Senior Financial Analyst

At Pacific Cycle, innovation and product is at the heart of what we do. Every project, every meeting, every moment is an opportunity to create the perfect ride for millions of consumers around the world. From a relaxing Sunday family ride to a heart pumping mountain trail ride, Pacific Cycle employees are helping people find the perfect ride.<BR><BR>Our culture is as fun and lively as the lifestyle brands we represent.<BR><BR>Come enjoy the ride.

Madison, WI

Pacific Cycle

<p><strong>As the parent company of such legendary brands as&nbsp;<span style="text-decoration: underline;">Schwinn</span>,&nbsp;<span style="text-decoration: underline;">Mongoose</span>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<span style="text-decoration: underline;">Kid Trax</span>,&nbsp;Pacific Cycle delivers some of the biggest names in outdoor recreation.&nbsp;But it&rsquo;s not just the names customer&rsquo;s trust, it&rsquo;s the look and feel of our products, our superior quality, and our outstanding customer service that help us bring these premium brands to the hands and feet of our customers.</strong></p> <p><strong>Headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, one of the most bicycle friendly cities in the USA, Pacific Cycle has locations in Illinois, Georgia, California, and Shanghai (China).&nbsp;Our culture is as fun and lively as the lifestyle brands we represent where innovative ideas are welcomed and customer satisfaction is our top priority.</strong></p>

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Overview: <p><u><strong>Job Summary</strong></u></p> <p>Provide support for financial planning and analysis process for PCG including ownership of reporting, analysis, budgeting, and forecasting of operating expenses, daily sales, and KPI reporting.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><u>Routine reporting&nbsp; (5% )</u></p> <ul> <li>Compile and distribute daily sales reporting for U.S. and Canada vs Budget and Forecast</li> <li>Provide Weekly Flash forecast to corporate</li> <li>Coordinate and upload bi-weekly update to corporate&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p><u>Operating expense forecasting and analysis &nbsp;(30%)</u></p> <ul> <li>Work with functional leaders to build annual cost center budgets</li> <li>Work with functional leaders monthly to forecast spending by month and provide recommendations for savings/cuts</li> <li>Work with functional leaders and finance lead on Operations Expense reporting and analysis of monthly actual results vs Budget, Forecast, and Prior Year</li> <li>Upload forecasts into appropriate systems</li> <li>Budget payroll, payroll taxes, and benefits for entire PCG organization&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p><u>Month-end close activities&nbsp; (10%)</u></p> <ul> <li>Work with Shared Services to book various month-end entries including allocations and corrections</li> <li>Participate in balance sheet reserve meetings and follow-up on issues as appropriate</li> <li>Participate in monthly P&amp;L closing meeting and provide input on accruals, corrections, and other required entries&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p><u>Capital tracking&nbsp; (5%)</u></p> <ul> <li>Work with finance lead to budget and forecast capital spending</li> <li>Work with Shared Services to track open capital projects and make recommendations on closing projects or making appropriate accruals</li> <li>Perform capital post-audits at direction of finance lead&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p><u>Monthly and Quarterly Reporting&nbsp; (25%)</u></p> <ul> <li>Prepare monthly scorecards and reporting decks</li> <li>Create, maintain, and pull reports to populate regular KPI reporting</li> <li>Provide other reporting as necessary to support business requirements</li> </ul> <p><u>Assist in maintaining internal controls&nbsp; (5%)</u></p> <ul> <li>Manage AP authority matrix</li> <li>Ensure supported functional leaders understand and adhere to signing limits&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p><u>Other projects as assigned&nbsp; (20%)</u></p> <ul> <li>Follows internal controls and company policies set by Pacific Cycle Inc. and Dorel Sports.&nbsp;</li> <li>Contributes to the success of Pacific Cycle Inc. by leading or assisting with other projects and tasks as assigned.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><u><strong>Minimum Requirements</strong></u></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field</li> <li>2-5 years of related work experience</li> <li>Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and proficiency in other Microsoft Office tools</li> <li>Strong verbal and written communication skills</li> <li>Strong analytical and problem-solving skills</li> <li>Experience with ERP systems, especially SAP, a plus</li> <li>Must possess ability to work collaboratively across various levels of the organization</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><u><strong>Key Competencies</strong></u></p> <ul> <li>Financial Acumen</li> <li>Understands the financial framework of the organization</li> <li>Establish and monitor appropriate financial measures</li> <li>Interpret and use financial data to make informed decisions</li> <li>Initiative</li> <li>Proactive</li> <li>Takes action without being prompted</li> <li>Learning Agility</li> <li>Continuously seeks new knowledge</li> <li>Learns quickly and uses new information effectively</li> <li>Creates and fosters a culture of interest, curiosity, and learning</li> <li>Integrity</li> <li>Thinks and acts ethically and honestly</li> <li>Applies ethical standards of behavior to daily work and activities</li> <li>Takes responsibility for their actions and fosters a work environment where integrity is rewarded</li> <li>Influence</li> <li>Skilled at directing, persuading, and motivating others</li> <li>Change Agility</li> <li>Adaptable</li> <li>Embraces needed change and modifies their behavior when appropriate to achieve organizational objectives</li> <li>Effective in the face of ambiguity</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><u>Environmental Factors</u></strong></p> <p>Normal office operating environment</p>