Financial Analyst - Hybrid Role

  • Location
    Evanstron, Illinois
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Financial Analyst
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

Parker and Lynch is looking for an experienced Financial Analyst who is interested in being a part of a non-denominational not-for-profit organization.

This position offers:

  • Excellent benefits package
  • Extensive training
  • Cash payout of unused PTO
  • Job Overview:

  • Facilitates preparation and review of all budget and forecast processes. Prepares analysis of current or proposed operations and provides timely and concise recommendations to improve results/performance.
  • Essential Functions:
  • Prepares and reviews the annual forecast/budgeting process from initiation to Board approval for their area of responsibility.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all pertinent information; secures salary information.
  • Build and maintain budget and forecast templates for use by managers.
  • Create ad hoc templates, reports, and analysis for use by managers to evaluate their businesses, including industry benchmarking.
  • Ability to sort/mine large sets of data from multiple data sources (General ledger, CRM, Excel) to identify trends/variances.
  • Prepares monthly occupancy and salary variance reports.
  • Collects/organizes financial application information and inputs into financial model.
  • Reviews vendor contracts.
  • Reviews and updates regulatory and government annual reports/surveys/census.
  • Possess strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Work with Accounting department to ensure accurate preparation of monthly financial statements (facilitate A/P, analyze GL account activity, prepare or review other supporting documentation).
  • Requirements:

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Management, Economics
  • Budget experience
  • Advanced Excel, database, - take excel test
  • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience 2-3 ideal
  • Open on industry
  • Ideal candidates will also have:

    • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills- Pivot tables and V-Look ups

    • Strong written or verbal Communication

    • Detailed and organized

    • Flexible personality- can jump in on different projects

    • Board reports, someone who is detailed. Flexible and can support GL if necessary. Assist with billing/ data entry if necessary. Flexible and well rounded.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

    To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to

    The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records