• Financial Analyst

    Robert HalfColumbia, MD 21045

    Job #1378423610

  • Description

    Robert Half Finance has an open position at a fast-growing company for an outstanding experienced FP&A Manager. In addition to measuring, analyzing, and forecasting performance in conjunction with operating plans, you will conduct financial modeling on a variety of financial products in this FP&A leader role. Additional duties include advising management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives and preparing reports for management. As a key business partner on a dynamic team, you will work in areas including forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management. The daily tasks of the FP&A leader position includes 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. Furthermore, you will help 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. Located in the Columbia, Maryland, this FP&A leader role is a full-time employment opportunity and is practically a mini-CFO position.

    How you will make an impact

    • This position requires a flexible individual who is adept at managing expectations and comfortable with handling large amounts of information

    • Work with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process

    • Gather and oversee forecasting reports

    • Drive monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions required

    • Track of monthly and quarterly performance by comparing actuals versus expectations to ensure business partners handle their resources

    • Look over performance to date while assessing potential opportunities and risks

    • Enable effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide forward-looking insight and decision support

    • Understand and explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending

    • Endorse weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment-level Bookings as well as P&L forecasting

    • Ensure plans are properly executed by working with cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations

    • 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, event tracking and execution, strategic resource allocation, and prioritization

    Interested candidates should apply here or reach out to Ray Saiyed on Linked In or call my cell at ~~~.

    Requirements

    • Financial planning & analysis - 3 years preferred in Finance or Audit

    • BA/BS degree in finance or a related field

    • Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing

    • Creative problem solver who anticipates risks and opportunities and maintains a vision for continuous improvement

    • Spreadsheet and ERP system experience suggested

    • Experience in problem solving through statistical analysis or with large data sets highly preferable

    • CPA firm experience will be highly desired.

    Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

    When you work with us, you're working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE's "Most Admired Companies" every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes' annual ranking of America's Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

    Questions? Call your local office at ~~~. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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    Salary: $90,000.00 - $115,000.00 / Yearly

    Location: COLUMBIA, MD

    Date Posted: January 19, 2021

    Employment Type: Full-time

    Job Reference: ~~~154

    Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance

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