Robert Half Financial Analyst in Gastonia, North Carolina
Description Robert Half is seeking a candidate with a thorough understanding of finance and strong communication skills for a Financial Analyst role. Candidates seeking employment at a progressive Manufacturing company with a growing team, may want to check out this opportunity. Primary job functions consist of conducting financial modeling on various financial products as well as measuring, analyzing, and forecasting performance in conjunction with operating plans, advising management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives, and preparing reports for management. The Financial Analyst role is a permanent employment opportunity in the Gastonia, North Carolina. If you enjoy forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management, then you may want to join an innovative team as a key business partner.
Work with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process
Assemble and review forecasting reports
This position requires a flexible individual who is adept at managing expectations and comfortable with handling large amounts of information
Work alongside cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations to see the proper execution of plans
Drive P& L forecasting and Area/Segment-level Bookings on a weekly, quarterly and annual basis
Survey performance to date and assess potential opportunities and risks
Keep track of monthly and quarterly performance by comparing actuals versus expectations and enabling business partners to handle their resources
Understand and explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending
Propel monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions necessary
Collaborate with senior executives on strategic deep dives on creating financial models and insights on topics such as: Retention forecasts, event tracking and execution, Campaign Planning & Tracking, return on investment of strategic investments, and strategic resource allocation, and prioritization
Enable effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide forward-looking insight and decision support Requirements - BA/BS degree in finance or a related field
Financial planning & analysis (go-to-market experience prioritized)
Solid understanding of SAP
Foundational knowledge in month end closings
Microsoft Excel experience required
Proficiency in Margin Analysis
Variance analysis experience highly desired
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)
Proficiency with Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required
Spreadsheet and ERP system experience recommended
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
2+ 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)
Great written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
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