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Robert Half International Financial Analyst in DES MOINES, Iowa

Description We're looking for a Financial Analyst with effective communication skills. The ideal candidate for this position enjoys working as part of a team. This thriving company is seeking a skilled Financial Analyst through Robert Half Finance. In this role, you will conduct financial modeling on various financial products as well as measure, analyze, and forecast performance in conjunction with operating plans. Daily operations will also consist of advising management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives and preparing reports for management. If the idea of interacting with team members as a crucial business partner in areas such as forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management excites you, contact Robert Half Finance today. This Financial Analyst role, which is a full-time employment opportunity, is located in the Des Moines, Iowa.

What you get to do every single day

  • Support Area/Segment-level Bookings on a weekly, quarterly and annual basis, as well as P& L forecasting

  • Recognize potential risks and opportunities while analyzing performance to date

  • Work alongside cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations to ensure plans are properly executed

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

  • 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

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

  • Compose and oversee forecasting reports

  • Develop monthly reports to business partners on financial results and if any actions are required

  • Work closely with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close processes

  • Flexible individuals comfortable with large amounts of information, and adept at managing expectations

  • Ensure business partners handle their resources by tracking monthly and quarterly performance through the comparison of actuals versus expectations Requirements - BA/BS degree in finance or a related field

  • Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

  • 2+ years of experience 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)

  • Spreadsheet and ERP system experience is ideal, but not required

  • 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)

  • Critical thinking, problem solving, ability to work independently

  • Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills

  • Proficiency with Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required

  • Financial planning & analysis (go-to-market experience preferred)

  • Pricing analysis experience preferred

  • Financial analysis experience

  • Pricing experience

  • Experience with financial modeling

  • Pricing experience

  • Adeptness in cost analysis

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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