DescriptionIf you want to be a key business partner in forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management, you might be the Financial Analyst this fast-growing, dynamic team is looking for via Accountemps. This Financial Analyst role, which is a long-term temporary employment opportunity, is based in the Kalamazoo, Michigan, 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. Your duties will also include advising management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives and preparing reports for management.Major responsibilities- Work closely with business partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans- Discover the root causes of internal and external facts that are influencing performance and outcomes- Contribute to weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment-level Bookings and P& L forecasting- Oversee the monthly and quarterly financial close process by working with Accounting- 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- Execute and monitor forecasting reports- Watch over annual performance by comparing actual results to their expectations- Enable effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide forward-looking insight and decision support- Research performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities- Flexible individual capable of handling large amounts of information and managing expectations- Manage monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions requiredRequirements- Qualified in Spreadsheet and ERP system- Ability to simplify complex problems and build solutions- General ledger experience- Journal entries experience- Excel Formulas experience- Solid understanding of SAP- Expertise in financial analysis- Skill with Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required- Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills- Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds- Financial planning & analysis (go-to-market experience considered)- 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)- BA/BS degree in finance or a related fieldAccountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire 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 named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.Questions? Call your local office at 1.. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information.© 2020 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking “Apply Now,” you’re agreeing to Robert Half’s Terms of Use ().**Salary:** $23.75 – $27.50 / Hourly**Location:** Kalamazoo, MI**Date Posted:** January 26, 2021**Employment Type:** Temporary**Job Reference:** 02684244**Staffing Area:** Temporary Accounting u0026 FinanceTracking



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