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Job Description: Financial Analyst

This is a full-time position located in McKinleyville, California.

This is a full-time on-site Financial Analyst role located in McKinleyville, CA. The Financial Analyst will be responsible for financial planning, analyzing financial data, preparing financial statements, financial reporting, and assisting with finance-related tasks. This role may require limited travel consisting of <10% of your schedule. The role will involve working closely with various teams within the organization to provide financial insights and recommendations. The company is growing rapidly and needs talented and motivated team members committed to partnering to take the company to new levels.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepares key management reports emphasizing historical results, budgets, forecasts, and trends in accordance with established deadlines to ensure timely and accurate information is provided
  • Run reports and efficiently complete value-added analysis utilizing financial tools such as Excel, NetSuite, etc.
  • Support the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial PowerPoint presentations
  • Interfaces with Executives, Department Managers, and other key stakeholders to gain understanding and report key revenue and cost drivers and the related timing of impact to the company financial statements
  • Creates budgets and/or forecasts in accordance with business strategic initiatives by interpreting and communicating trends; communicating results of budget and complex forecasting; participating in the development of department budgets; and making recommendations.
  • Evaluates performance and recommends improvements; developing and implementing new templates and tools; leading the completion of financial analyses (e.g., cash flow analyses, benchmarking, pro forma P&L, line item analysis, volume building blocks, NPV, IRR, Discounted Cash Flow, statistical analyses, economic analyses); evaluating results; and leading the completion of variance analysis (e.g., volume, P&L line item, etc.).
  • Practices self-leadership and promotes learning in others by building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Advises cross-functional management on strategic fiscal matters by developing and designing regular and special reports for both financial and statistical matters to facilitate financial management throughout the organization; leading regular meetings with leadership to review financial results for their areas; and acting as an internal consultant to management team on reading and interpreting financial results, analyzing variances, and improving performance.
  • Conducts or oversees business-specific projects by applying expertise in subject area; promoting adherence to all procedures and policies; developing work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; determining and carrying out processes and methodologies; partnering internally and externally to make effective business decisions; solving complex problems; escalating issues or risks as appropriate; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and evaluating recommendations made by others.
  • Completes ad hoc financial requests as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Education, Experience & Skills

  • Strong analytical skills to turn data into insights
  • Strategic thinker who can think and work from both bottoms up and top down perspectives
  • Hardworking, persistent, resourceful, and dependable
  • Creative problem solver who operates with integrity
  • Ability to collaborate with and influence key stakeholders at varying levels across the organization
  • Ability to be nimble in a changing environment; can adapt and excel
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently
  • Works well under pressure and deadlines
  • Experience and proficiency in Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)
  • Experience and proficiency in Accounting
  • Proficiency in creating and analyzing financial statements and other management reports
  • Knowledge of finance and accounting principles and best practices
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills
  • Experience and proficiency with financial reporting tools and accounting systems (Excel, NetSuite, and PowerPoint)
  • 2-4 years relevant FP&A/Accounting experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • Relevant certifications (e.g. CPA) is a plus

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications ranging from$75,000 to $100,000
  • Performance-based bonus with historical track record of payout
  • 401K - 100% Company Match up to 8%, subject to IRS limits
  • Health insurance - Company contribution towards your selected insurance plan
  • Discount on company products
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