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Entry Level Finance Jobs in Chicago

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Staff Accountant - Groupon Goods

Groupon
Chicago
1 day ago
+10
As a staff accountant, you will be responsible for various financial and operational accounting aspects of the Groupon Goods Global North America business. This is a “hands on” accounting role with interaction with different departments (operations, logistics, finance, corporate accounting, tax, and treasury) across the North America region of Goods.

Staff Accountant- North America

Internal Auditor

Guaranteed Rate
Chicago
1 day ago
+10
Job Description: About Guaranteed Rate Guaranteed Rate is eighth largest retail mortgage lender in the U.S. The company has become The Home Purchase Experts® by offering industry-leading self-service tools and low rate, low fee mortgages through an easy-to-understand process and unparalleled customer service. Headquartered in Chicago with approximately 3,000+ employees in 200+ offices across the U.S. and licensed in all 50 states, Guaranteed

Real Estate Transaction Manager

Global Finance Transformation Program Project Anal…

Morningstar
Chicago
2 days ago
+16
The Project Analyst will contribute to all stages of the overall project life for initiatives in the Global Finance Transformation Program. For large, cross-functional initiatives, the Project Analyst may be responsible for specific aspects of each project such as planning documentation, data analysis and reconciliation, project dash boards, and coordination of resources/tasks to achieve project milestones; and as the need arises, this position will also be required to manage small to moderate sized projects. As a Project Analyst, you will work closely with the stakeholders to understand requirements, define a project plan, and monitor progress against project milestones. This position reports to the Director of Global Finance Transformation and will have exposure to many of the various processes within the Finance and Accounting department as well as other functions within Morningstar such as Corporate Systems. 

Commission Analyst

GiveSmart by Community Brands
Chicago
2 days ago
+16
We’re in need of a Commission Specialist. You’ll lead the annual commission strategy and planning, working directly with the sales leaders and EVPs within our company, as well as building and managing our plans throughout the year. The specialist in this role will work closely with and support executives, sales leaders, and sales team members throughout the company. We’ve recently made acquisitions in several areas of our business, and your direction will help ensure the company has accurate commission plans that are profitable for our sales reps, as well as fit our company’s initiatives. This role reports to the Vice President of Sales Operations and Enablement.

Staff Accountant

Built In
Chicago
2 days ago
+32
As a Staff Accountant at Built In you will have insight into all financial aspects of a very fast paced and growing business. Everyday will be different, including a mix of full-cycle accounting, troubleshooting and completion of special projects. Best of all, you will get to work with and learn from one of the best teams in town (across all departments).

Market Strategy Analyst, First Party Collections

TransUnion
Chicago
2 days ago
+14
Within the first 90 days you will learn the intricacies of TransUnion, the financial services segment and how we support our customers. After 90 days, you will support the First Party Collections team in the market strategy and market development efforts. You will be responsible for managing multiple assignments and completing agreed-upon deliverables in a timely manner. You will be responsible for scheduling and participating in status meetings with teams and decision makers (e.g., preparing agendas, gathering materials, summarizing notes, and sharing next steps). You will build trust with internal and external business partners and project sponsors by meeting individual commitments and collaborating with cross-functional teams. You will utilize the relationships you build with internal subject matter experts as well as members of Sales, Marketing, IT and other functions to gather insights and validate key assumptions and results.

Income Tax Analyst

Financial Analyst

Staff Accountant

GoHealth
Chicago
3 days ago
+38
Our Accounting team is looking for a motivated self-starter to join our Accounting team. This individual will be able to exercise professional judgement and work independently. This person’s duties will be split between supporting Payroll (70%) and Accounts Payable functions (30%).

Analyst, Pricing

Grubhub
Chicago
3 days ago
+23
BA/BS from top-tier University. 1-2 years of experience in an analytical role, preferably within consulting or tech. Excellent analytical skills with an ability to dive deep, summarize, and clearly communicate important data. Ability to balance attention to detail with expeditious execution in a fast paced environment. Highest standards of accuracy and precision; extremely organized. SQL and Tableau strongly preferred, Python for bonus points. Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.

