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Financial Analyst


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Location: Lansing MI

Company Name: Robert Half

Occupational Category: 13-2051.00,Financial Analysts

Date Posted: 2020-02-08

Valid Through: 2020-03-09

Employment Type: FULL_TIME

Description:

Description
Accountemps is seeking skilled candidates for a Financial Analyst position. Looking for work where you can become a key business partner in forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management? This Financial Analyst position might be right for you. This position would involve conducting financial modeling on various financial products, as well as measuring, analyzing and forecasting performance in conjunction with operating plans, you're a good fit for this position. In this position, you will also advise management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives and prepare reports for management. This Financial Analyst role is a long-term temporary employment opportunity in the Lansing, Michigan, area.
Key responsibilities
• Individual that enjoys a flexible work environment, experienced in handling vast amounts of information and managing expectations
• Authenticate routine Area/Segment-level Bookings and P&L forecasting
• Manage monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions required
• Work with contacts in Accounting and Operations to support business plans
• Study performance to date and examine potential risks and opportunities
• Understand and explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending
• Operate with key 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
• Analyze annual performance by comparing actual results to their expectations and supply information to business partners to inform decision making
• Enable effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide forward-looking insight and decision support
• Produce and manage forecasting reports
• Work with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close processRequirements
• Familiarity with Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required
• Active problem-solver who listens for customer cues and actively resolves problems with grace and integrity
• Spreadsheet and ERP system experience preferred
• Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
• Excellent oral and written communications skills
• Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel
• Ad Hoc Financial Analysis experience
• Financial planning & analysis (go-to-market experience considered)
• 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)
• BA/BS degree in finance or a related fieldAccountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills - helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can 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.
Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.490.3195 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.
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2019 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans
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Salary: $23.75 - $27.50 / Hourly
Location: LANSING, MI
Date Posted: January 5, 2020
Employment Type: Temporary
Job Reference: 02240-0011318585
Staffing Area: Accountemps