The Financial Analyst is responsible for financial planning, reporting, and analysis for the K2 Sports US business unit. Primary responsibilities include: annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting, develop and deliver value-add financial analyses (including trending, sensitivity, modeling, and variance), provide weekly and monthly financial reports, perform basic accounting responsibilities, support development of business strategy, and provide robust business partnership to K2 leaders and teams.
The successful candidate will have multiple years of experience successfully managing a corporate financial planning and budgeting process, delivering impactful financial reporting, and performing core accounting duties (including balance sheet reviews/reconciliations, preparation/review/approval of journal entries), and have delivered numerous examples of insightful financial and cost savings analysis which influenced meaningful business decisions.
The candidate should be an excellent communicator and business partner to all disciplines, and must partner effectively up, down, or across the organization.
GAAP knowledge and expertise is core to this role, as well as prior company corporate finance experience. This role is an individual contributor role with the longer term opportunity to gain experience in people management.
Budgeting and forecasting for K2 US business unit
Perform value-add financial analysis (routine and ad-hoc)
Provide financial reporting – weekly, monthly ad-hoc
Support monthly accounting close via preparation, review, and approval of journal entries
Support development of business strategy
Partner effectively with other teams and leaders within K2
BS in Finance or Accounting – CPA a plus
3-5+years of budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis experience
Experience partnering with sales, marketing, product development/engineering, and manufacturing teams
High level of attention to details and accuracy of numbers
Excellent problem solving skills
Ability to manage multiple projects and achieve defined deadlines
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
Expert level/power user in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Familiarity with Microsoft Access and Business Intelligence tools
Previous experience working with HFM (Hyperion Financial Management tool)
Experience with Tableau/PowerBI
Process design and improvement experience
Ability to effectively work under high pressure situations
Possess a positive, can-do attitude and ability to contribute to high performing teams
Outdoor lifestyle a plus