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Sr. Financial Analyst in Libertyville, IL at Solution Partners

Date Posted: 9/8/2018

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Job Description

Our direct client is looking for a Sr. Financial Analyst. In this role, you will be the main Finance point of contact for the Retail sales team. You will be responsible for working with the team to build an accurate budget/forecast and analyzing data and trends to provide detailed financial analysis of the Retail channel. You will partner with senior leadership and cross-functional groups to drive profits in the channel. You will be part of the dynamic and diverse team focused on growth opportunities and cutting-edge business solutions.

Job Responsibilities:
: Assist with the preparation of Retail monthly financial reports for US senior leadership team and global staff meetings
: Responsible for preparation of daily sales flash, weekly outlook and monthly forecasts
: Coordinate annual budget cycle and quarterly financial forecasts for Retail channels
: Participate in monthly close process for sales channel and SG&A departments
: Work with Sales team to research retailer deductions
: Assists with reconciliation and validation of invoices/portals for major customers
: Respond to ad hoc requests from senior management as necessary

Minimum Qualifications:
: 4+ years related experience; position can be adjusted based on level of experience
: Bachelor's degree in accounting/finance or bachelor's degree with accounting/financial emphasis
: Highly developed organizational skills and ability to work in an independent, fast-paced environment
: Effective communication skills
: Ability to succeed in a team environment
: Strong research, analysis, and problem-solving skills
: Ability to adapt quickly and learn new tasks independently
: Ability to manage competing priorities
: Understanding of accounting processes, procedure and internal controls

Preferred Qualifications:
: Technologically savvy, with experience using applications in the Microsoft Office suite and manipulation of big data. Experience with TM1, Hyperion, and JDE software a plus
: Experience working in a fast-paced, competitive team environment
: Demonstrated high-energy, tenacity and dedication to excellence
: Display a sense of creativity and innovation, with integrity and respect for others
: Display effective interpersonal skills sufficient to build positive, productive, and effective professional working relationships

Preferred Education & Training:
: Bachelor's Degree in accounting/finance or bachelor's degree with accounting/financial emphasis