Senior IT Financial Analyst in Chicago, IL at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 4/15/2018

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    Chicago, IL
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Career Description

SUMMARY: This position will help implement and operationalize processes and technology that will provide executives with the information and knowledge to manage and communicate the cost, quality, and value of IT Services. The ideal candidate will have a strong technology and financial management background and possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision and the drive to make that vision a reality. This role involves close collaboration with IT and Finance professionals at all levels within the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Translate executive vision into technical requirements and subsequent deliverables.
  • Gather functional and business requirements and rapidly translate that information into a working set of operational and financial models, dashboards, and management reports.
  • Collaborate with IT Executives and Finance on IT Total Cost of Ownership, financial metrics, and cost transparency initiatives.
  • Act as a single point of contact for IT and Finance Leaders. Import, transform, and rationalize data from systems of record such as General Ledger, Fixed Assets, AWS, Remedy, Centralized Application Repository, etc.
  • Operationalize data monthly by loading, validating, and reviewing on timely basis.


Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Finance.

Experience: 6+ years of progressive experience in Information Systems or area related to data analytics or financial management, or advanced degree with 4+ years of progressive experience.

Software Skills: Strong to expert level skills and experience in formulaic logic such as MS Excel if statements, vlookup, pivot tables, macros, etc. Strong to expert skills in data transformation using MS Excel or Access. Knowledge and application of relational database concepts. Previous experience working with scripting, report building, etc. Manages personal finances in Quicken or similar toolset.

Communication Skills: Excellent communication and presentation skills to executive management audiences. Ability to work efficiently and effectively with multiple levels of management and staff across the organization.

Special Skills: Strong quantitative and analytical skills for financial modeling and analysis. Advanced analytical and big data analysis skills. Good with data analytics and data mining. Understanding of IT infrastructure domains including data centers, IaaS, network/communications, server utilization, virtual environments, storage, and application development. Knowledge of IT services and financial management processes and best practices such as budgeting, cost allocations, capital & operating expense handling, program portfolio management, and application/infrastructure support. Ability to work independently in an agile culture with quick turnaround times and deliverables.

Supervisory: No supervisory responsibilities.

Travel: Some travel may be required. Amount of travel will be determined by individual project requirements.