Senior Financial Systems Analyst
Downers Grove, IL 
Posted 23 days ago
Job Description

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Senior Financial Systems Analyst:

This role is a critical team member in the Controller organization responsible for the finance systems handled by the Controllership. This role works closely with different departments (IT, Controllership and FP&A) to identify continuous improvement opportunities. This role will also interact with additional outside consultants as needed to assist with strategic projects, optimize processes, and ensure financial systems are coordinated in a controlled manner. Finance systems in scope are: OneStream, HFM, Blackline, CoStar, and SAP FICO master data. This position is responsible for assisting with sophisticated system issues, developing, and implementing finance system projects, daily management, administration, and technical end user support of all OneStream, Blackline, CoStar, and related data/systems as well as SAP FICO master data. This position also focuses on consulting for new development work and identifying improvement opportunities on accounting processes and using technology to eliminate problems that affect efficiency, output, distribution. This position supports the preparation and execution of improvements and changes to the group's financial reporting system as well as changes to key software tools used by the group including OneStream, Blackline, and CoStar.

What You'll Do:

Analyze problems, formulate recommendations, and deliver solutions that achieve desired results in a timely and accurate manner.

Handle the metadata and associated hierarchies in OneStream. Including, but not limited to: accounts, custom dimensions, CTA calculations, and intercompany relationships.

Handle SAP FICO master data. Including but not limited to, Accounts, profit centers, cost centers, functional areas, and their associated hierarchies.

Implement standards and practices for supporting in scope financial systems applied by the Finance organization including documented procedures.

Focuses on daily execution. Values coaching and mentoring of others to deliver performance appropriate for their level to achieve results.

Collaborate with Finance, IT, and other resources to document reporting requirements, understand key data, and find opportunities for improvements in the methods for delivery of information.

Assist accounting business sponsors in the preparation and presentation of enhancements and gap requests to the IT organization, including, proposed solution, formulation of benefits and calculation of return on investment.

Ad hoc projects assigned by senior management.

What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business/Finance/Accounting/MIS or related
  • 3+ years' experience with EPM applications such as OneStream, Hyperion, and Anaplan
  • Ability to understand finance, accounting, and internal control principles
  • System administrator knowledge of OneStream, HFM, SAP, BPC, and Blackline
  • Team oriented with good interpersonal skills
  • Desire to expand technical capabilities
  • Ability to influence people and processes without direct reporting line
  • Ability to prioritize, plan and organize.
  • Able to work in a dynamic environment with multiple priorities
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective time management skills with good attention to detail.

What You Can Expect:

Univar Solutions is a leading, global distributor of chemicals and ingredients essential to the safety, health, and wellbeing of our daily lives from life-saving medicines and vitamins to hand sanitizers and industrial materials used for cleaning, construction, and more. Our global team of more than 10,000 employees support our vision to redefine distribution and be the most valued chemical and ingredient distributor on the planet!

We offer a Total Rewards package that includes market aligned pay and incentives as well as a diverse benefits offering to support our employees' physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing.

Univar Solutions supports sustainable solutions for the world around us so that we can do our part to help keep our communities healthy, fed, clean, and safe!

We are committed to a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusion. Together, we are building a culture that acknowledges the unique experiences, perspectives and expertise of individuals and provides the development and growth opportunities to empower us to redefine our industry.

Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.



Univar is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of consideration for employment and employment with the Company are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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