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Amer Sports Company Senior Financial Analyst – Global Financial Planning & Analysis in Woodinville, Washington

Founded in 1980, Seattle-based Precor is a subsidiary of Amer Sports Corporation (www.amersports.com), the world's largest sports equipment company, with internationally recognized brands that include Wilson, Atomic, Suunto, Salomon, Louisville Slugger, DeMarini, ATEC, Enve, Peak Performance and Arc’Teryx.

For more than 30 years, Precor has been inspiring people to live a life in motion. Precor’s world headquarters is located in Woodinville, WA with additional domestic operations in Whitsett, North Carolina.

Precor is the #1 supplier of fitness equipment to many of the world’s biggest fitness chains, including 24 Hour Fitness, Gold’s Gym, Anytime Fitness, and YMCA. Precor is also a preferred fitness equipment supplier to Hilton Hotels worldwide.

With a mission to be the standard of excellence in the fitness industry, Precor manufactures and sells high-end fitness equipment for the home and commercial environment.

  • Cardio Equipment (e.g. Ellipticals (EFX), Treadmills, Adaptive Motion Trainers (AMT), Bikes)

  • Strength Training Systems

  • Fitness Entertainment Products (e.g. Personal Viewing Screens (PVS), Audio Transmitters/Receivers)

Why You Should Join the Precor Team

  • Dynamic, forward thinking company leading the industry in product innovation

  • Rewards and recognition for superior performance

  • Collaborative environment fostering teamwork and accountability

  • Opportunity to work for a company that positively impacts people’s lives

  • Exceptional benefits program including profit sharing, generous 401(k) match, and free on-site gym access

  • Superior employee discounts on Precor and other Amer Sports Corporation brand products

About this role: The Senior Financial Analyst (SFA), Global FP&A is responsible for advancing the capabilities of the global Finance & Accounting organization, driving best practices in sales and financial planning and initiatives. These responsibilities enable the Finance organization to meet Precor's long term revenue, profit, and cash flow objectives while driving efficiencies.

This position will report to the Global Director of Finance. This position is an individual contributor position.

The focus of this role is the operational effectiveness of Precor's global finance organization in achieving the specific business objectives set forth each year. The SFA, Global FP&A, will work closely with the sales leadership and sales operations teams of all three regions—Americas, EMEA, and APAC—and with stakeholders in other departments to build aggregate sales revenue forecasts and utilize this data to prepare monthly and quarterly financial forecasts. The SFA will prepare monthly commentaries analyzing our global financial results vs. budget, forecast, and prior year. The SFA will also coordinate the finance teams' efforts in preparing the Company's long range plan and other strategic planning presentations.

The ideal candidate possesses a combination of quantitative and organizational skills grounded by firsthand experience in finance and accounting. The ideal individual will have strong fundamental knowledge of forecasting and financial planning while driving tight collaboration and consistency throughout the sales leadership teams and the Global Finance function.

You will be responsible for: Sales Forecasting, Financial Budget, Forecast, Strategic Planning Process, Monthly Financial Close, High-Level Forecast (HLF), Financial Presentations and Asia Pacific Financial Leadership & Support

  • Develop strong relationships with each regional sales leadership team and their sales operations staff.

  • Drive improved sales forecast quality by representing the global finance organization in cross-functional initiatives involving IT, Marketing, Sales, and other stakeholders.

  • Represent the global finance organization in the company-wide project to implement Integrated Business Planning

  • Coordinate the issuing of budget and forecast guidance from Finance Leadership to all regions and functional areas in the company.

  • Develop the detailed plan and calendar for the budget and each financial forecast that complies with the high-level financial calendar provided by the parent company.

  • Schedule and lead regular meetings of relevant finance team members for review of budget and forecast deliverables.

  • Coordinate the preparation of the finance sections for company long-range strategic plan presentations.

  • Support the monthly financial close process as assigned by Finance Leadership.

  • Prepare monthly HLF updates in the required format for upload to Hyperion.

  • Coordinate the preparation of monthly financial reporting presentation decks and prepare necessary commentary analyzing results vs. budget, forecast, and prior year.

  • Provide financial analysis and decision support to the Vice President, APAC.

  • Coordinate budgets and forecasts from Japan, China, and APAC Dealer groups.

  • Prepare monthly Regional Business Review financial commentaries and present finance sections to the Senior Leadership Team.

In order to be successful in this role, you will bring: Any equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job, will be considered.

  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field required with preference for Finance or Accounting

  • Master's of Business Administration preferred

  • Minimum of three years of successful experience working in a Finance role (preferably in forecasting or financial planning).

  • Financial performance and profitability metrics

  • Best practices in sales and operations forecasting, as well as financial planning.

  • Analytic systems and reporting tools

  • Make proficient use of technology tools such as SAP, Hyperion, Salesforce, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, with minimal assistance

  • Instill in others a sense of energy and a commitment to the highest professional standards

  • Identify, quantify and resolve problems and needs in a diplomatic manner

  • Develop strategies, action plans, and metrics to monitor results

  • Effectively communicate ideas (through oral and written presentations)

  • Listen to others and appropriately act on the information provided

  • Respond quickly (think "on your feet")

  • Act courteously and professionally at all times

  • Work in a fast-paced, changing environment

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Normal office conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. Minimal travel is expected.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Light physical effort in an office environment. Some lifting of parts/products may be required in the manufacturing areas.

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Light physical effort in an office environment

  • Moderate computer use / data entry

  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs.

DISCLAIMER: The above information is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of the employee. Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

DISABILITY ACCESSIBILITY ACCOMMODATION: If you require an accommodation to navigate or apply to our careers site, please send your request to: recruiting@precor.com or call 425.486.9292 or 800.786.8404.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

ID: 2020-2028

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