Salary Mid-Point: $85,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

IFG's client, in the far west suburbs, is looking for an FP&A Analyst to join their growing company!

The FP&A Analyst will support the organization's financial planning and analysis activities. This includes budgeting, forecasting, financial modeling, variance analysis, and providing insights to senior management for decision-making.

Responsibilities

  • Budgeting and Forecasting:
    • Work directly with the VP of Finance and the CFO on various planning exercises, such as forecasting, budgets, profitability analysis, and reporting.
    • Prepare rolling forecasts to provide insights into future financial performance.
    • Analyze variances between actual results and budget/forecast, identifying key drivers.
  • Financial Modeling:
    • Develop and maintain financial models to support strategic initiatives, business plans, and investment decisions.
    • Conduct sensitivity analysis to assess the impact of different scenarios on financial outcomes.
  • Reporting and Analysis:
    • Prepare and present regular financial reports to management, highlighting key performance indicators and trends.
    • Analyze financial data to identify cost savings, revenue enhancement, and process improvement opportunities.
  • Strategic Planning:
    • Support the development and execution of the organization's strategic plan.
    • Provide financial insights and analysis to support strategic decision-making.
  • Ad-Hoc Analysis:
    • Conduct special projects and ad-hoc analyses as requested by senior management.
    • Respond to inquiries from stakeholders regarding financial performance and projections.
  • Collaboration:
    • Work closely with cross-functional teams to gather relevant financial information and ensure alignment with organizational goals.
    • Collaborate with accounting teams to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting.
    • Consult with and support sales, operations, and support departments to drive outcomes.
  • Continuous Improvement:
    • Identify opportunities for process improvements within the FP&A function.
    • Stay updated on industry trends and best practices in financial planning and analysis.

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years experience working as a financial analyst in a corporate setting
  • Proficiency with financial software and tools (QuickBooks, Excel, Google Sheets)
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis processes and packages
  • Outstanding communication, reporting, and presentation skills
  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in finance or related field
  • Experience in financial forecasting and trend analytics

 

Please email resume to marybarnett@ifgpr.com