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Robert Half Sr. Financial Analyst in Vernon, California

Description If you want to work at a fast-growing company and consider yourself an outstanding candidate, you might be right for Robert Half's new Financial Analyst position. This Financial Analyst position includes tasks like measuring, analyzing, and forecasting performance in conjunction with operating plans and conducting financial modeling on a variety of financial products. In addition to preparing reports for management, you will help advise management on the distribution of resources to best complete objectives. Forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management will be some of your focus areas as a business partner on this dynamic team. In this Financial Analyst position, you will be responsible for supporting world class strategic and financial planning methods, building long-range operating plans to support business imperatives and developing rolling forecast processes to ensure resources every quarter are consumed at maximum effectiveness. Additional aspects of this role consist of operationalizing and cultivating a more data-driven planning process and improved monthly and quarterly reporting. In this role, you will be directly involved in the coordination of various planning cycles (annual planning, quarterly forecasts and monthly outlooks), while providing strategic analyses and recommendations. You will provide variance analysis of bookings, revenues and expenses, clearly explaining the business reasons for variances and adjusting the outlook models to reflect operational adjustments. This Financial Analyst role is located in the Vernon, California, and it is a permanent employment opportunity.

What you get to do every single day

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

  • Recognize potential risks and opportunities while analyzing performance to date

  • Work alongside cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations to ensure plans are properly executed

  • The ideal candidate should be a highly flexible individual who is adept at managing expectations and comfortable with handling large amounts of information

  • Drive Area/Segment-level Bookings on a weekly, quarterly and annual basis, as well as P& L forecasting

  • Keep tabs on monthly and quarterly performance through the comparison of actuals versus expectations, ensuring that business partners handle their resources

  • Enable successful Business Intelligence (BI) to deliver valuable foresight and decision support

  • 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

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

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

  • Produce and monitor forecasting reports Requirements - Financial planning & analysis (go-to-market experience preferred)

  • BA/BS degree in finance or a related field

  • Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills

  • 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)

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • Experience with budget forecasting

  • Proficiency in Annual Physical Inventories

  • Knowledge of costing

  • Solid understanding of Annual Inventory

  • Skill with Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required

  • 5+ years of 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)

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

  • Spreadsheet and ERP system experience is a plus

  • Ability to recognize, evaluate, and resolve problems effectively

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