Buckingham Search

Financial Analyst

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

Financial Analyst

Industry: Food and Beverage Services

Location: Chicago, IL

Our client is a leading Food and Beverage Services company with a global footprint of over 2,000 associates across North America and Europe. They are committed to delivering high-quality products while striving to make a positive impact on the planet and the communities they serve.

We are currently seeking a highly motivated Finance Analyst to join their team. In this role, you will be responsible for providing support to the Sales Finance Manager in achieving the company's goals and initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner with finance and sales teams to drive profitable growth across the organization
  • Provide insightful analysis of business results and new business opportunities to senior management and perform ad-hoc analyses that lead to problem-solving and business-improving recommendations
  • Support the development of pricing strategies into the selling organization
  • Report and analyze periodic reporting, periodic forecast analysis, and presentation preparation
  • Support strategic plan and AOP development
  • Assist a broad range of senior leaders in forecasting and analysis
  • Provide ad-hoc projects and analysis as requested
  • Work with cross-functional teams to manage P&L expectations
  • Tackle ambiguous problems to determine and prioritize business strategies
  • Ability to structure and prioritize tasks, and focus efforts in an ambiguous work environment
  • Demonstrated ability to implement short and long-term strategies to support organizational operation and transformation


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Business Administration preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience in Financial Planning and Analysis, evaluating business performance, Financial Accounting and Control
  • Experience with forecasting and budgeting, financial modeling
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to translate analytical findings into actionable solutions and processes
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to function effectively in a team environment and gain the cooperation of individuals across the organization
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint with the ability to quickly learn various in-house software applications

Our client offers a dynamic work environment that promotes personal and professional growth. If you are a critical thinker with exceptional communication, influencing and relationship management skills who thrives in a fast-paced environment, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. Apply today!

Posted On: Friday, March 31, 2023

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