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Financial Analyst at California Pizza Kitchen Inc

Posted in Finance 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Playa Vista, California





Job Description:

Financial Analyst

Summary of Position

Reporting to the Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis, the Financial Analyst will support the company’s financial planning, operational efficiency, and management reporting. The role will partner cross functionally with Operations, Strategy, IT, Procurement, and Accounting to provide financial insight to growth initiatives. The role will be instrumental as business needs expand and require accurate, nimble, and robust financial analysis.  

Overall Responsibilities and Duties


  • Provide financial analysis of business performance and key performance indicators

  • Prepare scheduled reporting packages, analysis, and narratives to senior management

  • Partner with operations to communicate and establish financial goals and key operational metrics

  • Support fiscal month close process through variance analysis of prior year, budget, and forecast

  • Drive transformative efforts toward automation and efficiency

  • Maintenance and development of financial and business intelligence systems

  • Ad-hoc analysis and reporting

Qualifications

Education, Training, and Work Experience

  • 1-2 years of experience in financial planning & analysis, accounting, consulting

  • Computer skills (above average Microsoft Excel)

  • Preferred systems experience (MicroStrategy, Cognos TM1 / Planning Analytics, QlikView, Qlik Sense)

  • Financial modeling or other data management/analysis systems (SQL, SAS, etc.)

  • Experience in the multi-site restaurant and/or retail industries a plus

  • BA or BS in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Economics, or Computer Science

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient verbal, written and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate through all levels of the organization.

  • Detail oriented

  • Ability to work autonomously

While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently exposed to computer terminals. The noise level and temperature is moderate. The employee has the ability to sit, stand and/or walk for up to 10 hours a day. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, bend or kneel, lift up to 40 lbs. and perform other diverse physical tasks as needed. The vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to climb on roof through the roof hatch and ladder and open up all roof top equipment to inspect for preventative maintenance. Must be able to climb a ladder inside the restaurant to look above the ceiling for inspections, must be able to look into, bind and under all equipment.NOTE: CPK reserves the right to revise or change the position plan as the need arises. This position plan is not all inclusive of total job responsibilities nor does it constitute a written or implied contract of employment.CPK will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, and any other state, federal or local law.