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  • Chicago, IL 60606

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Senior Financial Analyst

Creative Financial Staffing • Chicago, IL

Posted 1 month ago

Job Snapshot

Experience - 3 to 12 years
Degree - 4 Year Degree
$70,000 - $90,000/Year
Accounting - Finance
Accounting, Finance, General Business

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Job Description

Senior Financial Analyst


Our client is looking to add a Senior Financial Analyst. With a large and growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the department. The company boasts a team-oriented culture and provides its’ employees with the tools and training necessary to perform.

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports
  • Analyze financial information to determine present and future financial performance
  • Report weekly and monthly financial and operating metrics and enforcing strong financial controllership
  • Manage the financial planning process. Model, analyze and forecast metrics that drive budgeting, forecasting and business decisions
  • Be an integral member in the monthly financial close process and perform ad-hoc projects and analysis as needed
  • Analyze business results for key takeaways to achieve business objectives
  • Preparing detailed financial models for business segments, drive business initiatives, and identify, implement, and deliver key operational efficiencies

Job Requirements


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business or other quantitative study field
  • 5+ years of relevant finance experience
  • Advanced modeling skills including advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to work independently and self-motivate in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload

Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage financial models for business forecasting, variance analysis, and problem solving
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with a customer focused, professional demeanor
  • Experience establishing processes and coordinating multiple teams to facilitate timely and accurate deliverables
  • Familiarity with financial reporting software, including Cognos TM1, SQL, and other similar tools
  • Comfortable with analyzing large volumes of complex data and presenting findings to senior management
  • A work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations
  • Strong attention to detail

Keywords: finance, financial analyst, financial analysis, forecasting, budgeting, accounting
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