Financial Analyst

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Are you a Financial Analyst with effective communication skills? Do you have experience in the Real Estate industry? We're looking for someone who enjoys working as part of a team.  Robert Half Finance is seeking skilled candidates for a Financial Analyst position with a reputable commercial real estate brokerage.  Conducting financial modeling on various financial products as well as measure, analyze, and forecast performance in conjunction with operating plans will be the main responsibilities in this position.  Further tasks will consist of advising management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives and preparing reports for management.  If the concept of collaborating with team members in a business partner role in areas such as forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management appeals to you, you may want to check out this opportunity via  Robert Half Finance.  The Financial Analyst role is a full-time employment opportunity in the Edmonton, Alberta.

 

Your responsibilities

 

  • Work closely with cross functional partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans
  • The ideal candidate should be a highly flexible individual who is adept at managing expectations and comfortable with handling large amounts of information
  • Produce and manage forecasting reports
  • Develop monthly reports to business partners on financial results and if any actions are required
  • Keep tabs on monthly and quarterly performance through the comparison of actuals versus expectations, ensuring that business partners handle their resources
  • Possess the know-how and be able to explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending
  • Support Area/Segment level Bookings on a weekly, quarterly and annual basis, as well as P&L forecasting
  • Work closely with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close processes
  • Deliver effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide valuable foresight and decision support
  • Work alongside senior executives on strategic deep dives to create financial models and insights on topics such as: Retention forecasts, event tracking and execution, Campaign Planning & Tracking, return on investment of strategic investments, and strategic resource allocation, and prioritization
  • Survey performance to date and assess potential opportunities and risks

     

    Skills/Experience:

     

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • -1+ years of experience in Real Estate
  • Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
  • 1+ years of 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)
  • Understanding of Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required
  • BA/BS degree in finance or a related field
  • Financial planning & analysis (go-to-market experience preferential)
  • Cash flow management experience
  • Command of budgeting
  • Credit analysis experience preferred
  • Financial analysis experience
  • Analysis experience
  • Spreadsheet and ERP system experience is a plus
  • Skills in problem solving through statistical analysis or with large data sets highly desired (such as in derivatives, structured finance, or business analytics or in a similarly demanding and analytical role)
  • Excellent problem-solving skills