Financial Analyst

BSN Sports
17 Sep 2019
13 Oct 2019
Contract type
Full time
BSN SPORTS is hiring a Financial Analyst to join our team at our Headquarters in Farmers Branch, TX and serve in one of the most dynamic industries in the world: sports. As a part of the BSN Team, your work will have an impact on so many individuals from youth leagues and schools to corporate offices by increasing pride and community spirit.


This detail oriented and self–driven individual will assist the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team whose role is to provide accurate and timely reporting to the President, CFO and Varsity Brands Shared Service Group as well as coordinate financial processes within the organization by working with various groups within BSN and Varsity Brands.

The Financial Analyst will be responsible for monthly/quarterly internal reporting with a focus on trends, opportunities and performance measures versus budget, forecast and prior periods. Daily work also involves the preparation of financial analyses to support the needs of executive management. With a lens on cost efficiency and business effectiveness, this individual will also identify opportunities for expense reduction and/or optimization.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Support existing and continuously improve standardized processes to enable timely, disciplined execution of internal and external reporting deliverables.
  • Assist in developing appropriate revenue/expense analyses, projections, budgets, reports, dashboards and presentations on a daily, monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Assist in the development of enhanced analytics in response to changes and opportunities in the business.
  • Access and manipulate data from multiple business computer applications into meaningful analysis.
  • Analyze business performance, prepare regular reports and make recommendations for improvements. Measure progress of improvement initiatives.
  • Assist in preparing concise and accurate presentations for senior management.
  • Prepare ad–hoc analyses as part of BSN's continuous improvement effort.
  • Participate in special projects/studies as directed by management.
Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or equivalent
  • 2–5 years of financial/accounting experience
  • Comfortable with financial statements and displays thorough knowledge of financial and accounting concepts.
  • Advanced skills in Excel, PowerPoint, Access and an ERP system (i.e., SAP, Oracle, etc.).
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience or familiarity with SAP, Anaplan and/or Tableau


  • Communication: You communicate clearly to a wide audience of varying management levels. You write well, and you speak eloquently. You can explain financial jargon to a non–financial person.
  • Attention to detail: You pay attention to the details, anything worth doing is worth doing right, every single time. You stay focused, and nothing falls through the cracks.
  • Curiosity: You exhibit a healthy level of intellectual curiosity which allows you to further yourself and the organization. You ask the right questions.
  • Driven: You thrive in a fast–paced, deadline driven, rapidly changing environment. You maintain a positive, service–oriented attitude while managing multiple workloads and competing priorities.
  • Analytical: You excel at, and enjoy, analyzing large amounts of data and developing actionable conclusions.
  • Leadership: You have the ability to lead people through a process or change. You influence the outcome and recognize when to take charge.
  • Discretion: You exercise sound business judgement around the sensitivity of the information you are privy to and you maintain the utmost confidentiality and discretion in business relationships.

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