Financial Analyst

Kansas City, MO

Industry: Accounting and Finance Job Number: Job-1861

Job Description

Financial Analyst


Kansas City, MO 

Interviewing over the next two weeks



Provides key data to develop the monthly financial forecast by brand and distribution channel; Compile the required month-end sales reporting data to facilitate the financial close process and provide sales leadership monthly results; prepare volume rebate calculations, payments and forecasts; assist with customer and product profitability initiatives to increase customer value; supports sales team with monthly update of margin models for quoting business; works with Human Resources to track, accrue, and process quarterly sales commissions; develops quarterly analyst call data and enterprise wide customer insights.


  • Develops monthly sales forecast data by brand in units and dollars.

  • Supports month-end close process by preparing month-end sales data by brand to facilitate the monthly rebate and sales accruals.

  • Prepare and analyze all volume rebate calculations, payments and forecasts.

  • Compiles month-end reporting for sales leadership.

  • Responsible for the tracking, accruing, and processing of quarterly sales commissions.

  • Profitability by customer and product category, including monthly update of sales margin models.

  • Works with sales in the quarterly compilation of analyst call and enterprise wide customer insights.

  • Act as financial liaison to sales and marketing departments.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor s degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • 3 - 5 years of business planning analysis experience required.

  • Prior experience in manufacturing or distribution environment preferred.

  • Strong business acumen and effective communication skills required.

  • Possess the ability to develop concise recommendations supported by sound financial analysis.

  • Requires effective analytical skills and the ability to lead and participate in a team environment.

  • Power user of Microsoft Excel and a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint is required.


Bell & Associates, Inc. was recently recognized by Forbes list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in America -




Bell & Associates, Inc. is a recognized Executive Recruiting & Staffing leader based in Kansas City. We focus and specialize in the following practice areas - Accounting/Finance, Engineering, Executive Leadership, Financial Institutions, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Manufacturing/Operations Management.  We provide top talent to our clients on a Direct Hire, Contract, and Contract-to-Hire basis.    


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