Wolters Kluwer Financial Analyst - Northbrook area (IL) in Riverwoods, Illinois
Financial Analyst - Northbrook area (IL)
At Wolters Kluwer we are seeking “the best of the best” talent. If you are a top performing financial analyst with 2-4 years of experience who is seeking challenge in a complex, high performing global company, consider joining us! We are celebrating 180 year of success this month with excellent career opportunities. This position will be located at the office in Riverwoods, IL.Wolters Kluwer Global Business Services is designed to provide services to the business units in the areas of technology, sourcing, procurement, legal, finance, and human resources. These global centers promote team collaboration using best practices around a specific focus area to drive results and enhance operational efficiencies. There is a constant endeavor to benchmark against best-in-class industry standards to improve the quality of deliverables, increase cost savings, enhance productivity and reduce time to market for products and applications. Global Business Services is the primary interface to the company’s offshore service centers where business process standardization is leveraged to achieve operating efficiencies in software development and testing, content production, and other business process outsourcing (BPO) functions where productivity improvements and increasing levels of quality can be achieved.As Financial Analyst, you will provide oversight and support of all IT Projects and Business Case modeling. Support includes monthly financial and operational reporting on key initiatives, provide input for the annual budget, and support the three-year business development planning process. You will also be a resource to the larger GBS Finance organization in support of financial projects and major initiatives.Your primary responsibilities will be…• Accountable for business case modeling and performance tracking for the IT key projects and initiatives• Report monthly financial results, analyze and interpret financial information pertaining to the IT key projects and initiatives• Understand business issues and can advise concerning business policy, resource allocation, and business operations to improve financial performance• Assist in developing the creation of annual budget and three-year Business Development Plan, detailing cost expectations, along with supporting strategic and tactical plans• Prepare forecasts and evaluate corresponding efficiencies, productivity and other initiatives, as applicable• Participate in the monthly financial closing process via submission of key accruals and other necessary journal entries• Participate and recommend efficiencies and opportunities for process improvement within given responsibilityAs a top candidate, you will have a successful track record as a business partner with proven ability to perform in a complex, high performing, finance organization
Minimum Qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field• 2 or more years of experience in business finance including financial analysis, budgeting, and modelingPreferred Qualifications: • Experience in financial reporting and IT operations preferred. • Excellent analytical skills, strong attention to detail and ability to multitask. • Must have outstanding knowledge of Excel and other database tools. • Preferred experience with SAP and planning/reporting software such as Hyperion, Essbase & GEAC. • Strong written and verbal communications skills.Travel:• Minimal – 5 percent or lessApply to: http://bit.ly/2gl4f98About Wolters KluwerWolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services. Wolters Kluwer reported 2015 annual revenues of €4.2 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide. Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.For more information about our solutions and organization, visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYWolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.INFORMATIONFor any assistance with your application for this job opening, please call the HR Source at (888) 495-4772 or email HRSource@WoltersKluwer.com. TTY is also available at (888) 495-4771.