Senior Financial Analyst – Retail

Senior Financial Analyst – Retail

Job category: Accounting

Job Type: Full Time

Cottage Grove, Wisconsin

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Job Description:

Position Overview

The focus of this position is to provide financial forecasting, planning and analysis support for the Johnson Fitness & Wellness retail stores, and JHT Trading, Inc. channels Specialty, Retail Parts Sales, IPO and Wellness. This is a non-supervisory position.


Budgeting, planning and forecasting:

Develops the annual budget and operating plan

Maintains quarterly P&L forecast

Maintains rolling 12-month forecast

Maintains quarterly cash flow forecast


Develops and issues monthly financial and operational reporting packages

Provides analysis and investigation of monthly results

Maintain other financial reports as needed


Conducts business analysis to identify financial and business trends

Develops and implements recommendations to improve business and financial performance

Active team member on multiple business improvement projects

Develop procedures to improve financial practices

Provide on-going support for business financial analysis needs

Facilitate business and financial improvement within organization


Reviews and implements new financial policies

Supports month end close process as necessary

Maintains commission reporting

Facilitates financial improvement processes

Reconciliation and maintenance of assigned general ledger accounts

Other duties as assigned




Minimum 4-year degree in Accounting

Additional education, such as MBA or CPA, a plus


Minimum 5 years of prior financial analysis or related experience

Experience with SAP is preferred

Experience with Adaptive Insights desired

Other Requirements:

Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel (including PowerPivot, pivot tables, Vlookup, VBA, Macros, etc.)

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, able to clearly communicate financial information in easy to understand manner at multiple levels and functions within the business

Strong system skills experience with SAP (FI, MM & SD modules), BW, Adaptive Insights

Firm analytical skills to understand business drivers that link operational performance to financial results

Strong business acumen

Clear problem solving and investigative skills, developing variance explanations and root causes

Proficient in Microsoft Office

Excellent organizational and prioritization skills

Strong understanding of financial and management accounting


SAP, BW, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access, Adaptive Insights, Iridium or other POS system


Develop relationships throughout organization

Strong verbal and written communications skills

Clearly communicate analysis

Confidence in presenting ideas and recommendations


Ability to accurately manage high degree of detail

Strong organization skills

Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities

Ability to meet deadlines consistently


Strong understanding of financial and managerial accounting

Ability to dissect and break down complex financial issues into parts that can be clearly analyzed and communicated

Motivation to improve business and financial results

Strong analytic skills


Motivation to improve business and financial results

Action Oriented

Motivated to learn and advance to higher levels

Supportive team player


We offer an excellent compensation package and team-oriented work environment with growth opportunities.

Some of our outstanding benefits include:

Health & Dental Insurance

Company paid Life Insurance


Paid Time Off benefits

Free access to our state-of-the-art onsite workout facility

Product discounts

Wellness programs


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