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Accounting Analyst

Company: Robert Half
Location: Modesto
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Description Robert Half is currently recruiting a Senior Financial Analyst for our Retail - Food Store client. The main tasks of this Senior Financial Analyst position will be driving world class strategic and financial planning methods, developing rolling forecast processes to ensure resources are leveraged with maximum effectiveness, and building long-range operating plans to support business initiatives. You will conduct the improvement upon monthly and quarterly reporting, while also operationalize and cultivate data-driven planning processes. Make your mark as a Senior Financial Analyst in a career-building role and gain experience working directly with senior leadership of the company and contribute your strategic input. This role will allow you to directly be involved in the coordination of various planning cycles (annual planning, quarterly forecasts and monthly outlooks), while providing strategic analyses and recommendations. You will give explanations for business reasons for variances and adjusting the outlook models to reflect operational adjustments, as well as, provide variance analysis of bookings, revenues and expenses. This permanent employment opportunity is based in the Modesto, California area.

Major responsibilities

  • Grasp and define internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending
  • Sanction effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide forward-looking insight and decision support
  • Check performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities
  • Manage weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment-level Bookings and P& L forecasting
  • Cooperate closely with cross functional partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans
  • Provide assistance to Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process
  • Provide monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions required
  • Organize and review forecasting reports
  • Join forces 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
  • Log monthly and quarterly performance through comparison of actuals versus expectations and enable business partners to handle their resources Requirements
  • Practical knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Earlier work involving Presentation Decks
  • General familiarity with Excel Formulas
  • Powerpoint Presentation experience highly preferred
  • Knowledge of Analyze Trends
  • Cost Variance experience
  • Actual Variance Analysis experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Analytical Reasoning
  • Explain Variance experience preferred
  • Analyze Revenues experience
  • Background working with Deliver Presentations
  • Adeptness in Analyze Variance
  • Capacity to simplify complex problems and build solutions
  • Exquisite presentation skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, MBA preferred
  • Experienced with financial reporting tools
  • 5+ years experience with advanced financial analysis, planning and budget controls required
    Contact Robert Half Finance & Accounting today for immediate consideration at 209.513.9889.

    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. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information.

    - 2022 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use ( .

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