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Sr. Financial Analyst

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Date: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Nielsen

Sr. Financial Analyst - 42030

Finance and Corporate Development - USA Chicago, Illinois 



NCSolutions (NCS) empowers the Consumer Packaged Goods ecosystem to create and deliver more effective advertising with purchase-based audiences and sales measurement solutions. We harness the unrivaled data resources of our parent companies, including the rights to the TV and digital currency data. Leveraging these assets coupled with scientific rigor and leading edge technology, we help our clients continuously improve advertising performance, everywhere their ad appears. Visit us at to learn more.


We are looking for a motivated and collaborative candidate to join our team as a Senior Financial Analyst.  This role will be responsible for ensuring timely and accurate reporting of financial results, as well as analysis on key metrics driving the business.  This role offers an opportunity to work across the Finance, Commercial and Operations teams to provide a better understanding of financial outcomes.


Responsibilities provide a breadth of experience across the P&L, balance sheet and cash flow: 


  • Planning, forecasting and budgeting on monthly, quarterly and annual basis for both expense and cash
  • Perform month end close duties, including managing expense accruals, a preliminary P&L view and variance analysis
  • Provide reporting to leadership team with recommendations for action as needed
  • Develop product profitability analysis and  metrics
  • Review revenue contract input for revenue & invoicing
  • Other ad-hoc analysis, reporting and other required tasks


You’ll be part of a fast-paced and agile team, where you’ll gain exposure to a broad scope of Finance and Accounting functions.  This is a great opportunity to be part of a growing business and develop your career.



  • Undergraduate degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 2-5 years relevant accounting or corporate finance experience
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills and ideally Google Suite/Docs
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Superior analytical and quantitative skills; ability to analyze complex processes/issues and drive simple outcomes
  • Ability to work with a virtual team and work with partners across multiple functions and regions
  • Experience with process simplification and best practice development



We’re in tune with what the world is watching, buying, and everything in between. If you can think of it, we’re measuring it. We sift through the small stuff and piece together big pictures to provide a comprehensive understanding of what’s happening now and what’s coming next for our clients. Today’s data is tomorrow’s marketplace revelation.

We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 100 countries. From global industry leaders to small businesses, consumer goods to media companies, we work with them all. We’re bringing in data 24/7 and the possibilities are endless. See what’s next with us at Nielsen:


Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  Chicago,Illinois 

Secondary Locations: , , , 

Travel:  Yes, 5% of the Time 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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