Analyst, Finance & Analytics

Revenue Accountant

Relativity
Chicago
3 days ago
+21
As the Revenue Accountant, you will be responsible for performing accurate and timely procedures related to the revenue recognition process. You will assist with a variety of month-end tasks as it relates to Accounts Receivable functions. You will be responsible for designing and maintaining processes that are efficient, transparent, and result in the production of accurate financial results. The Revenue Accountant works under general direction of the Revenue Manager and other senior team members.

Financial Analyst

Syndigo
Chicago
3 days ago
+24
Description The Financial Analyst is a key position supporting our fast-growing SaaS business. Initial responsibilities include working with a cross-functional team to enhance and create key performance indicators (“KPIs”) and reporting for the business including both financial and non-financial information. The position will have significant interaction with executives and business managers as well as a globally-distributed sales team. This position will report to the VP of Finance. Responsibilities Work with a cross-functional team to help enhance & create KPIs and reporting packages using both financial and operational-based metrics Assist in developing new SaaS business metrics that help drive business success Work with existing processes and systems and recommend enhancements, changes, or new systems to support SaaS KPIs and reporting Perform variance and trend analysis between actual, budgeted, and forecasted targets for our business Monitor sales compensation and prepare monthly compensation reports Provide information to management by assembling and summarizing data, preparing reports, making presentations of findings, analyses, and recommendations Assist with in-depth analysis including pipeline, customer base, new bookings, upgrades, product utilization, and churn Maintain and improve the financial forecast model that incorporates current data and any relevant functional input Other duties and ad hoc analysis as needed Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, or Accounting; CPA or MBA preferred 1-3 years minimum experience in financial planning and analysis or an equivalent combination of education and experience. SaaS or communications software experience a plus. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel required (VLOOKUP, SUMIF, Pivot, Macros) Strong analytical, problem solving & organizational skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to multi-task and work in a challenging fast paced environment Maturity, professionalism, and ability to maintain confidential information Strong work ethic Independent worker and analytical thinker with ability to conduct research, analyze data, and resolve complex problems Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad variety of matters SaaS or software company experience preferred NetSuite experience is a plus Salesforce.com experience is a plus Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Finance/Reporting Data Analyst

Eved
Chicago
4 days ago
Company Description Eved was founded in 2010 by technology entrepreneur, Talia Mashiach, with the aspirations of creating a platform that automates the buying and selling for events. She saw a problem with a $770 billion industry muddled with manual, outdated processes that were hindering the most powerful asset to a company: human connections. Today, Eved is still growing with more than $300 million in event commerce running through it and

Senior Business & Financial Analyst (Chicago)

Enfusion
Chicago
4 days ago
+17
Enfusion is seeking a Business & Financial Analyst that will be responsible for providing financial analysis, reporting, and general support for process improvements, new product enhancements, targeted customer segments, and efficiency projects to the Executive team.

Analyst, Product Consulting (Chicago)

Enfusion
Chicago
4 days ago
+17
In this role, you will be part of a talented team that is responsible for providing relationship support to our diverse and global investment management client base. You will serve as the primary point of contact for clients and troubleshoot P&L, trade, accounting and risk inquiries related to our best-in-class software solution, Integráta.

Product Consultant Analyst - 2019 Graduates

Enfusion
Chicago
4 days ago
+17
In this role, you will be part of a talented team that is responsible for providing relationship support to our diverse and global investment management client base. You will serve as the primary point of contact for clients and troubleshoot P&L, trade, accounting and risk inquiries related to our best-in-class software solution, Integráta.

