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Financial Analyst

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Monterey, CA
$90,000 - $105,000
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Direct Hire
Dec 29, 2016
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Our client is responsible for the manufacture, retail, distribution and
development of consumer products to more than 5,000 products from over 25 different categories.
They are expanding with sales over $300mm with multiple locations. The CFO and VP of finance have great personalities and mentoring skills. This is a company and role for the professional with the desire to move upward in their career. Company is expanding with
Position Summary:
Working in the company’s Accounting and Finance department and reporting directly to
the Vice President Financial Planning & Analysis, this position has broad exposure
across the company. The Senior Financial analyst will be a key member of the
company’s Finance and Accounting team – with exposure to the monthly Accounting
close, including consolidating all of the company’s divisions, and responsibility for cross
functional analytics projects to improve productivity, grow sales, and increase bottom
line results.
Position Functions:
  • Learn and document the monthly close process, and serve as one of several backups
  • on this business-critical function.
  • Assist with implementation of additional financial controls for this growing
  • company.
  • Work with CFO, VP FP&A, VP Accounting/Controller, and various department heads on monthly variance reporting and analysis across departments including Sales,
  • Operations, IT, Marketing, and Merchandising. Meet and work with senior department heads to increase savings and efficiencies.
  • Develop monthly reporting tools to analyze gross margin variances, customer profitability, etc.
  • Support the VP FP&A on preparing the annual budget and operating plan and periodic reforecasts.
  • Provide various ad hoc analyses to support strategic business initiatives.
  • Help prepare board of director presentations, providing financial and business
  • analytics.
  • Support ongoing work on improving the Company’s ERP System upgrade project. 
Position Requirements:
  • Experience in both Accounting and Finance.
  • Advanced Excel skills, VBA skills a plus
  • Must be able to retrieve, interpret large volumes of complex data, develop summary
  • reports, draw conclusions, and make recommendations to drive actionable items.
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Office Suite including PowerPoint
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  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Office Suite including PowerPoint
  • Adept with Great Plains (or similar) and experience with ERP software.
  • Strong understanding of systems and IT technologies with proven application to
  • deliver productivity improvements and increase bottom line results.
  • Must have strong communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills with the ability
  • to build relationships with senior leaders as well as work with cross-functional
  • teams.
  • Bachelor’s degree from a 4 year accredited college -- preferably in business,
  • accounting or finance. MBA a plus.
  • 3-5 years of experience as a Financial Analyst, preferably in a retail, manufacturing,
  • consumer products, or distribution company.

Unless noted above, applicants MUST be authorized to work in the US without Visa Sponsorship. US citizens and Green Card holders ONLY. We do not provide relocation assistance for those living outside the continental US. Please only click apply if you meet the specific requirements of the job listing, you are able to work in the location listed, and are comfortable with the salary range indicated above. Thanks for your interest. We look forward to working with you.