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Financial Analyst III

Financial Analyst III

Hush Puppies
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Full Time

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General Function

Hush Puppies


Hush Puppies is the go-to footwear, accessory and apparel brand that delivers the right mix of timeless style, dependable comfort and quality.  Since 1958, the brand has defined authentic casual style for generations of consumers around the world.  Today, Hush Puppies is the favorite shoe for all who embrace the lighthearted spirit and modern style of this iconic brand – represented by our lovable basset hound! With over 17 Million pairs sold every year in over 165 countries around the world, Hush Puppies has become more than a global brand, it's a household name and a cultural icon!  We invented casual style, you make it your own. Hush Puppies.


The Financial Analyst III will provide management with accurate, timely, and relevant financial analysis accompanied with commentary and recommendations where applicable.  An integral part of the brand financial reporting teams this role will oversee financial close and reporting and support executive leadership group coordinating with Corporate F P &A and other divisional finance teams to ensure alignment across the Organization.

Primary Duties

  • Report, review and analyze consolidated financial statements, and preparation of quarterly QBR documents.
  • Prepare budget and forecast information such as, revenue, margin and variance analysis, SG&A and working capital, including supporting schedules.
  • Analyzes shipments, backlog and order for trends, units, revenue and margin and compares to Plan/forecast.
  • Oversee brand financial close process, including analysis to substantiate adjustments sent to corporate for period and quarter close.
  • Perform financial analysis of all related Balance Sheet related accounts and report adjustments to corporate finance.
  • Perform analysis on product pricing to the account base and assist in implementation of Customer Specific pricing as well Closeout and all other pricing.
  • Participate in the preparation of the annual plan, financial forecasting, long-range plans, actual results and other supporting analysis.
  • Manage the maintenance of financial reports and tools, including troubleshooting of issues and applying solutions.
  • Identify potential deviations from plan/forecast, quantify financial impact and provide recommendations for contingencies.
  • Work with commercial business leads on revenue assumptions and gross margin expectations.
  • Actively participate in ongoing projects independently and as a member of cross-functional teams, search for and realize efficiencies.
  • Respond to inquiries from the controller, internal and external auditors, and FP&A team regarding financial results and special requests.
  • Perform various variance analyses and statistical analyses related to the brands accounting areas.
  • Performs duties consistent with the company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies.
  • Performs other duties as required/assigned by manager.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance, or equivalent work experience
  • 5 years work experience in Accounting/Finance
  • Excellent computer skills with specific knowledge on performing analysis in Excel
    (SAP/BW experience a plus)
  • International experience a plus
  • Strong technical, analytical skills, and problem solving skills
  • Excellent professional communication skills
  • Ability to manage competing priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Committed to a diverse workforce, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled).