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Senior Financial Analyst




Job Number: 120013
Offered Through: Brilliant Management Resources
Job Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Contract
Degree: Bachelors Degree Accounting and Finance
Job Post Date: 01/31/2019
Job Description:
Our client, a Real Estate/Property Management organization in the Chicago Loop is in need of a Senior Financial Analyst.  The need is immediate for a year-long consulting basis.  The ideal candidate will have experience in either the real estate or property management industry with strong Excel skills.  The Senior Financial Analyst will report to the VP of Finance.  The Senior Financial Analyst responsibilities and requirements are listed below:
 
SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST Responsibilities:
Analyze data trends to anticipate shifts in operational performance
Drive improvement through value-added analysis, tracking execution of cost savings projects
Participate in the month-end budgeting and forecasting
Assist with month end accounting activities such as journal entries and account reconciliations 
Develop KPI’s for operational performance, policies & procedures, and internal controls
Create analytics using Business intelligence in Cognos
Extract data from Cognos then extract into Excel in order to create different ad-hoc analyses
Enhance analysis utilizing SQL
Develop and maintain project plans for small to medium size projects 
Actively participate in post-implementation reviews
Assess what software re-development/enhancement/patches are required to address issues 
 
SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
3 years in a business analysis or operational analysis environment
Sound knowledge of financial drivers (ex. margins, contribution, ROI)
Continuous improvement experience in real estate environment preferred
Ability to analyze significant amounts of data using tools such as pivot tables, v-lookups, etc.
SQL highly preferred
Proficient in mid-tier ERP and working knowledge of Microsoft environment
Must have excellent attention to detail and ability to organize teams / others
Strong verbal and written communication skills

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