Senior Financial Analyst
Posted on Apr 19 Northbrook, IL 13 views
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The Financial Consultant analyzes and communicates financial results for key products, markets and initiatives, develops compelling story lines to help deepen client insights and recommends creative actions to guide strategy and operations. This role formulates financial projections to support in predicting and tracking performance and diagnosing potential issues.
- Prepare annual expense plan and periodic expense forecasts for all division cost centers
- Isolate key drivers, quantify impacts, and forecast implications to the business recognizing how different data points fit together
- Prepare and help build storyline for financial updates to cost center owners and senior leadership
- Use analysis to influence and drive action within finance, leadership and our business partners by using fact-based, holistic and forward-looking perspectives to identify emerging issues and current trends, and assist in implementation of strategies
- Use data analytics to inform expense planning, forecasting, and budget analysis
- Continuously develop and improve analytical processes to increase automation and improve accuracy
- Demonstrate ability to utilize resources and produce results to solve problems or issues with minimal support
- Accept responsibility for outcome of his/her own efforts
- Provide accurate, timely reports with financial insight to allow business partners to improve performance
- Develop and lead effective presentations for small groups
- Drive conversations with leadership to understand business implications of current trends
This job does not have supervisory responsibilities.
Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
- 2 or more years of related experience
- Proficiency with SAP expense management and general ledger functionality a plus
- Intermediate business knowledge (i.e. deep financial skills/flow of the numbers) and intermediate analytical and financial model building skills
- Experience with SQL and either R or Python required
- Experience working a problem from start to finish – defining the problem, identifying the data needed to address the problem, locating data, building the necessary model(s) and visualizations, and communicating the results
- Experience with statistics, data analytics, and data visualization a plus
- Oral and written communication skills to partner with employees both internal and external to finance as well as interpersonal skills to work effectively in a team environment
- Effective time management and organization skills with a proven ability to multi-task
- Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint
- Inspire trust and confidence in clients through strategic and diplomatic handling of relationships
The salary range for this positon is $56,000 - $80,000. Offer will be based on experience and qualifications.
The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.
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