Job Details - Business Analyst-Fountain Valley - Fountain Valley, CA

Department: Finance

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:

  • Prepare monthly financial reporting and customer profitability report. Review key metrics of the monthly reporting to effectively measure financial and operational performance.
  • Conduct a round table discussion with business units and sales teams to present the monthly financial results, review corporate strategies, product roadmap, market highlights, and customer update. Analyze the actual results with plans and forecasts.
  • Develop tools and systems to provide critical financial information as well as key performance indicators and strategic direction of the company.
  • Prepare the profitability report by product line to assist business managers in reaching the goals in driving the profitability and/or market share.
  • Provide market update and prepare competitor analysis.
  • Analyze company’s financials to provide ratio analysis and prepare the enterprise valuation.
  • Work with Credit to review and analyze customers’ financial reports to provide update on credit/risk analysis.
  • Review new sales contracts, perform scenario analysis

The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 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
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