Senior Financial Analyst -Industrial

Location: Northern Chicago Suburbs, IL
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $85,000.00 - $95,000.00
Date: 7/11/2018
Job ID: 02604373
Job Description
$5.4B National Wholesale Distributor—Northern Chicago Suburbs—Salary Commensurate with Experience
 
The Sizzle
  • Company offers a shuttle to the office from the Metra Station.
  • “A” plus offices with on-site food services/cafeteria and tons of room for growth.
  • Minimal travel (5-10%) with possibility to work remotely once a week after a few months of employment.
 
Minimum Education & Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field required; Master’s preferred.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong financial systems skills and advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications with strong Excel skills in data compilation and aggregation (pivot tables, v-lookup) and strong financial modeling skills.
  • Experience with SAP, Hyperion Essbase, or similar financial system application.
  • Works well in a team environment and demonstrates the ability to interact with various professional levels within the organization.
  • Exceptional verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills and ability to communicate complex business issues in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple work assignments simultaneously.
  • Ability to manage ambiguity and develop perspective in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
  • Action oriented with a strong drive for results.
 
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Support development of Industrial Business Unit’s periodic forecasts, annual budget, capital, and long-range plans (LRP).
  • Prepare management reporting and dashboards encompassing the P&L, balance sheet, and cash flow with proactive analysis and commentary on business performance.
  • Work closely with Industrial business and Shared Service functions to understand and communicate key issues, risk, and opportunities, underlying planning assumptions, and overall performance objectives.
  • Create dynamic financial models to evaluate business scenarios and support business decisions.
  • Provides financial support to strategic projects, key initiatives, and process improvement teams.
  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts in the processes and tools used in planning, reporting, and analysis activities.
  • Perform critical analysis for Board of Directors and Senior Leadership Team presentations.
  • Support the financial close process.
  • Complete ad hoc analysis as requested.
  • Understand and demonstrate company's Core Values.