Financial Analyst

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Location
Employment Type
Full-Time
Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Experience
1 Year
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This position is for a Financial Analyst with effective communication skills. We're looking for someone who enjoys working as part of a team. Robert Half Finance is working with a thriving company to find a skilled Financial Analyst. The Financial Analyst will manage financial modeling on various financial products as well as measure, analyze, and forecast performance in conjunction with operating plans. Other daily assignments will include advising management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives and preparing reports for management. In this position, the candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with team members in areas such as forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management. If this excites you, contact Robert Half Finance today! This Financial Analyst role, which is located in the Amherst, New York, is a full-time employment opportunity.

Key responsibilities
• 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
• Enable successful Business Intelligence (BI) to deliver valuable foresight and decision support
• Support Area/Segment-level Bookings on a weekly, quarterly and annual basis, as well as P&L forecasting
• Produce and manage forecasting reports
• Flexible individuals comfortable with large amounts of information, and adept at managing expectations
• Develop monthly reports to business partners on financial results and if any actions are required
• Survey performance to date and assess potential opportunities and risks
• Have a thorough understanding of internal and external drivers and be able to explain how they are impacting performance and trending
• Collaborate with cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations to ensure plans are executed properly
• Work with the Accounting team on monthly and quarterly financial close processes
• Keep tabs on monthly and quarterly performance through the comparison of actuals versus expectations, ensuring that business partners handle their resources

Requirements

• Critical thinking, problem solving, ability to work independently
• Experience with financial data management processes & systems, e.g. Oracle/Hyperion/SAP Business Objects/SFDC/Tableau- Financial planning & analysis (go-to-market experience a plus)
• Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
• Firm understanding of 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)
• Skilled in Spreadsheet and ERP system
• Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing
• 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)
• Commission statements experience preferred
• Compensation analysis experience
• Sales analysis & reporting experience
• Experience with SAP
• Financial analysis experience required
• BA/BS degree in finance or a related field

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