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Robert Half Financial Analyst in Long Beach, California


If you're looking for an entry-level role in the Long Beach, California area with an immediate start date, we may have an exceptional, career-building opportunity for you. Are you a goal-oriented critical thinker with a commitment to analytical problem solving? If you meet all qualifications, this Financial Analyst role might be for you! In this role, you will provide daily support to the accounting and finance departments as well as perform routine assignments and solve routine/standard problems with limited discretion. The Financial Analyst role demands a flexible individual comfortable with large amounts of information and adept at managing expectations. Interested? Apply today! Candidates seeking a short-term contract / temporary to hire job, might be interested in this opportunity.

Major responsibilities

  • Interpret concluding results at the corporate and division levels

  • Cooperate on annual budgeting process

  • Study and query a broad amounts of data

  • Provide support with ensuring adequate controls and procedures

  • Facilitate the monitoring and maintaining of internal accounting controls to ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley requirements

  • Amass and study budgets and income statement forecasts

  • Previous experience in assisting internal and external auditors during financial and operational audits

  • Direct different aspects of the monthly/quarterly/annual close process (i.e. journal entries, account reconciliations, expense analysis, and trend analysis, variance analysis)

  • Participate in the arrangement of monthly financial reporting and other business data

  • Comfortable with explaining to non-financial staff members intricate financial subjects in special projects

  • Dispense unique alternatives and advise to reduce costs and promote financial performance of a company


  • Less than one year of experience required

    • Knowledgeable computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software, as well as databases and customer database systems
  • Practical knowledge 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 attention to detail

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Strong familiarity with inventory analysis

  • Create Reports experience

  • BA/BS degree in finance or a related field

  • Can work independently with minimal supervision

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

If you meet the experience expectations and have immediate availability we want to hear from you!


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