Senior Financial Analyst in Chicago, IL at CareerBuilder

Date Posted: 2/11/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 - 5 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

US - CareerBuilder



This is a Chicago-based position reporting to the Chicago-based Finance Director APAC/UK.  The position requires the need to work closely with the Chicago-based corporate Finance team.  They will effectively communicate financial results to help leaders understand and manage their business and financial performance.  Additionally, the Senior Analyst will provide ad-hoc financial analysis to Finance and EMEA/APAC leadership as needed.  This position requires the ability to act as a liaison between various Finance groups (Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Tax, and Treasury) and leadership.


Major Responsibilities/Activities:

  • Assist in consolidating monthly forecast data for all EMEA/APAC entities.
  • Utilizing data provided by local markets, prepare monthly journal entries for some entities (e.g. Sweden, Vietnam, etc.)
  • Work closely with the Accounting team to ensure correct journal entries are booked at month-end.
  • Present consolidated International results to CFO and Finance leadership at the month-end close meeting.
  • Manage monthly forecasting and annual budget process for EMEA/APAC.
  • Investigate variances between Actual, Budget, Forecast and Prior Year results.
  • Update and distribute monthly financial packages to multiple business units and Finance leaders.
  • Examine invoicing, revenue and expense trends and provide management with detailed monthly analysis.
  • Work closely with leadership on ad-hoc reporting and analytical projects.
  • Work with the Financial Systems team to initiate and roll out financial process enhancements.


Job Requirements:

  • 3 to 5 years professional experience
  • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance required
  • Big 4 Accounting experience a plus, not required
  • MBA/CPA or progress towards a degree/certification a plus, not required

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with accounting and financial modeling
  • Excellent Excel skills- Pivot tables, V-lookups
  • Experience with Data Cubes highly desirable
  • Experience with SAP’s Business, Planning, & Consolidation Tool a plus
  • Experience with Tableau a plus
  • Experience with SAP’s Business, Planning, & Consolidation Tool a plus
  • Experience with Tableau a plus
  • High attention to detail
  • Clear and concise writing ability
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks across global time zones
  • Intermediate understanding of German, French or Vietnamese a plus (not required)

Essential Functions:

  • Organize and coordinate decision makers globally to facilitate information flow and decision making.
  • Provide value to cross-functional teams by acting as a conduit between the Chicago corporate and international field offices.
  • Global mindset in a highly diverse environment.




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!  No strings attached!  
  • $400 Annual Reimbursement for Wellness Activities, including your gym membership!  
  • 401(k) Program with Strong Employer Match and 2 year vesting schedule!  

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: 000253