Financial Analyst
Job Details
Seattle HQ - Seattle, WA
Full Time
Day
Finance

Who We Are 

Elevate Outdoor Collective is an alliance of iconic outdoor and winter sports brands with a specialized focus on skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing. With each unique brand maintaining its own individual points of view and driving independent innovation, the Collective is fueled with the strength of world-class development facilities and engineers, global distribution channels and committed outdoor lifestyle enthusiasts and experts. Our brands include K2 Skis, K2 Snowboards, Marker, Dalbello, Völkl, RIDE Snowboards, LINE Skis, Backcountry Access, Atlas Snowshoe Co., Tubbs Snowshoes, Madshus, and K2 Skates.  

With an international portfolio of world-renowned brands recognized as trailblazers in innovation, performance and, most importantly, fun times by active lifestyle enthusiasts across the globe, Elevate Outdoor Collective will continue its mission to progress the culture of each and every outdoor endeavor it represents. As “One Team” backed by world-class development facilities and product engineers, incredibly talented athletes and ambassadors and a top-notch crew of employees who live and breathe the outdoor active lifestyle, Elevate Outdoor Collective is eager to take things to the next level. 

 

Position Purpose 

At Elevate Outdoor Collective, in order to maintain our world-class status, we need exceptionally talented, bright and driven people who are just as committed to the outdoor lifestyle as they are in the workplace. It’s with this foundation that we are able to build the unique culture within our organization. If you would like to be apart of some of the best brands in the outdoor industry, this is your opportunity.

EOC is seeking a Financial Analyst within the USA FP&A team. Being the only analytics team in the company, we are regularly asked to solve many questions stretching within all departments of the business. This role will also be responsible for improving the company’s financial status by building financial models, analyzing, and interpreting data and results, monitoring variances, identifying trends, and supporting our financial planning process. The perfect candidate for this role with have a high level of independence, accountability, teamwork, good judgment, and attention to detail.

 

Essential Job Duties  

  • Closely partners with sales to develop and deliver monthly sales, margin, and inventory forecasts through our detailed item level financial models.
  • Leads and maintains expense reporting with department managers, identifying best practices and key performance indicators.
  • Delivers monthly financial close and long-range planning forecast inputs. Using NetSuite, Tableau, and advanced MS Excel functions to work with large datasets.
  • Researches, analyzes and prepares data for department wide issues and requests in order to communicate fiscal impacts.
  • Identifies and implements solutions to resolve, improve, automate, standardize, or simplify finance processes.
  • Makes thoughtful time management decisions independently. Prioritizes work, resolves issues, meets deadlines, and seeks feedback from your manager. Discerns between urgent and non-urgent issues and acts accordingly to solve them.
  • Uses active listening skills intuitively to communicate data (both written and verbal) in a clear, concise, and unambiguous manner.
  • Contributes to work life harmony by being a positive, collaborative, and effective influencer to new team members as an indicator of operations excellence.

 

Minimum Qualifications  

  • BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, or a highly analytical field (e.g., Engineering, Mathematics, and Computer Science) or equivalent.
  • Minimum 2+ years of finance or equivalent experience.

 

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working within the outdoor industry.
  • MBA and/or Professional certifications (CPA/CFA/Qualified Accounting certificate).
  • Proven success in achieving effective results in a fast-paced, growing, and ambiguous environment.
  • Demonstrable leadership skills and experience in a business partnering role.

Physical Requirements  

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time  

  • Ability to enter data for long periods of time  

  • Ability to sit in front of computer for long periods of time  

  • May be required to lift 5-30 pounds occasionally  

 

Elevate Outdoor Collective and its subsidiaries is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. View the EEO is the Law poster here http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf. 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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
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