IT Financial Analyst in Chicago, IL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 1/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  806869


Job Summary

IT Financial Analyst opportunity

Initial 7 month contract to hire

Hours: Mon-Fri 8-5

Location: Chicago, IL


  • This position will play a key role in the financial planning, forecasting, reporting and month end processes within the IT organization.
  • This individual will work to implement best practices and create risks and opportunities related to IT Spend.
  • Investigate and understand detailed drivers of spending within the IT business units, and support strategies to manage and report CAPEX, OPEX, One-time costs and Project costs. 
    Design, develop & deliver insightful reports/analyses for distribution within the IT organization and across the wider organization on an ongoing basis 
  • Facilitate processes surrounding the long-range plan, annual budget, quarterly forecast and monthly variance analysis within IT
  • Help facilitate correct accounting treatment for spend type of OPEX, CAPEX, One-time costs and IT Projects. 
  • Work on projects that address business needs, including lease vs. buy recommendations and business case creation.
  • Partner with corporate accounting and procurement to recommend and support plans to improve IT financial management processes for annual software maintenance schedules, asset management, CAPEX completion, business case tracking and any ancillary processes or reporting required by the IT organization. 
  • Develop and deliver training on new processes and continually educate stakeholders on best practices. 

Required Experience:

  • Minimum 2 - 3 years applicable experience working with, or in, an Information Technology organization or business governance function. Financial aptitude is a must.
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel as well as proficiency in other Office applications.
  • Exposure to ERP applications, preferably SAP. 
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and facilitation skills.
  • Demonstrates intellectual curiosity, problem solving ability and the capability to work with minimal direction. Must thrive working in a continually evolving environment and embrace being a champion of change.


  • Minimal travel may be required.

If you are interested, please send a copy of your updated resume to