Financial Analyst

Job Description

Our client, an international manufacturer and distributor, is hiring a Financial Analyst for its headquarters in Charlotte, NC. The Financial Analyst role will serve as the primary finance support for the Sales and Marketing organization while also working as a key member of the FP&A function. The company expects a successful candidate to be promoted within 2-3 years and be willing to move throughout the company to further his/her career goals. Specific duties are to provide financial support for the Sales & Marketing organization with focus on driving improvements to revenue forecast accuracy and spend management; participate in the month-end closing process to include product and customer sales reconciliations, rebate analysis, volume and mix analysis; improve and maintain reporting and analytical tools that explore sales, pricing, volume, mix, and margins by product, customer and geographical region and their associated trends; provide financial analysis and support for monthly operations reviews and ad hoc reporting requests; collaborate with sales to assemble the revenue and standard margin forecast on a monthly basis; work with VP of Sales & Marketing and staff on development of Annual Operating Plan & Long Range plans and presentations; actively participate in the sales analysis process to support new product introduction opportunities; develop an understanding of the business and industry, from a sales and marketing perspective, and make recommendations to drive profitable sales growth; work with Sales Organization to identify, implement and analyze Retail Finance programs; provide financial support to other functions and special projects as assigned and travel domestically to various trade shows.



Job Requirements

          BS Business, Accounting or Finance

          Minimum of two and not more than five years experience in financial statement/data analysis within in an operating business unit including pricing, sales trends analysis, customer and consumer marketing analysis, resource allocation analysis preferred

          Must be experienced and proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

          Ability to learn business intelligence software

          Able to work independently and demonstrate initiative to take on new responsibilities

          Domestic travel 10-15%, to trade shows

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $60,000.00 - $70,000.00 /Year
Other Pay 0.00
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Finance, Accounting, Sales
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience 2 to 5 years
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Manufacturing, Sales - Marketing
Required Travel Negligible
Job ID 1403
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Financial Analyst

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