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  • Location: San Fernando Valley, California
  • $60500 base salary
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1227
  • Salary: $60,500 - $85,000

Title: FPandA Analyst

Industry: Consumer Products

Location: San Fernando Valley – Hybrid

Overview: Pacific Executive Search has been engaged on a search for a Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst in San Fernando Valley. You would have the opportunity to work closely with the Senior Finance Manager and accounting team, providing data-driven analysis and contributing to the company's five-year forecasting process. With a hybrid work model of 1 day a month in office and a focus on employee well-being, this role offers the chance to take on new responsibilities in a fast-paced, high-growth environment within the consumer products industry.

Description:
**Responsibilities**

  • Support the company's five-year forecast development by providing analytical insights and assisting in the forecasting process.
  • Regularly update the company's forecast with actual financial data and provide insights on variances to improve forecasting accuracy.
  • Contribute to the annual budgeting process by assisting in formulating, tracking, and actualizing budgets across different areas.
  • Ensure timely and accurate maintenance of monthly financial reporting for business units and management, including segment financials and key metrics.
  • Oversee the monthly maintenance and update of detailed margin analysis to facilitate decision-making.
  • Collaborate with the Accounting team on various financial aspects to ensure accuracy and compliance.
  • Perform ad hoc financial analyses and root cause investigations as needed to provide valuable insights for decision-making.
  • Identify opportunities for automation in reporting processes to enhance accuracy and efficiency.
  • Collaborate with other departments to understand their financial needs and challenges, fostering effective communication and alignment between financial goals and operational objectives.

**Qualifications**

  • Proficient in analyzing financial statements, including the Balance Sheet, Income Statement, and Cash Flow, with a strong understanding of their interrelationships.
  • Demonstrated skills in Excel and Google Sheets, including financial modeling capabilities and experience with ERP support systems.
  • Exhibits a strong sense of ownership and accountability for tasks and projects, delivering high-quality work consistently.
  • Possesses strong critical thinking abilities and can apply accounting knowledge effectively to reporting, analysis, and novel situations.
  • Displays adaptability in high-growth environments, thriving in a fast-paced work environment and adapting to evolving challenges.
  • Skilled in working with large data sets, utilizing analytical tools and methodologies to derive meaningful insights.
  • 3 years of experience as a financial analyst in E-Commerce, CPG, or fast-paced startup environments.
  • Proficiency with Excel, with some experience in financial modeling preferred.
  • Experience working with ERP support systems such as NetSuite, Tableau, Salesforce, and large data sets preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting, Economics, Business, or equivalent.
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