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Financial Analyst

Description

Ref ID: 01520-0011081276

Classification: Financial Analyst

Compensation: $23.75 to $27.50 hourly

Accountemps is working with a fast-growing, dynamic team looking for a Financial Analyst who will be a key business partner in forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management. This Financial Analyst role, which is a long-term temporary employment opportunity, is based in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa, area. To succeed in this Financial Analyst position, you will need to be comfortable with conducting financial modeling on various financial products, as well as measuring, analyzing and forecasting performance in conjunction with operating plans. The Financial Analyst will also advise management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives and prepare reports for management. What you get to do every day - Support weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment-level Bookings and P&L forecasting - Create effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide forward-looking insight and recommendation support - Understand and communicate internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending - Analyze performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities - Track monthly and quarterly performance through comparison of actuals versus expectations and enable business partners to handle their resources - Present and monitor forecasting reports - Manage monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions required - Work closely with cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans - Adaptable individual experienced in analyzing large amounts of information and managing expectations - Work with the Accounting group to lead the monthly and quarterly close process

Requirements

- BA/BS degree in finance or a related field - Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing - Background in financial analysis and planning - 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) - Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools experience a plus - Command of Microsoft Excel - Proficiency in Accounting Control - Financial analysis experience desired - Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds - Spreadsheet and ERP system experience suggested - Critical thinking, problem solving, ability to work independently

Accountemps 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.

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

© 2019 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans

By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.

Job Snapshot

Location US-IA-Cedar Rapids
Employment Type Full-Time/Part-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Accounting, Finance, Professional Services
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Company Overview

Accountemps

Accountemps, a Robert Half company, is the worldwide leader in temporary financial staffing, providing excellent opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, credit and collections, data entry, finance, payroll, audit and tax. Our relationships with top companies ensure that our employees enjoy competitive pay, and dynamic and ongoing assignments with the best opportunities for temporary and temporary-to-full-time employment. Learn More

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US-IA-Cedar Rapids
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319-359-3995
319-366-4528
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Description

Ref ID: 01520-0011081276

Classification: Financial Analyst

Compensation: $23.75 to $27.50 hourly

Accountemps is working with a fast-growing, dynamic team looking for a Financial Analyst who will be a key business partner in forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management. This Financial Analyst role, which is a long-term temporary employment opportunity, is based in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa, area. To succeed in this Financial Analyst position, you will need to be comfortable with conducting financial modeling on various financial products, as well as measuring, analyzing and forecasting performance in conjunction with operating plans. The Financial Analyst will also advise management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives and prepare reports for management. What you get to do every day - Support weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment-level Bookings and P&L forecasting - Create effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide forward-looking insight and recommendation support - Understand and communicate internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending - Analyze performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities - Track monthly and quarterly performance through comparison of actuals versus expectations and enable business partners to handle their resources - Present and monitor forecasting reports - Manage monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions required - Work closely with cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans - Adaptable individual experienced in analyzing large amounts of information and managing expectations - Work with the Accounting group to lead the monthly and quarterly close process

Requirements

- BA/BS degree in finance or a related field - Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing - Background in financial analysis and planning - 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) - Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools experience a plus - Command of Microsoft Excel - Proficiency in Accounting Control - Financial analysis experience desired - Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds - Spreadsheet and ERP system experience suggested - Critical thinking, problem solving, ability to work independently

Accountemps 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.

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

© 2019 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans

By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.

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