Financial Analyst

Recruiter
Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location
Katy
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Aug 2019
Closes
27 Aug 2019
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Ref ID: 04058836

Classification: Financial Analyst

Compensation: $70000.00 to $85000.00 yearly

Please send your resume to Pamela Bell at [Click Here to Email Your Resum?] for consideration.

Robert Half Finance is seeking outstanding candidates for a Financial Analyst position at a fast–growing Retail company. In this Financial Analyst position, you will conduct financial modeling on various financial products as well as measure, analyze, and forecast performance in conjunction with operating plans. In addition to preparing reports for management, you will help advise management on the distribution of resources to best complete 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. In this Financial Analyst position, your duties will aim to support world class strategic and financial planning methods, build long–range operating plans to support business imperatives and develop rolling forecast processes to ensure resources every quarter are consumed at maximum effectiveness. Additionally, 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 Katy, Texas, this Financial Analyst role is a full–time employment opportunity.

Key responsibilities

– Explain and understand internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending

– 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 with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process

– Enable effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide forward–looking insight and decision support

– Track monthly and quarterly performance through comparison of actuals versus expectations and enable business partners to handle their resources

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

– Execute and monitor forecasting reports

– Analyze performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities

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

– Work closely with cross functional partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans

– Endorse weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment–level Bookings as well as P&L forecasting
– Ability to simplify complex problems and build solutions

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

– 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)

– 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)

– Experience with forecasting & modeling

– Proven knowledge of Actual Variance Analysis

– Foundational knowledge in forecasting

– Solid understanding of KPI Reporting

– Well–founded grasp of Monthly Variance Analysis

– Budget forecasting experience

– Proficiency in budgeting

– BA/BS degree in finance or a related field

– Financial planning & analysis (go–to–market experience preferable)

– Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools experience a plus

– Qualified in Spreadsheet and ERP system

– Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Please send your resume to Pamela Bell at [Click Here to Email Your Resum?] for consideration.

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