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Senior Financial Analyst

New York   •  Permanent

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  • Senior Financial Analyst for Start-Up Cosmetics Company
  • 4+ Years Experience in NYC Retail Industry A Must

About Our Client

Our client is a premiere cosmetics start-up, new to the New York City retail field and has already experienced massive growth within the beauty industry in both wholesale and retail divisions.

Job Description

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Senior Financial Analyst will provide key business decision making analysis to Senior Management Team. Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide relevant, accurate, and timely financial planning, analysis, month-end review and business decision support.
  • Report, analyze, and interpret complex financial and operating data including sales and gross profit; costs of events, artist representations and art markets; responsibility centers; purchasing and expense activity; customer and vendor activity; inventories, AR and AP, fixed assets and cash.
  • Produce GAAP financial statements and footnotes, including multi-level consolidations of domestic and foreign subsidiaries, and deliver reports and analyses for CPA, bank and tax audits and reviews.
  • Generate reports for domestic and foreign income and sales tax compliance.
  • Draft company and department budgets, forecasts and projections. Analyze and report on variances.
  • Build and use complex financial models to support decision making. Continuously improve departmental efficiencies. Identify and prioritize process improvement opportunities. Determine root causes of problems. Recommend and implement improvements.
  • Manage monthly book-closings. Prepare period end analyses and reports. Analyze significant variances from planned and prior period results and write explanatory commentaries.
  • Create and review monthly accounting reconciliations to ensure compliance with GAAP, IFRS and company policies.
  • Update cash flow daily reports and weekly projections and weekly sales and cash receipts reports.
  • Collaborate with gallery Executives on ad-hoc reports, analyses and projects.



The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • 4+ years of direct experience in a relevant combination of accounting, finance, reporting, analysis, forecasting, and financial modeling.
  • Deep knowledge of full cycle accounting, month-end close, and accounting principles.
  • Advanced Excel skills including Pivot reporting, complex logic and data functions, macros/VBA, and reporting on SQL databases.
  • Ability to work with overlapping deadlines, manage multiple tasks while effectively prioritizing projects, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong customer service acumen and results orientation.
  • Outgoing person who enjoys working with many personality types in a creative company with a matrix or cross-functional environment.

What's on Offer

The New York based Senior Financial Analyst will be offered a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, a 401k match, a generous vacation plan, and vendor discount.

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