Manager of Financial Analytics

Warren, New Jersey

Job Description:

Position Overview:

The Manager of Financial Analytics will report to the CFO. As an ideal candidate, you will have experience in budgeting, forecasting, and complex financial analysis that will support strategic decision making by the management team. You possess and can apply comprehensive financial and technical knowledge to complete complex assignments and are also capable of working on a diverse range of projects where analysis of situations or data requires and in-depth evaluation of variable and/or historical performance. This position also supports a number of internal clients, including; sales, merchandising, marketing and various operations departments.


Essential Job Functions

  • Ability to provide analytical support for finance and internal client organizations by compiling and analyzing financial results, interpreting financial reports and communicating results, as well as making recommendations or required changes
  • Create and maintain the financial planning process (budgeting, forecasting and modeling) for all revenue and expense drivers as well as company key performance indicators
  • Perform in-depth financial and operational analysis to determine business reasons and key business drivers impacting results
  • Develop and prepare key operational and financial metrics dashboard for senior management
  • Provide decision making support and improve the financial/accounting expertise throughout the organization
  • Define and oversee improvements to internal processes, systems, and procedures
  • Support the monthly forecasting process in partnership with the accounting team
  • Create financial models to analyze complex business issues and business development opportunities
  • Daily interaction and mastery of Finance Systems and Tools, including: report building/analysis, creating and maintaining versions/scenarios with financial systems
  • Acute sense of detail for data accuracy and integrity
  • Conduct ad-hoc planning and analysis to support senior management
  • Produce Weekly Sales Results decks for Category Managers and Senior Leaders
  • Support CFO to produce the Monthly Forecast Review deck
  • Conduct Sales and Margin Volume / Rate Impact Analysis
  • Analyze financial and inventory transactions to correct incorrect forecasted sale prices and inflated costs due to data input errors
  • Maintain and make enhancements to the internal financial reporting structure
  • Update and maintain existing financial models
  • Develop a strong understanding of the company’s data infrastructure and ERP system

Job Requirements:

Skills and Qualifying Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field
  • 5+ Years of FP&A experience, financial modeling, data analysis, and/or producing Result packages
  • Must have advanced excel skills
  • Consumer Product or Retail Industry experience is a plus
  • Professional approach to problem solving and continuous improvement
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively in a cross functional environment with other planners, customers, vendors, sales and marketing, and other personnel
  • Efficient and organized, strong work ethic, energetic and outgoing
  • Comfortable explaining complex financial models and concepts to executives