Salary Mid-Point: $77,500
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

Summary

The Senior Financial Analyst will report to the Manager, FP&A in developing and updating monthly, quarterly, annual, and ad hoc financial reports, budgets, forecasts and analysis for both internal and external business partners and company leadership. 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a working knowledge of the business operations to properly interpret financial results and develop budget/forecast models.
  • Monitor and explain business initiative and acquisition performance.
  • Identify through analysis opportunities for improvement and recommend alternatives.
  • Support business leadership with ad hoc financial analyses.
  • Develop financial models to track KPIs, benchmarks and set targets.
  • Provide support for all planning, budgeting, forecasting, modeling, analytical, and reporting functions.
  • Effectively utilize company systems to query necessary data for analysis and reporting.
  • Consolidate data from multiple ERP systems and validate information across all reports and financial systems.
  • Assist with preparation of presentations for senior management and board of directors.
  • Track monthly performance against departmental and overall company budgets.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field
  • 2-5 years of related experience
  • Demonstrated ability to articulate business results and prepare business cases
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel required
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Experience with SAP, QAD or Solomon preferred
  • Experience with financial reporting tools such as Hyperion preferred
  • Access/ACL and PowerPoint skills preferred
  • Detail-oriented, with the highest standards of accuracy and precision
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Exceptional organizational, written, and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively with all departments and levels of management.
  • Ability to work in a fairly independent role