Eddie Bauer

  • Financial Analyst

    Location US-WA-Bellevue
    Job ID
    2018-4958
    Category
    Accounting/Finance/Tax
  • Overview

    As part of the Financial Planning & Analysis team, the Financial Analyst will provide expertise in support of the company’s strategies and financial objectives. This includes the development of financial models, plans and forecasts, month-end variance reporting and analysis, recommendations on opportunities for improved profit and expense performance, and ad-hoc decision support analytics.  

    Responsibilities

    • Core Accountabilities:

      • As part of the FP&A team, support and guide Eddie Bauer leadership in the development of accurate and timely budgets, forecasts, and long-range plans
      • Build strong cross-functional relationships to better influence decision making and course correction
      • Participate in the preparation of financial presentations for Board meetings, monthly performance reports, and budget/forecast discussions
      • Proactively analyze and evaluate the business. Propose opportunities for expense management and improvements. Monitor expenses to ensure company objectives are met.
      • Coordinate corporate department planning process and help ensure expenses are in line with expectations.
      • Assess and implement process improvement opportunities in the financial planning cycle
      • Execute post game analysis for investments and test programs
      • Conduct on-going financial benchmarking against competitors
      • Create new analysis and reporting as needed to shed light on significant financial issues that impact profitability; provide relevant recommendations
      • Strong understanding of financial statements

       

      Leadership Expectations:

      • Operate with the highest level of conduct, integrity, and confidentiality; setting the example for leaders and associates.
      • Develop and nurture strong cross functional partnerships; driving business results and inspiring a culture of transparency, collaboration, and accountability.
      • Serve as an Eddie Bauer advocate in the industry and marketplace.

    Qualifications

     

    Education/Experience Required:

    • Bachelors degree in Finance, Business Administration or similar discipline.
    • 2+ years of experience with the FP&A cycle; preferably in the retail industry.
    • Solid understanding of corporate finance concepts, financial statements, and accounting principles.
    • Practical experience building financial models in Excel; experience with Essbase a plus.
    • Excellent communication skills; ability to summarize business results in a manner tailored to the audience.
    • Highly collaborative with good leadership skills; able to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines. Basic modeling and computer skills; comfortable with multiple tools, programs and platforms. Including Excel, Access, and Essbase preferred.
    • Excellent communication skills; ability to summarize business results in a manner tailored to the audience.
    • Highly curious and eager to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment preferred.

     

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