The Marketing Store is a privately held, global promotions agency. We are an established leader in global marketing services and are committed to bringing innovation and award winning creativity to our blue chip clients. Our people turn pure imagination into fantastic products and promotions.

Senior Financial Analyst

Location: Lombard
Job Code: 361
# of openings: 1

Description

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Marketing Store is a “below the line” marketing services provider with numerous clients, about one thousand employees, and several offices around the globe.  The senior financial analyst would be expected to help the finance leadership team develop long-term planning, analyze results, and follow up on questions arising from performance reviews.     There would be a particular focus on helping manage the financial elements of the product business unit which traverses several offices globally and a complex supply chain which includes design and manufacturing activities in North America and Asia. 

 

The position would be based in downtown Chicago and travel would be required only occasionally.  The senior financial analyst position is viewed as a role for high performers and would report to the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis but also have visibility with the CFO and other senior managers. 

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Help develop forecasts, annual budgets, and long-term plans in coordination with other functions.
  • Analyze income statement, balance sheet, and cash flows for regions and business units, and when necessary conduct follow-ups with client management teams across global offices.
  • Lead or contribute to projects where financial and/or business analysis is required. 
  • Write performance management reports for submission to parent company and assist director in answering follow-up questions from parent company headquarters. 
  • Develop templates for the collection of information from regional offices.
  • Participate in regular financial audits and communicate with external auditors. 
  • Contribute to ongoing discussions about the IT systems needs of the wider business. 

 

 

 

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years experience in accounting & finance
  • Experience in marketing services / agency / client service organization preferred
  • Experience working or managing across geographic locations viewed as a plus
  • Experience with GAAP accounting necessary; CPA not required but a plus
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office tools required: Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with financial modeling and analysis
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to appropriately prioritize work and complete tasks within deadlines
  • Ability to travel occasionally
  • Bachelors degree in accounting, finance, or business management required

 

 





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