as measuring, analyzing, and forecasting performance in conjunction with operating plans, advising management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives, and preparing reports for management. The Financial Analyst role is a full-time employment opportunity in the Santa Barbara, California. If forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management are your strong suits, join an innovative team as a key business partner.

What you get to do every day

  • Possess the know-how and be able to explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending

  • Develop monthly reports to business partners on financial results and if any actions are required

  • Track of monthly and quarterly performance by comparing actuals versus expectations to ensure business partners handle their resources r

  • Work on monthly and quarterly financial close processes in collaboration with the Accounting team

  • Survey performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities

  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations to ensure plans are executed properly

  • Complete and direct forecasting reports

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

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

  • Work alongside senior executives on strategic deep dives to create 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

  • The ideal candidate should be a highly flexible individual who is adept at managing expectations and comfortable with handling large amounts of information Requirements - Financial planning & analysis (go-to-market experience preferable)

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

  • Understanding of Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required

  • Excellent verbal, written, and social communication skills

  • 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

  • Familiar with Spreadsheet and ERP system

  • Practical knowledge 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)

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Foundational knowledge in Analyze Trends

  • Proficiency in financial analysis

  • Experience with forecasting & modeling

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Navision

  • Account analysis experience preferred

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