Financial Analyst

Elk Grove Village, IL 60191

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Accounting Job Number: HJ7388505212 Compensation: $75000-85000 / year

Job Description

Title: Financial Analyst

Location: Elk Grove Village, IL 

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Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
Seeking a Financial Analyst to analyze and evaluate financial data, study business and economic trends and provide insight on our business condition to help management make business decisions.  The Financial Analyst will serve as backup for end of month close and preparation of Financial Statements and assist the Controller in projects as deemed necessary.

Job Duties:
  • Prepare historical sales trending reports and forecast future three month’s results
  • Variance analysis and explanations of results versus forecast
  • Three month rolling forecast for entire I/S and B/S results
  • Prepare historical sales trending reports and compare versus rolling forecast
  • Key performance indicators trends to explain results
  • Return on investment analysis
  • Prepare the monthly bookings comparison report
  • Prepare monthly labor reports
  • Prepare and analyze the Old Open Order Report
  • Prepare the quarterly cost of sand analysis
  • Analyze cost of sales by product categories with emphasis on unfavorable variances
  • Analyze costing exceptions by item
  • Review large new orders to maintain healthy margins
  • Review freight invoices working with carriers on discrepancies
  • Back-up month end close including the preparation of journal entries, reconciling balance sheet accounts and preparing financial statements
  • Back-up payroll processing for the Plant

  • Intermediate excel and power point skills
  • Strong analytical and KPI skills
  • Manufacturing and inventory experience

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Ally Boushley

Ally Boushley is a seasoned Technical Recruiter specializing in the Commercial Division, boasting a remarkable 8-year career in the dynamic realm of recruitment. Ally's passion for matchmaking candidates with the perfect roles and her knack for uncovering rare talents make her a respected figure in the talent acquisition landscape.

As a Technical Recruiter, Ally's profound understanding of industry intricacies within the Commercial Division allows her to excel in her craft. Her expertise bridges the gap between candidates and clients and positions her as a strategic partner in shaping their success stories.

Ally's true joy in recruiting comes from her ability to be a talent matchmaker. She revels in the thrill of finding elusive "purple squirrel" candidates with rare and exceptional skills that perfectly align with niche job requirements. Exploring new industries, discovering unique companies, and learning about diverse skill sets fuels her passion. For Ally, knowledge is power, and she actively seeks opportunities to expand her understanding of the ever-evolving recruitment landscape.

Her advice to job seekers is simple yet profound: Always take the interview. Ally understands that every interview holds the potential to lead to unexpected opportunities or connections that can positively change one's career trajectory. She encourages candidates to approach each interview as a valuable learning experience and a chance to meet influential individuals who may shape their future.

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