ABOUT THE COMPANY AND OPPORTUNITY:
Our client, located in Darien, is the leading company with an international footprint! They've partnered with CFS to identify a Senior Financial Analyst to join their team due to recent growth. This role is a critical member of the Finance team in an entrepreneurial organization focused on supporting our Sales-driven organization. The main objectives of this position are to partner extensively throughout the organization lending financial expertise to functional partners; to become an expert on all financial data, plans, budgets, and cash management and treasury operations practices ensuring focus and discipline that facilitates healthy growth of the business.
The Senior Financial Analyst position provides unique exposure to and involvement in all functions of the business including product development and analysis, marketing, operations, inventory, sales, and distribution. The right candidate will have a strong desire to develop knowledge of the full cycle and all aspects of our business. The ideal candidate will be a great communicator with outstanding interpersonal skills, highly resourceful, strong analytical skills and possess the ability to work comfortably inside a highly entrepreneurial environment that is very results-oriented.
Key Functions and Responsibilities:
- Business Reviews and Reporting - Analyze performance of operations and service functions on gross margin, operating expenses, cash expenditures and produce insightful reporting, conclusions and recommendations. Provide information regarding performance, key business drivers, and areas of opportunity or concern.
- Monthly and Quarterly Forecasts - Maintain forecast model for Operating Income and Cash Flows. Work closely with all business leaders in the organization to understand what they do and how they do it in order to predict the financial impact of various activities.
- Annual Operating Plan – Participate in the Annual Operating process and work with senior management to create annual P&L goals. Act as a business partner with department heads to determine their needs and ideas for the upcoming year.
- Strategic Analysis - Advise Senior Management on the economics of revenue growth opportunities, new stores, distribution strategies, discount programs, cost-saving initiatives, compensation plans, new product introductions, etc. Create and maintain long-range financial models for capital structure initiatives.