Career Opportunity: Financial Analyst Sales at Smarty Pants

Posted on May 23, 2016

SmartyPants Vitamins seeks a Financial Analyst Sales who will be responsible for compiling and reporting sales results and performing benchmark analysis against internal plans. This person will also perform ad hoc analysis and will play an instrumental role in understanding and forecasting revenue and selling expenses and reporting monthly variances.


  • Develop, prepare and distribute timely and insightful reporting, metrics & analytics:
    • to determine revenue, margin & productivity progress against strategic plans, budget and forecast
    • to support decision-making
    • to identify trends, risks and opportunities
    • to drive actionable responses toward growth, profitability and productivity improvements
  • Manage and participate in the company’s forecasting process, collaborating with department heads
  • Review comparison of actual results with budget and forecast estimates preparing appropriate variance explanations thereon and highlighting issues
  • Analyze market data to determine Company performance against industry trends
  • Deliver timely, accurate, and effective analyses and reporting of financial metrics



  • Bachelor’s degree in a Business related field, Economics/Finance/Accounting preferred
  • 0-2 years of work experience as a financial analyst, preferably in the manufacturing and/or consumer packaged goods industry (internships acceptable) and must be familiar with the various types of temperature data loggers
  • Advanced Excel skills are required
  • Quantitative, with strong attention to detail and high degree of comfort with large data volumes
  • Be persistent in obtaining critical information from key sources and proactively communicating it
  • Solid analytical skills, and adept at identifying trends and variances
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must be solution oriented and have the ability to prioritize
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills with a focus on teamwork
  • Strong worth ethic with ability to perform in a self-managed environment; must be good at multi-tasking

To Apply please send a resume and cover letter to