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Robert Half International Financial Analyst in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa

Description Do you want to be work in a role where you could make a direct impact as a finance professional? Robert Half has an opening for a Senior Financial Analyst in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa area with an immediate start date. Perform routine data-driven planning processes and improve upon monthly and quarterly reporting. The main responsibilities of this Senior Financial Analyst role will include developing rolling forecast processes to ensure resources are leveraged with maximum effectiveness, driving world class strategic and financial planning methods, and building long-range operating plans to support business initiatives. You will supply revenues and expenses, variance analysis of bookings, clearly explaining the business reasons for variances and adjusting the outlook models to reflect operational adjustments. As the Senior Financial Analyst, you will be in charge of the coordination of various planning cycles (quarterly forecasts, annual planning, and monthly outlooks) while providing strategic analyses and recommendations. This Senior Financial Analyst position is a career-pivoting role in which you will contribute strategic input to the senior leadership of the company. This is a permanent opportunity. Please apply right away!

Responsibilities

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

  • Decipher and resolve internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending

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

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

  • Collect and observe forecasting reports

  • Team up 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

  • Cooperate closely with cross functional partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans

  • Review performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities

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

  • Work with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process Requirements - Ability to simplify complex problems and build solutions

    • Exceedingly skilled with financial reporting tools
  • Variance analysis experience

  • Budget forecasting experience

  • Knowledge of financial analysis

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, MBA preferred

  • 5+ years experience with advanced financial analysis, planning and budget controls required

    • Outstanding presentation skills

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 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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