Senior Financial Analyst- Corporate Strategy/Business Planning

$120,000 - $140,000 yearly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Naperville, Illinois
Job ID: 134278
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LaSalle Network has partnered with one of the top retail organizations in the country who is looking to add a Senior Financial Analyst to their team!  They are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Senior Financial Analyst to join their Corporate Business Planning Finance team. This individual will play a crucial role in driving strategic financial planning and analysis, supporting key decision-makers across the organization.  

 

As the Senior Financial Analyst for Business Planning and FP&A, you will be responsible for overseeing and executing all aspects of financial planning, analysis and budgeting. Reporting directly to the Corporate Business Planning Manager, you will collaborate with divisional VPs, providing insightful financial guidance and driving the development of short and long-term P&L forecasts and annual budgets. This position offers a competitive base salary up to $120,000.  

 

Senior Financial Analyst Key Responsibilities:  

  • Develop and maintain comprehensive financial models to support short and long-term strategic planning  

  • Analyze financial data, key performance indicators (KPIs) and market trends to provide actionable insights and recommendations  

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand business drivers and ensure alignment of financial goals with overall company objectives  

  • Lead the annual budgeting process, working closely with divisional VPs to set realistic and achievable financial targets  

  • Drive the creation of accurate and timely financial forecasts, identifying potential risks and opportunities  

  • Monitor budget variances and provide detailed explanations to support effective decision-making  

  • Partner with divisional VPs to align financial strategies with business goals, ensuring a holistic approach to company-wide financial planning  

  • Provide scenario analysis and strategic insights to support decision-making processes  

  • Serve as the primary financial planning contact for all divisional VPs, fostering strong relationships and open lines of communication  

  • Present financial results and analyses to executive leadership, translating complex financial data into actionable insights  

  • Continuously identify opportunities for process improvement within the FP&A function, implementing best practices to enhance efficiency and accuracy  

Senior Financial Analyst Requirements:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field; MBA or CPA preferred 

  • 6+ years of progressive experience in financial planning and analysis 

  • Strong proficiency in financial modeling and analysis tools 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment 

  • Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy and data integrity 

 

If this role interests you, please apply today. 

 

Thank you,  

Daniel Pinkerton   

Senior Project Manager  

LaSalle Network 

 

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

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.