The American Medical Association (AMA), the nation’s largest professional Association of physicians, has a dynamic opportunity for the right individual. As part of the AMA’s Finance team, the Senior Financial Analyst will perform financial functions associated with planning and operational analyses to improve the financial effectiveness of the association. The Senior Financial Analyst will perform statistical and financial analysis of reports and data, and prepare subsequent analysis for management to ensure that financial reporting to management is timely and accurate.
IN THIS ROLE, YOU WILL:
Perform statistical and financial analysis of reports and data, and prepare subsequent analysis for management. Review and provide analysis of the monthly financial reporting package for senior management and board of trustees. Assist with monthly/yearly financial close including procedures development, analysis of financial data and trends, determining reasons for past financial performance and creation of monthly financial reporting package for senior management.
Perform quarterly financial review, analysis, preparation, and reporting of financial data and trends for assigned business areas. Follow through on resolving any issues or irregularities. Meet monthly with personnel outside of Finance to review and interpret their area's financial statements when necessary.
Maintain AMA financial systems (Lawson, Blackline, Smart View/Essbase and Hyperion Planning) including databases (i.e. set-up new accounts, departments) and the training of new users on the financial systems. This includes input of external data sets, interfaces and transmissions applied to the appropriate financial system.
Maintain current accounting procedures. Identify and recommend/propose potential areas where existing policies or procedures require change, or new ones should be developed, especially regarding current financial systems practice. Maintain proficiency in accounting and data processing skills, techniques, terminology, and issues.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field is required. CPA desirable.
5 – 7 years professional experience in a for-profit work environment, preferably in financial reporting and analysis
Current knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
Experience with sophisticated financial information systems. Experience Oracle/Hyperion, Planning, Smart View/Essbase, Reporting Studio, Workspace, Blackline and/or Lawson is a plus.
Working knowledge of personal computers and relevant software packages including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
Excellent communication and analytical skills
Must work effectively with others at all levels of the organization
Self-starter with the ability to work independently
Organized and effective at dealing with many activities simultaneously
Demonstrated ability to meet commitments and deadlines; work overtime when necessary
The AMA offers competitive salaries, including an incentive plan; excellent benefits and progressive technology. Our office is a business casual environment and we respect work-life balance. Please apply at https://ama-assn.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=2&c=ama-assn&id=525&source=ILCPA. The American Medical Association is located at 330 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 and is convenient to all public transportation in Chicago.
We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. As an EOE/AA employer, the American Medical Association will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and veteran or disability status.
THE AMA IS COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE HEALTH OF THE NATION
The American Medical Association is the premier national organization providing timely, essential resources to empower physicians, residents and medical students to succeed at every phase of their medical lives. Physicians have entrusted the AMA to advance the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health on behalf of patients for more than 170 years. For more information, visit ama-assn.org.
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