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Senior Financial Analyst
  • Job ID #: 34622
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Education Required: Not Indicated
  • Experience Required: 5 - 7 Years
  • Location: US-IL-Lake Forest
  • Functional Area: Finance
  • Relocation Provided:

Position Description:


The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for creating the monthly financial forecast, the annual budget, specific project analysis and assisting with the annual Long Range Plan. The Senior Financial Analyst will also conduct on-going and ad hoc analysis utilizing various systems and data sources to transform data points into meaningful information. They will be responsible for learning all business rules and apply those rules in the building of queries and reports. This role will also liaise with departmental contacts in order to formulate analysis for operational, financial, service pricing, budget, and customer data reporting and analysis. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

Gathers, interprets, and feeds many data sets that derive the monthly forecast. 

Analyze the results, trends, and make suggestions for forecast changes. 

Track and explain changes from month to month, and assist in actual to forecast variance explanations. 

Learn the rules, processes and drivers that affect billing, staffing, budgeting, financial reporting, and sales. 

Report on monthly activity and variances - Develop and maintain rolling forecasts for revenues and expenses. 

Works with all data contributors to improve planning and forecasting process updates in an effort to enhance analysis of business drivers

Affectively manipulate large sets of data Provides analysis for all areas of the company in support of the business needs. 

Performs other related duties as required or requested. This includes but is not limited to providing support to finance and / or other teams and special projects as needed. Look for and implement process improvements across all areas of Finance.


Position Requirements:

Education equivalent to Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance, or the equivalent in related work experience. CPA/MBA is a plus. 

Minimum 3-5 years of progressive experience in FP&A or accounting, or the equivalent in related work experience. 


Substantial experience in computer-based budgeting and financial modeling

Demonstrates advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel. 

Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products, and financial software systems.

Adept at learning new technical skills and software quickly. 


Advanced oral and written communication skills

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