Launched in 2014 by former philosophy professor David Barnett, PopSockets is a global digital-lifestyle company that sells empowering, fun and expressive products that help people phone better. PopSockets has sold over 230 million of its iconic phone grips in 75 countries and now has an expanding ecosystem of related products, including phone cases, wallets and mounts.
Our mission is to become an eternal positivity machine–an enduring global brand that makes an increasingly positive impact on the health and happiness of the planet. Impact initiatives to date include a commitment to be Climate Neutral in 2022, our Poptivism platform and ChangeUp partnership that have resulted in over $4 million in donations to over 400 non-profits, low-friction recycling programs with TerraCycle, use of 99% recyclable and FSC certified packaging, Fair Labor Association affiliate status with pursuit of accreditation underway, and adoption of an animal-free policy with respect to products and corporate sponsored meals.
In 2021, PopSockets was honored as one of Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies.
The Finance Team at PopSockets is a group of fun and talented professionals looking to add an experienced Senior Financial Analyst to the crew due to our rapid growth. This role will be responsible for complex modeling, budgeting, reporting, special projects, and other financial analysis. As part of a dynamic high performing team, the Financial Analyst provides analytical support to all functions within the company (FP&A and Operations). In order to assist management in making informed and financially prudent decisions. A successful candidate can manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high degree of organization and attention to detail. We are looking for an individual with a positive attitude who wants to grow their skill set at a dynamic company that values collaboration and hard work. This position reports to our FP&A Manager and will also work with our President & CFO and other senior executives in the Company on important projects.
Support FP&A manager in forecasting, annual budgeting, operating expense analysis, headcount analysis and other ad-hoc analysis or special projects
Perform trend analysis on performance metrics and provide root cause analysis of forecast/plan variances
Identify opportunities to improve net income through top line revenue increases or cost savings
Prepare in a timely manner monthly financial reports and financial packages to support the achievement of organizational objectives
Provide financial results to operational divisions along with analysis and support
Assist in the design and maintenance of the budgeting and reporting systems
Forecast models for revenue changes and expenditure increases/decreases
Complex product line budget and forecasting analysis
Perform quality checks to ensure integrity of data Independently create and maintain reports
Liaise with department and project leaders to develop budgets, explain variances, and create reports
Maintain and further develop current worksheets and models
Develop repeatable reporting analysis
Prepare and develop specific Consolidated financial reporting for broader distribution
Develop strategies to enhance reporting and the analysis of trends
Monitors, recommends, and revises departmental processes to ensure efficiency
Identify areas for improvement and automation and maintain documentation
Other duties as assigned, including ad hoc project work
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics, Math, Business Analytics or other quantitatively rigorous relevant discipline
2+ years of hands-on investment banking, consulting, corporate FP&A or other financial analysis experience
Deeply curious and analytical, with ability to understand the big picture, develop hypotheses, and follow through with in depth-analysis to validate or illuminate underlying business and P&L drivers
Demonstrated expertise in financial modeling, reporting, and budgeting analysis Familiarity with GAAP accounting & key operational metrics
Advanced Excel skills – demonstrated experience with pivot tables and complex formulas
Excellent written and oral communication skills Ability to multi-task, problem solve and take ownership of work in a fast-paced, high growth environment
Must be detail oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills
Strong work ethic and initiative with a positive attitude
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Experience with Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Adaptive or other financial modeling software is a plus but not essential
Pay range: $70,000 to $100,000
PopSockets is dedicated to the practice of equal opportunity employment. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants and employees on the basis of age, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, color, creed, ancestry, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law. This prohibition includes unlawful harassment based on any of these protected classes. Unlawful harassment includes verbal or physical conduct which has the purpose or effect of interfering with an individual’s work performance, or creating an intimidating, hostile, offensive, unsafe or otherwise non-welcoming work environment. This policy applies to all employees, including managers, supervisors, co-workers; and non-employees such as customers, clients, vendors, consultants, etc.