Senior Financial Analyst in Vancouver, WA at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 9/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Vancouver, WA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/15/2018

Job Description

At the Hawthorne Gardening Company (HGC) we want our people to empower more people to garden no matter where and how they choose to grow. We accomplish this by encouraging people to live happier, healthier lives through gardening. If you also feel this way then you’d fit in great with us! 

We are looking for a Sr. Financial Analyst who will grow at our Vancouver, WA location. 

On a day-to-day basis this person will assist with month-end close processes; maintaining key business metrics according to company requirements; and responding quickly and accurately to ad-hoc management requests. 

In this role you will:

  • Develop, interpret, and implement financial reporting, forecasting, and budget content
  • Develop, prepare, analyze, and distribute daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual financial management reports
  • Assist in preparation of annual operating budgets and monthly forecasts
  • Provide analysis of actual versus budget amounts
  • Assist in month-end close process including but not limited to preparing detailed account analysis, preparing reports necessary for validating general ledger balances, preparing journal entries, ensuring data is properly recorded to provide accurate costing of departmental activities, performing analytical activities to ensure accurate financial reporting
  • Reconcile all balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis to ensure proper valuation of assets and liabilities
  • Review coding of accounts payable invoices to ensure proper coding of actual expenses versus planned expenditures
  • Review general ledger activity to ensure activity is properly recorded and reflected in general ledger
  • Assist with the development and implementation of accounting and finance policies and procedures
  • Assist with related special projects as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned by manager

The perfect person will have

  • B.S. degree in accounting or finance
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a financial analysis or accounting function
  • Strong Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel, Word, and Access: and other reporting tools
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Demonstrated ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, and percentages
  • Ability to work with all levels of management
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Strong General Ledger skills
  • Ability to use an ERP system and other financial software programs
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize projects
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees 

Some other nice to have’s

  • Minimum 3 years SAP experience or similar ERP system
  • Experience in manufacturing environment 

This is what we will bring to the table:

  • Extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage with discounted generic prescriptions and wellness incentive program
  • A highly energetic and fast paced environment at a rapidly growing company
  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program
  • Generous vacation day policy

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Hawthorne Gardening Company by accessing our Talent Network: HGC Talent Network

The Hawthorne Gardening Company is a start-up company focused on hydroponic gardening. Dedicated to creating high quality products founded in social and environmental responsibility. Backed by the largest lawn and garden company in the U.S. (Scotts Miracle-Gro, NYSE: SMG) we bring new ideas, values, and culture to our endeavors without the constraints of a large corporation. We are an energetic, progressive-minded, sustainability-focused group of highly-motivated individuals, eager to share our love of gardening with the world.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: General Hydroponics, General Organics, Vermicrop, Botanicare, AeroGarden and Gavita Lighting.

Hawthorne Gardening Company is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Hawthorne Gardening Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Hawthorne Gardening Company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

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