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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org (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
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.