Posted: Monday, April 10, 2017 8:07 AM
Our client is currently seeking a Sr. Financial Analyst - Marketing team Job Description: Our client (health and wellness consumer company) is currently seeking a dynamic, strategic, and innovative Business Analysis & Planning Manager. This key position will be based in their corporate offices in So. CA and partner with the branding/marketing team. Position Summary: This role contributes to the company's success by providing decision support to the Organization to drive business growth and improve profitability. Responsible for completing complex financial analysis to support the development of the annual operating plan, quarterly financial forecast and the strategic plan for assigned business unit(s) and/or department(s). Performs ad-hoc analyses and/or supports cross-functional projects to improve operational efficiencies and optimize profitability. Also supports the control function around expenses and/or capital investments. Responsibilities: Supports the development of the annual operating plan, financial forecast process, and strategic plan for assigned business unit(s) and/or departments. Provides insightful management reporting on actual vs. plan (forecast) information to assigned business unit(s) and/or department(s). Analyzes data trends and market developments to adjust forecast models and assumptions. Creates models, conducts research, and analyzes actual business performance against targets in the Operating Plan, Strategic Plan, and Forecasts as applicable. Quantifies opportunities and risks, and recommends alternatives. As a key member on cross functional teams, analyzes new products/business opportunities, customer-specific and/or special programs/projects (eg, pricing, special packs, bonus programs, excess inventory programs, process improvements, capital projects), modeling the business case related to them and the impact on budget/forecast. Performs post audits of results in order to measure against original estimates. Partners with assigned business unit(s) and/or department(s) to actively manage budgets and the monthly close process in line with company policy and GAAP. Performs promotional analytics and shares insights and optimization recommendations with all internal customers, as applicable. Assists in the preparation of financial presentation materials which are presented to Business Teams, Senior Management, Executive Team and/or Board of Executive Managers. Works directly with ITS in the implementation of systems, providing financial expertise and ensuring the integration with all departments from a business standpoint, and among other ITS projects. Conducts ad-hoc analyses as needed to support operational decision making and improve profitability. May prepare monthly general ledger account analysis and journal entries as needed. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Requires a four year college or university degree or its equivalent. A Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is preferred. Certification: No certification required. Experience: Requires a minimum of five years experience in business analytics, accounting, or a related field; experience in a consumer products company preferred. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Requires: Knowledge of profit/loss statement preparation, balance sheet relationships and annual budget process. Working knowledge of GAAP. Expert level proficiency in Excel and graphics software. Strong oral & written communication skills. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, outstanding customer service orientation. Detail oriented and thorough, with the ability to think ‘big-picture' and understand the key trends and levers that drive the business. Works well in a dynamic, fast-paced, multitasking environment. Self starter who can work independently and show initiative. Knowledge of Hyperion preferred. Local candidates to San Fernando Valley preferred. Please send qualified resumes via email.
• Location: San Fernando Valley
• Post ID: 109822703 sanfernandovalley