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Senior Financial Analyst

IFG Project Resourcing Chicago Full-Time
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Our Pre-IPO client located in the city is looking for up and comers for their newly created FP&A department who are interested in flourishing in an energetic, startup environment! The company continues to expand across the country, and additional finance brilliance is required. Some of the gravy on this opportunity includes massage/acupuncture therapist onsite, company subsidized meals, rooftop bar (on the building), company outings and good work/life balance. If you want to enjoy going to work and making an impact, then you will want in on this Top Chicago Workplace (6-years running)!

The corporate FP&A team will use a unique view into the numbers to see trends and opportunities that are developing within the company as well as across the industry. Candidates for this team will have a bias for action, collaborative style, excellent communication skills, natural curiosity and know how to balance getting the details right while still moving fast. This position reports to the Senior Manager, Corporate FP&A.

Responsibilities

  • Support the company-wide strategic planning, budget and quarterly target-setting processes, including weekly forecasts and key performance monitoring.
  • Preparation of monthly financial commentary, as well as analyzing actual results versus financial plan and monitoring of key indicators and trends.
  • Analytical support on business results and achieving financial targets via data-driven insights and recommendations.
  • Assist in the development, tracking, and analysis of the company’s operational KPI’s.
  • Take active role in process improvement projects within FP&A department, including automation and streamlining of current reporting.
  • Partner with business leadership to identify process breakdowns and identify opportunities.
  • Work on enhancing Hyperion based forecasting.
  • Become Hyperion Planning system super user.
  • Support board meetings and various activities related with corporate financing efforts.
  • Support Management in evaluating financial and strategic impact of new business opportunities including business development strategies, new product and service offerings and technology solutions.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an undergraduate institution, MBA or CPA a plus.
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Team player with strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Desire to consistently exceed expectations and take on more responsibility.
  • Possess a strong attention to detail.
  • Analytical background, working directly with modeling transactional data a plus.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with a positive attitude in a professional manner.
  • Enjoy working in a fast paced, changing environment.
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks while prioritizing to ensure that deadlines are met.
  • Strong systems skills with preference toward SQL a plus.

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At IFG, we understand the pressures that exist for financial leaders, because we’ve spent years in key financial roles – both within corporate finance groups and as public accountants with the world’s leading firms. IFG Project Resourcing is comprised of senior level management, accounting and financial professionals with the shared belief that success is driven by talent, experience and an acute understanding of client needs. With credentials that span more than fifty years in project consulting, our Executive Team stands ready to provide expert project professionals and interim solutions to mission critical challenges. Solutions that deliver bottom line efficiency through top line strategies.

IFG’s exclusive focus on bringing experienced management and financial project professionals to companies of all sizes enables us to deliver the highest level of attention and service to our clients, thereby maximizing results.

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