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Robert Half International Sr. Financial Analyst in CHICAGO, Illinois


Do you want to make an impact as finance professional? Qualified applicants, might be interested in this Senior Financial Analyst role with a company in the Chicago, Illinois area with an immediate start date through Robert Half Finance and Accounting. In this role, you will be responsible for operationilizing and cultivating data-driven planning processes and improving upon monthly and quarterly reporting. In this Senior Financial Analyst role, you will develop rolling forecast processes to ensure resources are leveraged with maximum effectiveness, drive world class strategic and financial planning methods, and build long-range operating plans to support business initiatives. You will contribute variance analysis of bookings, revenues and expenses, clearly explaining the business reasons for variances and adjusting the outlook models to reflect operational adjustments. As the Senior Financial Analyst, you will be in charge of the coordination of various planning cycles (quarterly forecasts, annual planning, and monthly outlooks) while providing strategic analyses and recommendations. Make your mark as a Senior Financial Analyst in a career-building role and gain experience working directly with senior leadership of the company and contribute your strategic input. Candidates seeking career-building opportunities in the Transport field, might want to look into this recently available full-time position. Submit an application for this position now!

Key responsibilities

  • Collaborate with senior executives on strategic deep dives by developing financial models and insights on topics such as: Retention forecasts, Campaign Planning & Tracking, return on investment of strategic investments, event tracking and execution, strategic resource allocation and prioritization

  • Oversee monthly and quarterly performance through comparison of actuals versus expectations and enable business partners to handle their resources

  • You will be closely engaged with cross functional partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans

  • Cooperate with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process

  • Allow effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide forward-looking insight and decision support

  • Supervise weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment-level Bookings and P& L forecasting

  • Examine performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities

  • Create and track forecasting reports

  • Comprehend and clarify internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending

  • Demonstrate monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions required

Click 'Apply' or call Mike Assaad at 630.368.1175


  • 3+ years' experience with advanced financial analysis, planning and budget controls required

  • Quarter-end experience highly preferred

  • Form 10-K experience

  • Previous experience working with SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) Software

  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial statement preparation

  • Earlier work involving SAP Financials

  • Strong familiarity with Form 10-Q

  • General familiarity with audit schedules

  • Practical knowledge of month end closings

  • Form 8-K experience desired

  • SOX experience

  • Background working with XBRL

  • Adeptness in Financial Statement Audits

  • Good understanding of SAP BPC

  • Experience with Financial Statement

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, MBA preferred

    • Strong presentation skills

    • Talent for simplifying complex problems and building solutions

    • Very knowledgeable in financial reporting tools

Click 'Apply' or call Mike Assaad at 630.368.1175

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