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Financial Analyst (12 month Contract)

What You’ll Do:

An analytical and resourceful individual with excellent organizational and communication skills.  This individual must be agile in the way they think and be able to pivot and be comfortable rolling up their sleeves and dig in to find solutions. The financial analyst role is key in providing reliable, timely and accurate financial information to assist management in the process of strategic decision making to deliver the business requirements, grow the business, and sustain our competitive advantage with moms and consumers.

What Are Your Responsibilities?

Financial Planning/Reporting/Analysis

§ Responsible for projection/budgeting and variance analysis for customer revenue and expenses.

§ Responsible for preparing customer financial statements and analysis to assist in decision making process for management and retail teams.

§ Support Ecommerce reporting and analysis including developing growth and expense models.

§ Support FP&A manager with daily & monthly sales reporting and consolidation.

§ Responsible to review/analyze general ledger accounts related customer discounts, allowance, coupons and returns, Perform account reconciliations and prepare adjusting journal entries

§ Assisting with the month-end close process

§ Act as a Subject Matter Expert for customer discounts and allowances.

Business Controls

§ Assists in maintaining internal control processes and procedures in area of responsibility.

§ Ensure that internal control issues are anticipated and audit infractions are avoided by performing internal control reviews throughout the year, including yearend assessments.

§ Reviews any deficiencies identified and develops/implements remedial plans.

Ad Hoc Projects

  • Support business needs throughout the organization (departments, US head office, and UK Corporate) by pulling together ad hoc reports and analytics.

How Do You Know If You’re A Fit?

Education

§ Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or similar business certification.

§ Preference to individuals completed or enrolled in an accounting designation program (i.e. CPA) or MBA.

Experience

§ Minimum of 2-5 years’ experience in relevant Finance/Accounting position

§ Experience working in a professional business environment and effectively developing and implementing new processes to achieve desired results.

§ Excellent computer skills (SAP experience preferred)

Competencies

§ Have previously demonstrated ability to be agile and taking on a variety of tasks and seeking solutions to new problems

§ Independent, self-starter, team-focused professional who will embrace an entrepreneurial and strong ownership culture and quickly integrate as part of the team.

§ Accounting knowledge (journal entries, account reconciliations, & analysis) with excellent attention to detail, solid analytical ability and comfortable manipulating and analyzing complex and high-volume data sets.

§ Knowledge interpreting, following and creating finance/accounting policies, procedures and working papers.

§ Is regarded by others as an exceptional inter-personal communicator and has been effective at coordinating cross functional resources and activities across an organization.

§ Working knowledge of business and internal controls standards and processes at a public company

§ Knowledge of key computer software packages (example: SAP) and is proficient in pulling data from these packages for use in relevant analysis.

§ Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.

 

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