Procurement Financial Analyst

Post Date:  Sep 12, 2023

Chicago, IL, US, 60604

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition Number:  30924
Work Schedule:  Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm

Are you looking to find personal and professional fulfillment, and align your career with your values? 


At Gateway Foundation, our employees have an opportunity to make a difference every day by helping people with substance abuse issues gain control of their lives.


Gateway Foundation is a recognized non-profit leader in evidence-based treatment proven to get results. Our experts in Addiction Medicine—including highly educated clinical and medical professionals and expert psychiatrists and nurses—deliver care that never stops. Throughout Gateway’s proud history of helping others, dedicated and professional employees have been vital to accomplishing our life-saving mission.


If you are a collaborative professional who shares our commitment to helping people with substance abuse and mental health issues turn their lives around – GATEWAY IS THE PLACE FOR YOU! 

The Procurement Analyst is responsible for:  

  • Processes Purchase Requisitions into Purchase Order documents, places orders with specific vendors and helps operational/administrative staff create requisitions.
  • Analyzes financial data for future contracts by reviewing proposed terms and through conducting financial analysis of costs and benefits.
  • Reviews general ledger and budget data to identify expense areas that could be targeted for savings, and to monitor implemented savings initiatives.
  • Presents financial analysis to the business leaders so that stakeholders can make business decisions with appropriate data elements made available
  • Works with our GPO to determine best pricing and purchasing strategies that benefit the organization.
  • May assist with pricing and budgeting estimates for future business ventures and RFPs for grants.
  • Manage operating leases for copiers and vehicles. Including coordinating new vehicle/copier lease ordering and delivering, monitoring costs and lease renewals.
  • Assist with report creation as department needs.



  • Advanced knowledge of financial, advanced communication skills and ability to conduct financial analyses; at a level normally required through completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply/Operations Management, Finance, Accounting or related field.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to work cooperatively with all levels of management and across all departments to gather and exchange information and evaluate strategic, corporate performance and program results.  Advanced communication skills necessary to prepare and present data, discuss reports and make recommendations to senior management.
  • Advanced analytical abilities necessary to identify discrepancies, and develop accurate systems to track and monitor data.  High degree of accuracy and attention to detail necessary to analyze financial data, service delivery statistics, and monitor variances.
  • Critical and strategic thinking skills to gather, assess and interpret information effectively in order to identify reasonable cause and effects and figure out solutions to complex problems, and to provide insights and make recommendations. 
  • Organizational and project management skills to coordinate tasks associated with program start-ups and closures; and the ability to develop scopes of work and project plans as well as the ability to monitor progress relating to the budgeting process. 


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  (The following statements describe the physical abilities required to perform the essential job functions, although exceptions may be made to these requirements based on the principle of reasonable accommodation.)

  • Ability to communicate with others in order to gather and exchange information.
  • Ability to continually proofread, check and verify data from printed form and computer monitor display.
  • Ability to use a keyboard and video display terminal to enter, retrieve, and/or audit information and data.   

Competitive Compensation and Benefits: 

Gateway Foundation values its employees and provides an inclusive and diverse work environment where dedicated employees can make a difference. We are committed to engaging and rewarding our employees in meaningful ways. For eligible employees, we provide a Total Rewards Package that includes:

  • Health Insurance - Including a wellness premium incentive opportunity
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off - Including 18 days of PTO and 9 paid holidays in the first year
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Commuter Accounts
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with company match 
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short-Term (STD) and Long-Term Disability (LTD)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Gateway is a qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training & Development Programs


Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here

Nearest Major Market: Chicago