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Financial Analyst II (Hybrid)

Company:  Exemplis
Department:  Accounting/Finance (ACC)

Cypress, CA, US, 90630

Work Designation:  Hybrid

Salary Range: $ 71,727.00 - $107,591.00 



Position Summary:

This Financial Analyst position offers the right person a unique opportunity to join a world-class Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team as a key catalyst for business decision support. 


This person will work closely with key stakeholders across the enterprise to identify and implement action plans to grow the business and improve profitability.  This individual must be comfortable working in a project environment, leveraging his or her business acumen to focus on the right priorities and deliver results.


A successful candidate must have a well-rounded FP&A background and demonstrated past experience delivering growth and productivity improvements throughout the P&L with a positive impact on the bottom line.  We are a fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial culture.  This person must be comfortable working in this environment to identify, create a business case for, partner with cross-functional stakeholders, including IT to successfully manage, and complete projects that focus on continuous improvement and help lay the foundation for future success.


We are looking for top performers who “get it” and want to grow with Exemplis.  A successful candidate is competitive, intelligent, and comfortable making decisions without perfect information.  This individual must possess a sense of urgency and fill a room with positive energy when collaborating with others to get the job done.  The ideal candidate has no ego and wants to win – e.g. seeks results first and credit later. This is a great opportunity for the right dynamic, agile, intellectually curious person who wants to make an immediate, positive impact on the business. 

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Develop financial models, profitability analysis, and other analytical work to help drive the decision making process
  • Participate in the financial planning process. Primary responsibility for enhancing the accuracy and relevance of the planning process. Interprets all financial ramifications of strategic plans.
  • Identify trends and recommend actions based on analysis
  • Track and determine financial status through analysis of actual results in comparison with forecasts
  • Responsible for maintaining proper financial controls to ensure accounting practices are in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Decide on solutions based on team input. Sets, monitors, and provides team members with performance feedback, including performance improvement.
  • Develop alternative courses of action and commit to actions based on factual information; providing rationale for recommendations; weighing and prioritizing data.
  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships throughout the organization. Seeks consensus on business decisions with business partners. Explains the context of complex interrelated situations and potential consequences of actions - asks probing questions and solicits expert advice and risk assessment before taking action and making recommendations. Follows through in a timely manner.

Qualifications, Skills and Education

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in finance and/or accounting
  • 3+ years of relevant experience; or MBA degree with 2 years post MBA experience; or equivalent education/experience combination.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to identify problems, analyze relevant data, think critically, generate alternatives, and select solutions to problems.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply sound business judgment to analytical projects and provide advice to line management based on the analysis. Demonstrated ability to independently prepare financial and/or strategic analysis with accuracy and within an established time frame.
  • Clear in deciding and communicating choice. Accurately assess risks associated with various courses of action. Ability to think conceptually, flexibly and strategically.
  • Demonstrates good business sense, including the ability to make effective and efficient use of financial resources to achieve intended objectives.
  • Possesses and demonstrates high level of technical expertise, especially in Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to independently plan and prioritize multiple diverse work projects within the department.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills. Ability to communicate complex issues in a concise, clear manner.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to develop and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of internal and external contacts. Ability to establish rapport with sales force management.
  • Personal honesty and integrity. Ability to effectively handle confidential information and materials.
  • Committed worker with ability to work flexible schedule to complete assignments with accuracy and meet deadlines.

Perks and Benefits

We hope that you’re excited by the possibilities that come along with working at Exemplis! With us, TEAM comes first.  We bring integrity, passion, and excellence to work each day.  Being part of our team means living our core values and thriving in an environment of constant innovation and positive change. 
In addition to our unique culture, we also offer these fun perks and benefits.

  • Competitive Salary: Our salary formula is a national benchmark that adjusts to your cost of living, job duties, years of experience, skill set, and education. The salary range for this position is $71,700-$107,500.
  • Bonus: This position qualifies for a 5% bonus.
  • Hybrid Work Schedule: We support employee needs and their work/life balance so we offer the flexibility to work remotely while being onsite as needed for “collaboration days.” 
  • Health Insurance: We offer a variety of health insurance options (medical, dental, vision, etc.) for all of our team members. Eligible the first month following your start date. 
  • 401(k): We match 100% up to 3% and then 50% of the next 2% deferred. 
  • Time Off: Taking time off to recharge is a must whether it is for your personal health or vacation; paid time off starts accruing day 1!
  • Observed Holidays: 10 company observed holidays: New Years, Martin Luther King, President’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day.
  • Computer: All of the IT equipment you will need for your home or onsite workspace will be provided. 
  • Employee Discounts across all of our product lines.
  • Hit our Numbers Lunch: When we hit out monthly milestones, we all celebrate! 
  • Tuition Scholarships: Partnership with UMASS Global for 10%-20% off tuition for you and/or your family. 

About Us:

It all started in a small warehouse in California with just three employees, a fax machine and a bell that rang out every time a chair came down the conveyor belt. Over 25 years later, we’re the #1 manufacturer of task chairs in the U.S. and continue to lead, innovate and disrupt across an array of industries.

We are proud to be a part of Exemplis and its growing family of brands, which includes Timbuk2, X-Chair, Mavix, HealthyBack, Edloe Finch, and Albany Park.

Exemplis has headquarters, offices and retail stores across the U.S. (plus a variety of remote work opportunities). Learn more and apply today.

Exemplis is an Equal Opportunity Employer and our company adheres to the equal employment opportunity guidelines set forth by federal, state, and local laws. Read our full statement on our careers page.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Retail Sales, Retail

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