Senior Financial Analyst

Litera, headquartered in Chicago, IL, is a fast-growing software company backed by one of the largest Private Equity groups in the world. We are making consistent investments in new technologies, acquisitions, expansion and our people. Are you a sharp, driven finance contributor who has a passion for technology? If so, we need you.

Reporting to the FP&A Manager, the Senior Financial Analyst will play a critical role in strategic decision making and operations as Litera continues to enhance its quality offerings and undergoes rapid growth. This individual will work on key projects within the business to deliver financial insights to all parts of the organization. The Senior Financial Analyst role will be responsible for assisting in monthly and annual reporting, financial forecasting, investor relations, and other strategic analysis. This position has a high degree of exposure to the VP, Finance as well as other functional VPs, the CEO and CFO.

What It Takes:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Relentless pursuit of excellence
  • Quick thinking
  • Strong initiative, drive and self-direction
  • Proficiency at juggling multiple tasks
  • Being comfortable in a fast-moving and quickly-changing environment

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate expertise in monthly reporting of actual and forecasted results for the Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting for private equity ownership group
  • Maintain annual Strategic Planning and Budgeting processes
  • Oversee monthly meetings with department heads to ensure visibility to financial performance versus targets
  • Manage the implementation of an FP&A tool
  • Provide timely and insightful financial analysis, identifying areas to improve financial performance
  • Continuously monitor, identify and improve financial processes to ensure efficient and accurate reporting and analysis
  • Assist in the evaluation of financial systems and tools with the objective of more efficient and accurate reporting and analysis
  • Lead and assist with other ad-hoc reporting and analysis as needed such as M&A integration and investment scenario analyses
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis and reporting as required

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA preferred
  • Expert Excel experience required; NetSuite, Salesforce and Power BI/Tableau reporting experience is a plus
  • SaaS experience preferred
  • Strong understanding of financial data flows
  • Track record of outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organization, planning and time management skills. Proven ability to manage competing priorities and execute deliverables in a timely fashion
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work well with others
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, specifically Excel and PowerPoint
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • AccessDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • SQLiteDatabases
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • Aha!Management
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • HubspotEmail
    • HubspotLead Gen

Location

Our office in Riverside Plaza looks over the river, is close to several train and bus stops and a short walk away from restaurants downtown.

An Insider's view of Litera Microsystems

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Our culture is heavily focused on collaboration and growth, and everyone is approachable, from the CEO right through to the developers. Though I'm in sales, I regularly speak with our customer success, product, and marketing teams.

Abhijat

Director of International Sales

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

The best part of working here has been the opportunity to grow and learn. I started when I was 23 and have had many different roles and responsibilities on my journey with the company.

Nick

Senior Consultant

What is your vision for the company?

At Litera Microsystems, we know that a great culture emerges from the people you hire. We hire the best and brightest, and take pride in taking care of our employees who in return, take care of us and our clients.

Brittani

VP of Human Resources

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

I'm inspired by the talented group of people I work with. One of the many benefits of working with a small company is that everyone has a direct impact on the outcome of our business. There is a sense of pride and ownership.

Kim

Business Analyst

What are Litera Microsystems Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Our benefits package goes beyond health insurance, PTO and 401ks. We provide our employees with plenty of opportunities for volunteering, flexible work hours, options to occasionally work from home, snacks in the kitchen and group happy hours.

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