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DeVry Education Group Senior Financial Analyst in Downers Grove, Illinois

The Senior Financial Analyst supports Financial Planning & Analysis and enterprise-wide reporting. The position plays a key role in the development of financial models, annual budgets and forecasts, revenue and expense analysis, and enterprise KPIs.

  • Supports the annual budgeting, forecasting and strategic planning process.

  • Supports the monthly close, financial reporting and management reporting process.

  • Supports sales reporting and analytics; including calculation of sales incentive compensation.

  • Works to continually improve revenue reporting and forecasting; supports the development of predictive indicators for revenue.

  • Provides analytical decision support, including P&L analysis and capital expenditure justification.

  • Supports the development and reporting of enterprise-wide KPIs; works to continually improve/refine the metrics used to measure business performance.

  • Works collaboratively with other institutions/functional areas (e.g. accounting, marketing, sales, operations, reporting, IT) to assist with enhancing business processes, internal controls and reporting.

  • Supports the development of presentations for institutional/functional leadership, board of directors/boards of trustees.

  • Identifies and implements process improvement opportunities in the areas of reporting and forecasting; automates tasks wherever possible.

  • Completes other duties as assigned.

Critical features of this job are described under Essential Duties and Responsibilities. They may be, however, subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting MBA or CPA preferred.

  • Minimum 3-5 years of finance and/or accounting experience with demonstrated ability to analyze financial and operational data.

  • Knowledge of GAAP, ideally within a public company setting; awareness of Sarbanes Oxley compliance.

  • Solid understanding of key business principles.

  • Thorough understanding of financial reports and financial modeling required.

  • Strong analytic capability and propensity for continuous improvement.

  • Ability to operate independently.

  • Strong problem solving skills.

  • Insightful and service oriented- Ability to organize information, manage tasks and analyze data.

  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication and presentation skills.

  • Ability to interact effectively with executive management and staff members.

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and experience with developing financial models

  • Experience with SalesForce CRM preferred.

  • Experience with enterprise planning applications preferred.

  • Potential to assume increasing responsibilities within the department and the organization.

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. At Adtalem, we welcome everyone and have a strong commitment towards diversity and inclusion. We encourage our Colleagues to be their true authentic selves and support laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We also maintain a drug-free workplace.

Becker Professional Education, is a global leader in professional education serving the accounting and finance, project management, talent development, international business and healthcare professions. See why professionals around the world prepare to advance their careers through our CPA Exam Review, ACCA® Courses, CMA Exam Review, PMP® Exam Review, Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) courses and USMLE® Review. Our industry leading experience has also resulted in life-long partnerships as LMS providers to fit your businesses needs - whether it's Lean Six Sigma Certifications or Continuing Professional Education courses. Throughout our more than 50-year history, Becker has earned a strong track record of student success through world-class teaching, curriculum and learning tools that enable its students to develop the knowledge and performance skills necessary to stay ahead in an ever-changing business world.

Req Number: 2019-110934

FLSA U.S./Global Status: U.S. - Exempt

External Company URL: https://www.becker.com/