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Financial Analyst

Company: Robert Half
Location: Lowell
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Job Description:

Ref ID: 02763847Classification: Financial AnalystCompensation: $90000.00 to $110000.00 yearlyRobert Half Finance is working with a fast-growing detail oriented Services company to full-time an outstanding Financial Analyst. In this Financial Analyst position, you will be tasked with measuring, analyzing, and forecasting performance in conjunction with operating plans and conducting financial modeling on a wide range of financial products. Additionally, you will be responsible for preparing reports for management and advising management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives. You will be a part of a dynamic team being a key business partner in areas such as forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management. The Financial Analyst role will consist of 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. On top of your primary responsibilities, you will also assist with 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. The Financial Analyst role is a full-time employment opportunity in the Westborough, Massachusetts.Your responsibilities in this role- An ideal candidate should be highly flexible, comfortable with large amounts of information, and adept at managing expectations- Deliver effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide valuable foresight and decision support- Collaborate with senior executives on strategic deep dives through the development of 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 alongside cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations to ensure plans are properly executed- Survey performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities- Work on monthly and quarterly financial close processes in collaboration with the Accounting team- Propel monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions necessary- Possess the know-how and be able to explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending- Drive Area/Segment-level Bookings on a weekly, quarterly and annual basis, as well as P& L forecasting- Keep track of monthly and quarterly performance by comparing actuals versus expectations and enabling business partners to handle their resources- Complete and direct forecasting reportsJob 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)- General familiarity with Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing (BI DW)- Management reporting experience- Database development experience- Solid understanding of budgeting- Financial analysis experience- Budget forecasting experience preferred- Demonstrated knowledge of data processing- Practical knowledge of Business Intelligence Technologies- Adeptness in SAP Manufacturing- 3+ 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)- Excellent verbal, written, and social skills- Strong problem solving and analytical skills- Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations- Prior knowledge in Spreadsheet and ERP system- Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools experience a plus- Financial planning & analysis (go-to-market experience preferable)- BA/BS degree in finance or a related fieldRobert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs. When you work with us, you're working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE's "Most Admired Companies" every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes' annual ranking of America's Best Professional Recruiting Firms. Questions? Call your local office at 1.. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. -- 2020 Robert Half Finance & Accounting. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use ( ).

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