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Senior Financial Analyst (SK24047) in Niles, IL at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 8/28/2018

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Senior Financial Analyst (SK24047)



Our client is a leading global manufacturing company located in the Loop and they are looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join their team.  The company is rapidly growing and with such a growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for advancement within the organization.   The company boasts a team-oriented culture, a modern and laid-back office environment, competitive benefits, and prides themselves on providing their employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed.



The Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:



RESPONSIBILITIES



  • The Senior Financial Analyst will analyze financial information to determine present and future financial performance.

  • Evaluate complex profit plans, operating records, and financial statements.

  • Participate in the preparation of the SEC quarterly and annual filings (10-Q and 10-K) and quarterly earnings press release.

  • Oversee accounting and forecasting functions for stock-based compensation plans, including recording of the monthly calculation of stock compensation expense.

  • Preparation of studies, reports, analyses, and recommendations in areas such as budgets, forecasts, financial plans, statistical reports, and business forecasts.

  • Monitor new accounting standards and SEC reporting requirements, including analysis of the impacts to the Company and communication of key matters to company-wide business partners.

  • Coordinate with all levels of management to gather, analyze, summarize, and prepare recommendations regarding financial plans, trended future requirements, and operating forecasts.

  • The Senior Financial Analyst will assist with other duties and ad-hoc reporting as assigned.


Job Requirements

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED



The Senior Financial Analyst will possess the following:




  • The Senior Financial Analyst will have 3-5 years’ related experience in an external reporting role.

  • Strong, current knowledge of US GAAP accounting and SEC rules and regulations.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office products.  Experience with ERP systems preferred.

  • The Senior Financial Analyst will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. MBA a plus.

  • CPA certified or eligible preferred.



 


Equal Opportunity Employer