Senior Financial Analyst

Chicago, IL Finance - Full Time

Senior Financial Analyst

Location: Chicago, IL

Nurture Life, headquartered in the River North area of Chicago, is a subscription service that prepares wholesome, nutritious, ready-to-eat meals for babies, toddlers and kids and delivers them weekly, straight to customers’ doors. Our team of chefs and pediatric dietitian collaborate on every menu to ensure meals meet the changing nutritional needs of growing kids while introducing them to new flavors and textures. Our commitment to sourcing and producing the highest quality products and delivering a phenomenal customer experience means peace of mind for our families. Our passion is to impact the healthy development of children and revolutionize mealtime for families.

We are looking for a detail-oriented, driven and eager Senior Financial Analyst to grow with our Finance team. This position will report to the VP of Finance and is excited to learn about our business and help establish new processes as we continue to build out the Finance team. The ideal candidate will have a strong analytical background in corporate finance, consulting or investment banking and is a self-starter that takes initiative. Nurture Life is a rapidly growing startup in the foodtech industry led by a team with decades of experience in the technology and food and beverage industries. We are committed to transparency and collaboration in everything we do.

We value…

  • Providing customers a phenomenal experience every time
  • Sourcing and producing the highest quality products
  • Investing in our people, our greatest asset

Your days will consist of…

  • Partnering with marketing and revenue management teams to understand actuals, budget (forecast) and AOP, be able to explain variances and communication risks and/or opportunities
  • Managing weekly financial dashboards to provide visibility on current revenue progress and pacing of actuals for the month
  • Maintaining and improving reporting within QuickBooks to allow real-time insights across the organization
  • Perform detailed analysis on historical financial results to explain performance across channels, product lines and customers to arm cross functional leaders with insights to drive business decisions
  • Managing the monthly close process with accounting, ensuring accuracy on volume and net sales by product, customer and channel
  • Ensuring data is booked timely and consistently with details and attributes needed for performance management and analysis
  • Working to build and improve financial processes to enable actionable insights
  • Represent the Finance department on projects where applicable and perform analysis on financial implications
  • Leading initiatives to create and improve processes that increase visibility and accuracy using new system tools

We’d love for you to…

  • Have a positive attitude, a thirst for knowledge and enthusiasm for helping to grow the business
  • Be a self-starter who is extremely results and detail oriented
  • Have strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Have demonstrated experience of cross functional partnerships
  • Have experience manufacturing or consumer goods industry experience, a plus
  • Have strong working experience of Microsoft Excel and knowledge of Microsoft Suite
  • Have 2-4 years of experience in corporate finance, accounting or consulting
  • Have a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or related field

We are proud to offer…

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Paid holidays, vacation days and generous parental leave
  • A company-stocked kitchen for mid-day snacks
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