Financial Analyst
Chicago, IL 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description
Financial Analyst
Recruiting Location US-IL-Chicago
Department Accounting

The Financial Analyst will support personnel in the Strategic Planning and Analysis group and will work with staff at various levels. The person will be responsible for supporting the analytical and reporting needs of the Strategic Planning Group. The primary responsibilities include preparation of monthly and quarterly internal financial reports and other due diligence and project based analyses, as required. The individual will work closely with personnel in the Strategic Planning and Analysis Group to prepare, evaluate, and communicate results.

Duties and Responsibilities
    Develop and prepare monthly, quarterly, and ad-hoc reporting for internal Firm needs and external Firm client requests.
  • Perform due diligence, ad-hoc, and other analyses to support various Firm initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities (Duties) above satisfactorily and meet the requirements below. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. If you need such an accommodation, please email (current employees should contact Human Resources).

Education and/or Experience:


  • A minimum of one year of accounting or financial analysis experience.
  • Advanced capabilities and knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Previous experience working in a client facing position or a professional services firm.

Other Skills and Abilities:

The following will also be required of the successful candidate:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good judgment
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others
  • Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities

Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Sidley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, religion, disability, citizenship status, national origin, veteran status and any other factor protected by applicable law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
1+ years
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