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Financial Analyst Job Opportunity - Chicago Area - CTH

Company: Grayson Search Partners
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Our clients corporate FP&A group is looking for a Financial Analyst to join our team. As a Financial Analyst, you will perform a variety of tasks including modeling financials that offer key insights into our business. You will assist in consolidation for Actuals, Forecast and Budgets, prepare and analyze metrics for the total company and you will be involved in special projects. You will also play an integral part in quarterly earnings preparation and analysis. An ideal candidate is a top-performer who can analyze data, find trends and thrive in a dynamic, high-growth environment.

What You'll Do
--- Perform monthly close activities and consolidated management reporting
--- Drive efficiency and enhancements for analytical tools and processes
--- Assist in the preparation and analysis of consolidated P&L for Actuals and Forecasts, help the FP&A team on deliverables and ongoing variance analysis
--- Preparation in earnings materials and analysis for all financial statements
--- Help gather, analyze and report company-wide metrics by working with cross functional teams within the company
--- Partner with the accounting group to manage close timelines, process and reporting
--- Manage creation of internal executive reporting documents including board, close and other management presentations

Who You Are
--- Ability to work autonomously, to meet tight deadlines, and to thrive in a fast paced environment under pressure
--- Excellent verbal and written communication, experience presenting analyses to management and ability to lead and drive initiatives
--- Enjoy learning and working with financial systems
--- Experience with Oracle & Hyperion and understanding of accounting concepts - preferred
--- Naturally inquisitive with an aptitude for learning new tools and desire to continue to build skills as our work advances digitally
--- Desire to solve problems and improve processes
--- Data-driven and experienced in examining a business scenario, outcome, or use case employing data, metrics and analysis
--- Understanding of accounting concepts preferred

Job Requirements:
--- Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics or technical field preferred
--- MBA preferred
--- Experience in Corporate FP&A preferred
--- In depth understanding of financial statements
--- Advanced modeling and excel skills, experience conducting complex quantitative and qualitative financial analysis and ability to generate data-driven insights

Keywords: Grayson Search Partners, Chicago , Financial Analyst Job Opportunity - Chicago Area - CTH, Accounting, Auditing , Chicago, Illinois

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