Sr. Financial Analyst

Robert Half

Job Description

Ref ID: 01340-0011809006

Classification: Sr. Financial Analyst

Compensation: DOE

Candidates looking for short-term temporary work as a Senior Financial Analyst will be interested in this opening with one of our clients in the Wood & Furniture Manufacturing industry. Lombard, Illinois will be the location for this Senior Financial Analyst. You might be right for this role if you like the idea of being our client's primary point of contact for all financial issues, including project spending, planning, forecasting and annual budgeting. This Senior Financial Analyst consultant role will perform analysis of the operating results and financial performance of core business segments supporting public reporting requirements, and provide decision-making support for future company investments.

What you get to do every day

- Help create sustainable business, operational, and financial processes to be understood by all necessary teams

- Execute monthly and quarterly reporting to senior management by analyzing financial results, synthesizing/distilling key trends, assessing future and current business risks, and articulating critical updates

- Implement financial analysis as part of business performance optimization

- Assist in other ad-hoc analysis and presentation requests

- Track financial results with greater accuracy and discretion by working with Operating and Accounting to drive improved management reporting

- Capable of communicating updates to senior management, analyzing financial results, and distilling/synthesizing key issues in the course of advancing existing management reporting

- Team closely with Functional leads by executing management reporting, advising in accounting and compliance, and ensuring operational initiatives are in alignment with each other

- Manage positive relationships with key business partners and Finance/Accounting leadership

Job Requirements

- Demonstrated understanding of Microsoft PowerPoint

- Skilled in working cross functionally across teams and gaining favor of key decision makers

- Highly-skilled in office systems, reporting software, databases and other BI tools recommended

- Ability to recognize, evaluate, and resolve problems effectively

- Able to think critically and operate effectively with management

- Track-record in process reengineering and optimization

- Applicants need 7+ years experience in operations finance

- CPA or MBA preferred

- Necessary education includes a BA/BS degree in Finance, Business, or a related field

- Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

- Financial analysis experience desired

- Well-founded grasp of Balance Sheet Reviews

- Microsoft Excel experience

- Ad Hoc Reporting experience

- Financial modeling experience required

- General familiarity with Profit Loss

- Microsoft Access experience

- Proven knowledge of Cash Flow Forecasts

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