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33478 | SENIOR MANAGER - STRUCTURED FINANCE

ChicagoIllinois
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Added - 20 hours ago

Accounting/Finance

Role – SENIOR MANAGER - STRUCTURED FINANCE (Hybrid) Job Description: Coordinate, schedule and implement the projects he/she leads within his/her operating area, based on established standards and procedures, developing suitable solutions to errors in approach and specific issues of each situation/internal client.   Responsibilities: ·      Prepare and participate in delivery of presentations for the investment community to obtain project financing ·      Develop pro formas for wind and solar projects with accompanying assumption support and document review ·      Develop financial models to analyze project feasibility and profitability; provide “go/no go” recommendations for projects, with analysis/rationale for recommendations ·      Support preparation of due diligence materials, offering materials for debt and equity transactions, and documentation of structured or project finance transactions ·      Prepare analyses and recommendations for, and participate in monthly and quarterly investment reviews, with Project Development and Senior Leadership to provide financial status updates and return analysis of assigned projects ·      Support bid pricing analysis for RFPs and bilateral negotiations for power marketing to utilities Required Skills and Competencies BA/BS in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Mathematics, or related discipline or equivalent; MBA strongly preferred 3+ YEARS’ BUSINESS FINANCE EXPERIENCE, WITH EMPHASIS ON ANALYSIS, FINANCING WITH A KNOWLEDGE OF PROJECT FINANCE AND PREFERABLY PARTNERSHIP EQUITY STRUCTURES Power and/or renewable industry knowledge. High level of pro forma modeling skills High level of computer literacy Demonstrated ability for strong analytical skills and attention to detail Ability to work in an entrepreneurial environment Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with all staff throughout the Company and work as a team player Fluency in Spanish is a plus but not a must #PermIL2022

33477 | SENIOR MANAGER, FINANCIAL PLANNING & ANALYSIS

ChicagoIllinois
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Added - 20 hours ago

Accounting/Finance

Role – SENIOR MANAGER, FINANCIAL PLANNING & ANALYSIS (Hybrid) Job Description: We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis to be based at our US headquarters in Chicago, IL. This position, reporting to the US and Canada Chief Financial Officer, is responsible for leading and managing the development of, financial plans, budget, and forecasts and preparing regular performance reporting and variance analysis to key stakeholders and management. It will also interact with various businesses lines on the monitoring of development pipeline/forecasting, operating assets planning and construction planning Job Description Responsibilities: Manage the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting. This will include all forecasting and variance analysis of actual to budget and forecast to budget. Lead role in the preparation of the business planning, including preparing and maintaining budgets and forecast, five-year business plans, tax plan, annual operating plan, and monthly and quarterly reviews.  Prepare all monthly reporting packages including key financial metrics and key performance indicators to senior management.   Work closely various department (Business Development, Engineering & Construction, O&M and Power Marketing) in the progress and variances of the projects. Analyze each project performances to identify trends in the business; recommend and implement specific corrective actions when warranted. Perform financial analytics in support of all business decisions including balance sheet and cash flow forecasting. Identify business risks and opportunities and initiate action plans to close identified gaps. Build financial tools, reporting mechanisms and financial planning processes that will effectively scale the growth of the business. Establish strong controls within the team and ensure data accuracy Lead and participate on cross-functional project teams as needed.   Required Skills and Competencies Bachelors degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting and/or finance. Master is preferred. 6 - 8 or more years of progressive professional finance/ accounting experience (budgeting, forecasting, and planning) in a corporate environment, preferably within the fossil fuel, renewable energy and/or power industry. Must have a comprehensive understanding of finance and accounting principles, including US GAAP and IFRS and strategic planning Ability to drive the budget process and design budget assumptions, timing deliverables within the prescribed timeframe Ability to identify areas of financial risk and develop contingency plans High level of computer literacy to keep up with current analytical tools and monitor business performance; experience with SAP is a plus Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to boil down trends into concise and executive operational reports. Strong modeling and analysis skills Strong ability to probe leadership team to understand trends and business risks Able to work in an environment of continuous change and growth Strong interpersonal skills and able to interact with all levels of the staff within the Company Must possess strong attention to details. Must have advanced skills in Excel. Positive, proactive, and professional attitude.  #PermIL2022

