Robert Half Financial Analyst in San Francisco, California
Description Robert Half is on the hunt for an earnest Financial Analyst to join an expanding company in the Retail industry. You will manage financial modeling on a range of financial products as well as measure, analyze, and forecast performance in conjunction with operating plans in this position. We will also rely on you for advising management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives and preparing reports for management. You will join a dynamic team as a key business partner in areas including forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management. This Financial Analyst role, which is a short-term contract / temporary to hire employment opportunity, is based in the San Francisco, California, area. We seek a candidate with a strong work ethic and a demonstrated competency in financial analysis.
How you will make an impact
Create effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide forward-looking insight and recommendation support
Execute and monitor forecasting reports
Authenticate routine Area/Segment-level Bookings and P& L forecasting
Own monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions required
Inspect performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities
Work next to cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans
Understand and communicate internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending
Work next to senior executives on long-term 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
Operate with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process
Adaptable individual experienced in analyzing large amounts of information and managing expectations
Analyze annual performance by comparing actual results to their expectations and supply information to business partners to inform decision making Requirements - Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
Financial analysis & planning (go-to-market experience preferable)
Spreadsheet and ERP system experience suggested
Skills in problem solving through statistical analysis or with large data sets highly desired (such as in derivatives, structured finance, or business analytics or in a similarly demanding and analytical role)
Budget forecasting experience
Demonstrated knowledge of Monthly Variance
Experience with Monthly Accruals
Forecasting & modeling experience required
Foundational knowledge in Month-end Journal Entries
Proficiency in Month-end Financial
Adeptness in Monthly Forecasts
Critical thinking, problem solving, ability to work independently
Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills
BA/BS degree in finance or a related field
Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools experience a plus
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