Senior Financial Analyst

Senior Financial Analyst


Accounting and Finance

Schaumburg, IL


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Senior Financial Analyst

A growing process manufacturer is in search of an energetic and analytical Senior Financial Analyst. This position will be a key member of an established Corporate Controller group and is a hybrid role reporting to the Director of FP&A.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Manages data across multiple platforms to develop KPI’s and dashboards with actionable information
  • Takes the lead on maintaining and completing the Volume, Price, and Mix (VPM) analysis process for Plan, Forecast, and Actuals at the Total Company level
  • Supports the creation of monthly financial reporting package development and communication to business teams and executive leadership
  • Assists in the development of budget estimates, financial plans, budget documentation and other budget formulation estimates
  • Supports Director of FP&A to facilitate monthly meetings with executive management to review financial results and variances to budget, forecast, and prior year
  • Prepares monthly operating labor and overhead costs models (e.g., plant P&Ls and hours analyses)
  • Identifies, reviews, and explains trends in plant hours and expenses and articulate opportunities for improvement to improve plant profitability, efficiency, and productivity
  • Collaborates with commercial, supply chain, and operations teams to develop delivery actionable, accountable, and transparent operations plans and forecasts.
  • Updates the monthly forecast for assigned departments based on business changes and communicate changes to partners by providing specific, actionable, and forward-looking commentary on the changes and guidance on potential risk
  • Interprets operating results as they affect the financial and operational aspects of the business and makes specific recommendations, which will result in process improvement, cost reduction, and increased profit potential.
  • Compiles cost information and run rates of return models to make sure deals are or will be profitable.
  • Analyzes monthly financial statements and variances and present monthly financial results to management and Corporate Finance, clearly highlighting all significant financial and operational issues.

Key Qualifications and Attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics preferred
  • MBA, and/or CPA preferred
  • Five plus years of total experience with several years in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in a private equity ownership environment is preferred, but not required
  • Prior sales and customer profitability analysis required; price/volume mix analysis experience preferred
  • High proficiency in Excel with experience building operating models and analyzing large data sets
  • SAP experience required


  • $90k-$110k+ with bonus potential