Financial Analyst

Golden State is a family-owned company that has been in business for over 60 years. It is a company that recognizes that people are its most valuable resource and is looking for a Financial Analyst who is passionately driven, genuinely curious and flexible, who will fit into our culture and strive to achieve the company’s goals.

The Financial Analyst is a key member of the corporate finance team at Golden State Lumber in Petaluma. This position works closely with the Controller and has financial reporting responsibility for the company. Additionally, this person will identify and implement process improvements, perform financial analysis, develop financial models for forecasting and decision-making, and identify ways to utilize technology to increase efficiencies and focus on value-added activities.

The ideal candidate will have a thirst for learning, be detail-oriented, possess advanced Excel skills, be comfortable with technology, and thrive in a fast-paced environment where change is seen as opportunity. Additionally, this person will be a team player and recommend decisions that are in the best interest of the company as a whole.

The Financial Analyst is responsible for, but not limited to the following:

Financial Reporting and Analysis:

  • Create, Maintain, and Publish Financial Statements and Month End Reports
  • Facilitate and Upload Budgeting process
  • Monthly financial analysis of IT and Marketing expenses vs. budget
  • Work with IT on report standardization
  • Account Analysis and Reconciliations
  • Fixed Asset accounting

Reporting/Data Analysis:

  • Work with Data to normalize for reporting
  • Work with IT to develop a Data Warehouse
  • Complete Census/Government/Property Tax Reports
  • Develop a Sales Forecasting model based on external criteria
  • Develop reports and KPI’s for management

Other Responsibilities:

  • Create processes and hand off to general accounting team
  • Implement Concur
  • Smart Connect uploads to replace manual journal entries
  • Identify opportunities to better utilize technology
  • Special Projects as requested

Skills Required:

  • Advanced Excel Skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Good business acumen and judgement
  • High level of integrity, initiative and commitment to excellence
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent experience
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Strong written and oral communication
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to convert data into insightful information
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and a proponent for change
  • Time management ensuring deadlines are met
  • Microsoft Dynamics – GP a plus

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Position: Financial Analyst