Senior Financial analyst

To apply to this position you must email your resume directly to Andria Goff at Andria. Goff@parkerlynch. com
In the subject line of your email type Senior Financial Analyst
Our client is a publicly traded company with revenues in the billions, located in the suburbs of Chicago. They are seeking to hire a Senior Financial Analyst.
Senior Financial Analyst
Are you looking to lead strategic analysis for a multibillion dollar organization? Are you someone that is analytical and data driven? Do you get excited to work with and present to C level executives and leaders on a regular basis? If so, then the Senior Financial Analyst role on our Business Planning and Analysis team is the place for you to learn from industry leaders and grow in your career.
Lead analysis on strategy projects for the company in order to provide actionable recommendations that support the organization s goals
Partner with various operating groups and divisional stakeholders to develop potential initiatives and implement strategies
Prepare complex financial models and reporting that facilitate analysis of key initiatives. Develop materials that clearly communicate project findings
Present analysis results across all levels of management, including key members of Finance, Operating Groups, and C level management
Potential Projects:
Return on Investment Evaluate projects to determine if the projects support the long term growth of the business and meet key investment criteria
Performance Attribution Identify key business trends and partner with operating groups to apply learnings that will improve performance
Merchandising Initiatives Determine if certain merchandising tests drive sales and profits and develop recommendations based on findings
Marketing Campaigns Evaluate advertising and media campaigns in select markets before national rollout in order to optimize financial returns
Real Estate Analyze new store opportunities and offer recommendations to senior management
Support Senior Management KPI reporting and presentation preparation
Ideal Candidate:
2+ years of professional experience, backgrounds in Finance or Consulting are preferred
Understanding of and experience with key financial concepts, including but not limited to the financial statements, cash flow, net present value, and return on investment
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Ability to simplify complex projects and present key details / conclusions
Self-starter who takes ownership of her work and has strong attention to detail. Demonstrated analytical and quantitative abilities
Interested in being part of a team environment with rapidly changing assignments. Experience in project management and / or prioritization is a plus
Demonstrated aptitude with Microsoft Office applications including an advanced understanding of Excel and PowerPoint
Bachelor s degree with majors in Finance, Economics, or Math being preferred but not required

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