Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Oakbrook Terrace


There's an urgent need for a Senior Financial Analyst to join a client via Robert Half Finance and Accounting in the Chicago, Illinois area. This role will comprise of coordinating various planning cycles (annual planning, quarterly forecasts and monthly outlooks), while providing strategic analyses and recommendations. You will manage 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 manage building long-range operating plans to support business initiatives, developing rolling forecast processes to ensure resources are leveraged with maximum effectiveness, and driving world class strategic and financial planning methods. You will conduct the improvement upon monthly and quarterly reporting, while also operationalize and cultivate data-driven planning processes. This Senior Financial Analyst position is a career-pivoting role in which you will contribute strategic input to the senior leadership of the company. Interested? Apply today! Seeking a full-time role? This opportunity with a company in the Transport field might be the next career move you've been searching for.

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How you will make an impact

- The Senior Financial Analyst collaborates closely with cross functional partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans

- Provide assistance to Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process

- Produce and monitor forecasting reports

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

- Get together 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

- Explain monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions required

- Review performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities

- 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

- Keep tabs on monthly and quarterly performance through comparison of actuals versus expectations and enable business partners to handle their resources

- Ability to simplify complex problems and build solutions

- Professionally trained in financial reporting tools

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

- Microsoft Excel experience

- Exquisite presentation skills

- Bachelor's Degree in Finance, MBA preferred

If interested, please send your resume to

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  • transport

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