Job Details - Finance Business Analyst - Fountain Valley, CA

Department: Finance

Since 1987, Kingston has remained a market leader in memory products. Our hardware fuels the technology the world uses every day. From data centers and laptops to smart and wearable technology and IoT-based devices, Kingston products drive the technology used to live, work and play. At Kingston, we focus on creating an environment where people can come together, work hard and have fun. Our philosophy has been, if we take care of our employees and vendors, they will take care of our customers. This hasn't changed and we believe these values are the key to Kingston's success.

When you join Kingston, you become part of a diverse, hard-working team dedicated to delivering the best products and services to its customers!

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Business Analyst works closely with senior management to cover a broad range of responsibilities, adds measurable value to support sales and business managers. He/she is responsible for preparing financial updates, providing strategic guidance, financial planning and analysis. Further, the position will coordinate with other departments to streamline process or work on special projects. The position will assist in driving the performance of the company in a broad range of operational and strategic areas. Strong analytical skills as well as the ability to work effectively in a team environment and collaboration with peers in all functional areas are essential to the success of this role.


Essential Functions:

  • Prepares monthly financial reporting and customer profitability report. Reviews key metrics of the monthly reporting to effectively measure financial and operational performance.
  • Conducts a round table discussion with business units and sales teams to present the monthly financial results, reviews corporate strategies, product roadmap, market highlights, and customer update. Analyzes the actual results with plans and forecasts.
  • Develops tools and systems to provide critical financial information as well as key performance indicators and strategic direction of the company.
  • Prepares the profitability report by product line to assist business managers in reaching the goals in driving the profitability and/or market share.
  • Provides market update and prepares competitor analysis.
  • Analyzes company’s financials to provide ratio analysis and prepares the enterprise valuation.
  • Works with Credit to review and analyze customers’ financial reports to provide update on credit/risk analysis.
  • Reviews new sales contracts, performs scenario analysis and feasibility study.
  • Works with Accounting Specialist team for problem solving, process improvements, and provide key metrics and analysis.

GUIDELINES (ABILITIES, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS):
  • 5+ years of progressive business/financial experience in financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to convey analytical results in simplified and actionable reports, and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills – ability to organize, plan and develop solutions to complex issues
  • Familiar with the mass market in the technology and consumer electronics industry
  • Strong presentation and PowerPoint skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office: (i.e. Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to conduct solid analysis, make well-informed, objective and evidence-based decisions
  • Self-motivated with ability to influence, motivate, challenge, and inspire confidence among others
  • Some international and domestic travel may be required
  • MBA, CPA or CMA preferred
  • PowerBI, Cognos or JDE experience a plus

EDUCATION:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

BENEFITS:

We offer a competitive compensation, health insurance, profit sharing and 401k matching to help you and your family build a healthy and secure future.

  • Group healthcare choices that include a 100% employer paid option for employees and eligible dependents to provide strong support for employee well-being and preventative care, including comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and flexible savings account plans
  • A generous 401(K) plan with immediate matching contributions that helps build future financial security through a 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Generous paid time off plans to renew and refresh through vacation, personal leave, holidays, and parental leave.
  • On-site gym and free fitness classes to help our employees meet their health goals.
  • Opportunities to give to the community.

Kingston Technology, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Kingston Technology, Inc. Human Resources Representative.

All offers of employment where legally permitted are contingent on the candidate showing proof of being fully vaccinated against Covid 19. Kingston Technology complies with federal, state, and local laws with regard to accommodations.

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