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Financial Analyst in Chicago, IL at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 2/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type:
    Finance
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/4/2018

Job Description

The Financial Analyst performs a wide range of quantitative and qualitative analyses to help inform company decisions and strategy.  The analyst will work very closely with the operating and support functions to develop, analyze and report key financial and operational measures, develop target performance measures and plans to achieve these, develop and manage budgets and forecasts, and undertake special analyses as required.  The position will be embedded within the operating or support function though the analyst will report to the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but arenot limited to the following:

  • Build and maintain models to support decision making with regard to planning, budgeting, forecasting, and performance management processes
  • Support, analyze and assist in the preparation of the company’s annual operating budget
  • Prepare,review and distribute monthly financial reports to Department managers
  • Track expenses and revenues vs. budget and re forecast and analyze fluctuations
  • Developfinancial statement analysis, financial modeling and decision modeling to supportinitiatives
  • Develop,maintain and distribute ad-hoc reports, analysis and financial models as needed
  • Effectively communicate information to colleaguesand leadership


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’sdegree in Finance, Accounting or Business
  • At least four years of related experience demonstrating the ability to work collaboratively with operational or support functions as well as to challenge performance, methods and processes of the operational or support functions to help them achieve their targets  
  • Strong analytical and modelling skills and problem solvingabilities
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to operate in a crosscultural environment
  • Ability to work in the details as well as review the big picture
  • Experienced in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint