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Financial Analyst at Robert Half

Financial Analyst

Robert Half Portland, OR Full-Time
DOE
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Ref ID: 03600-0012132205

Classification: Financial Analyst

Compensation: DOE

Peter Danielson with Robert Half is hiring for a Financial Analyst position. 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. In addition to preparing reports for management, you will help advise management on the distribution of resources to best complete objectives. As a key business partner on a dynamic team, you will work in areas including forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management. As the Financial Analyst, you will be responsible for supporting 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 position include 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, which is located in the Portland, Oregon, is a permanent employment opportunity.


If interested and qualified please email peter.danielson@roberthalf.c0m


Your responsibilities in this role


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


- Work closely with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close processes


- Work alongside cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations to see the proper execution of plans


- Gather and oversee forecasting reports


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


- Work alongside senior executives on strategic deep dives to create financial models and insights on topics such as: Retention forecasts, event tracking and execution, Campaign Planning & Tracking, return on investment of strategic investments, and strategic resource allocation, and prioritization


- Look over performance to date while assessing potential opportunities and risks


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


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


- Track of monthly and quarterly performance by comparing actuals versus expectations to ensure business partners handle their resources r


- Support weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment-level Bookings and P& L forecasting

- BA/BS degree in finance or a related field


- Prior knowledge in Spreadsheet and ERP systems


- Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations


- 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)


- Proficiency in Microsoft Power BI


- Experience with financial analysis


- Budget forecasting experience desired


- Expertise in budgeting


- Proven knowledge of Monthly Variance Analysis


- Foundational knowledge in Ad Hoc Reporting


- Financial planning & analysis (go-to-market experience favored)


- Eager problem-solver who listens for customer cues and actively resolves problems with grace and integrity


- 2+ years of experience with aforementioned skills


- Sound written and verbal communication skills


- Skill with Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required



Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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