Robert Half International Financial Analyst in DES MOINES, Iowa


Robert Half Finance is seeking an Accountant gone rogue! In all seriousness, we are partnering with a beloved Des Moines company in filling an Analyst for their marketing division. Their most successful hires have been Accountants who want to do something else within business. At the heart of most businesses is the sales and marketing teams.

Are you looking to work at a dynamic company with a growing team in the Des Moines metro? Responsibilities include conducting financial modeling on various marketing campaigns and 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. This Financial Analyst role, is a full-time employment opportunity. A dynamic team is seeking a key business partner to join their efforts. The right candidate must be proficient in MS Excel, have a No-Fear approach to systems, be naturally curious and seek to move from traditional accounting to operations.

What you get to do every day

  • You are the Project Manager for various marketing campaigns throughout the year; You will have multiple marketing campaigns going at any given time and at various stages within the campaign.

  • What you will NOT be doing is designing or creating the piece; Let's not go too crazy here :)

  • Create P Ls for each campaign and present to leadership and accounting

  • Enable successful Business Intelligence (BI) to deliver valuable foresight and decision support

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

  • Propel monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions necessary

  • Have a thorough understanding of internal and external drivers and be able to explain how they are impacting performance and trending

  • Compose and oversee forecasting reports

  • Recognize potential risks and opportunities while analyzing performance to date

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


  • Experience with financial data management processes systems, e.g. Oracle/Hyperion/SAP Business Objects/SFDC/Tableau- Financial modeling experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of financial analysis

  • Financial reporting experience

  • Financial planning analysis (go-to-market experience suggested)

  • BA/BS degree in accounting, finance or a related field

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, and listening)

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

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Salary: $60,000.00 to $70,000.00 per year

Location: DES MOINES, IA

Date Posted: December 5, 2018

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 01500-0010756946

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting & Finance