Sr. Analyst Finance
This position is responsible for budget, trend, three-year plan and actual reporting of brand profit and loss results. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, creating/updating budget and trend documentation for presentation to senior management, developing shipment/ sell-through/ return unit and P&L scenarios for new/ discontinued/ promotional products, serving as the primary contact with the brands marketing personnel and all division support groups concerning brand financial activity, and ensuring compliance of financial procedures as they relate to brand information/ activity.
- Assist with the coordination and administration of assigned area’s annual business plan/ budget/trend and three-year Plan. Responsible for associated presentations to senior management.
- Responsible for the preparation, analysis and transmission of a variety of divisional finance reports in accordance with corporate requirements, i.e. budgets, balance sheets, budget spreads, P&L statements, and budget reporting.
- Manage cost control and conduct budget meetings with departmental managers.
- Primary support person for all finance related issues for operating departments.
- Inform senior management and finance team about financial conditions within their assigned area as necessary.
- Liaison with forecasting to develop E10/E11 and brands by month sales projections.
- Serve as primary contact with marketing brand personnel (staff to VP's) and brand advertising agency on budget matters.
- Coordinate approval/ communication of reallocation of brand funds.
- Liaison with project management/ manufacturing on all brand product cost information.
- Liaison with accounting for recording/ classification of brand activity.
- Liaison with manufacturing relative to production plan/ division financial unit reconciliations.
- 5+ years of experience in finance preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting required.
- MBA/CPA preferred.
- Consumer products industry experience preferred.
- Strong computer skills required; must have expert-level experience with Excel and Word.
- Financial reporting experience and use of SAP, Hyperion, Lawson GL or similar systems highly desirable.
- Must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills, business acumen, leadership skills, oral and written communication skills, and excellent interpersonal skills.
- Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment.
Must have the ability to interact with all levels of management.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.