Financial Analyst

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Finance
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

Parker + Lynch is partnering with a client of ours, in the heart of Chicago, in search for a Financial Analyst. As a Financial Analyst, you will assist in analyzing key operational and business trends and supporting cross-functional teams. This position uses analytical and quantitative methods to understand, predict, and enhance financial processes.

Financial Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Gather and interpret relevant financial data
  • Develop and generate performance analysis and reports
  • Model and analyze various financial scenarios (including ad-hoc requests), prepare cost/benefit analysis of proposed changes
  • Provide analytical support for projects, new business opportunities, and proposals
  • Analyze performance, investigate problems, find root causes, and develop solutions
  • Identify and support opportunities for cost containment
  • Develop and maintain strong partnerships with key stakeholders
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis and other job-related duties as assigned
  • Liaise with business leads to gather information, and provide reporting and information as needed in order to facilitate informed financial decisions to achieve financial targets


  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or business equivalent
  • 3+ years of financial analysis, public accounting corporate accounting experience with a general understanding of GAAP
  • Strong analytical, mathematical, financial, statistical and quantitative skills
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills, required
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication/presentation skills with the ability to adapt to different audiences

To learn more about the Financial Analyst Job in Chicago, IL and for immediate consideration for this position, please email your resume in a Word document to