Senior Financial Analyst

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Contract
  2. Finance
  3. United States
Chicago, USA
Posting date: 16 Oct 2019
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting a Senior Financial Analyst for a biopharmaceutical company located in North Chicago, Illinois. Successful candidate will assist in the financial planning and analysis processes and requirements across the HR, Internal Audit and Treasury organizations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing monthly, quarterly and annual Plan, LRP and LBEs as required, including P&L, headcount, balance sheet, expense and capital using planning systems and incorporate review changes of both financial and operational management.
  • Operate independently to prepare relevant analysis for each planning cycle and develop meaningful management reporting schedules for direct areas supported.
  • Work directly with Accounting Shared Services on monthly close process and financial reporting to ensure complete, accurate and timely monthly actual results, including variance commentary for P&L, headcount and balance sheet. Understand monthly results and communicates issues vs. benchmark to businesses supported to agree on resolution or action plan.
  • Help to provide management reports showing insights into drivers of business and financial performance and risk; assess business/market opportunities and inform/recommend prioritization decisions.
  • Prepare for financial reviews and approvals (purchase orders requests and invoices).
  • Support ad hoc analysis, projects and process improvements as needed.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA or MBA a plus.
  • Minimum 4+ years progressive and related experience.
  • Strong financial, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Proficient excel skills required.
  • Knowledge of TM1 and SAP a plus.
  • Build strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance.
  • Learn and grasp concepts fast and can change course quickly where necessary.
  • Raise the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo.
  • Open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement.
  • Willing to learn new concepts and processes.
  • Embrace the ideas of others, nurture innovation and manage innovation to reality.
  • Anticipate problems and opportunities.

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Brendan Thalheimer at (+1) 215-531-5299 or upload your resume on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.