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Senior Financial Analyst - (Hybrid)

Company: Ecentria
Location: Northbrook
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Reporting to the FP&A Manager, the Senior Financial Analyst will be an effective partner to Ecentria's finance team. The Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible for providing the finance community with financial analysis and helping to create models to predict growth and forecast performance. Other ad-hoc FP&A duties may be assigned.Duties & ResponsibilitiesThe primary responsibilities of the Senior Financial Analyst are:

  • Assist FP&A manger with preparation of annual budgets and rolling forecast models including income statement, balance sheet and liquidity
  • Lead evaluation and design new reports and tools to improve month end close efficiency
  • Support month end reporting process through investigation of actual to budget and prior year variances
  • Support month end close process through investigation of report exceptions impacting the accuracy of sales, COGS, inventory, and AP/AR
  • Work with Finance to complete periodic budgets and forecast uploads; continually evaluate the planning process for future enhancements/improvements
  • Maintain user access, roles and appropriate security levels in D365
  • Maintain hierarchies, GL structure and reporting dimensions
  • Concur Administration: Maintain entity, business unit and cost center information; users and roles; American Express credit card mapping; user training, support and troubleshooting
  • Serve as the liaison between Finance and Technology group to ensure seamless integrations with other systems
  • Support company systems implementations; coordinate internal and external resources
  • Maintain financial process documentation
  • Microsoft Dynamics 365 Product Owner: Tasks include troubleshooting, updates, upgrades, creating new entities, database maintenance, testing and implementation
  • Communicate with outside consultants as well as with Microsoft on issues related to D365
    Qualifications, Skills & RequirementsQualifications for the Senior Financial Analyst are:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology and Accounting, or related field
    • Minimum of 3 years of Financial Systems experience, including understanding of accounting systems and general ledger
    • Experience in the following strongly preferred: MS Dynamics 365, MS Excel (expert proficiency) month-end tools / reporting
    • Continuous improvement mindset
    • Proactive and analytical, with the ability to work with a sense of urgency with minimal supervision
    • Highly detailed oriented and organized, with the ability to multi-task several projects on short deadlines
    • Enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic, and open environment
    • Strong work ethic
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
      Benefits
      • Medical Insurance from Blue Cross Blue Shield, including HSA, HMO, and PPO options.
      • Prescription, dental and vision insurance.
      • Employer-paid life, AD&D and disability insurance.
      • Employer-paid employee assistance program.
      • Generous FTO (flexible time off).
      • 401k retirement benefits plan with a company match.
      • Voluntary legal support services & pet insurance.
      • Salary commensurate with work experience and education.Ecentria is the winner of many prestigious HR-driven awards, including:
        • Best & Brightest Place to Work in Chicago, 2021
        • Best & Brightest Place to Work in Chicago, 2020
        • Best & Brightest Place to Work in Chicago, 2019
        • Top Workplace in Chicago (Chicago Tribune Award), 2019
        • Top Workplace in Chicago, (Chicago Tribune Award), 2018
        • Best & Brightest Place to Work in the Nation, 2018Work Location of the Senior Financial Analyst - (Hybrid) Northbrook, ILEcentria and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. Ecentria and its affiliates are Drug Free Workplaces.

Keywords: Ecentria, Chicago , Senior Financial Analyst - (Hybrid), Professions , Northbrook, Illinois

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