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Sr Financial Analyst

Chicago, Illinois
Job Type
13 Sep 2022
Sr Financial Analyst - FIN001339 FORECASTING / BUDGETING

  • Contribute to business planning, budgeting and expenditure forecasting processes.
  • Apply basic modeling, forecasting and planning techniques to develop cost and revenue forecasts with drivers identified and explained.


  • Review financial results and identify key variances from budgets or forecasts.


  • Recognize and interpret the main elements of financial statements and reports.
  • Extract and deliver department, business unit, and/or enterprise-wide reports; present to nonfinancial stakeholders.
  • Prepare and provide accurate and timely financial data, where appropriate, for inclusion in the financial control process.


  • Use financial ratio and metric analysis in evaluating U.S. Cellular's performance and its financial state.
  • Prepare profit and loss, economic value added, and cash flow analysis to enable decision-making.


  • Interpret and provide analysis of financial information and link to business unit strategy and operational performance.
  • Analyze business results and identify internal and external factors that have an impact on performance and analyses of market and industry trends/results.
  • Extrapolate and evaluate risk in FP&A scenarios.


  • Participate in various financial functions such as budgeting, auditing, forecasting and analysis.
  • Provide analytical and consultative input to monthly and quarterly internal reports and analyses.
  • Leverage financial analysis to influence and drive action within finance.
  • Provide trend and data analysis to inform, corroborate, and assess reasonableness and significance of financial assumptions.
  • Prepare, analyze, and report actual results against project and business unit operating plans including but not limited to monthly rolling forecasts, cost/profit analysis, present / future valuations, etc.
  • Analyze and report on budget forecast and actual financial results, coordinating monthly analysis of consolidated income statement.
  • Perform multiple financial cost analyses and preparation of financial reports and contractual deliverables.
  • Develop detailed expense analysis and coordinating short-term forecast at various levels.
  • Ability to analyze, consolidate, interpret, and communicate financial data and results.
  • Ability to prepare and present financial data and variance explanations to stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of budgeting and forecasting, methods policies and procedures.
  • Proficient in applying problem resolution techniques.

  • MBA or Master's degree.
  • Two (2) or more years progressively responsible related work experience.
Job : Finance
Location(s) : Illinois-CHICAGO_IL Wisconsin-MADISON_WI, Wisconsin-BROOKFIELD_WI U.S. Cellular® is an EEO employer and gives consideration to qualified applicants without regard to race/color/age/religion/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/national origin/disability/veteran status, pregnancy or genetic information.
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  • Job Reference: 711166655-2
  • Date Posted: 13 September 2022
  • Recruiter: UScellular
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent