Sales Analyst for a Popular Cosmetics Company

Area : Hybrid/Los Angeles

Description : Our client is a popular and very fast-growing cosmetics company that uses only clean, non-toxic ingredients. They are headquartered in Los Angeles and experiencing rapid growth. They are looking for an Analyst to play an important role on the sales team by supporting the FP&A Senior Manager and providing timely reporting that guides decision making. This role will be tasked with consolidating, analyzing and reporting on sales data.

The analyst will have a deep understanding of excel and extracting key takeaways from data, is hard-working and detail-oriented, and is looking for an opportunity to drive change in the beauty industry.

This is a hybrid position with the ability to work from home a few days a week.

In This Role, You Will
- Consolidate data from various sources and prepare daily, weekly and monthly reporting
- Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts
- Identify trends and track changes of key financial drivers
- Track out of stocks and their impact across major revenue channels
- Run ad-hoc analyses and special projects to assess business performance
- Remain agile with regard to industry trends and a changing landscape
- Partner with key cross-functional teams (Finance, Operations, Product, Marketing, Sales) in support of analyzing the business and uncovering actionable insights that drive improved financial and KPI performance
- Deliver financial analysis with recommendations for action to FP&A Senior Manager with regard to emerging financial and strategic issues, as well as those relating to new business activities
- Be proactive, thoughtful, & highly organized; able to work independently and under tight deadlines while maintaining impeccable attention to detail

An Ideal Candidate Has
- BA/BS degree in Finance or Business
- 1 year of finance or other relevant experience
- Beauty industry experience is an asset
- Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
- An affinity for numbers and curiosity behind their takeaways
- Advanced use of Excel
- Enthusiasm and curiosity for gathering data and conducting research
- Quick learner, data-driven, intellectually curious, and detail-oriented
- Ability to streamline functions and passion to learn and grow
- Function effectively in a fast-paced environment, managing high priority items in a timely manner
- Highly self-motivated, have a stellar work ethic and looking for the right company to support your growth

Published : May 11, 2022

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