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Financial Analyst

Req ID: 6959
Location: Chicago - Loop
# of Openings: 1
Shift:
FT/PT: Full time
Employment Type: Regular
Salary Schedule: 7
Job Notes:

Description

Summary:

The Financial Analyst’s responsibilities include maintaining financial records and reports, performing account reconciliations, assisting with budget and close processes, conducting internal audits, and maintaining the required documentation. The Financial Analyst will also be assisting the Senior Financial Analyst as needed and respond to information requests by management and for auditing purposes.

To be successful the Financial Analyst should be able to accurately maintain a general ledger and ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). An outstanding Staff Accountant should also have excellent communication, organizational, and analytical skills.

Financial Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining financial reports, records, and general ledger accounts.
  • Preparing journal entries, analyses, and account reconciliations and assisting with monthly close processes.
  • Contributing to the development and review of annual operating budgets and performance projections.
  • Maintaining documentation as needed.
  • Performing monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Meeting processing and reporting deadlines.
  • Responding to information requests, reviewing financial statements, and assisting with audits.
  • Assisting the Senior Financial Analyst as needed.
  • Ensuring compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), company policies, and relevant financial and legal regulations

 Financial Analyst Requirements:

  • Associates Degree or higher required in Accounting, Finance or related business.
  • 2+ years of experience in accounting or finance. Non-profit accounting experience is preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Working knowledge of GAAP and IFRS (International Finance Reporting Standards) preferred
  • Working knowledge of USG Uniform Guidance and International Public Donor Organizations rules and regulation preferred
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills.
  • Good problem-solving and time management skills.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite especially Excel and experience with accounting/finance software. Experience working with Financial Edge is desirable.
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  • Fluent in French or Spanish is highly preferable

 

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. 
  • The employee is frequently required to use hands to key, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. 
  • The employee is regularly required to sit, stand and walk. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· The noise in the work environment is moderate

 

Heartland Alliance makes all hiring and employment decisions, and operates all programs, services, and funct ions without regard to race, receipt of an order of protection, cre ed, color, age, gender, gender identity, marital or parental status, religion, ancestry, national origin, amnesty, physical or mental disability, protected veterans status, genetic information, sexual orientation, immigrant status, political affiliation or belief, use of FMLA, VESSA, military, and family military rights, e x-offender status (depending on the offense and position to be filled), unfavorable military discharge, membership in an

 



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