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Senior Financial Analyst in Stickney, IL at SNI Financial

Date Posted: 3/26/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Stickney, IL
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    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

SNI Financial is hiring a Senior Financial Analyst for a privately held distribution company. This individual will be responsible for providing insights and supporting 'optimal' business decision making. Analyze new business development opportunities to provide understanding of economics and risk. Act as key financial support for company growth focus on licensing of entertainment properties and commercialization of new products. In addition to partnering with the cross functional business teams, this position will have an active role in the monthly reporting and analysis, ad hoc reporting, budgeting, forecasting and projections within the Finance team.

  • Analyze economics of customer programs and new business opportunities by working with Account Management teams, Operations, Field Support, Forecasting, Planning and Vendor Management.
    • Be primary financial/analytical support to the Product Development teams on modeling and analysis of new license opportunities.
    • Establish and maintain reporting, tracking, payment generation and risk assessment on new company venture to obtain entertainment property licenses for products we will commercialize.
  • Enhance performance transparency through timely and accurate data, information and knowledge.
  • Work with external licensees on quarterly reporting and payments, the Accounting team to ensure the Balance Sheet and P&L are properly stated for license programs.
  • Support reporting and enhancement of weekly financial scorecard taking into account the company's goals and financial standing.
  • Support monthly financial accounting close and reporting as well as analysis and explanation of results vs Prior Year, Plan and most recent Forecast. Research and analyze financial information to help the company make well informed decisions, reports and monitor financial movements.
  • Key contributor to monthly P&L and Cash Flow forecast process.
  • Key contributor to Annual Financial Planning process. Provide creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance.
  • Develop and implement five year Strategic Planning financial model.
  • Analyze Capital investment requests and establish ROI and payback goals for project approval.
  • Analyze product pricing and make recommendation on items/programs.
  • Prepare annual financial information to be provided to the external auditors.
  • Support selection and implementation of new ERP system.


  • Bachelor's degree required in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • Minimum of three (3) years related experience in reporting, consolidation and financial analysis.
  • Prior experience in retail, consumer product, distribution, or category management industry preferred.
  • Prior experience in working directly with cross-functional teams in analyzing new business opportunities
  • Accounting/GAAP knowledge
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (primary emphasis on Excel, Access & PowerPoint a plus but not required)
  • Strong initiative and ability to manage multiple projects
  • Excellent Communication skills. Able to effectively communicate with multiple departments and management levels.
  • Strong initiative and ability to manage multiple projects as well as strong follow through skills
  • Ability to complete projects timely and accurately critical
  • Must be detail oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to think creatively, highly driven and self-motivated
  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment