Vista Outdoor Sr Financial Analyst in Overland Park, Kansas

Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

The Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible for driving business results by providing accurate financial information to business unit leaders and proactively analyzing trends to identify opportunities for improvement. This role will serve as the primary Finance point of contact for specific business unit leaders and a key partner in the annual planning and monthly forecasting processes for these business units. This position is responsible for the full worldwide P&L from revenue down to EBIT and will work within the broader Finance department to summarize and bridge segment level results.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting or Finance

  • CPA, MBA preferred

  • Five or more years of experience in FP&A or related role preferred

  • Proficient in Microsoft suite of programs (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)

  • Experience presenting to senior leadership and driving results

  • Strong business acumen with an ability to rely on judgment to plan and accomplish goals

  • Strategic thinker with strong analytical ability and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work cross-functionally with all levels of the organization

  • Team player with a service mentality and a high level of energy and enthusiasm

  • Results-oriented – takes great pride in accountability

  • Working understanding of GAAP

Essential Functions:

  • Support Business Unit General Manager and departmental Vice Presidents with strategies that improve operating results.

  • Analyze financial data and provide reporting to highlight operational performance and strategies to address areas for improvement.

  • Prepare monthly financial reports and forecasts for the CFO

  • Prepare month end finance reports, including detailed analysis of variances and impact on meeting divisional KPI’s.

  • Analyze currency variances and calculate international results on a constant currency and as-reported basis

  • Manage revenue forecast across business units working closely with Operations, Marketing and Sales.

  • Work with departmental processes to achieve targeted inventory levels while supporting customer demand

  • Work with Operations Team to understand financial impacts of varies business decisions (such as new product feasibility/prioritization)

  • Prepare monthly and annual budget including sensitivity analysis

  • Drive process improvements within Finance organization

  • Build collaborative relationships across Operations, Finance, Accounting and Corporate functions

  • Drive Financial literacy across operational areas with focus on profitability and cash

Physical Requirements:

  • Employee will be sitting most of the time, with some walking and standing. Minor lifting objects over 10 lbs. Manual dexterity for extensive computer work and writing. Hearing, speaking, and vision are required (with or without correction).

Mental Requirements:

  • Must communicate effectively in verbal and written formats. Reading comprehension and basic math skills are a requirement. Flexibility to effectively deal with a variety of people and situations and to handle interruptions and multiple tasks simultaneously. Quick thinking and problem solving to readily assimilate information. Ability to maintain tact and highly professional manners. Initiative to effectively complete tasks with little supervision. The ability to identify and appropriately handle confidential information.

We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission!

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled

Vista Outdoor is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for employment without regard race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristics protected by law. The EEO Law poster is available here:

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