Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis

Date: Jun 15, 2022

LOCATION: Torrance, CA, US

Company: Pelican Products, Inc.


The Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis is a key asset in the future growth of Pelican! You will be responsible for managing the worldwide FP&A processes, contributing to strategies and financial planning activities, with an emphasis on delivering disciplined growth, and continually enhancing financial and operational analysis, reporting, and driving business review processes.  You'll be the analytical engine of the company to provide insights and support optimal business decision making!  If this sounds like you, APPLY TODAY! 


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•    Leads and manages a team of Finance professionals.  Maintains a strong team focusing on professional people development, accountability, respect and driving for results.
•    Delivers efficient finance processes with the objective to create a finance function that has both the capabilities and the flexibility necessary to meet the desired levels of performance analytics.
•    Analyzes organizational performance, interprets financial information, and share results with department heads and executive leadership throughout the organization.
•    Provides oversight of the preparation and review of worldwide operating plans, forecasts, and long-term plans.
•    Leads and develops all planning calendars, standardized formats/templates for budget and forecast processes to be used by various operating departments and subsidiaries within the company.
•    Analyzes actual results and forecasts to understand business trends, performs segment financial analysis on key business metrics and financial drivers, and functions in a leadership capacity over a global team. 
•    Interacts with regional, segment and functional teams to ensure Global FP&A alignment with stated objectives and goals, providing analysis and ad hoc reporting. 
•    Tracks and reports performance against established plans or goals on financial and non-financial metrics.
•    Manages and provides communication regarding business plans and budgets across all functions and corporate groups.
•    Controls the capital planning, analysis and approval process and tracking of capital expenditures against the annual approved commitment levels.
•    Directs and coordinates the compilation of the discussion materials and presentation for the quarterly Board meetings.
•    Provides complex financial modeling and analysis relating to changing trends in the business as well as prospective financial initiatives and transactions including investments and acquisitions.
•    Due diligence support and analysis of potential mergers and acquisitions. 
•    Trains, develops, coaches and mentors staff and is responsible for preparing evaluations, approving pay increases, making hiring decisions and approving disciplinary actions. 
•    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.

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field. 
•    Minimum of 10 years’ experience to include strategic forecasting, budgeting, analysis, and modeling in positions of increasing responsibility. 
•    Minimum of 10 years of supervisory experience with the ability to hire, train, direct, develop and retain others. Experience leading global teams required. 
•    Manufacturing industry experience required. 
•    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 required.
•    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 and verbal communication skills.
•    Must be flexible with work schedules. 


•    Master’s Degree in Business Administration.
•    SAP highly desirable. 


Why Pelican? 

  • Generous paid time off plans / Holiday pay
  • 401k plan – with immediate 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
  • Exclusive access to employee store with Pelican branded apparel and gear
  • Wellness Discount Program
  • Employee referral program – get paid to work with your trusted network
  • And more…


•    While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be occasionally required to execute standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. stand, walk, sit, use hands/fingers). 
•    While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be occasionally required to execute non-standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch). 
•    Ability to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. 
•    This position requires repetitive hand/wrist activities. 

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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