Falken Tire
  • 21-Jul-2017 to 19-Oct-2017 (PST)
  • Finance
  • Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Sumitomo Rubber North America, based in Rancho Cucamonga, California, is a leader in Ultra High Performance, Light Truck, Touring and All-Season vehicle tires and motorcycle tires developed and produced for a wide array of motorcycle, popular cars, trucks, off-road and crossover vehicles. The company markets its tires by utilizing multiple motorsports programs drifting, sportscar racing and off-roading as a technological platform to highlight strengths, capabilities and to improve its products. A subsidiary of Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Sumitomo Rubber North America distributes its products through seven strategically located centers across the United States in Southern California, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Texas, Tennessee, and Florida.  www.falkentire.com.

Position Summary:

A hands on role supporting the company's Financial Planning and Analysis department. Key responsibilities include developing forecasts, reporting on monthly business performance and supporting strategic decisions through financial modeling and analysis.  The incumbent will act as a support position for the FP&A Manager and will interact with others across the organization in developing the company's financial budget.  This position will specialize in applying an analytical and data driven perspective to their work, seeking ways to utilize existing data to develop actionable recommendations.

Principal Tasks:

  1. Support the completion of the quarterly financial budgets for one or more business segments, including the aggregation of revenues, cost of sales, gross profit, SG&A expenses and alignment of local and parent assumptions. This includes a detail sales budget model (by customer by product by month), inclusive of sales incentives, price changes and analysis of volume, price, mix and cost changes. 
  2. Complete detail analysis of actual, budget and prior year balances of sales, sales deductions, cost of sales and gross profit in support of financial reporting requirements. Complete other assigned month-end financial reporting responsibilities.

  3. Support the company initiative for the identification and future measurement of Key Performance Indicators for the company. Participate in identifying key financial and non-financial performance measurements for the organization to better understand the key drivers of the business from both a financial and operational level. 

  4. Collaborate with IT and other key users of company's Business Intelligence (BI) system in performing necessary data quality control processes to minimize data errors within BI data warehouse. Identify competitive data that may be appropriate to include in data warehouse in order to measure our performance.    

  5. Support semi-annual development and analysis of new CIF prices by product in accordance with the APA agreement and parent direction. This will include the detail analysis of product standard costs also at the item level.

  6. Maintain and enhance our budget and financial models. Will act as main FP&A resource for developing more complex financial modeling and analysis.

  7. General accounting support on a monthly and quarterly basis.

  8. Assist FP&A Manager with special projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a financial and/or business analyst capacity. Prior financial analysis, modeling and budget development is required. Experience working with a business performance/intelligence application is preferred.   A 4-year college degree from an accredited University in Accounting, Finance, Statistics or Economics is required. Working knowledge of quantitative analysis tools and applications is a plus. Must be proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), as well as any database application used for reporting, and advanced in Excel. Must be detailed oriented, self-motivated, excellent analytical skills and be organized.  


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