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Financial Analyst in White Plains, NY at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/2/2018

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Job Description

Financial Analyst duties include:

  • Act as the liaison between finance and business units
  • Work closely with Finance staff to ensure accuracy of financial results. Manage budget vs. Actual reviews and commentaries.
  • Prepare monthly management reports including commentary on variances.
  • Lead the strategic and annual financial planning and budgeting process.
  • Collaborate with Company management with budget responsibility to ensure the understanding of financial and business processes and related implications.
  • Perform sales analysis and profitability analyses and review results with appropriate stakeholders.
  • Develop sales and operational forecasting tools.
  • Work with the Wholesale Sales team to provide information on historical shipping and order flow
  • Develop scenarios and models for pricing and product profitability analysis.
  • Build and create measurement and monitoring tools for key performance indicators by channels/markets/products.
  • Evaluate requests for capital appropriations; make recommendations based on strategic and financial quality of proposals; develop annual capital plan.
  • Identify cost savings opportunities and challenge management team members to do same.
  • Critically evaluate business processes and help implement new/revised financial and business processes and procedures to help improve profitability.
  • Participate in the evaluation of systems and support structures for their capability to facilitate "best in class" business and financial planning processes.
  • Constantly monitor performance to forecast and inform appropriate parties of significant variances.
  • Recommend courses of action to management to help ensure predictability in financial results.

A Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting is required. 3 to 5 years of progressive experience in business planning and financial analysis is also required. Experience working within consumer brands and/or retail company is preferred.