Financial Analyst
Job Details
Corporate Headquarters - Huntington Beach, CA - Huntington Beach, CA
Full Time
4 Year Degree

Position Summary:

In this role, you will report to the Chief Financial Officer and prepare various financial reports, build financial models, perform independent analyses and assist on other accounting and finance related functions. The ideal candidate will be a proactive, hands-on, strategic thinker with solid communication skills, strong technical skills and advanced problem-solving skills which allows for strategic data interpretation.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Act as a business partner to individual departments throughout the year and provide support with:
    • Interpreting financial results, communicating key take-aways
    • Help define and track key metrics of the business segment/function
    • Develop annual budgets and periodic reforecasts
    • Find opportunities for cost savings, increased efficiencies in workflows, etc.
    • Analyze financial results - monitor variances, identify trends, recommend actions.
  • This role is expected to provide strategic data interpretation (vs just reporting)
  • Manage data from multiple systems in order to create scorecards, reports, and financial models
  • Assist with migration to Netsuite, setting up of new dashboards and reporting workflows
  • Ensure finance-generated reports are accurate by verifying data integrity and demonstrating high level of attention to detail
  • Present information in meaningful and actionable format to management
  • Assist in the development of the annual budget and ongoing financial forecasts
  • Assist CFO and other managers with special projects on an as needed basis

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field
  • Strong computer knowledge and skills, including in-depth expert knowledge of MS Excel and database programs.  Experience with Netsuite preferred.
  • Exceptional quantitative/analytical skills
  • Inquisitive - willing to dig into detail and ask questions to get at the core of issues
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well with cross-functional groups
  • Experience with short-term and long-term budgeting and forecasting
  • Experience presenting to highest levels of management with confidence and precision
  • Critical Success Factors:
    • Organization/Administration
    • Communication
    • Independence and Initiative
    • Interpersonal/Relationship Building
    • Judgment and Decision Making
    • Team Oriented 

Physical Requirements:

  • Sit for extended periods of time; including at a computer.
  • Occasional lifting up to 15 lbs.
  • Repetitive hand and wrist movements for frequent use of computer keyboard and mouse.

Work Conditions:

General office environment.


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