Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis

Location: Culver City, CA
Date Posted: 28-06-2018
Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis
Company Overview
MedMen is a leading cannabis firm based in Los Angeles, with cultivation, production, distribution and retail operations across North America. MedMen offers competitive compensation and benefits along with a collaborative, exciting start-up work environment in an emerging market. This is a ground floor opportunity to join a leading player in an industry that is poised for massive growth in the coming years.
Job Summary
The Senior Financial Analyst, Finance Planning & Analysis will support the leadership of the company’s FP&A team and MedMen’s senior management in performing financial planning, analysis and reporting for the company’s various operations. This will include, but is not limited to, assisting in budgeting, long-term planning, forecasting, variance analysis, project analysis, decision support, financial and operational reporting, etc. The Senior Financial Analyst, FP&A will serve as a trusted advisor to senior leadership, becoming a subject matter expert on the financial performance of operating units and a valued input on the expected financial impact from taking potential courses of action.
Essential Functions
  • Review, analyze and communicate findings on a comprehensive array of financial issues. Provide information and financial analysis to assist senior management in developing its strategic planning and efficiently operating the company.
  • Learn and sufficiently understand the drivers of the MedMen operations to ensure that the FP&A team’s financial and operational support for senior management and other teams is customized to and aligned with company objectives and context.
  • Creates/updates, communicates and maintains a comprehensive understanding of FP&A team programs, policies and procedures applicable to MedMen’s financial planning, monthly reporting, variance analysis and decision support processes.
  • Oversees and manages the continued development of budgeting, financial forecasting, operating plan and modeling tools for the FP&A team.
  • Maintains financial reporting templates and defines fiscal processes and recommends improvements as needed.
  • Develops financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives.
  • Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, expenses and capital expenditures.
  • Perform ad hoc financial analysis and report with reliable conclusions.
  • Thorough understanding of financial budgeting and forecasting concepts and modeling. Ability to employ complex analytical tools and statistics to perform analysis and forecasting of financial and other business information.
  • Demonstrated ability to use technology to gather, clean, extract and transfer information/data.
  • Demonstrated ability to make quantitative and qualitative assessments of data.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, continuously changing, environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within ambiguity, identify and solve complex problems.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to distill complex information into a concise message and experience interacting with senior management.
  • Ability to work independently, effectively handle multiple competing priorities and manage deadlines under pressure.
  • Works with integrity in a manner consistent with MedMen’s values and ethics.
  • High accountability that delivers on commitments and holds others to same.
Education and/or Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or similar quantitative field of study.
  • Five years of experience in financial planning and analysis, corporate finance and/or mergers and acquisitions. Extensive experience in financial modeling. Public company experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of consumer packaged goods, manufacturing, distribution or retail industries preferred.
  • EPM systems experience, Advanced Excel skills are a must.
  • Working knowledge of GAAP and how they relate to financial statement modeling. Experience with IFRS preferred.
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