posted

30+ days ago

Location

Walnut Creek, CA

Description

We are seeking a Sr. Financial Analyst - FP&A to support the Central Life Sciences Equine and Pet Health and Wellness divisions located in our Phoenix  or Walnut Creek, CA office.  The ideal candidate will be a hands-on contributor that will help leverage operational effectiveness and drive strategic objectives through comprehensive business support, reporting and analysis.  In addition, the position will direct the financial planning, analysis and support efforts for two business units with sales exceeding $100M.  Working closely with business unit personnel they will identify opportunities to improve division profitability and productivity through the development and implementation of financial solutions. This position reports to the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis.   We are open to a hybrid work environment, with days in office for training, collaboration and other business needs.  MEASURES OF SUCCESS Works collaboratively across the greater business while also supporting corporate-facing deliverables and requests.  Provides primary business support to the business units, including: Supports company strategic initiatives and action plans. Works with business unit personnel to identify margin improvement and cost reduction opportunities; designs and implements corrective action plans where needed. Provides regional sales and expense reporting platforms; evaluates asset deployment and Cost-to-Serve models. Reviews customer pricing & program offerings (e.g. discounts, incentives, payment terms, rebates). Tracks macro level price capture vs. business unit cost impact. Performs profitability analysis of existing products, customers and business units. Prepare daily, weekly and monthly sales and point of sale reporting and analysis Participates in monthly forecasting and annual budgeting activities, providing analysis and corresponding presentation materials and support.  Ensures timeline and deliverables are completed accurately and on-time. Provides Customer and SKU profitability analysis Partner closely with marketing and sales teams to manage expense budgets Prepare entries to the general ledger Ongoing reviews of division, business unit and Operation’s financial statements. Participates in working capital improvement initiatives Reviews and approves business unit variable expenses such as commissions and rebates. Drives enhanced system reporting and analysis, including reporting framework needed to support division strategic initiatives. Manages special projects as requested by division, business unit, or executive management.  Ability to travel up to 10%. IDEAL CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA or MBA highly preferred. At least 2 years of Financial Analyst experience, ideally related experience in a manufacturing or consumer products environment, required. Expert Excel experience a must. Proficiency with SAP, Cognos reporting and Tableau preferred. Individual must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and must be able to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization. Must have the ability to manage multiple and competing priorities in a fast-paced work environment. Must possess a strong customer service bias to satisfy the many and varied requests that originate throughout the greater organization. This individual must be discrete in his/her dealings with confidential and high value information. WORK ENVIRONMENT Flexible, hybrid working environment to promote productivity. Time will be spent working from home as well as in the Corporate HQ office located in Walnut Creek, CA.  We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. #LI-MJ1

We are seeking a Sr. Financial Analyst - FP&A to support the Central Life Sciences Equine and Pet Health and Wellness divisions located in our Phoenix  or Walnut Creek, CA office.  The ideal candidate will be a hands-on contributor that will help leverage operational effectiveness and drive strategic objectives through comprehensive business support, reporting and analysis.  In addition, the position will direct the financial planning, analysis and support efforts for two business units with sales exceeding $100M.  Working closely with business unit personnel they will identify opportunities to improve division profitability and productivity through the development and implementation of financial solutions. This position reports to the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis.  

We are open to a hybrid work environment, with days in office for training, collaboration and other business needs. 

MEASURES OF SUCCESS

  • Works collaboratively across the greater business while also supporting corporate-facing deliverables and requests. 
  • Provides primary business support to the business units, including:
    • Supports company strategic initiatives and action plans.
    • Works with business unit personnel to identify margin improvement and cost reduction opportunities; designs and implements corrective action plans where needed.
    • Provides regional sales and expense reporting platforms; evaluates asset deployment and Cost-to-Serve models.
    • Reviews customer pricing & program offerings (e.g. discounts, incentives, payment terms, rebates). Tracks macro level price capture vs. business unit cost impact.
    • Performs profitability analysis of existing products, customers and business units.
  • Prepare daily, weekly and monthly sales and point of sale reporting and analysis
  • Participates in monthly forecasting and annual budgeting activities, providing analysis and corresponding presentation materials and support.  Ensures timeline and deliverables are completed accurately and on-time.
  • Provides Customer and SKU profitability analysis
  • Partner closely with marketing and sales teams to manage expense budgets
  • Prepare entries to the general ledger
  • Ongoing reviews of division, business unit and Operation’s financial statements.
  • Participates in working capital improvement initiatives
  • Reviews and approves business unit variable expenses such as commissions and rebates.
  • Drives enhanced system reporting and analysis, including reporting framework needed to support division strategic initiatives.
  • Manages special projects as requested by division, business unit, or executive management. 
  • Ability to travel up to 10%.

IDEAL CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA or MBA highly preferred.
  • At least 2 years of Financial Analyst experience, ideally related experience in a manufacturing or consumer products environment, required.
  • Expert Excel experience a must.
  • Proficiency with SAP, Cognos reporting and Tableau preferred.
  • Individual must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and must be able to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization.
  • Must have the ability to manage multiple and competing priorities in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Must possess a strong customer service bias to satisfy the many and varied requests that originate throughout the greater organization.
  • This individual must be discrete in his/her dealings with confidential and high value information.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Flexible, hybrid working environment to promote productivity. Time will be spent working from home as well as in the Corporate HQ office located in Walnut Creek, CA. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

#LI-MJ1