Job Locations:
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
Remote CW Site – USA – Flexible United States

Job Title

Finance Analyst, Transformation

Job Description Summary

Job Description

  • Drive process improvement and finance transformation initiatives through automation, standardization, and process simplification.
  • Become a trusted partner and advisor with finance, IT, and other cross-functional business teams.
  • Collaborate with functional leaders, process owners and system users to understand business processes and pain points in order to deliver solutions.
  • Maintaining effective communication within the team and with cross-functional business partners.
  • Support finance, IT, and other cross-functional business teams with system design and troubleshooting issues.
  • Lead and/or support small to medium process improvement projects including identifying and coordination of all key stakeholders, requirements gathering, building project plans, communicating status, managing end-to-end UAT, and change management.
  • Ensure finance projects achieve the desired outcome including operational effectiveness, compliance, and reporting requirements.
  • Assist with special project work for finance as needed, through direction of Finance leadership.
  • Prepare project metrics to highlight improvements and communicate to senior leadership.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance
  • Related professional work experience
  • Must have Workday financial system and financial process improvement experience
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Relationship management experience
  • Exposure to Finance efficiency tools (Alteryx, UiPath)
  • Understanding of accounting guidelines and SOX controls
  • Ability to assess granular level details to facilitate strategic high-level decision making.
  • Strong attention to detail and data analysis
  • Ability to multi-task and act with a sense of urgency
  • Strong organization skills and ability to prioritize            
  • Relationship management; ability to partner and influence at all levels within an organization
  • Strong project management capabilities to plan, organize, deliver projects on time and on budget

Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative​ Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without  regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

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