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Robert Half International Financial Analyst - Entry Level in CHICAGO, Illinois

Description Accountemps is looking to place a Financial Analyst into an entry-level position with a prospering company. The primary tasks of the Financial Analyst role will consist of completing routine assignments and solving routine/standard problems with limited discretion, as well as providing daily support to the accounting and finance departments. This Financial Analyst position would be a great fit for a versatile individual that is comfortable working with a vast amount of data and skillful at meeting expectations. This Financial Analyst role provides an excellent growth opportunity for candidates who enjoy critical thinking and analysis. This short-term temporary employment opportunity is based in the Chicago, Illinois area.


  • Aid in mixed aspects of the monthly/quarterly/annual close process (i.e. journal entries, account reconciliations, expense analysis, and trend analysis, variance analysis)

  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors during financial and operational audits

  • Now and then, be able to describe intricate financial subjects to non-financial staff members in special projects

  • Participate in monitoring and maintaining internal accounting controls to ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley requirements

  • Inquire and query an enormous amounts of data

  • Play a part in the groundwork of monthly financial reporting and other business data

  • Come up with creative alternatives and recommendations to revise costs and improve financial performance of a company

  • Federate and analyze budgets and income statement forecasts

  • Review confirmed results at the corporate and division levels

  • Be a factor in ensuring adequate controls and procedures

  • Engage in annual budgeting process Requirements - Less than one year of experience

  • BA/BS degree in finance or a related field

  • High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills

  • Skills in problem solving through statistical analysis or with large data sets highly desired (such as in derivatives, structured finance, or business analytics or in a similarly demanding and analytical role)

  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel

    • Strong computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software, as well as databases and customer database systems

This role has an immediate start date. Candidates with the proper skill set should give us a call today!


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