Financial Analyst III

Location: Rockford, IL, United States
Overview 
Our client is a global marketer of branded footwear, apparel, and accessories. With an established global footprint that spans approximately 200 countries and territories, as well as a rock-solid infrastructure, Wolverine Worldwide is dedicated to advancing the following brands that comprise the ever-expanding portfolio: Bates, Chaco, Cat Footwear, Harley Davidson Footwear, Hush Puppies, Keds, Merrell, Saucony, Sperry, and Wolverine. Wolverine Worldwide’s continued success is driven by our ability to stay true to our simple mission: we empower, engage and inspire our consumers – every step of the way.
This role acts as a key analytical resource in the Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis function; responsible for analyzing complex financial information and reports to drive accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision-making purposes. 

Responsibilities 
  • Prepares high-quality analysis and summaries of quarterly results, forecasts, strategic growth plans, and annual operating plans; effectively communicates this information through materials for Board of Directors, Executive Leadership Team, quarterly earnings calls, and other stakeholders
  • Research and report out on relevant and impactful industry developments including insights on regional macro-economic conditions, performance at retail, and peer group highlights
  • Reporting, review and analysis on weekly orders, shipments, and backlog
  • Develop and maintain internal portfolio analyses, including historical performance for brands, regions, and distribution channels.
  • Prepare quarterly cash flow forecasts, increasing the transparency, efficiency and accuracy; including improving reporting for the various inputs (working capital, capex, etc.)
  • Partner with Corporate department leadership to budget, forecast, and analyze results on a periodic basis
  • Assist in the coordination of planning and forecasting processes
  • Provide support to Manager of Corporate Planning & Analysis and VP of Financial Planning & Analysis via summary schedules and ad hoc analyses
  • Actively participate in the FP&A continuous improvement initiatives around efficiency, accuracy, and effectiveness.
  • Performing duties consistent with the Company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies.
  • Performing other duties as required/assigned by manager.
 
Qualifications 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Five years of work experience, with financial planning and analysis experience
  • Ability to work through complex financial analyses and synthesize into actionable data
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines while maintaining high standards of work
  • Strong analytical skills & problem solving skills
  • Versatile and professional communication skills
  • Systems experience (SAP, Hyperion, PowerPoint, Excel) preferred, ability to quickly master systems, analytical tools and data management

WORKING CONDITIONS
Normal office environment. Some travel required.
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