Buckingham Search

Senior Financial Analyst

Buckingham Search - Lisle, IL

Senior Financial Analyst

Location: Lisle, IL

Our client who is a global leader in the truck and transport services industry is currently looking to add a Senior Financial Analyst to their Procurement Finance Team.The Procurement group plays a crucial role in propelling the organization towards the future by implementing global sourcing strategies for both new and existing technologies, while keeping in mind long-term sustainability.

In this position, you will be a contributing partner to the team, combining strong financial acumen with operational understanding & agility to develop robust analysis and deliver insights which facilitate and influence decision making processes.


  • Partner closely with the operating team, including but not limited to: Procurement, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Research & Development (R&D), Quality, Program Management, and Commodities, to understand financial inputs and provide guidance on operating decisions
  • Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision-making purposes
  • Develop, interpret, and implement financial concepts for financial planning and control
  • Perform economic research and studies in the areas of rates of return, depreciations, warranties, working capital requirements, investment opportunities, investment performance, and impact of governmental requirements.
  • Forecasting & Reporting - develop and validate assumptions used in forecasts and plans
  • Assist in the preparation of financial management reporting on present and future financial performance
  • Using strong project management discipline, manage special projects through benchmarking/baselining to drive measurable & sustainable improvement impact

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 5 years of finance experience
  • 1 year lead experience OR Master’s degree

Desired Skills:

  • Strong Financial Analysis/Modeling skills
  • Strong analytical skills: ability to compile data and effectively problem solve high-level, strategic initiatives
  • Operations experience (preferably in manufacturing or purchasing finance) with successful track record of effective business partnership
  • Strong understanding of business principles
  • Project management experience desired
  • Ability to think creatively, highly driven, and self-motivated
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, capable of tailoring message to audience
  • Database/data manipulation and analysis
  • Manufacturing, Consumer Product Goods (CPG) and/or Automotive experience highly desirable
  • Advanced MS Excel skills strongly desired
  • Experience with Salesforce and Power BI

If you are ready to accelerate the impact of sustainable mobility, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity!

Posted On: Friday, March 31, 2023

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