33182 | Senior Finance Analyst

Miami Florida
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Added - 2 days ago

Accounting/Finance

Senior Financial Analyst A dynamic global organization that is an industry leader in its field is seeking a strong Senior Financial Analyst to join its corporate finance team.  The Senior Financial Analyst will report to the Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis and will be responsible for budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis for a specified region/business unit of the organization. Responsibilities: Support the preparation of the annual budget, long term operating plan, and monthly/quarterly forecasts for an assigned region/business unit Analyze financial variances against budget, forecast, and prior actual performance Prepare financial reporting package for senior management encompassing financial statements, analysis reports, and KPI dashboards Assist in monthly, yearly, and quarterly close activities, including the preparation of financial statements Identify and implement process improvements within the responsibilities and functionality of the group Ad hoc analysis, projects, and other duties as assigned Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required 3+ years of related accounting and finance experience with demonstrated progression Experience with Microsoft suite of products with intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel. Large company experience preferred Strong knowledge of various ERP and reporting systems required Excellent communication skills #FLA2022  

29655 | Sr. Financial Analyst FP&A

ChicagoIllinois
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Added - 01/24/23

Accounting/Finance

Brilliant® is a Chicago-based consulting and search firm that partners with top employers across the region to augment and support their talent needs. Our client, a fast growth, mid-sized tech organization is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst (FP&A). This position will offer extensive exposure to upper management and executives. With unlimited potential for growth across several business lines, this position offers a strong and quick progression track for the right individual. Responsibilities: In charge of leading monthly and quarterly forecasting and budgeting process Lead weekly P&L and balance sheet reporting Consolidate and review monthly financial statements including income statements, balance sheet, shareholder's equity, and cash flow Participate in ongoing continuous improvement efforts by developing and maintaining strong financial reporting & analysis tools Qualifications: B.A. degree in Finance, Accounting or related field Strong skills in financial modeling, forecasting, and analysis 5-7 years overall experience within accounting and finance Ability to communicate with all levels of management, including CFO #MRIL2022

33177 | Senior Financial Analyst

Lake ForestIllinois
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Added - 01/24/23

Accounting/Finance

A dynamic global organization that is an industry leader in its field is seeking a strong Senior Financial Analyst to join its corporate finance team.  The Senior Financial Analyst will report to the Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis and will be responsible for budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis for a specified region/business unit of the organization. Responsibilities: Support the preparation of the annual budget, long term operating plan, and monthly/quarterly forecasts for an assigned region/business unit Analyze financial variances against budget, forecast, and prior actual performance Prepare financial reporting package for senior management encompassing financial statements, analysis reports, and KPI dashboards Assist in monthly, yearly, and quarterly close activities, including the preparation of financial statements Identify and implement process improvements within the responsibilities and functionality of the group Ad hoc analysis, projects, and other duties as assigned Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required 2+ years of related accounting and finance experience with demonstrated progression Experience with Microsoft suite of products with intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel. Large company experience preferred Strong knowledge of various ERP and reporting systems required Excellent communication skills #PermIL2022

31939 | Financial Analyst

Fort LauderdaleFlorida
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Added - 01/17/23

