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Financial Analyst
Ref No.: 17-03435
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 50,000.00 - 65,000.00 /Year
Overview: The position will provide support to all financial and operational elements including budgeting/forecasting process, month-end closing and variance analysis, sales and gross margin review, stock analysis, international accounts receivable, shipping and various ad hoc projects. Advanced excel and strong communication, presentation and analytical skills a must.

Major Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):
* Assist in Preparing, reviewing and analyzing annual budget and quarterly forecasts for multiple divisions and brands.
* Participate in month-end close process including variance analysis of expenses and gross margin reconciliation.
* Work with staff accountants during close process to ensure proper accruals are made.
* Develop models to improve the efficiency and accuracy of expense forecasting.
* Update monthly sales and allowance reporting.
* Actively participate in integration of two recently acquired companies into financials.
* Track monthly expenses and identify opportunities for savings.
* Assist in charge-backs resolution
* Special projects as assigned.

Requirements:
* BS Degree with emphasis in Accounting or Finance
* 1-3 years of financial planning or accounting experience desired but recent college graduate that are quick learners can apply.
* Highly skilled in Excel, including pivot tables, macros and complex formulas in order to manipulate large amounts of data
* Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
* Experience with Lawson a plus