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Senior Financial Analyst

Description


Senior Financial Analyst


ABOUT THE COMPANY


Our client, is looking for a dynamic Senior Financial Analyst to add to their expanding finance department. This organization has gone through explosive growth after the last few years, and is looking to add a Sr. Financial Analyst that they can develop into a leader within the next couple years. The company boasts a team-oriented culture and offers incredible benefits. It is a great opportunity to join a company that is going through a very exciting time!



Why Work for the Company:



  • A lot of variety and challenges in the role

  • Growing, stable company 

  • Ability to move around the company, former accounting and finance professionals are now in Marketing, Sales, and other departments

  • Top notch benefits- health insurance, pto, 401k, etc

  • Half-day Fridays!



RESPONSIBILITIES


  •  

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports



  • Analyze financial information to determine present and future financial performance, including reviewing and comparing to actual results.



  • Drives business value by providing financial and analytical counsel to facilitate decision-marking around strategic business initiatives.



  • Able to clearly communicate a cohesive and concise story around business drivers behind financial data and potential implications on future results.



  • Creates financial models and scenarios as a key input for business planning decisions.



  • Manages annual budget processes, incorporating business initiatives, economic trends and operational effectiveness.



  • 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



  • Make recommendations to improving the efficiency of the financial reporting processes and budget.



    Provides accurate and timely feedback on discrepancies and unreasonable and unsupported financial conditions or situations



  • Provides financial consulting regarding pricing and special projects.



  • Assist in the direction of work performed other team members and provides direct technical leadership of Financial Analysts.



  • Report on financial status throughout the year, explaining variances and creating opportunities to meet the organizations objectives.



  • Develop financial models to be used for budgets, pricing, new site openings, productivity and financial analyses.



  • Preparing detailed financial models for business segments, drive business initiatives, and identify, implement, and deliver key operational efficiencies




Requirements



EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:


  • Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting

  • 3-5 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

  • 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

Job Snapshot

Location US-IL-Oak Brook
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $70,000.00 - $100,000.00 /Year
Store Type Accounting, Finance, General Business
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Company Overview

Creative Financial Staffing

CFS is a leading, employee-owned accounting and financial staffing firm—the largest one founded by CPA firms. With more than two decades of experience helping companies locate, attract and hire exceptional accounting & finance professionals, CFS has unique resources to better understand hiring needs, attract higher-caliber candidates and assess candidate potential. Established in 1994, CFS today operates 30+ offices across 21 states and the Caribbean. Serving most major U.S. markets and beyond, CFS connects companies with candidates, from entry-level to executive level, temporary to direct hire and project support to interim management. Learn More

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US-IL-Oak Brook
Snapshot
Creative Financial Staffing
Company:
US-IL-Oak Brook
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
$70,000.00 - $100,000.00 /Year
Pay Rate:
Accounting, Finance, General Business
Store Type:

Description


Senior Financial Analyst


ABOUT THE COMPANY


Our client, is looking for a dynamic Senior Financial Analyst to add to their expanding finance department. This organization has gone through explosive growth after the last few years, and is looking to add a Sr. Financial Analyst that they can develop into a leader within the next couple years. The company boasts a team-oriented culture and offers incredible benefits. It is a great opportunity to join a company that is going through a very exciting time!



Why Work for the Company:



  • A lot of variety and challenges in the role

  • Growing, stable company 

  • Ability to move around the company, former accounting and finance professionals are now in Marketing, Sales, and other departments

  • Top notch benefits- health insurance, pto, 401k, etc

  • Half-day Fridays!



RESPONSIBILITIES


  •  

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports



  • Analyze financial information to determine present and future financial performance, including reviewing and comparing to actual results.



  • Drives business value by providing financial and analytical counsel to facilitate decision-marking around strategic business initiatives.



  • Able to clearly communicate a cohesive and concise story around business drivers behind financial data and potential implications on future results.



  • Creates financial models and scenarios as a key input for business planning decisions.



  • Manages annual budget processes, incorporating business initiatives, economic trends and operational effectiveness.



  • 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



  • Make recommendations to improving the efficiency of the financial reporting processes and budget.



    Provides accurate and timely feedback on discrepancies and unreasonable and unsupported financial conditions or situations



  • Provides financial consulting regarding pricing and special projects.



  • Assist in the direction of work performed other team members and provides direct technical leadership of Financial Analysts.



  • Report on financial status throughout the year, explaining variances and creating opportunities to meet the organizations objectives.



  • Develop financial models to be used for budgets, pricing, new site openings, productivity and financial analyses.



  • Preparing detailed financial models for business segments, drive business initiatives, and identify, implement, and deliver key operational efficiencies




Requirements



EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:


  • Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting

  • 3-5 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

  • 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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