Financial Analyst

Financial Analyst2021-09-13T15:17:51-04:00<p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Has anyone described you as a numbers guru, being able to focus on the details while finding creative ways to solve big picture challenges?</strong>&nbsp;</span></em></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Thoughtworks is a global software consultancy with an aim to create a positive impact on the world through technology. Our community of technologists thinks disruptively to deliver pragmatic solutions for our clients' most complex challenges. We are curious minds who come together as collaborative and inclusive teams to push boundaries, free to be ourselves and make our mark in tech.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">As part of the Finance group, we partner with our consulting teams to ensure we make sound financial decisions. You could help the business maximize client revenue opportunities, model portfolio profit scenarios, or influence our multi-year account strategy.&nbsp; You will create process improvements to maximize efficiency and accuracy, provide critical analysis to solve mission-critical problems and challenge yourself every day.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">You’ll spend time on the following:</span><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">As a Financial Analyst, you will be responsible for the monthly revenue recognition &amp; results reporting, taking into account personnel and contract implications that influence the results.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Partner directly with the Market Director to identify opportunities to maximize revenue and client margin, including client expense management, pricing, and staffing analysis</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Seek to improve processes and systems usage, including key performance indicators, financial analysis and data visualization enhancements</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here’s what we’re looking for:&nbsp;</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">1 - 2 years experience as a Financial Analyst (Professional Services/Consulting Firm experience a plus, but not required)</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Working knowledge of major accounting principles such as revenue recognition rules and related balance sheet accounting</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ideally has experience with major ERP systems such as Oracle PeopleSoft, SAP, etc.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Demonstrated experience analyzing results, identifying drivers and trends, and building financial models</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to overcome roadblocks and managing multiple projects simultaneously</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Open and willing to design, implement, and maintain solutions to persistent problems or inefficiencies</span></li> </ul> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div> <div> <p style="text-align: left;">Not quite ready to apply? Or maybe this isn’t the right role for you? That’s OK, you can stay in touch with&nbsp;<a href=";utm_medium=jd&amp;utm_campaign=access-thoughtworks">AccessThoughtworks</a>, our learning community (click "<em><span style="text-decoration: underline;">contact me about recruitment opportunities</span>"</em>&nbsp;to hear about jobs in the future).</p> </div> </div> <div> <p style="color: #7f8c8d;"><em>It is the policy of Thoughtworks, Inc. to provide a work environment free of discrimination. The Company will take affirmative action to ensure applicants and Thoughtworks employees are treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, national origin, ethnic origin, veteran or military status, family or marital status, disability, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, gender expression or gender identity. This also includes individuals who are perceived to have any of the aforementioned attributes. Thoughtworks will adhere to all federal, state, and municipal laws and regulations governing employment.</em></p> </div> <p style="color: white;">#LI-COE</p>ThoughtworksChicago, IllinoisUSA