Our client in the suburb of West Chicago is looking for a Financial Analyst to join their growing team. They are a national organization specializing in the food industry and for your talent, they offer a highly competitive base salary, annual bonus, and lots of room for advancement. In addition, their company culture is 2nd to none!
The Financial Analyst will:
Analyze, consolidate, and interpret financial data
Participate in month end, quarter end and year end activities
Maintain the accuracy of balance sheet accounts and explain any discrepancies
Research technical accounting issues
Partner with others team members in order to share knowledge, skills and information
Enhance technical and functional areas of expertise, and this includes professional and leadership development.
Bachelor Degree in Finance or Accounting
2 - 4 years of experience, preferably within a public accounting firm
Experience with a publicly traded company is highly desired
Strong understanding of financial statements is critical
Advanced/expert-level MS Excel skills (pivot-tables, v-lookup, etc.)