Finance Analyst

Recruiter
JLL
Location
Westmont
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Jan 2019
Closes
30 Jan 2019
Job role
Finance analyst
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
This Finance Analyst will be accountable for the successful delivery and analysis of a comprehensive range of financial reports. These reports will be used for business planning and strategic and tactical decision making

Areas of Responsibiltiy
  • Support and implement ?Best in Class? reporting.
  • Complete and support regular and ad–hoc reporting including informal and formal internal and documents, reports, graphs, charts and presentations.
  • Support team?s efforts to develop efficient reporting strategies including automation and simplification of reporting processes while preserving data integrity
  • Organize and maintain team data collection, reporting and communication.
  • Support cost–savings and process improvement initiatives
  • Participate in the development and distribution of best practices, process documentation, and user support materials for reporting.
  • Monthly & quarterly report generation
  • Run day to day reporting and forecasting activities
  • Maintain and enhance reporting
  • Identify tactical and strategic opportunities, gaps and financial risks through collaboration with cross–functional teams.
  • Analyze performance data to forecast/trend.
  • Monthly and Quarterly Report Analysis
  • Detailed forecast analysis including Budget versus Actual spending and Forecast verses Actual spending.
  • Annual Budget planning preparation and development
  • Assist leaders in researching and identifying budget corrections and work with others to implement change
  • Forecast accuracy reporting
  • Any and all other duties and tasks assigned.
  • Special projects and other functions as required by manager
  • Collaborate with team to share and improve technical skills
Education/Training
Required
  • Bachelor?s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Experience in Software Tools: MS Office Products, strong Excel skills
Preferred
  • Experience in PeopleSoft
  • Strong MS Access and database skills
  • Prior use of systems and tools used to extract and analyze data
  • Process Management experience or demonstrated skills
Years of Relevant Experience
Required
  • 2 to 4 years
Preferred
  • Experience in Real Estate/Property Management services
Skills and Knowledge
  • Demonstrated financial competency at a detailed level of operation
  • Ability to collaborate across many levels
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy and ability to make effective decisions and solve problems
  • Strong organization and coordination skills
  • Strong analytical skills and sound judgment
Other Abilities
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent level of customer service skills
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills / interpersonal sensitivity
  • Demonstrated initiative, & independence
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