Senior Financial Analyst Consultant

Chicago, IL | Job ID: 59543

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Job Description

We have partnered with a growing CPG company in the western suburbs currently hiring for a Senior Financial Analyst. This Senior Financial Analyst will be a key contributor on a team that is responsible for budgeting, revenue and expense analysis, forecasting, business trends analysis, and special ad-hoc projects. This key member of the finance team will also assist in supporting each business group, providing senior management with financial reporting and business trend analysis used for business planning, budget variance and strategic and tactical decision making. 

Senior Financial Analyst Responsibilities: 

Business Planning and Strategy 

  • Leads the strategic planning, budgeting and re-forecasting activities 

  • Leads the statistical and financial modeling of assumptive scenarios in support of key business decision-making 

  • Identifies tactical and strategic opportunities, gaps, and financial risks through collaboration with cross-functional teams 

Performance Measurement 

  • Challenges assumptions, and conducts more complex analysis, utilizing advanced analytical tools, for critical business decisions and identification of trends 

  • Evaluates financial and operational performance and provides suggestions for areas of improvement 

  • Effective in reconciling, consolidating, and evaluating integrity of data to help meet financial and operational reporting requirements 

Reporting & Compliance 

  • Evaluates and investigates financial and operational reporting of certain transactions 

  • Adherence to internal financial policies, procedures, and controls 

Relationship Building & Communication 

  • Creates highly effective relationships with employees, customers and stakeholders that support and advance business goals and objectives 

  • Establishes credibility quickly through understanding of business issues and providing sound financial analytical support 

  • Communicates financial and operational performance results, and participates in the development of formal recommendation to Business Partners' leadership management 

Leadership 

  • Acts as a resource for management and staff; provides technical support within area of responsibility 

  • Promotes best practice use of information and the value of evidence-based decision making by discussing such topics amongst internal customers 

  • Special projects and other functions as required by manager 

Senior Financial Analyst Requirements: 

  • BS in Accounting, Finance, or related field 

  • MBA a plus 

  • Minimum 3 years financial experience 

Thank you for your time and consideration for this Senior Financial Analyst opportunity. We look forward to receiving your resume! 

Thank you, 

Ali Altmann

Senior Project Manager 

LaSalle Network 

 

 

Keywords and Related Terms: financial analysis , financial planning , budgeting , forecasting , strategy , process improvement 

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer, m/f/d/v. 

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. LaSalle has worked with more than 10,000 companies, ranging from Fortune 500s to start ups. With units specializing in administrative, accounting and finance, marketing, executive search, technology, sales, supply chain, healthcare revenue cycle, call center, and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries.