Financial Analyst

Wood Dale, AL 60191

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Accounting Job Number: Hd3678861017 Compensation: 80000

Job Description

Title: Financial Analyst

Location: Wood Dale, IL 60191



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Hire Type:  Direct hire


Job Summary

  • 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.

  • 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 and departmental



  • Intermediate excel and power point skills

  • Strong analytical and KPI skills

  • Manufacturing and inventory experience

  • Analytical mind for trends and ability to communicate it clearly both verbally and visually

  • Desire to learn the computer systems and increase efficiencies

#NS 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 

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