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Finance Analyst / Professional

Buffalo Grove, Illinois

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Country Division Controller
Requisition Number: 237510
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Buffalo Grove
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:


The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the North American market leader for safe and secure, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, service provider, and system integrator, Building Technologies has offerings for fire protection; life safety; and security as well as building automation; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); and energy management. Since 1995, Siemens has helped to modernize nearly 7,000 buildings worldwide, including important American landmarks such as World Trade Center Memorial, Times Square Building, Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney World and the Mount Vernon Estate.


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Position Overview

Siemens Building Technologies is searching for an energetic Financial Analyst to join our field planning and reporting team. Located in our Buffalo Grove, IL headquarters, the Financial Analyst is responsible for not only driving, but also finding innovative ways to improve, the planning and reporting processes and ultimately our national field organization.



  • Evaluates data, prepares, consolidates, and critically reviews forecasts, analyzes trends, and presents results pertaining to sales, operations, manufacturing, information systems, general business conditions, and other areas
  • Researches, adapts, and champions new developments in the field of finance planning, controlling, and reporting for the field finance organization
  • Identifies and drives resolution of planning, controlling, and reporting issues and acts as the voice of the field for same
  • Coordinates deliverables with difficult timelines from a large, geographically diverse, field organization
  • Works directly with business partners, management, and others to develop targets and evaluate their achievement
  • Identifies, communicates, and remediates internal control issues
  • Troubleshoots and resolves complex financial problems including the creations of financial models, development and testing of multiple scenarios and outcomes and provides feedback to assist in management decisions
  • Represents the organization as an internal and external contact
  • Advises management on issues of business significance
  • Ensures all work is compliant with Siemens policies and procedures and that financial information is prepared in accordance with GAAP, Siemens, and SBT accounting guidelines
  • Lives the Siemens ownership culture by always striving to make things better  

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Ability to apply your unique skillset in a dynamic, fast paced, environment
  • Bachelor’s, or similar degree in Finance, Accounting, or other applicable field
  • A keen eye for identifying opportunities and the fortitude to see them realized
  • 6-8 years Financial Analyst experience
  • Highly proficient with the Microsoft Office suite
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or other applicable field (or equivalent experience)
  • Familiarity with integrated financial systems
  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States. 

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • 6-8 years Financial Analyst experience in the building automation, construction, or similar industries
  • Graduate’s/Master's Degree
  • Familiarity with Big Data concepts and applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, including presenting

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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