Sidley Austin LLP

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Financial Analyst

Financial Analyst

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The Financial Analyst will support the Manager in the Strategic Planning and Analysis group. The person will be responsible for supporting the analytical and reporting needs of the Strategic Planning Group and will work with individuals across the Firm’s offices worldwide and at various levels. The primary responsibilities include financial analysis and reporting at an organization wide, office and group level, preparation of monthly and quarterly internal financial reports, drafting analysis and communications for external publications, and other due diligence and project based analysis as required. The individual will work closely with the Manager of Strategic Planning & Analysis to prepare, evaluate and communicate results.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Develop and prepare monthly and quarterly reporting for internal Firm needs and external Firm client requests.
  • Communicate and prepare responses for external industry publications.
  • Support the preparation of materials for various meetings of Firm management.
  • Assist with researching and compiling industry benchmarking information.
  • Perform due diligence and other analysis to support various Firm initiatives.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities (Duties) above satisfactorily and meet the requirements below. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. If you need such an accommodation, please email (current employees should contact Human Resources).

Education and/or Experience:


·         Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent work experience.

·         A minimum of 2 years of accounting or financial analysis experience.

·         Advanced capabilities and knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.


Other Skills and Abilities:

The following will also be required of the successful candidate:

Strong organizational skills

Strong attention to detail

Good judgment

Strong interpersonal communication skills

Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others

Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion

Able to work under pressure

Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities


Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.