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Robert Half International Sr. Financial Analyst in Arlington Heights, Illinois


To apply to this Senior Financial Analyst role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky (john.sadofsky "AT"

There's an urgent need for a Senior Financial Analyst to join a client via Robert Half Finance and Accounting in the Arlington Heights, Illinois area. In this role, you will be directly involved in the coordination of various planning cycles (annual planning, quarterly forecasts and monthly outlooks), while providing strategic analyses and recommendations. You will present variance analysis of bookings, revenues and expenses, clearly explaining the business reasons for variances and adjusting the outlook models to reflect operational adjustments. Direct the development of forecast processes to ensure resources are leveraged with maximum effectiveness, build long-range operating plans to support business initiatives, and drive world class strategic and financial planning methods in this Senior Financial Analyst position. Perform routine data-driven planning processes and improve upon monthly and quarterly reporting. Make an impact in this pivotal Senior Financial Analyst position with a company that allows you access to senior leadership with strategic input. Submit an application now and learn more about this role! This position is offered on a full-time basis and is a great career opportunity for candidates looking to enter the Paper/Packaging field.


  • Record monthly and quarterly performance through comparison of actuals versus expectations and enable business partners to handle their resources

  • Grasp and define internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending

  • Create and track forecasting reports

  • Oversee weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment-level Bookings and P&L forecasting

  • Let effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide forward-looking insight and decision support

  • Collaborate with senior executives on strategic deep dives by developing financial models and insights on topics such as: Retention forecasts, Campaign Planning & Tracking, return on investment of strategic investments, event tracking and execution, strategic resource allocation and prioritization

  • Analyze performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities

  • Join forces with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process

  • You will be closely engaged with cross functional partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans

  • Drive monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions required


  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, MBA preferred

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • 3+ years' experience with advanced financial analysis, planning and budget controls required

  • Deeply adept with financial reporting tools

  • Capacity to simplify complex problems and build solutions

To apply, please press 1-Click Apply at the bottom of this job posting. For any inquires, you may reach out to John Sadofsky at 312-616-8200.

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled finance and accounting professionals in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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Salary: DOE

Location: Arlington Heights, IL

Date Posted: October 14, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 01300-0011493863

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance