Robert Half International Financial Analyst in Richmond, Virginia

If you are an outstanding Financial Analyst, you might be right for the position Robert Half Finance is filling for a fast-growing company. In this Financial Analyst position, you will be tasked with measuring, analyzing, and forecasting performance in conjunction with operating plans and conducting financial modeling on a wide range of financial products. In addition to preparing reports for management, you will help advise management on the distribution of resources to best complete objectives. Forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management will be some of your focus areas as a business partner on this dynamic team. As the Financial Analyst, you will be responsible for 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. This Financial Analyst role is located in the Richmond, Virginia, and it is a full-time employment opportunity. Major responsibilities - This position requires a flexible individual who is adept at managing expectations and comfortable with handling large amounts of information - Ensure business partners handle their resources by tracking monthly and quarterly performance through the comparison of actuals versus expectations - Drive monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and if any actions are required - Work alongside cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations to ensure plans are properly executed - Produce and manage forecasting reports - Possess the know-how and be able to explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending - Endorse weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment level Bookings as well as P L forecasting - Look over performance to date while assessing potential opportunities and risks - Work on monthly and quarterly financial close processes in collaboration with the Accounting team - Deliver effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide valuable foresight and decision support - 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, strategic resource allocation and prioritization, and event tracking and execution

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on FortuneĀ® 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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Req ID: 04310-0010711763

Functional Role: Financial Analyst

Country: USA

State: VA

City: Richmond

Postal Code: 23230

Compensation: $75,000.00 to $88,000.00 per year

Requirements: - Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds - Financial planning analysis (go-to-market experience favored) - Active problem-solver who listens for customer cues and actively resolves problems with grace and integrity - 3+ 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 - Spreadsheet and ERP system experience recommended - Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing - Forecasting modeling experience required - Strong familiarity with SAP - Financial analysis experience desired - BA/BS degree in finance or a related field - Firm understanding of 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) Please send resumes to james.e.taylor@roberthalf.com or Jamyon.small@roberthalf.com