Huron Consulting Group Finance Operations Analyst in Chicago, Illinois

The Opportunity:

Some equations prove quite simple: Join a high-growth company and you will enjoy abundant opportunities to shape the industry in unique, concrete ways. Huron’s corporate team members collaborate with the business to extend their wealth of knowledge and expertise across a vast arena: Human Resources, Marketing, Finance, Technology, Legal, and Facilities. From strategy to execution they solve immediate challenges while crafting future approaches. It’s a vital evolutionary circle…one that explains why we profoundly value our corporate team—and why we seek out only the most committed individuals.

If you’re aiming to maximize your potential, Huron will put a roadmap in your capable hands and say, simply, drive. You already possess the passion and expertise to achieve greatness. Now let us help get you there.

Real-world visibility. Top-notch opportunities. First-rate recognition.

Leave your mark at Huron.

Position Summary:

Our Finance Operations team directly supports the strategic and tactical needs of our solutions in order to ensure profitable growth and operational effectiveness. Our primary goal is to assist Huron’s Higher Education practice to continue as a high performing business. The team drives value by effectively and efficiently managing the key business activities or operations across our solutions. We help ensure that our businesses have the key resources needed to execute on their short and long-term strategy. Our team understands collaboration and communicates well with people at all levels.

The Finance Operations Analyst is responsible for a broad range of activities to support the business operations of Huron Healthcare. As part of a dynamic and rapidly growing environment, this position requires someone with the ability to help develop the strategic direction and operational growth of business units. This position will report to and work closely with the Director of Operations for the Higher Education practice.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required

• 1-3 years relevant financial reporting, budgeting, planning and forecasting experience required

• Experience in professional services industry or management consulting industry is required

• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

• Exceptional computer skills including advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel. High degree of comfort using computer software. Examples include other Microsoft products (Microsoft Access, PowerPoint, Word), Business Objects (or equivalent) and Elite

• Ability to communicate effectively with Senior Leadership

• Ability to create a point of view on the operational direction of the business unit

• Possess exceptional client service skills and ability to proactively work with leadership to address challenges

*Position is located in Chicago, IL

About Huron:

At Huron, we’re redefining what a consulting organization can be. We go beyond advice to deliver results that last. We inherit our client’s challenges as if they were our own. We help them transform for the future. We advocate. We make a difference. And we intelligently, passionately, relentlessly do great work…together.

Are you the kind of person who stands ready to jump in, roll up your sleeves and transform ideas into action? Then come discover Huron.

Whether you have years of experience or come right out of college, we invite you to explore our many opportunities. Find out how you can use your talents and develop your skills to make an impact immediately. Learn about how our culture and values provide you with the kind of environment that invites new ideas and innovation. Come see how we collaborate with each other in a culture of learning, coaching, diversity and inclusion. And hear about our unwavering commitment to make a difference in partnership with our clients, shareholders, communities and colleagues.

Huron Consulting Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage to employees and dependents; a 401(k) plan with a generous employer match; an employee stock purchase plan; a generous Paid Time Off policy; and paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Our Wellness Program supports employee total well-being by providing free annual health screenings and coaching, bank at work, and on-site workshops, as well as ongoing programs recognizing major events in the lives of our employees throughout the year. All benefits and programs are subject to applicable eligibility requirements.

The Company is fully committed to providing equal employment opportunity in recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, education and all other terms of employment. Huron will not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, Vietnam era of veteran status, physical or mental disability, creed, citizen status or any other status protected by federal, state of local law. We endeavor to maintain a drug-free workplace.

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Job ID: 3168
Category: Finance/Accounting
Opportunity Type: Experienced
Country: United States
State: IL
City: Chicago
Job Type: Full-time Salary