Sr. Financial Analyst

Huntington Beach
12 Jan 2019
09 Feb 2019
Contract type
Full time


Boardriders is seeking a highly motivated Sr Financial Analyst to join the Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team. The successful candidate will be responsible for (1) business partnering with wholesale sales department on expenses (2) supporting the monthly forecast review for all wholesale direct contribution (3) participating in global cross–functional initiatives.

This role is highly visible and requires strong communication, analytical, and decision making skills. The successful candidate is a proven analyst with enthusiasm to drive the business, who embraces change, offers new perspectives, and constantly looks for new and improved ways to achieve results.



  • Develop and manage SG&A financial forecasting models for all wholesale cost centers
  • Ownership of monthly business review and actuals to forecast variance analysis
  • Coordinate with Sales Leadership to understand performance and trend.
  • Create departmental budgets and work closely with business leaders to track actuals versus forecasts each month
  • Lead monthly financial review meetings with all cost center owners
  • Develop cost cutting strategies and initiatives and present them to Senior Management
  • Ownership of capital expenditures forecast and related cash outflows
  • Understand all aspects of the P&L and work with team members across the company to improve profitability
  • Monthly invoice reconciliation and accounting reclasses

  • Assist wholesale, retail, and ecommerce finance teams with monthly forecast and reporting, and annual budgeting
  • Provide detailed, data–driven analysis to department heads during budgeting and forecasting process
  • Prepare actual result presentations for Senior Management

Required Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a corporate finance, banking or consulting role with demonstrated increasing responsibilities
  • Accounting, Finance, or Economics degree required
  • Excellent analytical & financial modeling background
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Proficiency in articulating complex financial issues to all levels of employees and management
  • Proven ability to perform to strict deadlines and be able to work independently
  • Strong critical thinking, business curiosity, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Must display ability to interact with a wide diversity of people and excel in a team environment
  • Some international travel may be required
Preferred Experience:

  • MBA and/or CPA designation preferred
  • Experience with financial database/reporting software preferred (e.g. SAP)
  • Foreign Language proficiency a plus (French or Spanish preferred)