Financial Analyst

Canepa Associates

Financial Analyst

Long Beach, CA
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    The role will support the organization's leadership on all financial analytics, planning and reporting with an emphasis on automation and continuous improvement.

    The ideal candidate possess a healthy dose of intellectual curiosity and a passion for data; cares about solving big, systemic problems; looks beyond the surface to understand root causes to build long-term solutions for the whole ecosystem and likes to get in the weeds of analytics while also partnering cross-functionally to drive the business.He/she will have a positive attitude, collaborative, and comfort in a fluid environment that changes as the business evolves. He/she should also have the ability to:

    • Look at financial data and highlight trends, efficiencies and issues in a creative and meaningful way
    • Work well with minimal direct supervision and in a team environment
    • Willingness to jump in and assist in ad hoc projects and assignments
    • Work with cross-functional teams across many levels of management
    • Think strategically to see the big picture while working with ambiguity and uncertainty
    • Demonstrate a high level of attention to detail, and excellent organizational skills
    • Ability to prioritize demands and meet deadlines with high standards for quality and accuracy

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Own and execute key initiatives in the FP&A project portfolio (ranging from building financial models, to automating variance reporting, cross-functional process improvement, and designing onboarding resources)
    • Work closely with business operations stakeholders to establish cross-functional processes that ensure data quality as we scale to support the business
    • Support the company’s overall growth by providing ongoing analysis of business performance and forecasting (both recurring and ad hoc)
    • Empower leaders across the Product, Engineering, Sales, Services, and Finance teams by delivering insights and acting as a consultative thought partner
    • Analyze new strategic opportunities to accelerate growth across geography, product, channel, and beyond, while increasing operational efficiency and effectiveness

    REQUIREMENTS

    • An enthusiastic “roll up your sleeves” mentality
    • Bachelor's Degree with preferred emphasis in Finance, Accounting, or Economics
    • 2+ years' experience in finance, accounting, ecommerce or related area
    • Strong knowledge of Excel; financial modeling experience is a plus
    • Proven track record of problem-solving, quantitative and analytical skills, and critical thinking
    • Familiarity with common database tools (e.g. Vertica, MySQL) and business intelligence tools (e.g. Tableau, etc.)
    • Rigorous attention to detail while being able to handle multiple projects simultaneously and work cross functionally
    • Ability to sense check data for accuracy
    • Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize tasks and work within deadlines with little supervision
    • High level of ethics, integrity, discretion and confidentiality