Financial Analyst


Location

Allendale, NJ

Department

Accounting

Job Type

Full-time

Supervisor

Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

Job Brief

Reporting to the Financial Planning and Analysis Manager, the Financial Analyst will have broad responsibility of working with the Finance, Accounting, R&D, Marketing and Sales Teams to analyze PIM’s forecasting as the company is expanding rapidly. The position will have significant input to evaluate the profitability of new product launches. The position will also aid in the measurement of trade promotion effectiveness and return on investment.

Responsibilities

  • Analyzing current and past financial data and performance to make recommendations on profit enhancement
  • Preparing reports and company projections based analysis of variances
  • Identifying trends in financial performance and projecting future results based trends
  • Assisting with monthly, sales forecasting, annual budget process and quarterly budget updates
  • Developing, updating and managing financial models measuring profitability and ROI potential
  • Evaluating promotional activity, trends and returns on investment (ROI)
  • Guides cost analysis process by evaluating the margins on new product launches
  • Demonstrate appropriate understanding and working knowledge of accounting principles
  • This position will have a high level of interaction with the Finance, Accounting, R&D, Marketing and Sales Teams so a collaborative approach is required

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred in Finance, Accounting or Economics
  • 2-3 years in a financial role, preferably within a manufacturing company
  • Proficient in extracting and analyzing data from spreadsheets databases, MS Office and financial software applications
  • Knowledge of procedural controls and data validation techniques
  • Strong Business Acumen and ability to understand business strategies and goals
  • Aligns work with strategic goals
  • Thorough understanding of GAAP

Employee Benefits

We offer a comprehensive, flexible employee benefits package that includes medical and dental coverage, life insurance, an employer-matched 401(K) plan, vacation and PTO time, discretionary bonus and of course CANDY!

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