Robert Half International Financial Analyst in Des Moines, Iowa

Accountemps has a Financial Analyst opportunity with a fast-growing company in the Mortgage Companies industry, for devoted candidates. 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. You will be charged with advising management on the allocation of resources to accomplish objectives in a timely manner and preparing reports for management. As part of a dynamic team, you will be a key business partner in areas including forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management. This Financial Analyst role, which is a long term temporary-to-fulltime employment opportunity, is based in the West Des Moines, Iowa, area. We seek a candidate with a strong work ethic and a demonstrated competency in financial analysis.

Responsibilities: ? 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 ? Understand and communicate internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending ? Lead monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions required ? Work closely with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process ? Enable effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide forward-looking insight and decision support ? Maintain weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment level Bookings and P L forecasting ? Work closely with cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans ? Analyze annual performance by comparing actual results to their expectations and supply information to business partners to inform decision making ? Flexible individual comfortable with large amounts of information and adept at managing expectations ? Research performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities ? Produce and monitor forecasting reports

Requirements: ? Spreadsheet and ERP system experience preferred ? Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools experience a plus ? Strong problem solving and analytical skills ? Background in financial analysis and planning ? Strong familiarity with MS Outlook ? Foundational knowledge in Microsoft Excel ? Command of mortgage processing ? Mortgages experience desired ? Microsoft Word experience highly desired ? Adeptness in billing ? Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills ? BA/BS degree in finance or a related field ? Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations ? 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)

To apply, please email your resume to Renee Hawkins at renee.hawkins@roberthalf.com for consideration.

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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