The Financial Analyst is responsible for recording transactions, performing analysis activities, and evaluating trends and drivers at Northwestern Medicine. The position will also be charged with the preparation and some review activities related to the month end close process; as well as support for the annual financial statement audit.
The analyst will need to understand complex financial concepts in a fast paced environment. Meet financial objectives by identifying and evaluating trends; analyzing variances; initiating any corrective actions or adjustments. Prepare reconciliations; analyze variances; and initiate corrective actions on transactions with a high degree of complexity in support for finance and operating departments.
EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Required: Degree in Finance / Accounting or related field. 3+ years of relevant experience.
Excellent communication, collaboration, analytical, and accounting skills. High level of precision and attention to detail. Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
Desired: Public Accounting experience. CPA or CHFP certification. Experience with an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, preferably PeopleSoft. Healthcare finance experience.