Financial Analyst (, Ca)

Nike Ontario, CA

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Become part of the Converse Team
Converse is a place to explore potential, break barriers and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Converse, it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving world to make things better as a team.
Who Converse represents is who Converse hires. If you're one-of-a-kind, you should try us on.

Location-ONTARIO, CA
• Develop complex financial models and present analytics to DC Managers and HQ Finance.
• Prepare various industry and metrics analyses.
• Assist DC Finance Planning Manager in review and development of targets and annual budgets.
• Prepare annual budgets and monthly forecasts.
• Prepare monthly DC & HQ financial analyses.
• Research financial variances between Actual/Budget/Forecast.
• Reconcile transactions by comparing and correcting data.
• Provide information to management by assembling and summarizing data; preparing reports; making presentations of findings, analyses, and recommendations.
• Drive planning, analysis, coordination and consolidation of corporate budget/forecast.
• Develop, interpret, and implement financial concepts for financial planning.
• Perform strategic and scenario analysis to determine present and future financial performance.
• Provide first line trouble-shooting support for SAP, differentiating functional issues from technical issues, and working with IT to resolve issues.
• Write and maintain functional specifications on database enhancements, reports, business processes and system processes.
• Develop and refine key business metrics and KPIs and drives robust analysis to identify strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities.
• Build analytical models that utilize both financial and non-financial data to forecast operating results.
• Conduct comparable analysis as necessary in support of key business metrics and objectives.
• Prepare monthly journal entry accruals if needed.
• Access SAP general ledger system and financial reporting systems to pull actual financials for use in trending and forecasting analyses
• Develop complex financial models and present analytics to DC Managers and HQ Finance.
• Prepare various industry and metrics analyses.
• Assist DC Finance Planning Manager in review and development of targets and annual budgets.
• Prepare annual budgets and monthly forecasts.
• Prepare monthly DC & HQ financial analyses.
• Research financial variances between Actual/Budget/Forecast.
• Reconcile transactions by comparing and correcting data.
• Provide information to management by assembling and summarizing data; preparing reports; making presentations of findings, analyses, and recommendations.
• Drive planning, analysis, coordination and consolidation of corporate budget/forecast.
• Develop, interpret, and implement financial concepts for financial planning.
• Perform strategic and scenario analysis to determine present and future financial performance.
• Provide first line trouble-shooting support for SAP, differentiating functional issues from technical issues, and working with IT to resolve issues.
• Write and maintain functional specifications on database enhancements, reports, business processes and system processes.
• Develop and refine key business metrics and KPIs and drives robust analysis to identify strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities.
• Build analytical models that utilize both financial and non-financial data to forecast operating results.
• Conduct comparable analysis as necessary in support of key business metrics and objectives.
• Prepare monthly journal entry accruals if needed.
• Access SAP general ledger system and financial reporting systems to pull actual financials for use in trending and forecasting analyses

•Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field and two years of related experience: two years of additional experience in lieu of degree.
•Experience in financial modeling, business analysis, business integration, and analytics
• MS Office skills, specifically MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, and SharePoint.
• Experience working with corporate budgeting process.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Good communication skills.
• Ability to switch from complex to routine tasks when required.
• Experience creating financial models, including use of database manipulation (e.g. Excel, Access).
• Team player and multitasker.
• Independent gets the work done with minimum instructions.
• Ability to think outside the box and come up with solutions.
• Ability to take the initiative and propose solutions.
• Act as a consultant to managers on financials and metrics.
• Flexible and open to new projects and assignments.

Converse is more than a company; it's a worldwide advocate for self-expression. This belief motivates our employees, permeates our working environment and inspires our products. No two of us look or think exactly alike. We are each one-of-a-kind. Individually and as a culture, we have the freedom to create and grow professionally. Generous benefits packages only sweeten the experience. From Boston to Shanghai, from Brand Design to Finance, Converse is a brand that celebrates the unique and creative people of the world. Together, we're different.