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Financial Analyst

Date: Apr 22, 2021

LOCATION: Torrance, CA, US

Company: Pelican Products, Inc.


OVERVIEW: 
Assists in the development and implementation of goals, priorities, and procedures relating to financial planning. Specific responsibilities will include the financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting and long-term planning as well as the analysis of variances to budgets and forecasts. Additional responsibilities will include the financial impact and modeling aspects of various prospective financial initiatives and transactions including investments as well as the financial analysis of business trends and performance. ERP system enhancements relating to financial reporting and budgeting will also be included in this role. 


WHAT YOU'LL DO:

•    Assists in the development and automation of financial reporting and analysis, including the financial budgets, forecasts and long-term plans.
•    Performs analytical deep-dives to investigate problems and identifies opportunities for efficiencies or growth, and evaluates the ROI and new products. 
•    Interprets, translates, and effectively communicates financial concepts and data analysis to the business stakeholders.
•    Provides financial modeling and analysis to identify changing trends in the business as well as the analysis of prospective financial initiatives and transactions. Maintains financial records for each project analysis in a manner that facilitates management reports.
•    Assists in establishing guidelines and templates for budget and forecast preparation both on a detailed and consolidated business unit basis.
•    Ensures that all budgets and forecasts are prepared in accordance with Corporate Finance guidelines.
•    Oversees the month-end close for the business and ensures that the monthly financial results are in accordance with GAAP including proper revenue recognition and that adequate reserves are provided based upon the current and prospective trends.
•    Tracks and reports to management variances relating to the achieved performance against established plans or goals on financial and non-financial metrics.
•    Provides timely and accurate analysis of operating and financial performance to support management decision-making and ensures that the communications regarding business plans and budgets occur across all business unit functions and corporate groups. 
•    Performs other financial analysis as compared to the budget, forecast and prior year relating to departmental expenses, divisional margins, etc.
•    Consolidates and reconciles global reporting, budgeting, and forecasting, often requiring currency translations and data validation.
•    Assists with the compilation of the discussion materials and presentation for the quarterly and other periodic Board related meetings. 
•    Coordinates Capital Expenditure approvals maintains tracking schedule to ensure actuals do not exceed plan per project.
•    Provides accurate and timely reporting on the financial activity of individual projects and prepare a “post-mortem” review relating to the financial return for previously approved Capital Expenditure projects. 
•    Follows company policies and practices as outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or applicable employment agreement. Follows safety guidelines and procedures in accordance to the job. 

•    Performs additional duties as assigned. 

 

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:     
•    Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field. 
•    3-5 years of Finance/Accounting experience, preferably including forecasting, budgeting, analysis, and modeling experience. 
•    Demonstrated high level of competency in the execution of a wide range of projects and deployment of best practices, competency in strategic thinking and leadership with strong abilities in relationship management with customers, vendors and employees at all levels.
•    Solid knowledge of GAAP requirements and accounting functions. 
•    Must be an effective change agent with strong strategic vision and the interpersonal and team building skills 
•    Must have excellent analytical and math skills, in addition to written, negotiation, presentation & verbal communication skills. 
•    Must have the ability to complete assignments within time frame specified by the VP of FP&A and/or the Chief Financial Officer.  

 

Why Join Pelican? Here’s a glimpse of Pelican Perks…
•    Generous paid time off plans  
•    401k plan – with a competitive match 
•    Tuition Assistance Program 
•    Established reputable brand offering premium products – you’ll be proud to represent Pelican! 
•    Prime location – minutes away from the beach!
•    Amazing employee discount program on Pelican Products 
•    Great Benefits – several options including Pet insurance for our animal lovers. 
•    Wellness Discount Program 
•    Lucrative employee referral program – get paid to work with your trusted network. 
•    And more… 
 

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Pelican Products, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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