Senior Financial Analyst

Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Posted: 10/11/2019 Industry: Clerical Job Number: 9233

The analyst will contribute to an overall mission to innovate FP&A across the company and drive well-informed business decisions. Our ideal Senior Financial Analyst is someone who marries strong financial and technical acumen with an innovative, collaborative spirit.



Key Responsibilities:


  • Creating accurate quarterly financial forecasts using both proactive communication and data driven modeling techniques that drive business decisions



  • Collaborating with finance leaders to create annual Operating Plans that align with strategic initiatives



  • Consistently providing actionable, forward looking variance analysis focused on key business drivers as part of the monthly close process



  • Preparing consolidated financial results, such as P&L s, on a monthly basis



  • Performing ad hoc analyses (e.G. Deep dive cost studies and strategic business cases) that support management in developing initiatives to drive growth and margin improvements



  • Developing new analytical packages and driving improvements in overall FP&A processes in order to simplify and enhance the organization



  • Effectively using financial applications to extract, aggregate, and analyze financial data and performance metrics



  • Understanding, interpreting and communicating effectively to all levels of leadership





What we will expect from you:


  • High proficiency in core FP&A functions



  • Proactive and effective communication skills, especially the ability to communicate and present findings to senior leadership



  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize effectively



  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and individually



  • A desire to mentor and contribute to the development of your fellow analysts



  • Adaptability to fluid assignment timelines



  • Professional acumen that builds trust with business partners



  • Strong leadership characteristics and organization





What you can expect from us:


  • Leaders willing to contribute to your development



  • Opportunities for recognition and career growth



  • Training to give you the tools to succeed



  • Collaborative team environment



  • Exposure to the operations and the workings of the world s leader in payroll and HCM solutions



  • Fun, welcoming work environment





Qualifications:

  • BS in Finance, Economics or equivalent



  • 3-7 years of Finance experience



  • Experience specifically working in budgeting, forecasting and core FP&A functions



  • Advanced proficiency in Excel



  • Demonstrated experience working in teams and individually with little or no guidance



  • Demonstrated leadership experience



  • Preferred: Experience working with Oracle/Hyperion



  • Preferred: MBA

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