Financial-Sr Analyst- Chicago, IL in Chicago, IL at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 2/13/2021

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Job Description

Financial-Sr Analyst- Chicago, IL- M - F

Look for more than answers. Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope. 

You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve. 

At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people.

Job Summary

The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for participating in value added financial analytics to facilitate business efficiency in working at direction of the Operations Finance Manager/Director.  The successful candidate will be expected to routinely provide financial insights on the Logistics and Facilities function’s financial performance to regional leadership.  Main duties include supporting growth and efficiency through required analysis related to productivity & efficiency initiatives.  Position will work closely with centralized accounting and financial planning and analysis.

Roles and Responsibilities:

•         Analyze month-end results and provide variance explanations

•         Prepare monthly reporting package and review with the Logistics leadership team

•         Have full ownership and responsibility of the Logistics and Facilities business function

•         Demonstrate strong business partnering and taking actionable approaches to drive operational excellence.

•         Provide insights on operational expenses (fuel, shuttle, and FTEs) and accountability for the analysis and explanation of significant trends, explaining monthly financial results, and drive forecasting and budgeting process to support efficient and effective analytics.

•         Integrate data from across various groups (Sales Operations, Pricing, OCA Team, QMS, Lab Operations, Patient Services and Logistics) to construct an overall understanding of total regional view that delivers meaningful insights.

•         Managing Capital Expenditures requests and tracking spend activity monthly


•         Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance and a minimum of 2 - 4 years of relevant experience in large public or corporate accounting/finance

•         Strong computer and analytical skills

•         Excellent verbal and written communication skills

•         Highly Self Motivated

•         Proactive vs. Reactive

•         Demonstrates ability to operate in a cross-functional team environment

•         Demonstrate abilities to self-grow

•         Able to demonstrate leadership/ team player values

•         Able to take a request w/ basic guidance & deliver a presentable finished product

•         Successful candidate will help maintain & implement best practices, while continuously looking for opportunities of process improvements (simplifications, new reports, etc).

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