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Robert Half International Sr. Financial Analyst in DES MOINES, Iowa

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Robert Half Finance and Accounting is currently trying to staff a critical need for a Senior Financial Analyst for one of their clients in the the Des Moines, Iowa area. To succeed in this role, you must have a successful track record of providing strategic analyses and recommendations as you will be directly involved in the coordination of various planning cycles (annual planning, quarterly forecasts and monthly outlooks). You will ensure variance analysis of bookings, revenues and expenses, clearly explaining the business reasons for variances and adjusting the outlook models to reflect operational adjustments. The main tasks of this Senior Financial Analyst position will be driving world class strategic and financial planning methods, developing rolling forecast processes to ensure resources are leveraged with maximum effectiveness, and building long-range operating plans to support business initiatives. Put into effect and cultivate data-driven planning processes and improve upon monthly and quarterly reporting. If you're a Senior Financial Analyst seeking a pivotal role, which will allow strategic input to the senior leadership of the company, this position is for you! Don't wait - submit an application today! This is a full-time opportunity.

What you get to do every single day

  • Interpret performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities

  • Work in partnership 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 prioritization

  • Authorize effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide forward-looking insight and decision support

  • Produce monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions required

  • Comprehend and clarify internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending

  • Follow monthly and quarterly performance through comparison of actuals versus expectations and enable business partners to handle their resources

  • Assemble and watch forecasting reports

  • Join forces with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process

  • In this role, you will be in close partnership with cross functional partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans

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

Requirements

  • Experienced with financial reporting tools

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, MBA preferred

  • 3+ years' experience with advanced financial analysis, planning and budget controls required

  • Ingenuity to simplify complex problems and build solutions

  • Complex Financial Analysis experience

  • Solid understanding of financial analysis

  • GAAP (STAT) experience

  • Exceptional presentation skills

Robert 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 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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Salary: $80,000.00 - $90,000.00 / Yearly

Location: DES MOINES, IA

Date Posted: January 12, 2021

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 01500-0011667533

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance

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