Buckingham Search

Senior Financial Analyst

Buckingham Search - North Chicago, IL

Job Description

This position reports to the Finance Manager, Legal FP&A – supporting month end close, LBEs and annual Plan process with a focus on legal fees. This role will help drive system integrations and enhancements. You will work with cross-functional stakeholders including other finance teams, attorneys, legal operations, accounts payable and outside legal vendors. A successful candidate possesses clear communication skills, both oral and written, is highly organized, has strong attention to detail and drive for accuracy.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Supports to month end close activities including preparing journal entries, reporting for internal finance teams and VP-level summaries, and reconciliations
  • Leads the monthly HC Reconciliation and quarterly financial reporting to 2nd line leadership for Legal functions
  • Supports monthly LBE and Annual Plan process by managing large data sets, communicating with attorneys to understand and finalize numbers, and inputting forecasts into TM1/ Aspire
  • Supports the integration of one system to another
  • Lead for Insurance-backed legal matters including maintaining summaries of life-to-date impacts and provide invoice support to insurance carriers when requested
  • Backup for system invoice reviews as needed
  • Performs Ad-hoc analysis as required


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration
  • 4+ years of relevant experience
  • Effective communication skills (oral and written)
  • Ability to work with large data sets, maintain organization, and ability to adapt quickly to changes
  • Ability to work independently and possesses solid problem-solving skills
  • Develop strong relationships with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Knowledge of SAP a plus, not required
  • This is not a remote position. In office 3-4 days with flexibility when need

Posted On: Thursday, March 9, 2023

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