Financial Analyst at Illumina, Inc.

Posted in General Business 17 days ago.

Type: Part-Time
Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Job Description:

Position Summary:

This role is integral to the Operations Finance team through the maintenance of standard costs and other datasets that enable visibility in financial business drivers; support of the monthly/quarterly close, forecast, and reporting processes; contributions to process improvement projects; and performing ad-hoc analysis to identify and communicate key business drivers that underpin decision support. Strong analytical, problem-solving, communication, task management and collaboration skills are required with an ability to perform at a high-level in a fast-paced environment.


  • Provide end to end financial close and business partners’ support such as but not limited to work order reviews, headcount planning, financial analysis and forecast, CapEx, monthly reporting, financial modeling and any ad hoc tasks

  • Prepare and monitor weekly OpEx, variances, volume and absorption scorecard against forecast.  Identify any financial accounting risks and take appropriate actions if necessary

  • Understand and provide deep insights on Madison Manufacturing scorecard and assist business partners to understand financial impact and to improve manufacturing efficiency

  • Identify, implement, improve and maintain any value-add processes in manufacturing and operations; new product releases, inventory controls, BOM, routings, key performance metrics and automation

  • Lead and engage with Manufacturing and Supply Chain on Annual Global Cost Roll; BOM, routings review and calculate absorption rate

  • Lead the maintenance of internal financial control environment ensuring accurate financial statements and safeguarding of company assets

  • Focal person for Engineering Change Requests (ECR) review, perform product costing support and approval.

  • Perform and support any other tasks as needed


  • Understanding of Finance concepts and ability to apply methods

  • Hands-on experience with SAP is preferred; exposure to Cognos TM1 or other financial planning tool (Hyperion, BPC, etc.) is a plus

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills required; Must be comfortable working with and analyzing large data files

  • Good interpersonal and collaborative skills. Ability to establish rapport and partnerships with others across the organization

  • Self-starter and able to work well and collaborate effectively in a team environment.

  • Good verbal and written communication and project management skills

  • Strong attention to detail, time management and prioritization skills

  • Understanding of corporate finance principles: NPV, budgeting processes, forecasting, financial modelling, etc.


  • BS or BA in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related field

At Illumina, we strive to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace by cultivating an environment in which everyone contributes to our mission. Built on a strong foundation, Illumina has always been rooted in openness, collaboration, and seeking alternative views and perspectives to propel innovation in genomics. We are proud to confirm a zero-net gap in pay, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or race. We also have several Employee Resource Groups (ERG) that deliver career development experiences, increase cultural awareness, and demonstrate our collective commitment to diversity and inclusion in the communities we live and work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you require accommodation to complete the application or interview process, please contact To learn more, visit: