Financial Analyst Operational Finance

Chicago, IL 60606

Posted: 10/07/2019 Category: Accounting/Finance Job Number: 12343

Financial Analyst Operational Finance


Description

The position, Financial Analyst – Operational Finance, will be a member of the Enterprise Financial Planning and Analysis group with a focus on the Technology Division.

 

The responsibilities of this role include:
  • Providing division support for purchase requisition activities including creation of requisitions, ensuring proper accounting treatments, identifying budget availability and reviewing alignment to strategic plans.
  • Partner with Procurement team members on technology projects and tech maintenance renewals to identify savings opportunities.
  • Working with project managers and management to maintain forecasts for expense and capital spend including alignment to business initiatives and understanding of dependencies and risks.
  • Handling month end financial reporting activities including accruals, reclasses, and preparing monthly financial reports for management.
  • Opportunities to evaluate and build cost models and metrics for supported areas that can be used to understand cost drivers and improve forecast and budget reporting.

 

Education and skills:
  • College Degree, preferred majors in Accounting, Finance or Information Systems
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Data management skills i.e. Excel/SQL
  • Knowledge of IT, development, and infrastructure concepts are a plus
  • Experience with financial reporting tools including Workday, Essbase, Apptio, etc. are a plus

Rich Drennen

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