Financial Analyst

Huntington Beach California
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description
SUMMARY:              Boardriders is seeking a highly motivated Financial Analyst to join the Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team. The successful candidate will be responsible for (1) business partnering with wholesale sales department on expenses (2) supporting the monthly forecast review for all wholesale direct contribution (3) participating in global cross-functional initiatives.  
This role is highly visible and requires strong communication, analytical, and decision making skills.  The successful candidate is a proven analyst with enthusiasm to drive the business, who embraces change, offers new perspectives, and constantly looks for new and improved ways to achieve results.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
SG&A FINANCE
Develop and manage SG&A financial forecasting models for all wholesale cost centers
Ownership of monthly business review and actuals to forecast variance analysis
Coordinate with Sales Leadership to understand performance and trend.
Create departmental budgets and work closely with business leaders to track actuals versus forecasts each month
Lead monthly financial review meetings with all cost center owners
Develop cost cutting strategies and initiatives and present them to Senior Management
Ownership of capital expenditures forecast and related cash outflows
Understand all aspects of the P&L and work with team members across the company to improve profitability
Monthly invoice reconciliation and accounting reclasses
 
OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist wholesale, retail, and ecommerce finance teams with monthly forecast and reporting, and annual budgeting
Provide detailed, data-driven analysis to department heads during budgeting and forecasting process
Prepare actual result presentations for Senior Management
 
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS/EDUCATION:
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a corporate finance, banking or consulting role with demonstrated increasing responsibilities
Excellent analytical & financial modeling background
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Proficiency in articulating complex financial issues to all levels of employees and management
Proven ability to perform to strict deadlines and be able to work independently
Strong critical thinking, business curiosity, analytical and problem solving skills
Must display ability to interact with a wide diversity of people and excel in a team environment
Some international travel may be required
 
 PREFERRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:
Accounting, Finance, or Economics degree required; MBA and/or CPA designation preferred
Experience with financial database/reporting software preferred (e.g. SAP)
Foreign Language proficiency a plus (French or Spanish preferred)