Financial Analyst in 200 N. LaSalle St, Chicago, IL 60601 at CareerBuilder

Date Posted: 2/16/2020

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Job Description

US - CareerBuilder



We are looking for a go-getter financial analyst who will be responsible for owning all aspects of financial reporting and analysis for our finance department.  This role will work over multiple functions and get exposure to cross functional groups and segments within both finance and the organization. You will proactively work with business leaders around the company, understanding the business operations and applying that to financial modeling.

The ideal Financial Analyst will take ownership of the finance function for the business he or she supports and act as the subject matter expert for leaders in finance and the overall business alike. This person will deliver meaningful data, opinions and guidance to our leaders to help them lead a more financially sound business model. This person will perform ad-hoc projects, and independently organize extracted data into meaningful information through the use of computer-based tooling and presenting that information to leadership.  This role will have high exposure to business leaders, the CFO and other members of the executive leadership team.

If you have passion for getting into the weeds of data, understanding it, presenting it and clearly communicating your findings to make a business impact, this role is for you!


Major Responsibilities/Activities:

  • Completion of month end close analysis and monthly forecasting
  • Ownership of the annual budget process as it pertains to the businesses he or she supports
  • Report on KPI metrics, apply a high level of critical thinking and utilize the information to analyze for root cause and for initiating corrective and/or preventive action.
  • Work frequently in multiple systems, including BPC, Salesforce and Tableau to pull data.
  • Proactively engage leaders to understand business trends that are emerging while also developing sound relationships with your business partners.
  • Act as the subject matter expect with full ownership and accountability for the business he or she support.
  • Taking projects from start to finish with little supervision.
  • Ability to execute on ad hoc requests from leaders and help solve problems emerging from the business.
  • Exhibit a high level of passion and professionalism in one’s craft and acting like an owner.  It is expected for you to support your business as if it was your own and execute your function without a high degree of supervision.
  • Report on quality metrics and utilize the information to analyze for root cause and for initiating corrective and/or preventive action
  • Conduct research, analyze data;
  • Learn and understand the different processes and translate the needs into meaningful process improvements


Job Requirements:

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required (Finance, Accounting, Statistics or related are of study)
  • Experience analyzing large amounts of data, data management, statistical analysis, report design and presentation
  • Media/Internet experience is a plus


Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with accounting and financial modeling
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Demonstrated ability to provide value to cross-functional teams
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Able to work independently within a team environment
  • Strong statistical, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to learn additional skills
  • Experience with BPC a plus


Essential Functions:

  • Communicating with senior leadership
  • Creating written communication
  • Frequent computer use




Benefits-We’re All About You! 

When you're focused on the goal, not the path – you can be more flexible, and that translates into more productive and satisfied employees. From flexible hours to volunteering during work hours to diverse education opportunities, CareerBuilder is committed to helping employees strike a balance. 

Here are just some benefits we offer:

  • Training that positions you to hit the ground running with ongoing learning and development courses; we never stop investing in our people.
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Programs
  • Education Reimbursement Program allowing up to $5k per year towards completion of a Bachelor’s and non-MBA graduate degree, and up to $10K per year towards completion of an MBA
  • Global Wellness initiatives to promote financial, mental and physical health and well-being
  • 401(k) Program with a two year vesting schedule, discretionary match, and an opportunity to make Pretax and Roth contributions

CareerBuilder, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status.


TSR ID: 001735