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Senior Financial Analyst

Date: Apr 21, 2021

LOCATION: Torrance, CA, US

Company: Pelican Products, Inc.

SUMMARY
Assists in the development and implementation of goals, priorities, and procedures relating to financial management. Specific responsibilities will include the financial budgets, forecasts and long-term plans 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. 


PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•    Assists in the development and implementation of goals, priorities, and procedures relating to the financial management, 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 complex financial concepts and data analysis to the business stakeholders.
•    Provides complex 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.
•    Establishes guidelines 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.
•    Support in tracking departmental costs and provide insightful reporting on a reoccurring basis.

•    Investigates gross margin at the customer and product level for all divisions to identify opportunities. 

•    Assists Engineering and Product Development teams with make vs. buy analysis and product costing.

•    Performs other financial analysis as compared to the budget, forecast and prior year relating to product pricing, freight costs, inventory obsolescence, foreign exchange translation, etc.

•    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.
•    Assists with the compilation of the discussion materials and presentation for the quarterly and other periodic Board related meetings.
•    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.


JOB REQUIREMENTS    
•    Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field.  
•    5–10 years of experience, including strategic 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.
•    Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software suite
•    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 Manager.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 
•    CPA or MBA designation.
•    Experience with SAP ERP and BPC reporting software.

 

 

Why Join Pelican?
•    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. 
 

Learn More About Pelican: 

Pelican Manufacturing

 

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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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