WD-40 Company

Global Financial Planning Analyst

United States
San Diego


The Financial Analyst is a key contributor to our small Global FP&A team located in our corporate offices in Scripps Ranch, San Diego.  This position to the Global FP&A Manager and 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. 


The successful candidate work closely with internal partners and business leaders across our global organization which includes AsiaPac, EIMEA and the Americas in the preparation of routine and adhoc reporting. This position is also responsible for supporting the annual and strategic plan and quarterly forecasting process.


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


  1. Support 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. 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. 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.


  • 2+ years of accounting or finance department experience in a publically traded company, preferably FP&A
  • 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
  • Bachelor Degree in Business, Accounting, Economics, Finance or Mathematics
  • 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!



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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