Wolters Kluwer Senior Financial Analyst in Riverwoods, Illinois

Wolters Kluwer is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to work out of our New York City or Riverwoods, IL office.

Wolters Kluwer Global Business Services, is designed to provide services to the business units in the areas of technology, sourcing, procurement, legal, finance, and accounting which includes our North American-Accounting Center. These global centers promote team collaboration using best practices around a specific focus area to drive results and enhance operational efficiencies. There is a constant endeavor to benchmark against best-in-class industry standards to improve the quality of deliverables, increase cost savings, enhance productivity and reduce time to market for products and applications.

As a Senior Financial Analyst, you will provide oversight and support of major IT Projects and Business Case modeling. Support includes monthly financial and operational reporting on key initiatives, provide input for the annual budget, and support the three-year business development planning process. This position reports to the Finance Manager with a dotted line support to the Global IT Business Relationship Manager for one of WK's Business Units.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Report monthly financial results, analyze and interpret financial information pertaining to the IT key projects and initiatives to Global WK Divisions

  • Participate in the monthly financial closing process via submission of key accruals and other necessary journal entries

  • Prepare forecasts and evaluate corresponding efficiencies, productivity and other initiatives, as applicable

  • Accountable for business case modeling and performance tracking for the IT key projects and initiatives

  • Understand business issues and can advise concerning business policy, resource allocation, and business operations to improve financial performance

  • Assist in developing the creation of annual budget and three-year Business Development Plan, detailing cost expectations, along with supporting strategic and tactical plans

  • Participate and recommend efficiencies and opportunities for process improvement within given responsibility

Minimum Qualifications:


Minimum: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field, OR equivalent

Preferred: Graduate degree in Business Administration


  • 2+ years of experience in business finance experience including financial analysis, budgeting, and modeling with a successful track record as a business partner and leader; proven ability to successfully influence in a complex, high performing, finance organization

  • Experience in financial reporting and IT operations preferred

  • Experience in Software or IT industry preferred

  • SAP and planning/reporting software such as Hyperion, Essbase & GEAC preferred

  • Outstanding knowledge of Excel and other database tools

  • Excellent analytical skills, strong attention to detail and ability to multitask

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

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Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2017 annual revenues of €4.4 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide.

Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY).

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Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions, and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


For any assistance with your application for this job opening, please call the HR Source at (888) 495-4772 or email HRSource@WoltersKluwer.com. TTY is also available at 888 (495) 4771.

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