A company working with Robert Half Finance and Accounting in the Northridge, California area has an imperative need for a Senior Financial Analyst to join their staff. 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 manage variance analysis of bookings, revenues and expenses, clearly explaining the business reasons for variances and adjusting the outlook models to reflect operational adjustments. The Senior Financial Analyst will oversee the advancement of long-range operating plans to support business initiatives, drive world class strategic and financial planning methods, and develop rolling forecast processes to ensure resources are leveraged with maximum effectiveness. The Senior Financial Analyst provides the operation of data-driven planning processes and improves upon monthly and quarterly reporting. Make your mark as a Senior Financial Analyst in a career-building role and gain experience working directly with senior leadership of the company and contribute your strategic input. Apply today for this great career opportunity! This is a full-time opportunity.
What you get to do every single day
Direct weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment-level Bookings and P& L forecasting
Digest and enlighten internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending
Aid Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process
Authorize effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide forward-looking insight and decision support
Work in close collaboration with cross functional partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans
Collaborate 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
Inspect performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities
Gather and oversee forecasting reports
Push 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
Expert proficiency with financial reporting tools
Bachelor's Degree in Finance, MBA preferred
4+ years experience with advanced financial analysis, planning and budget controls required
Foundational knowledge in Ad Hoc Reporting
Account analysis experience highly desired
Deep understanding of financial reporting
Balance Sheet Reconciliation experience
Command of month end closings
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