Accounting/Finance

Responsibilities Collaborate cross functionally and build the strategic long-range plans and outlook for the business. Manipulating, extracting, cleansing, validating, testing, and interpreting substantial amounts of data by applying database and other applications. Develop ad-hoc analytical models to support forecasting, budgeting, and other financial and non-financial data when necessary. Organize plans, develop detail tasks and timelines, and manages delivery against schedules for assigned projects. Evaluate analysis of new project proposals, including financial modeling of resources, costs, revenue, and ROI. Participate in the annual planning process and monthly close process. Assist in preparing materials for board meetings, investor updates, all-hands presentations, and other ad hoc reporting. Develop financial models and analyze them to support strategic initiatives. Dedicated support to the fulfillment team – Technical Support, Professional Services, and Customer Success group. Analyze the trends of Key Performance Indicators (KPI), especially relating to financial metrics such as sales, expenditures, and profit margin. Present the monthly and quarterly financial reports of various units and departments. Conduct comparable analysis as necessary in support of key business metrics and objectives. Develop, track & report meaningful financial metrics to support data driven business decisions. Maintain financial models and reports relating to sales productivity, revenue, and operational activities. Monitor KPI and identify the cause of any unexpected variances Qualifications: 5+ years of relevant experience in FP&A, Investment Banking or Management Consulting. Must demonstrate a superior knowledge of PCs to include Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint. Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting required, CPA or MBA preferred. #FLA2022

31841 | Senior M&A Consultant

Boca RatonFlorida
Contract
Added - 01/17/23

Accounting/Finance

Senior M&A Consultant Our well established client headquartered in South Florida is looking to bring on a Senior M&A consultant to serves as a financial partner on all aspects of potential mergers and acquisitions. Responsible for valuing acquisition targets by reviewing financial and marketing information, conducting financial due diligence, partnering with internal subject matter experts and financial services providers to build a business case, and presenting findings to senior management. Determines implications of acquisitions on pro forma company financials, and long-range forecasts. Participates in integration planning and leads synergy tracking to achieve goals and create shareholder value. Major Tasks, Responsibilities, And Key Accountabilities Prepares presentations outlining business cases, valuations, and supporting analyses for senior leadership in support of acquisitions. Conducts due diligence on mergers and acquisitions targets. Assists in coordinating internal and external diligence teams to meet project deadlines. Participates in supporting broader Strategic Finance initiatives. Develops business cases supporting acquisitions and potential target valuations. Participates in all aspects of mergers and acquisitions, including market research, market sizing, pipeline analytics, building business cases and financial models, conducting due diligence, reviewing purchase agreements, and planning for integration. Analyzes data to forecast market trends, determine market sizing, and develop target projections in support of mergers and acquisitions transactions. Performs industry and financial analyses using first- and third-party resources to generate acquisition opportunities and investment recommendation Preferred Qualifications 5+ years of experience in strategic planning and business development, including mergers and acquisitions experience, or comparable transaction advisory experience Familiarity with valuation methodologies, principles of corporate finance, and tax and accounting topics in M&A MBA / CPA / CFA - Preferred Investment banking experience a plus #FLA2022

33065 | Sr Manager, Finance

BannockburnIllinois
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Added - 01/05/23

