Senior Financial Analyst
Speck Products - Mountain View, CA

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Speck is obsessed with designing cases that are just as smart and indispensable as the gadgets they protect. Founded in 2001 by a group of design engineers, and located in the heart of Silicon Valley, we are captivated by technology, fanatical about our gadgets, and consumed with making products people love. Our focus on what people care about inspires us to craft cases that are a perfect fit. We make cases that don ’t just protect phones, MacBooks, ereaders and tablets – they also contain clever details that spark delight in our customers.

Speck°s line of products can be found at Apple retail stores, AT"T, Verizon, Target, Toys R Us and at speckproducts.com. This high profile, growth-oriented, and challenging corporate position reports to the Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis. This individual will provide financial support to business managers across the company, specifically sales, marketing, and development. They will prepare ad-hoc financial analysis and manage tools to support key business decisions and will be heavily involved in the financial planning process (budget and rolling monthly forecasts).

They will also provide reporting and analysis of business unit and product line gross profit and expenses. What You ’ll Do: Play a key role in the annual budget and forecast preparation; conduct various Ad-hoc analyses and verifications to ensure the accuracy, rationality " achievability of corporate budgets and long-term plans. Prepare periodic variance analysis between actual, latest forecasts and budget relating to sales and gross profit, and make recommendations to improve profitability. Prepare various financial and statistical analyses for management meetings, marketing planning and budget presentations.

Create customer P"L ’s and product line P"L ’s to help to drive the business forward. Month-end responsibility for ensuring marketing promotion and MDF spend is accurately reflected in the P"L for channel partner, customer and product. Prepare monthly cost center analysis for the sales and marketing teams, delving into variances to understand the drivers, making recommendations and highlighting issues where applicable. Track price increases and SKU changes for reporting and gross profit analysis purposes.

Work closely with the sales team, tracking and verifying customer discounts proposed in channel distribution contracts. Support Finance leadership by documenting and improving internal controls, processes, and reporting, such as enhancing financial reporting of new products, customers and channels. Participate in the preparation of reporting to external investors. About You: You have proficient experience with a windows-based ERP and reporting system, preferably Oracle or NetSuite and Hyperion Planning.

Good level of systems skills and understanding. Strong oral and written communication skills, which help him/her in working closely together with various departments (Sales, Marketing, Accounting, IT) across a multitude of management levels. You have proven success in supporting a sales, marketing, or development unit. You are willingness and flexibile to vary hours and efforts according to deadlines.

You are a systematic and analytical thinker to solve problems. You are well-organized with an ability to adapt and accept a wide-range of responsibilities and to multi-task with unwavering attention to detail. You have a solid understanding of accounting concepts and US GAAP Your Professional Profile: Bachelor ’s degree in accounting, finance, or economics You have 3-5 years of experience in consumer goods or manufacturing experience . .

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