Financial Analyst

Finance Chicago, Illinois

Join the FHLBC team!

 At the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, employees come first.  That’s why we offer a highly competitive compensation and bonus package, and access to a comprehensive benefits program designed to meet the needs of our employees.

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Retirement program (401k and Pension)
  • Generous PTO plan
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Work from home options
  • Casual dress code
Position Summary:

The Financial Analyst reports financial updates by preparing and analyzing the Bank’s general ledger, forecasts, and reports.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Research and analyzes financial data
  • Periodic analysis of GL entries, financial performance to plan reporting
  • Cost analysis
  • Extensive research and reporting on industry comparisons
  • Trend analysis reporting
  • Assist in the month-end closing and distribution of monthly financial statements
  • Complex management reports upon request
  • Ad hoc analysis/ reporting as requested by the CFO
  • Other duties as assigned
Experience & Educational Requirements:
  • 0 – 3 years experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • CFA/CPA (a plus)
Software Requirements:
  • MS Access
  • MS Excel     
  • MS Word
  • MS PowerPoint
  • Tableau (a plus)
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Behaviors Required:
  • Knowledge of cost and financial accounting principles, practices and procedures.
  • Understanding of principles and techniques used in conducting management studies, system analyses and financial analyses.
  • Skilled in performing complex numerical calculations.
  • Accuracy in preparing complex management reports on a timely basis.
  • Use of statistical software products.
  • Strong verbal and written communication.
  • Highly analytical