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Financial Analyst at Robert Half

Financial Analyst

Robert Half Chelmsford, MA Full-Time
DOE
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Ref ID: 03970-0012287030

Classification: Financial Analyst

Compensation: DOE

If you are looking for work as a Financial Analyst and are an outstanding candidate, Robert Half has an open position for you at a fast-growing High Tech - Electronics company. This Financial Analyst position includes tasks like measuring, analyzing, and forecasting performance in conjunction with operating plans and conducting financial modeling on a variety of financial products. In addition to advising management on the assignment of resources to best complete objectives, you will prepare reports for management. As a key business partner on a dynamic team, you will work in areas including forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management. In the Financial Analyst role, your primary areas of focus will include 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. 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 Chelmsford, Massachusetts, is a permanent employment opportunity.

Key responsibilities

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

- An ideal candidate should be highly flexible, comfortable with large amounts of information, and adept at managing expectations

- Recognize potential risks and opportunities while analyzing performance to date

- Enable successful Business Intelligence (BI) to deliver 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

- Gather and oversee forecasting reports

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

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

- 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 tabs on monthly and quarterly performance through the comparison of actuals versus expectations, ensuring that business partners handle their resources

- Candidates with Spreadsheet and ERP system experience will be prioritized

- Background in problem solving through statistical analysis or with large data sets highly valued (such as in derivatives, structured finance, or business analytics or in a similarly demanding and analytical role)

- 5+ 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)

- Understanding of Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required

- Background in financial analysis and planning

- Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

- Strong problem solving and analytical skills

- Demonstrated ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

- Comprehensive knowledge of financial analysis

- Expense Analysis experience

- Foundational knowledge in Expense Budget

- Budget forecasting experience

- Proven knowledge of auditing

- Deep understanding of Qlik

- BA/BS degree in finance or a related field

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.

Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity – even on the go. [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Financial Analyst and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

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