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Posted: Mon Jan 29 2024

FP&A Analyst

Hoboken, NJ
Per Hour

Direct Hire

  • Actively participate in monthly close including:
    • Research and prepare variance analysis of monthly/quarterly/annual P&L/BS actuals vs latest forecast, budget, and prior year
    • Analyzing elements of gross margin including gross sales, dilution, first cost, freight, duty and PO variances
    • Reviewing P&L to ensure entries are properly recorded and P&L accurately represents monthly expenses
  • Update weekly cash flow forecast model and prepare variance analysis against forecast
  • Assist in the development of budgets and forecasts, challenging assumptions to ensure validity and proactively seeking out opportunities for efficiency and cost savings
  • Partner with merchandise planning to develop an inventory forecast and monitor (i) actual inventory receipts (ii) shipments, (iii) open purchase orders and (iii) remaining open to buy against forecast
  • Develop and maintain inbound and outbound freight models and partnering with accounting and logistics to explain variances to forecast
  • Develop and maintain warehouse expense model and partnering with accounting and logistics to explain variances to forecast
  • Prepare financial presentations for internal and external communication of historical and forecasted financial results.
  • Perform ad hoc business analyses, summarizing results and recommendations
  • Identify ways to streamline existing processes
  • Monitor and review accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness
  • Assist with the development and improvement of processes, policies, key system improvements and initiatives
  • Prepare business KPI’s and scorecards
  • Automate and streamline data flows to enable faster and more accurate analysis and reporting
  • Bachelors Degree in finance, accounting or related field
  • 2-4 years professional experience in Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and consumer goods industry
  • Strong critical thinking skills and understanding of budgeting, planning and projection processes
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Clear and effective written/verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Proficiency in preparing Microsoft PowerPoint presentations

$90,000- $95,000

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