Financial Analyst

Posted 6 days ago by Robert Half
Reading, PA
Application ends: December 29, 2022
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Job Description

Description If you want to be a key business partner in forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management, you might be the Financial Analyst this fast-growing, dynamic team is looking for via Robert Half. This Financial Analyst role is a long-term contract / contract / contract / temporary employment opportunity and is located in the Reading, Pennsylvania, area. The strongest candidates for this Financial Analyst position will be able to conduct financial modeling on various financial products as well as measure, analyze and forecast performance in conjunction with operating plans. The strongest Financial Analyst candidates will also be comfortable with advising management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives and preparing reports for management.

What you get to do every single day

– Enable effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide decision making support

– Authenticate routine Area/Segment-level Bookings and P& L forecasting

– Gather and oversee forecasting reports

– Support contacts in Accounting and Operations to execute business plans

– Operate with key 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

– Adaptable individual experienced in analyzing large amounts of information and managing expectations

– Oversee the monthly and quarterly financial close process by working with Accounting

– Analyze performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities

– Power monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions required

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

– Uncover the influencing factors that are driving performance and trends Requirements – Financial planning & analysis (go-to-market experience a plus)

– BA/BS degree in finance or a related field

– Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well

– Demonstrated ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

– Experience with Legal Entities

– Sales experience

– Practical knowledge of Supply Chain Logistics

– Earlier work involving Sage Accounting Software

– Skills in Financial System

– General familiarity with Microsoft Office Suites

– Good understanding of P & L Calculation

– Proven knowledge of Communication Skills

– Strong familiarity with Microsoft Excel

– Hands-on experience with Network Address Translation

– Quality experience with Commision Functions

– Perform Ad Hoc Financial experience highly desired

– Knowledge of reporting

– Prior experience with Internal Financial Reporting

– Wide ranging experience with Navision

– Well-founded grasp of financial analysis

– Previous experience working with accruals

– Comprehension of Great Plains (GPAC)

– Microsoft Word experience

– Active problem-solver who listens for customer cues and actively resolves problems with grace and integrity

– Spreadsheet and ERP system experience is a plus

– Experience with financial data management processes & systems, e.g. Oracle/Hyperion/SAP Business Objects/SFDC/Tableau- 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)

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