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Financial Analyst

Company: Robert Half
Location: Plano
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Ref ID: 04757582Classification: Financial AnalystCompensation: DOEIf you want to work at a fast-growing company and consider yourself an outstanding candidate, you might be right for Robert Half Finance's new Financial Analyst position. 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. 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. As the Financial Analyst, your main duties 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. On top of your primary responsibilities, you will also 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 Plano, Texas, this Financial Analyst role is a full-time employment opportunity.What you get to do every day- Track monthly and quarterly performance through comparison of actuals versus expectations and enable business partners to handle their resources- Execute and monitor forecasting reports- The ideal candidate should be a highly flexible individual who is comfortable with large amounts of information and adept at managing expectations- Drive Area/Segment-level Bookings on a weekly, quarterly and annual basis, as well as P& L forecasting- Analyze performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities- Lead monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and if any actions are required- Understand and be able to explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending- Ensure plans are properly executed by working with cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations- Provide valuable foresight and decision support through effective Business Intelligence (BI)- Work with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process- 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 prioritizationPlease refer to Job Order 04757582Job Requirements:- 2+ 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)- Experience with financial data management processes & systems, e.g. Oracle/Hyperion/SAP Business Objects/SFDC/Tableau- 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)- Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations- Strong problem solving and analytical skills- Spreadsheet and ERP system experience preferred- Series 65 experience- University Degree experience- Comprehensive knowledge of financial planning- Proficiency in Series 63 Licenses- BA/BS degree in finance or a related field- Financial planning & analysis (go-to-market experience ideal)- Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writingRobert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs. When you work with us, you're working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE's "Most Admired Companies" every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes' annual ranking of America's Best Professional Recruiting Firms. Questions? Call your local office at 1.. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. -- 2020 Robert Half Finance & Accounting. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use ( ).

Keywords: Robert Half, Plano , Financial Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Plano, Texas

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