Robert Half International senior financial analyst in Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Lend your skills to a growing, thriving team at an innovative manufacturing company. Responsibilities include conducting financial modeling on various financial products as well as measuring, analyzing, and forecasting performance in conjunction with operating plans, advising management on the allocation of resources to best accomplish objectives, and preparing reports for management. This Financial Analyst role is located in the Buffalo Grove, Illinois, and it is a full-time employment opportunity. If you enjoy forecasting, performance reporting, and expense management, then you may want to join an innovative team as a key business partner. This role requires some experience with SAP BPC- If you have 3 years + experience in a similar role please email steve.dove@roberthalf.com Thanks for your time What you get to do every day - Collaborate with cross-functional partners in Accounting and Operations to ensure plans are executed properly - Understand and explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending - Ensure business partners handle their resources by tracking monthly and quarterly performance through the comparison of actuals versus expectations - Provide valuable foresight and decision support through effective Business Intelligence (BI) - Compile and supervise forecasting reports - Work closely with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close processes - Recognize potential risks and opportunities while analyzing performance to date - Lead monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and if any actions are required - Support weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment level Bookings and P L forecasting - Work 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, strategic resource allocation and prioritization, and event tracking and execution - Flexible individuals comfortable with large amounts of information, and adept at managing expectations

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Req ID: 01310-0010704176

Functional Role: Financial Analyst

Country: USA

State: IL

City: Buffalo Grove

Postal Code: 60069

Compensation: $70,000.00 to $90,000.00 per year

Requirements: - Practical knowledge in problem solving through statistical analysis or with large data sets highly preferable (such as in derivatives, structured finance, or business analytics or in a similarly demanding and analytical role) - Financial planning analysis (go-to-market experience favored) - Excellent communication and organizational skills - Creative problem solver who anticipates risks and opportunities and maintains a vision for continuous improvement - Prior knowledge in Spreadsheet and ERP system - Understanding of Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required - Solid understanding of SAP BPC - Bus Planning Consolidation - BA/BS degree in finance or a related field - Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations - 3+ years of experience in problem solving through statistical analysis or with large data sets highly preferable (such as in derivatives, structured finance, or business analytics or in a similarly demanding and analytical role)