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Senior Financial Analyst (SK25518) in Greater Chicago Area at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 8/11/2018

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Senior Financial Analyst (SK25518)



Our client is a leading global organization that is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join their team.  This position is perfect for that go-getter looking to advance their career.  This position will work with sales finance to determine pricing and viability of clients as the company bids on new proposals.  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 excellent benefits, great amenities and equips them with the tools and training necessary to succeed.



The Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible for a mix of financial reporting and other analytical projects.  Their responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:




RESPONSIBILITIES


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

  • Work closely with legal, marketing, sales operations, and other internal departments as needed to support the corporate account and street sales teams.

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

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

  • Serve as a finance business partner to the Corporate Account Sales team helping to drive sale growth and safeguarding the profitability of the business.

  • Assist with modeling improvements and with departmental process efficiencies.

  • Work on upfront deal making, ongoing account profit improvement projects and price adjustment.

  • Complete ad hoc reporting as needed.

  • 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 perform other duties as needed.

Job Requirements

The Senior Financial Analyst will possess the following:



EXPERIENCE REQUIRED



  • The Senior Financial Analyst will have 3-5+ years’ accounting and/or finance experience.

  • Strong analysis and problem solving skills.

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

  • Strong working knowledge of Excel and financial reporting systems.  Experience with SAP a plus.

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




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