Accounting/Finance

Role – Sr. Manager, Finance   JOB SUMMARY (Hybrid)– As the Sr Finance Manager, you will be responsible for developing, recommending, and executing credit union’s balance sheet strategies to maximize earnings consistent with Board policy and liquidity needs of the credit union. Ensure that the needs are met in providing quality services to its members. Ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations. In this position you will be responsible for developing staff to enhance accuracy, timeliness, and service of the Finance department. Also responsible for maintaining a work environment conducive to teamwork and a high level of performance and productivity, which includes demonstrating and encouraging positive working relationships which promotes member service. As a Sr Finance Manager your duties will include: Ensure that employees have the necessary tools, materials, and training to successfully perform in their positions. Assigns work and reviews, observes and/or audits work to assess department and employee performance. Coach employees on a regular basis to ensure they clearly understand the performance standards for their position, and understand whether they are meeting these standards. Take all appropriate actions to ensure performance expectations are meet or exceeded. Ensure that employees remain in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws, rules and regulations. Ensure that employees adhere to all department guidelines, policies and procedures. Develop and maintain department budget, monitors expenditures to ensure budget is used to maximize efficiency of the department. Develop a diversified Investment Plan consistent with the long-term objectives and risk parameters of senior management and the Board of Directors to maximize returns while ensuring safety and liquidity of funds. Assess current economic outlook, financial markets, liquidity needs, and asset-liability objectives to develop and recommend balance sheet strategies to senior management. Analyzes investment opportunities using Bloomberg, critical analytical skills, and evaluate the relative value of each investment to the alternatives available in the market and to implement the agreed upon strategies. Serve as contact with brokerage community with regard to selection of securities and evaluation of broker services and other investment related communications. Evaluate models and tools developed by brokerage firms for balance sheet management. Document investment policies, strategies, and decisions to ensure compliance with regulatory and auditor standards. Develop models to forecast cash balances and tracks actual cash available on a daily basis to maximize returns while ensuring adequate liquidity fund the daily operations. Ensure that the CFO and Pricing Committee are informed of potential liquidity shortfalls with timely notice before they occur. Develop procedures and reports for the management of daily cash position between four financial institution, monitors daily administration on a dotted-line basis, and assists in the training and development of Accounting staff executing daily functions. Provide reports and information essential to senior management, accounting, auditors, and regulators for reporting and oversight functions of investment assets. Serve as credit union resource for economic and interest rate forecasts, providing relevant information to other areas of management. Monitor changes in regulatory or legal requirements, which impact the operation of investment activities. Requirements Bachelor's Degree in Finance, preferred. 5 to 8 years of experience in a similar role. Strong communication, leading skills, and organizational skills. Results driven and member service focused. #PermIL2022

32280 | Manager, FP&A

Chicago
Contract
Added - 12/28/22

Accounting/Finance

Brilliant Financial Staffing has been engaged in the search for a Manager FP&A for one of our clients in the financial services industry, located in Chicago, IL. The Manager FP&A will be responsible for budgeting, forecasting, modeling, financial analysis, and accounting responsibility that are focused on supporting the financial operations, valuation, and gross margin analysis. Our client is looking to hire immediately and has opted to open this position on a contract to hire basis. Qualified candidates will be considered immediately and begin the interview process. RESPONSIBILITIES Participate in lean initiatives and improvement programs across the various operating functions adopting a hands-on approach. Drives objectives within the team and responsible for maintaining the periodic goals to meet the year end objectives Develops and/or assists in developing budgets, reporting, and forecasting of expense and capital projects, guide corporate functions and business teams in the budget process Manage and monitor Income Statements and consolidations for supported businesses and corporate functions. Drive actionable information and advice to corporate and business teams. Evaluate financial outcomes of various decision alternatives; advise on key business planning assumptions, identify, and quantify risks and/or opportunities Translate content needed for senior level presentations; ensure content provided meets requirements; assist in preparation of presentations for senior management Provide ad-hoc analysis and financial modeling support to the corporate function and business leader Implement standardized processes and utilize various reporting tools to provide efficient and transparency financial analysis Ability to develop recommendations/solutions to problems encountered in day-to-day work. Support close process and project reporting Supports financial integration activities Assist in preparation of presentations for senior management Seek out ways to continuously improve processes; support project analysis and input on business cases and provide additional support across corporate Provide direction and leadership to analysts across FP&A team Other duties may be assigned QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or a related field or local equivalent with an advanced degree preferred Minimum 5-8 years of Finance & Accounting experience Insurance experience a plus but not required. Demonstrate effective financial, strategic, and executive leadership. She or he will appreciate the rigorous, analytical requirements of a public company, and have exposure to build the requisite infrastructure to support those needs within the business Ability to plan, organize, prioritize work, and handle multiple projects and deadlines in a complex business environment Strong skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Tableau and Workday G/L and Adaptive experience a plus but not required. Strong knowledge of Excel including Pivot Tables, VLOOKUPs and formulas Strong knowledge of financial statements (income statements, balance sheets and cash flows). Ability to work through shifting priorities and deadlines Strong modeling skills Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral with the ability to communicate complex business information to a range of non-finance audiences. Strong analytical, problem-solving, and computer skills Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Tools, specifically Excel, comfortable with pivot tables and lookups, and Power Point required Experience with a major ERP System (Oracle, SAP, Net Suite, etc.)

