Financial Analyst - ReqCode 2264407
Burt's Bees 14 reviews - Durham, NC

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REPORTS TO: Senior Finance Manager


Provide strong financial leadership, insight and expertise throughout organization with emphasis on inventory reporting and analysis
Provide analytical leadership for larger, more complex projects in the division


  • Global Inventory consolidation process - calendar, reporting, cross functional direction/communication
  • Support Inventory manager with month end financial close process including reconciliation of inventory systems, journal entry adjustments, and inventory reporting
  • Create and maintain analytics/ metrics around inventory management performance. Specific focus on greater consistency/ integration with corporate inventory methods and practices
  • Finance lead for all Inventory analysis (deep dives, root cause, pareto, etc.)
  • Identify and drive cross functional solutions to optimize inventory levels, improve management practices and reduce waste (company-wide)
  • Develop and administer inventory orientation/training sessions to increase technical knowledge of business partners and peers
  • Solid knowledge of accounting and ensure adherence to accounting policies and procedures and assist in developing and/or identifying gaps in policies and processes

Skills and Abilities:
  • Solid understanding of U.S. GAAP
  • Strong knowledge of Supply Chain principles and financial valuation techniques (NPV,IRR,ROI)
  • Proven ability to improve processes, champion change, build partnerships and influence decisions
  • Ability to interact with functional area management with some interaction with executive levels
  • Solid analytical, interpersonal, presentation and communications (verbal and written) skills
  • Well organized with ability to prioritize and self manage workload and
Strong working knowledge of PC applications with strong excel skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance (MBA preferred), Accounting or related field or equivalent experience
  • Certified Public Accounting (CPA) designation preferred
  • 5 years of Finance or Accounting experience; prior experience in Forecast, Cost & Inventory required
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Consumer Packaged Goods or Manufacturing experience preferred

About this company
14 reviews
Burt's Bees wants to mind its own beeswax, but sting the competition. The company makes and markets lip balm, bath oils, soaps,...