WD-40 Company

Global Financial Planning Analyst

Category
Finance
Country
United States
Location
San Diego

Overview

TheFinancial Analyst is a key contributor to our small Global FP&A team located in our corporate offices in San Diego reporting to the FP&A Manager. The Financial Planning Analyst is responsible for completion of financial consolidation, reporting and analysis, various financial planning and analysis tasks, such as management reporting and analysis, financial modeling, forecasting, budgeting, currency analysis reports and special projects. 

 

He/she works with internal partners and business leaders across our global organization which includes AsiaPac, EMEA and the Americas in the preparation of routine and adhoc reporting. In addition, he/she provides support for the Annual and Strategic Plan and quarterly forecasting process.

If you are aligned with our values, live and breathe spreadsheets/models and want to work with a growing global company please consider applying.

Responsibilities

  1. Develops global quarterly forecasting and annual budgeting processes by developing and maintaining forecast and budget templates. In addition, conducts in-depth analysis of trends and variances.
  2. Prepare reporting and analysis of financial results related to business and financial objectives. Frequently consults with internal partners to gain information and insight, and influence results that maximize EBITDA.
  3. Develop and maintain routine and adhoc reports to management that provide visibility to financial results and trends. Analyzes financial results, comparing actual and year-to-date performance with prior periods, forecasts, and plans. Prepares material for monthly business reviews, quarterly presentations to senior leadership, and for external reporting.
  4. Independently construct moderate to complex financial models to analyze the impact of current and proposed company initiatives. Analyze, assess and report the overall impact of initiatives and how well they meet organizational and functional unit goals and strategies.
  5. Provide, broad analytical and business support to assigned functional unit(s) through professional interaction. Prepare reporting and analysis of financial results related to business and financial objectives. Consults with members of the functional unit to gain information and insight, and influence results that maximize EBITDA.
  6. Drive continuous process improvements and best practices across the finance team and broader organization to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of reporting and planning processes. Maximize productivity by automating reports, utilizing financial systems and processes, as appropriate.

Qualifications

 Minimum Requirements

  • 2+ years of FP&A experience in a publically traded company
  • 2+ years FP&A consolidation experience. International consolidation, desired
  • Ability to create and critically analyze financial models
  • Ability to independently identifying, analyzing and summarize business trends
  • Champion annual budgeting execution and outcomes with the ability to work extended hours during annual budgeting process
  • Demonstrated experience successfully leading cross-functional teams on both short and long-term projects
  • Practical and/or theoretical understanding of foreign exchange treatment
  • Experience preparing Board of Director reports for review
  • Basic knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SOX regulations

 

Education Completed: Bachelor Degree in Business, Accounting, Economics, Finance or Mathematics. MBA, highly desirable

Systems: Advanced Excel, knowledge of Cognos Finance and BI, or similar financial reporting, forecasting and planning applications.

 

 

Company Highlights

 

  • Global Headquarters in San Diego since 1953
  • Over 30 years trading on the NASDAQ:WDFC
  • Finalist of Most Democratic Workplaces 2013
  • Learning based culture that supports the growth and development of our team members
  • Our benefits package is very competitive and comprehensive, providing you and your family with extensive protection and security, along with quality, life-enhancing programs to include; salary, profit sharing, and bonus potential for everyone!

 

Benefits

 

 

Our benefits package is very competitive and comprehensive, providing you and your family with extensive protection and security, along with quality, life-enhancing programs to include; base salary, profit sharing, bonus potential, 401K match and much more. 

 

 

Before Applying

 

 

Please, only consider employment with WD-40 Company if you feel as strongly about our values as we do:  We live, breathe, and play by our values every day.

 

  • We value doing the right thing.
  • We value creating positive lasting memories in all our relationships.
  • We value making it better than it is today.
  • We value succeeding as a Tribe while excelling as individuals.
  • We value owning it and passionately acting on it.
  • We value sustaining the WD-40 Company economy.

Thank you for considering WD-40 Company in your career search.

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