Robert Half Finance & Accounting Financial Analyst in BIRMINGHAM, Alabama
Robert Half Finance is filling a Financial Analyst position for a fast-growing company, and is looking for outstanding candidates. In addition to measuring, analyzing, and forecasting performance in conjunction with operating plans, you will conduct financial modeling on a variety of financial products in this Financial Analyst role. Additional duties include advising management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives and preparing reports for management. You will be a part of a dynamic team being a key business partner in areas such as forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management. This Financial Analyst 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. In conjunction with your day-to-day tasks, you will 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. Located in the Birmingham, Alabama, this Financial Analyst role is a full-time employment opportunity. Responsibilities - The ideal candidate should be a highly flexible individual who is adept at managing expectations and comfortable with handling large amounts of information - Drive monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions required - Analyze performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities - Deliver valuable foresight and decision support by enabling effective Business Intelligence (BI) - Support weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment level Bookings and P L forecasting - 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 - Ensure business partners handle their resources by tracking monthly and quarterly performance through the comparison of actuals versus expectations - Understand and explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending - Work with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process - Ensure plans are properly executed by working with cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations - Gather and oversee forecasting reports
Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.
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Req ID: 00100-0010282668
Functional Role: Financial Analyst
Postal Code: 35217-1461
Compensation: $65,000.00 to $70,000.00 per year
Requirements: Financial analyst opportunity with large established company with growth to controller in 2-3+ years! Must have financial analysis experience preferably in manufacturing environment, SAP a plus! For more information please contact Emily.firstname.lastname@example.org