32381 | Sr. Financial Analyst FP&A

Chicago
Contract
Added - 12/19/22

Accounting/Finance

Job Description Brilliant® is a Chicago-based consulting and search firm that partners with top employers across the region to augment and support their talent needs. Develop your career with a unique role in an elite FP&A Group. This company is growing fast and continually adding new roles and offering exceptional advancement opportunities. Our client, a fast growth, large food product manufacturer is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst (FP&A). This position will offer extensive exposure to upper management and executives. With unlimited potential for growth across several business lines, this position offers a strong and quick progression track for the right individual. Responsibilities: In charge of leading monthly and quarterly forecasting and budgeting process Lead weekly P&L and balance sheet reporting Consolidate and review monthly financial statements including income statements, balance sheet, shareholder's equity, and cash flow Assist with strategic business initiatives providing detailed analysis around company performance, ROI and EBITDA Participate in ongoing continuous improvement efforts by developing and maintaining strong financial reporting & analysis tools Qualifications: B.A. degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field MBA is highly preferred Strong skills in financial modeling, forecasting, and analysis 7-10 years overall experience within accounting and finance Ability to lead projects and assignments Ability to communicate with all levels of management, including CFO #MRIL2022

32596 | Senior Financial Analyst

Chicago
Contract
Added - 12/19/22

Accounting/Finance

Our client located in the Northern Suburbs is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to add to our Accounting and Finance team. This position can be hybrid with a schedule to be determined by business needs. As a Senior Financial Analyst you will contribute by performing financial functions associated with planning and operational analyses to improve financial effectiveness.  SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform statistical and financial analysis of highly complex business activities; prepare subsequent analysis reports and data for management. Assist with monthly/yearly financial close including procedures development, analysis of financial data and trends, determining reasons for past financial performance, and creation of monthly financial analyses utilized in the financial review and in support of the monthly financial reporting package. Review, maintain and enforce company policies and procedures regarding contract compliance and revenue and expense recognition. Create and maintain cost allocations to product lines on a quarterly basis. Design and prepare revenue and cost summaries by product line for senior management review. Meet quarterly with assigned business units to perform financial review, and to understand and communicate financial trends and events affecting business operations. Meet monthly with personnel outside of Finance to review and interpret their area's financial statements when necessary. Review, understand and update organizational and financial structures. Collaborate in the preparation, review and analysis of business forecast and budget submissions. Meet with business units to understand and document assumptions to forecast and budget. Prepare and explain revenue and cost summaries by product line for senior management review. Create necessary quantitative and qualitative budget/forecast review documents for the Executive Management Committee. Collaborate in the maintenance of the Financial Systems for financial structures in Oracle and Infor, account structure/definition/usage, coding, calculation rules, form updates and financial reports creation and maintenance. Provide insight for design, implementation, testing, and documentation of finance system projects in collaboration with internal/external stakeholders. SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field is required. CPA and/or MBA preferred. Minimum seven years of professional financial reporting and analysis experience in a for-profit work environment required. Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) required. Proven experience with financial information systems including Oracle Hyperion, SmartView/Essbase, Blackline, Lawson, or similar applications/tools. Advanced skills with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) Highly proficient communication and analytical skills required. Demonstrated experience with complex modeling and analyses. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others at all levels of the organization Demonstrated ability to work independently in a demanding environment with required overtime. Highly attentive to details, organized and effective at managing multiple tasks simultaneously in a deadline driven environment. If you or someone you know is interested, please apply today! #MRIL2022