Strategic Senior Financial Analyst

$100,000 - $120,000 yearly

Job Category:Accounting & Finance

Position Type:Direct Hire / Permanent

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Northbrook , Illinois  [Hybrid]

Job ID:131912

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Job Description

LaSalle Network has partnered with a leading professional services firm in Northbrook, IL. With a strong focus on innovation, integrity and client satisfaction, we strive to exceed expectations in every aspect of the business. As our client continues to grow, they are seeking a highly skilled and strategic Strategic Senior Financial Analyst to join their dynamic Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team. 

As a Strategic Senior Financial Analyst on the FP&A team, you will play a crucial role in driving financial planning and analysis initiatives to support the company's overall strategic goals. Reporting to the Director of FP&A, this position offers a unique opportunity for a talented individual to contribute to the financial success of the organization. 

This role is hybrid back in officer 3 days a week in Northbrook and budgeted up to a base of $110,000-$110,000 with additional bonus.  



Strategic Senior Financial Analyst Responsibilities: 


  • Lead the development of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts in collaboration with department heads 

  • Analyze and interpret financial data to provide insights into business performance and trends 

  • Develop and maintain sophisticated financial models to aid in strategic decision-making 

  • Conduct in-depth analysis of key business drivers, market trends and competitive landscape to support strategic decision-making 

  • Provide actionable recommendations based on financial analysis to optimize business performance 

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities for cost optimization and revenue enhancement 

  • Establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to evaluate business performance against strategic objectives 

  • Prepare comprehensive performance reports and present findings to senior management 

  • Identify areas for improvement and work with business units to implement necessary changes 

  • Monitor and manage budget variances, providing insights and recommendations for corrective actions 

  • Collaborate with department heads to ensure alignment of budgetary goals with overall company strategy 

  • Assist in the development and implementation of cost control measures 

  • Respond to ad-hoc requests for financial analysis and reporting from senior management 

  • Contribute to the preparation of board presentations and executive summaries 

Strategic Senior Financial Analyst Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field; MBA or professional certification (CFA, CPA) preferred 

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in financial analysis and planning within a professional services environment 

  • Proven expertise in developing and maintaining complex financial models 

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail 

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex financial concepts to non-financial stakeholders 

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel; experience with financial planning software is a plus. 

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment 


If you are interested in the Strategic Senior Financial Analyst role, please apply today!  


Thank you,  

Arden Dyer  

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.