Shinola Financial Analyst in Seattle, Washington

In 1897 C.C. Filson began outfitting prospectors headed for the Gold Rush with tools and apparel strong enough for the toughest spots on earth. More than 100 years later, Filson remains committed to providing pioneers of all fields around the world with unfailing goods made from the highest quality materials available.

Filson recognizes that it takes a world-class team to make a world-class product. As we build on the Filson legacy of American craftsmanship, we are looking for individuals who share our dedication to innovation, excellence, and superior customer service.

Financial Analyst

The Financial Analyst is an integral part of the Finance/Accounting department at Filson. Primary responsibilities include preparing and analyzing budgets, forecasts and financial summaries. This role will work closely with the finance team to support the preparation of management presentations, analysis, ad hoc reporting and other special projects as needed.

This function is a vital resource to both sales and operations teams, helping them make educated business decision through business analytics.

  • Analyze and provide summary of trends in sales, returns, margins and other business drivers in retail, wholesale and direct sales channels.

  • Create and publish dashboard reports to help management monitor the financial health of the business.

  • Perform variance analysis as part of monthly financial statement review process.

  • Partner with cost center managers to monitor performance against budgets, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of variances.

  • Assist in annual budget preparation and recurring forecast projects.

  • Assist in preparation of monthly and quarterly financial reporting packages.

  • Utilize financial models and analysis tools to better predict and communicate financial drivers of the organization.

  • Ad-hoc reporting, analysis and special projects as required.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting.

  • 2+ years’ experience in a financial planning and analysis related role. Will consider new graduates.

  • Proficiency in MS Office suite required.

  • Ability to learn new systems quickly and work with large amounts of complex data.

  • Ability to understand financial models.

  • Sound technical and business problem solving skills.

  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized and able to manage multiple deadline driven responsibilities.

  • Work well with cross-functional teams such as sales, development, customer service, inventory, and fulfillment.

  • Clear and effective written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to learn financial systems and apply knowledge to aid in budgeting, forecasting and analysis projects.

  • Data warehouse knowledge experience a plus.

    Note: This job description is not meant to be all-inclusive. Employee may be required to perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

    Filson is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. It is our policy that all decisions involving any aspect of the employment relationship will be made without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, veteran and military status, genetic information, political ideology or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. Discrimination and/or harassment based on any of those factors are totally inconsistent with our philosophy of doing business and will not be tolerated.

    With regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, the company offers what the law refers to as "reasonable accommodation" to enable a person to perform his or her job


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