Associate Financial Analyst

Petaluma California
Required Experience: 1 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 2 days ago
CEO Pledge

Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

CamelBak is a world leader in hydration products for the recreational and military markets, and its employees relentlessly innovate to help drive our users to hydrate and perform at their peak. You will work in a fast paced, collaborative and creative environment which routinely tackles the challenges issues confronted by our active user.

The Associate Financial Analyst will be responsible for assisting in the execution of the budgeting and forecasting process for CamelBak. Responsible for building and updating driver-based P&L, balance sheet and cash flow forecast models. This role will partner with business leaders and accounting to deliver forecast and insightful analysis.


⏵ Create and update driver based financial forecast models used to budget Revenue, COGS, OpEx, CapEx, Balance Sheet & Cash Flow updates of key assumptions and financial impact analysis.

⏵ Create departmental OPEX forecasts by understanding spend drivers, risks and opportunities.

⏵ Monitor throughout the quarter to land within targets, perform variance analysis and determine root cause and recommend changes to senior leadership.

⏵ Support monthly financial forecast presentation for executive staff.

⏵ Improves financial performance by analyzing results, monitoring variances, and identifying trends; providing performance guidance and recommendations to management as appropriate.

⏵ Provide financial analytical support for evaluating strategic business plan initiatives

⏵ Work directly with accounting to support closing of the books and post close analysis of actual vs. forecast.

⏵ Other ad-hoc FP&A tasks and analysis as necessary

⏵ Assist in the development of operational metrics

⏵ Assist with accounting transactions and audit reports when needed


⏵ Bachelor’s Degree in business administration.

⏵ Strong analytical skills and ability to analyze complex data and derive meaning/insight

⏵ Expert level skills in Excel modeling required

⏵ Strong PowerPoint skills required


⏵ High level of initiative and work well in a cross functional team environment

⏵ Handles stressful situations and deadline pressures well

⏵ Results oriented, with ability to complete assignments in timely manner and manage priorities

⏵ Enjoy working in a fast pace environment

⏵ Experience in a Consumer Products Company

⏵ Experience with large ERP and financial planning systems (Oracle desired) a plus

⏵ Previous experience in and FP&A or related role a plus

We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission!