Robert Half Finance & Accounting Financial Analyst in CLEVELAND, Ohio

This position reports to the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis. Performs analysis and provides support to regional senior management with driving improved performance, achieving business objectives and financial success. This position has significant accountability and ability to impact the growth and success of the business directly. There is a need to provide relevant, accurate, timely and actionable information which helps in managing multiple business units and regions. Works closely with Regional Vice Presidents, Financial Analysis team, and the Operational Accounting team. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Drive improved forecasting and process automation.

  • Review business unit performance against plan, and create variance root cause analysis.

  • Manage regional weekly reporting and provide proactive insight and recommendations for improvements

  • Develop strong financial advisory relationship with the Vice Presidents of Operations and other regional management team members.

  • Provide monthly analysis, reporting and P&L;'s to field management.

  • Prepare accurate journal entry and revenue and expense accruals analysis.

  • Insightful analysis of sales and margin trends that can be utilized to drive business decisions.

  • Identify and develop key business metrics to assist the operations.

  • Coordinate, manage and review the preparation of the annual budget for assigned areas

  • Review CapEx request and create weekly tracking report to ensure team does not exceed annual budget

  • Review and approve all Regional management expense reports to ensure accuracy with corporate policy and reasonable spend levels

  • Provide ad hoc reporting and analysis as requested or as determined necessary. Skills and Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors in accounting or finance

  • 2+ years experience

  • Career oriented

  • High passion and adaptability

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and work in a high pace environment

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong business acumen

  • Advanced skills in Excel, Word, and Access. Hyperion a plus.

  • Public accounting experience a plus

Robert Half Finance & Accounting is the world's leader in specialized financial staffing. We provide exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in more than 340 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities.

But don't take our word for it. Our company once again was named to FORTUNEĀ® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" and was the highest-ranked staffing firm. (March 1, 2016), and 9 out of 10 of our clients and candidates would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Req ID: 03340-123567

Functional Role: Financial Analyst

Country: USA

State: OH


Postal Code: 44115-1832

Compensation: $45,000.00 to $55,000.00 per year

Requirements: Intermediate-Pricing,Intermediate-J.D. Edwards,Intermediate-MS Excel,Intermediate-Budgeting - Forecasting,Intermediate-Business Analysis