Financial Analyst 2 - SW, LOB3
November 01, 2016
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FINANCIAL ANALYST II – Global Solutions, LoB 3
Location: Chicago, IL

Job Summary:

  • Perform general accounting functions including journal entries, account reconciliations, aging analysis, headcount reconciliation & etc.
  • Support financial closing, reporting and forecasting activities including HFM loading and validations.
  • Provide analytical support to develop, interpret and report financial results for Line of Business 3, including trending, variance analysis and commentaries.
  • Support internal and external audit requirements and ensure compliance.
  • Be actively involved in special projects related to AR, AP, and North America Service Group.
  • Perform other accounting and finance functions as required and needed.


  • Strong understanding and practice of general accounting, forecasting and budgeting concepts and principles, in-depth knowledge of financial processes.
  • Strong ability to extract, analyze large and complex data sets and arrive at conclusions.
  • High proficiency in using Microsoft Office Tools (especially Excel), ERP and Reporting System (SAP & HFM preferred).
  • Work in a fast pace, dynamic global environment and matrix structure.
  • Require high level of analytical skill. Recognize and solve problems through financial analysis. Gather, prepare, identify, research, evaluate and interpret data/factors and make comments, recommendations/corrective actions as appropriate.
  • Require detail-oriented, thorough and accurate work and be flexible to work non-standard hours to meet deadlines and commitments.
  • Exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate actions.
  • Receive general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new projects or assignments.
  • Must be self-starter, self-directed, fast learner, results oriented, self-motivated, pro-active, good at setting priority and multi-tasking.
  • Ability to work in a participative and team-centered environment with a collaborative work style and effective written & verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • 3-6 years of related experience in Accounting and/or Finance.
  • Knowledge of SAP and HFM preferred.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting / Finance.

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