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Robert Half Sr. Financial Analyst in West Springfield, Massachusetts

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Robert Half Finance & Accounting has an immediate employment opportunity for a Senior Financial Analyst with one of their top clients in the greater Springfield area. This Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible for driving world class strategic and financial planning methods, building long-range operating plans to support business initiatives and developing rolling forecast processes to ensure resources are leveraged with maximum effectiveness. Perform routine data-driven planning processes and improve upon monthly and quarterly reporting. A pivotal Senior Financial Analyst role has become available, which is a great opportunity to gain experience developing strategies with the senior leadership of a company. 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. You will deliver variance analysis of bookings, revenues and expenses, clearly explaining the business reasons for variances and adjusting the outlook models to reflect operational adjustments.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Cooperate 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

  • Evaluate performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities

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

  • Make and supervise forecasting reports

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

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

  • Understand and explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending

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

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

  • Assist Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process

Desired Experience:

BS in Accounting or Finance - required

CPA - preferred

MBA - preferred

5+ years of financial analysis experience in manufacturing industry

Experience working closely with operations

Forecasting, modeling, cost accounting

For immediate consideration, please email your resume in a MS Word document to Brittany Rizzo at Brittany.Rizzo@roberthalf.c... and reference BR0012060616. All inquiries will remain confidential.

Requirements

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

  • Complex Financial Analysis experience

  • Solid understanding of cost analysis

  • Experience with forecasting & modeling

  • Strong familiarity with Actual Variance Analysis

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting, MBA preferred

  • Highly-skilled with financial reporting tools

  • Capable of simplifying complex problems and building solutions

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Outstanding presentation skills

  • Knowledge of Manufacturing Cost Accounting

  • Proficiency in enterprise resource planning

  • Prior experience working in an operations accounting role within the manufacturing industry

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity – even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

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. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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