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Senior Financial Analyst - FP&A


United States - Chicago Office

Job Title:    Senior Financial Analyst – FP&A, Americas  

Department:     Finance 


Manage regional cost management across the Americas region for Logistics, Support Functions and Overheads including planning, forecasting, analysis and adhoc support 

Partner with Logistics team in US to identify, quantify and implement cost savings initiatives such as cost per unit 

Own the zero-based-budgeting/forecasting process for the region for these departments 

Partner with Americas cost segment owners and lead the respective teams through planning and forecasting 

Ensure monthly actuals are accurately accounted for through monthly and quarterly journal entries and assessing results during month end close 

Present accurate monthly reporting of performance detailing variances from budget and target 

Provide and present month end commentary on cost results to each market 

Review, analyze and approve costs for Logistics and Overheads 

Complete the quarterly working capital forecast process 

Identify and analyze key drivers of business performance and present results to Head of FP&A and Senior Manager of Fixed Costs  

Implement standardized tools and templates across the areas of cost planning, forecasting, and reporting to drive efficiency and improved quality of analysis 

Partner with key stakeholders to improve operational efficiency and cross functional ways of working 


BS/BA required 

Minimum 5-7 years of experience in finance with strong financial analysis experience 

Prior experience with a technology or consumer products company is preferred 

Experience with SAP and OneStream strongly preferred  

Ability to cross collaborate with key leaders of the business 

Previous experience managing multiple initiatives and changing priorities 

Ability to understand and highlight insights from data analytics  

Ability to clearly present and communicate complex data analysis 

Strong attention to detail and accuracy 

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