Financial Analyst II


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Seattle HQ
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What's cool about this job

REI is committed to becoming a fully inclusive, antiracist, multicultural organization. To fulfill our brand promise of enabling a life well-lived outside for everyone, we are seeking candidates who demonstrate shared values of diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism.

This job contributes to REI’s success by providing timely, convincing, relevant and technically sound financial analysis and recommendations that will assist end-users in evaluating corporate performance and support decision making. The Analyst provides this to the FP&A team and operational divisions through supporting financial analysis, management reporting, strategic planning, budgeting and leading special projects. The Financial Analyst II will sometimes work independently with the Division they support, representing the Finance Department as a subject matter expert.

  • Supports ad-hoc financial analysis by compiling data, identifying trends, and recommending appropriate conclusions.
  • Assists in the set-up, creation and execution of annual budgeting & strategic planning processes.
  • Works with department managers to identify best practices for expense tracking and what metrics should be measured.
  • Produces budget justification analysis utilized by the Leadership Team to review, prioritize and make decisions on the proposed operating budget.
  • Assists in the production of regular co-op reporting including Board Packets, Business Reviews, and key operational dashboards. Quantifies financial impact of strategic objectives, which are to be factored into the five year strategic plan.
  • Compiles monthly reporting for each department that explains P&L variances and solicits feedback for forecasting.
  • Works with Project Managers and Business Analysts on projects as the Finance representative, auditing the cost-benefit analysis and confirming with General Ledger team the appropriate identification of costs as Capital versus Expense.
Bring your passion and expertise
  • 3+ years of related experience in accounting/finance
  • MBA or similar certification
  • Experience with Essbase, SAP, and/or equivalent planning and ERP systems.
  • 3+ years experience data mining and extraction skills like SQL, Python, R Bachelor’s
  • Degree in Finance, Business, Accounting, or similar statistical field
  • Expertise in Excel, Tableau, and/or other analytical and data visualization platforms
  • Demonstrates a solid aptitude for Statistics
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, analyze and objectively solve problems. Ability to present analysis and recommendations to management in a clear & concise format.
  • Has developed business cases that use hard data analysis and demonstrates competency with key corporate financial principles such as IRR, ROI, Depreciation, etc.
  • Demonstrated project management skills exercising sound judgment while displaying initiative and innovation on the job.
  • Excellent follow through and attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Actively participates and collaborates with others on one's own team and across REI for the achievement of business goals.
  • Flexible in one's viewpoints and positions in order to support the direction taken by others at REI.
  • Uses business knowledge, innovative thinking, and sound judgment in the solution of problems or the pursuit of business opportunities.
  • Consolidates information from various sources including feedback from others to reach sound decisions.
  • Considers the ultimate impact of decisions and actions on internal and external customers.
  • Works smart by setting effective work goals, establishing priorities, and planning well in order to produce quality work.
  • Executes effectively by using resources efficiently, meeting deadlines, and keeping others informed of work plans and progress toward goals.
  • Clearly conveys and accurately receives information by a variety of methods and in various situations.
  • Builds rapport with all kinds of people inside and outside the organization. Acts upon opportunities and involves and influences others in the accomplishment of worthwhile organizational goals.
  • Challenges the status quo, champions change and influences others to change.

REI hires, trains, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. We remain deeply committed to making the Co-op a place where everyone can feel safe and be themselves. Join us.

As required by applicable Pay Transparency laws, REI provides a range of compensation for roles that may be hired in locations under these requirements. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include a wide array of factors, including: your specific skills and experience, geographic location or other relevant factors. 

The pay for this role is: $63300 - $101500 per year . 
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 – 23 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 160 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 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

Posting Range
$63300 - $101500 per year
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