Financial Analyst Senior # JN -082019-48407

Chicago, IL

Posted: 08/13/2019 Industry: Accounting/Finance Job Number: JN -082019-48407
Description:
  • Collect information, analyze data to facilitate forecasts of service revenue and prepare financial reports.

Essential Job Functions
  • Summarize and analyze financial data from various internal and external sources.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly analyst data.
  • Assist in the monthly close of the general ledger.
  • Prepare and analyze reports related to re-forecasting based on historical financial results and anticipated pipeline activity.
  • Prepare quantitative reports for presentation to management, functional teams as needed, the board of directors, the shareholders, or others as appropriate.
  • Review operational and data quality reports to ensure that errors and omissions are corrected accurately and in a timely manner.
    • Run recurring weekly reports
    • Propose process improvements and develop documentations associated to them
    • Develop new predictive models for financial metrics
    • Attend business partner meetings
    • Create reports for ad hoc requests
    • Build a survey for business partners
    • Assess available tools for the survey and present a cost/benefit case

Education/Certifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Bachelor s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related discipline preferred

Experience/Minimum Requirements
  • Five (5) years of experience in a financial analysis or accounting related position
    • Computer skills using Microsoft Office
    • Experience with Tableau/CRM/Alteryx desired
    • Excellent organizational/administrative skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Understanding of relational databases and SQL
    • Ability to thrive in a dynamic problem solving environment
    • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
    • Customer service orientation with a strong problem solving approach

Other Skills/Abilities
  • Extensive knowledge of financial analysis, reporting and interpretation
  • Extensive knowledge of spreadsheet applications
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently communicate financial analysis results to management
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of the JD Edwards Accounting system
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