Senior Financial Analyst - Demand Planning

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category
    Financial Analyst
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Accountings Principals is currently searching for a Senior Financial Analyst-Demand Planning to assist our supply chain client within the packaging industry located in Chicago, IL. This position works alongside the Finance Director and will be responsible for optimizing and cultivating data-driven planning processes and improving upon monthly and quarterly reporting. To qualify you must have at least 3 years of experience and have the ability to work remotely. This is an open-ended contract opportunity with a start date onsite pending the COVID -19 pandemic local safety regulations and guidelines, and remote start ASAP if possible.

Sr. Financial Analyst – Demand Planning Responsibilities

  • Assemble and watch forecasting reports
  • Apprehend and analyze internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending
  • Manage weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment-level Bookings and P&L forecasting
  • Cooperate with senior executives on strategic deep dives by developing financial models and insights on topics such as: Retention forecasts, Campaign Planning & Tracking, return on investment of strategic investments, event tracking and execution, strategic resource allocation and prioritization
  • Provide effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide forward-looking insight and decision support
  • You will be closely engaged with cross functional partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans
  • Present monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions required
  • Dissect performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities
  • Cooperate with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process
  • Watch monthly and quarterly performance through comparison of actuals versus expectations and enable business partners to handle their resources
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, MBA preferred
  • 3+ years of experience with advanced financial analysis, planning and budget controls required
  • Customer Demand Planning experience
  • Supply Chain Logistics experience preferred
  • Strong experience with budget forecasting
  • Ability to simplify complex problems and build solutions
  • Highly-skilled with financial reporting tools
  • Exceptional presentation skills
  • If qualified and interested, please apply! We look forward to connecting! 

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