Financial Analyst III

Wolverine Worldwide
09 Oct 2019
24 Oct 2019
Contract type
Full time
General Function

The Financial Analyst III provides management with accurate, timely, and relevant financial analysis accompanied with commentary and recommendations where applicable. The position will interact closely with Brand & Corporate FP &A management to ensure alignment across the Organization.

Primary Duties

  • Coordinate Planning and Forecasting processes for Sourcing operations; input Plans/Forecasts into planning system and prepare plan and forecast summaries.
  • Effectively identify and communicate key assumptions, risk factors, and opportunities reflected in Plans/Forecasts.
  • Proactively identify potential deviations from Plans/Forecasts, quantify financial impact, and provide recommendations for contingencies.
  • Review forecasts submitted by global teams and assist in incorporating into the Group's analysis and commentary.
  • Coordinate and compile SG&A budgets.
  • Lead the month end closing process with minimal supervision, including all journal entries, account reconciliations, and expense / driver analysis.
  • Monitor and report on various costs including direct expenses and allocations.
  • Collaborate with brand counterparts to understand allocations ensuring consistency across brands, regions and over time.
  • Analyze and explain budget variances with effective communication to management
  • Assist in the preparation of accurate, timely, and relevant Financial analysis, and associated communications.
  • Provides support on projects for management.
  • Assists with consolidation of period, quarter and year end results.
  • Performs duties consistent with the company's AAP/EEO goals and policies.
  • Performs other duties as required/assigned by manager.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field. CPA or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • 5 years accounting or finance experience.
  • Good communication (written/oral) and interpersonal skills to interact with all levels throughout the organization.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Good organizational and time–management skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word applications


Normal office environment. Some travel required. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required.
Committed to a diverse workforce, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled).

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