Staff Accountant, Treasury & Trade

RXBAR
Chicago
4 days ago
+21
Tactically, you have experience managing and reviewing invoices, analyzing spend and balance sheets, and preparing monthly G/L entries. Numbers are your thing. Excel makes you smile. You can build relationships with internal cross-functional partners and external customers by communicating quickly and clearly. You demonstrate autonomy and ownership over your work. In this role, you will own specific customer channels, customer scorecards, and financial statements. You can balance and manage multiple high priority tasks and projects. You are a team player, willing to support the team’s projects and initiatives, recommend process efficiencies, and optimize the work that’s currently being done. You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and 2-3 years of experience in the field.

Quantitative Trader (Multiple Openings)

Optiver
Chicago
6 days ago
+13
S/he will be responsible for improving profitability of existing strategies and developing new strategies. S/he will run multiple strategies. S/he will be responsible for conducting research for the purpose of modeling and forecasting cash equities. S/he will use large historical data sets to build frameworks and models to test theoretical discussions. S/he will determine efficient methods to store and analyze high volume data and develop tools to evaluate a large volume of market data to help improve trading strategies performance. S/he will run the trading desk strategy by directing the adjustment of parameters of trading algorithms and making trading decisions within the framework of the desks' trading strategy. S/he will recommend investments and investment timing. S/he will analyze pricing or risks of trading decisions. S/he will guide team members to optimize the parameterization of trading strategies. S/he will build and enhance market prediction models for portfolios utilizing quantitative problem solving and advanced statistical techniques. S/he will apply mathematical theory and techniques to create and improve upon trading models that will be used for analysis and trading. S/he will leverage models and data to take profitable trading positions in financial instruments. S/he will manage an unbalanced inventory of derivatives positions and will rebalance and unwind at opportune times. S/he will collaborate with Developers and Traders to drive model development and implementation.

Accountant

Catalytic
Chicago
1 week ago
General Overview: The Catalytic Accountant will maintain the daily bookkeeping, accounts payable and receivables.  The person possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures to the completion of accounting and financial assignments.   In addition, the person will be responsible for enhancing business processes within the financial administration. Responsibilities: Prepares and verifies the accuracy of journal

Trading Analyst - International Markets (Third Shi…

Halo Investing
Chicago
1 week ago
Trading Analyst - International Markets (Third-Shift) About the Company  Halo Investing is a well-funded, financial technology startup who has the first independent multi-issuer platform focused on an investment product known as Structured Notes. Structured Notes are a pre-defined outcome investment product offering downside protection, previously only available to the ultra-high net worth. Halo is empowering and democratizing access to the

Manager, Technology M&A (Integration & Sep…

West Monroe Partners
Chicago
1 week ago
+20
Manager, Technology Mergers and Acquisitions (Integration & Separation) 222 W Adams St, 11th Floor Chicago, Illinois, 60606 United States West Monroe isn’t a start-up consulting firm, but we act like one. From day one, our people have the opportunity to make a definitive personal impact for their clients and their careers. What does this mean? It means we seek out the best of the best, and then we challenge them to make us better. If you are

Senior Consultant, Mergers and Acquisitions (IT)

Senior Consultant, Technology Mergers and Acquisitions Advisory

Treasury Accountant

Pampered Chef
Chicago
1 week ago
Our Finance team is at the forefront shaping strategic decisions across the company. As a member of the team, the Treasury Accountant contributes to company’s success by ensuring an efficient banking structure to support its global operations through overseeing operational and strategic projects. The Treasury Accountant will be responsible for executing treasury-functions such as daily cash and bank account management, preparation and/or approval of wire and ACH transfers, and general ledger and cash management ERP system tasks.

Finance salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Budget Analyst $55,400
Min: $46K
Max: $67K
Accountant $64,246
Min: $42K
Max: $82K
Financial Analyst $70,520
Min: $50K
Max: $110K
Senior Accountant $80,115
Min: $57K
Max: $106K
Senior Financial Analyst $84,128
Min: $65K
Max: $100K
Controller $128,579
Min: $85K
Max: $175K
Finance Director $146,786
Min: $120K
Max: $180K
Vice President of Finance $180,222
Min: $145K
Max: $200K
CFO (Chief Financial Officer) $247,188
Min: $153K
Max: $300K

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