Senior Financial Analyst
Posted Date: Jan- 5-2017
Job ID: 6164
Job Type: Full Time
Job Function: Finance
What's cool about this job
This job contributes to REI’s success by providing timely, accurate, relevant and technically sound financial analysis and recommendations that assist business partners in evaluating corporate performance and support decision making. The Senior Financial Analyst is expected to provide thought leadership, data-driven analytics, and strong cross-divisional partnership to senior management across the Co-Op, throughout the annual FP&A cycle. This would likely include strategic planning, budgeting and forecasting, and monthly management reporting, as well as leading special projects. The Senior Financial Analyst is expected to work independently with the Division(s) they support, representing the Finance Department as a subject matter expert.
Bring your passion and expertise
Owns the set-up, creation and execution of strategic planning, annual budgeting, and intra-year forecasting processes and tools for assigned divisions. Strives to continuously improve processes, tools and systems.
Collaborates with department managers to identify best practices for expense tracking and what metrics should be measured; instills focus on forecast accuracy and financial discipline.
Owns monthly reporting for assigned departments, to explain P&L variances and drive more accurate forecasting.
Responsible for regular co-op reporting for assigned divisions including Board Packets, Business Reviews, and key operational dashboards.
Analyzes operational and investment performance versus expectations and makes recommendations for improvement.
Drives proactive ad-hoc financial analysis and modeling by identifying what information is needed, where the data can be found and how it should be compiled and analyzed; is comfortable presenting findings and recommendations to senior management.
Experience with Marketing related expense management and Program spend ROI a plus.
Experience with a Co-Brand card and Gift Card programs a plus.
Daily work and decisions are guided by co-op policies, procedures and business plan, with minimal guidance from Manager.
At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception – 19 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.
With more than 140 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 11,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.
REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer