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Financial Analyst - AUTS

Chicago, Illinois Position Type Full Time Req ID: 2020-479996

Allied Universal® Technology Services, one of the largest security systems integrators in the United States, offers comprehensive and integrated technology solutions to help clients mitigate risk and protect people and assets.  Allied Universal® Technology Services all-inclusive service approach offers intelligent and seamless technology solutions from electronic access control, video surveillance, fire/life safety, alarm monitoring, emergency communications, technological threat management and response, and other smart tech innovative solutions, including a broad array of hosted /managed services via the company’s Monitoring and Response Center (MaRC), and the Global Security Operating Center.

We are in a growth mode and continue to hire talented Installation and Service Technicians, Monitoring Agents, Coordinators, Project Managers, Engineers, Architects, Branch Leadership and Sales Professionals.  We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more! Start your phenomenal career with Allied Universal® Technology Services today!

The Financial analyst is responsible for all Sales and Operational Reporting for corporate and regional operations.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Those duties necessary to meet the minimum requirements of the position.  Other duties may be assigned:

  • Develops monthly reporting package to support regional sales and operations teams.
  • Works with regional and branch level leadership teams to drive strong financial performance in P&L, balance sheet, cash flow and key operational metrics.
  • Responsible for working with sales teams, specifically with the Commission process monthly.
  • Works with operational teams to understand and drive improvements in key operational metrics such as utilization, project slip and service performance.
  • Works with corporate and regional accounting teams to investigate and solve open issues along with providing key inputs for monthly close process.
  • Presents monthly financials and corresponding operational details to senior leadership team monthly.
  • Develops ERP functional reports for all regional functions.
  • Works with other Regional Finance teams in a leadership capacity to develop best practices and recommendations for policy improvement.
  • Assists with the development of annual plans, financial analysis, and modeling, participating in strategy development, policies, procedures and monitoring results.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 3-5+ years of business finance or other relevant experience
  • Proven work experience in a quantitatively heavy role.
  • Mid-level or larger ERP system experience a must (SAP By Design a significant plus)
  • Exceptional communication skills and ability to handle pressure with a professional customer service-oriented approach
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must have strong organizational skills and detail oriented
  • Must have the ability to multi - task


Bachelor’s Degree in Business and experience in a high-volume, high-growth oriented service industry; security industry experience not required but preferred.


None required at this time.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use both hands, is frequently required to stand, sit, stoop, talk and hear (communicate verbally in person and via telephone), and be able to read computer screens, correspondence and reports.
  • The job is may also be performed in an office environment. The ambient noise level is usually quiet, consisting of normal conversations, business machines (copiers, printers, etc.) and telephones, but occasionally may be above normal for portions of the shift.
  • The employee must be able to concentrate on details, work under deadline pressures, apply sound logic and judgment, and prioritize tasks and responsibilities.
  • Must be able to focus and multi-task in busy environment, with the ability to successfully handle stressful situations in a calm and professional manner.
  • Must be able to clearly speak, read and write English.

Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. With over 200,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information:

We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.