Financial Analyst

Our client is a multi-billion-dollar eCommerce company with global operations in 19 countries and a strong, loyal customer base. Our client has a focus on Wellness; promoting the physical, environmental, financial, and personal wellness of their customers. They manufacture and sell effective, high-quality, natural, health-oriented products, to help people live more vibrant, healthier, and happier lives. We are looking for a Financial Analysts to play an integral part in the analysis, recommendation and implementation of profit improvement projects, strategic alignment initiatives, and achievement of sales and income objectives.


These individuals will interface with a variety of company departments such as Marketing, Sales, Forecasting & Planning, Cost and Financial Accounting to compile data and analyze the financial viability of various new products, promotions, and initiatives. The position assists key managers in identifying, implementing and tracking productivity improvements. The Financial Analyst also assist in preparing presentations to be made to the President and management team.


Who would do well in this role?

Because this client has such a strong eCommerce presence candidates with a solid eCommerce, Retail or Manufacturing background should do well in this role.


Responsibilities

  • Responsible for financial analysis of all new products and promotions related to assigned marketing category
  • Independently analyzes proposed projects or initiatives to ascertain if they are financially justified.
  • Develops annual expense plan and analyzes monthly performance against the plan for assigned departments.
  • Develops key company performance measurements for non-financial managers to better understand, track and improve their operational efficiency.
  • Identifies, analyzes and reports key business indicators impacting the growth, profitability and achievement of strategic objectives.
  • Provides analytical and problem solving support for key managers.
  • Leads category team and other assigned departments in the identification and implementation of profit improvement projects.
  •  Completes special projects as assigned.


Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics.
  • Exceptional academic performance with a minimum 3.5 GPA.
  • 1-10 years of experience in a financial related position.
  • Strong financial knowledge; (from a B2C background is preferred)
  • Strong analytical and problem solution skills.
  • Superior communication skills.
  • Proficient PC skills including Excel, Word, and Access.
  • Effective interpersonal skills to interact with all levels of management.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities with efficiency and accuracy.
  • Ability to climb stairs.
  • MBA is preferred.


Just as important as your experience and skills will be the following characteristics and competencies:

  • A natural orientation for continuous improvement and problem solving.
  • A collaborative approach and willingness to engage in an environment of active idea sharing.
  • Sharp organizational skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • The ability to produce consistent quality under deadline pressure while paying careful attention to detail.
  • Self-motivation and a strong sense of ownership and accountability
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze problems and create solutions.
  • Detailed work and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and professionally.


We are well aware that talent comes in all sorts of different configurations. If you're wondering whether or not you're qualified, contact us directly so we can discuss the relationship between work purpose and prior experience.


At Blackmere, we believe innovation and diversity go hand in hand. We are an equal opportunity employer and 100% committed to maintaining an inclusive and diverse Blackmere. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other legally protected status.