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Robert Half International Financial Analyst in BATAVIA, Illinois


Robert Half Finance & Accounting is looking for a Financial Analyst for a client in the western suburbs. Reporting to the Senior Financial Analyst, the Financial Analyst will be responsible for driving analysis, insights & reporting that help identify the drivers of sales and financial performance in a growing distribution and manufacturing environment. The ideal candidate is someone is who willing to take on challenges, question the status quo, and is willing to learn.

Position Responsibilities

• Produce timely and accurate monthly reporting.

• Assist in monthly P&L reviews with location business managers and develop commentary to summarize reviews to Senior Management.

• Work with business partners, IT and others in FP&A/Accounting to provide budgeting support, analytics, and ad hoc projects.

• Perform financial analyses and present results including compilation and review of financial plans and budgets.

• Perform research and analysis under limited supervision.

• Identify and investigate issues related to assigned projects.

• Develop and communicate clear models to represent business situations and summarize key ideas to both financial and non-financial counterparts.

Position Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Data Analytics, or another related field

• 3-5 years of experience in FP&A, corporate finance or accounting.

• Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles including the ability to build and analyze income statements, balance sheets and cash flow statements.

• Demonstrate intellectual curiosity and critical thinking that can solve problems and make recommendations based on self-directed work efforts.

• Ability to self-motivate, ability to deal with ambiguity, change and a dynamic business environment.

• Strong problem solving, strategic thinking and analytical skills with the ability to synthesize large amounts of data.

• Ability to develop strong relationships and partnerships with internal customers, and effectively manage those relationships.

• Experience effectively working across multiple departments to complete a project or resolve an organizational challenge.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and advanced proficiency in Excel (pivots, lookups, IF statements and beyond).

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

• Manufacturing cost accounting experience

• Experience with SAP, Oracle, or other top-tier ERP and BI platform


Financial Analysis, Microsoft Excel, SAP, Manufacturing Cost Accounting

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Salary: $75,000.00 - $90,000.00 / Yearly

Location: BATAVIA, IL

Date Posted: October 16, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 01380-0011591850

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance