Financial Analyst

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Northbrook, IL
$75,000 - $85,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
May 24, 2016
Job ID
$6bb Fortune 500 Manufacruter and Distributor of Consumer Products looks for a dynamic Financial Analyst to join the team in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago.
We offer our employees a wide-range of Medical and Dental options, as well as Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts and Flexible Spending Accounts.  Work/life balance is encouraged and we support that with Paid Vacations/PTO and Paid Holidays.  We promote growth by assisting with Tuition Reimbursement.  Our employees’ futures are important to us; therefore, we offer a 401(k) plan, Life Insurance, AD&D and more.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supports the development of ORS’ periodic forecasts, annual budget, capital and long range plans.
  • Prepares management reporting and dashboards encompassing the P&L, balance sheet and cash flow with proactive analysis and commentary on business performance.
  • Works closely with ORS business and Shared Service functions to understand and communicate key issues, risks and opportunities, underlying planning assumptions, and overall performance objectives.
  • Creates dynamic financial models to evaluate business scenarios and support business decisions.
  • Provides financial support to strategic projects, key initiatives and process improvement teams.
  • Participates in continuous improvement efforts in the processes and tools used in planning, reporting and analysis activities.
  • Performs critical analysis for Board of Directors and Senior Leadership Team presentations.
  • Supports the financial close process. 


  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills. 
  • Strong financial systems skills and advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications with strong Excel skills in data compilation and aggregation (e.g., pivot tables, v-lookup) as well as strong financial modeling skills.
  • Works well in a team environment and demonstrates the ability to interact with various professional levels within the organization.
  • Exceptional verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills and ability to communicate complex business issues in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple work assignments simultaneously.
  • Ability to manage ambiguity and develop perspective in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
  • Action oriented with a strong drive for results. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics.  MBA preferred. 
  • Minimum five (5) years of progressive experience in financial analysis or planning roles.
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