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Sr Financial Analyst

| Chicago

Sr. Financial Analyst

 

Do you seek a challenge, want to advance your career, and look forward to Monday?

 

At FTD (NASDAQ:FTD) we continually evolve the business by promoting a culture where we provide floral and gift products to consumers primarily in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. We achieve this through customer-meaningful solutions, innovative technologies, and business-impacting projects.

This position will take an organized detail-oriented individual to handle various aspects of monthly close within our multi-brand $1B+ e-commerce company. We're actively searching for a top-level individual to join our team at FTD. The applicant will assume the function of reporting information for the Consumer Division and tackle the responsibilities outlined below. This position works closely with other FTD Corporate and divisional finance personnel.

This position reports to Jim Lindquist, Sr Director, Finance & Accounting

What we offer:
  • An exciting opportunity to be a part of the FTD team with 110 years of tradition being the nation's leading provider of floral needs. We encourage and welcome out of the box ideas in all areas of business
  • We want you to enjoy all the benefits of working for a publicly traded company (stock purchase plan, flexible hours and a healthy vacation plan)
  • You will benefit from a relaxed work environment (shorts and sandals supported, gym with classes).
  • We are a "flat" organization with access to business managers, product management, and leadership ready to accept your role and the business value it brings. We proudly boast the blending of cultures across multiple cities and three continents where you can be part of helping craft our future
  • Those that have a positive impact, with a positive approach, have a very bright future as we change, grow, expand and explore new and exciting experiences for our global customer base
How you will make an impact:
  • You will be responsible for certain monthly financial close activities including, but not limited to the review of month-end accounting reports, journal entries, accruals, variance analyses, cost center reviews, and account reconciliations.
  • You may be tasked with researching, as needed, accounting guidance and recent pronouncements that may have an impact on the financial reporting of the company. Additionally, you possess the ability to understand and communicate with staff and management the implications of the applicable accounting guidance.
  • You are going to be direct and indirectly responsible for the annual operating financial planning process working closely with all department managers in developing challenging but reasonable budgets for the fiscal year.
  • The Sr FA works strategically with business owners to update monthly forecasts that account for the market, economic and strategic changes and current conditions.
  • Through assisting the auditors and an ongoing review of Sarbox procedures, you will ensure strict adherence to Sarbox and other internal control procedures.
  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly bridges for actual results and forecast changes which identify business issues that are impacting the company's ability to execute the operating plan.
  • Advise management of financial and operational risks that you become aware of in your work
  • You are required to maintain strict integrity on all occasions without any compromise in all that you do.
  • Collaborates with external and internal auditors and ensure all audit requests are completed accurately and timely.
  • Contribute as requested to all quarterly reporting requests needed by corporate and articulate any issues and all potential process and procedural improvements to the attention of your manager.
Skills and qualifications that you require to stand out:
  • We prefer a BS/BA in accountancy/finance, CPA is preferred or the public accounting experience equivalent.
  • Do you have 5+ years of experience in accounting, financial reporting, financial budgeting/planning and analytical projects in a medium or large size company? Apply now.
  • Being PC literate is absolutely necessary; fluent in MS and familiar with ERP platform. Furthermore, be an outstanding communicator with the poise and presence to interact with a diverse group of constituents.
  • Do you confidently question the status quo and possess excellent analytical skills and refers to that experience in various situations? Apply now.
  • Do you meet these requirements? Apply now.

Come give FTD a look. We are based in Downers Grove, IL. We thrive in an exceptionally open and inviting company--apply now.

FTD Companies is a global premier floral and gifting company with a vision to be the top tier and most trusted company in our industry in the world. We excel in floral, specialty foods, gift and related products and services to consumers, retail florists, and other retail locations and companies in need of gifting solutions

For more information please reach out to the recruiter Alex Kraus, at [email protected]

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

In the heart of the Loop! We also have an office in Downers Grove, IL.

What are FTD Companies Perks + Benefits

FTD Companies Benefits Overview

FTD is dedicated to you and your family. We work hard to provide a wide range of competitive and affordable health care benefits that reflect your changing needs. Our goal is to empower you with the resources and flexibility you need to live well, be well. The benefits you elect will start the first day of the month following date of hire.
Our benefits offerings include medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage, a company contribution to a Health Savings Account (HSA), Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), life, accident and disability insurance, paid time off, and tuition reimbursement. We are committed to providing fair compensation to all of our employees, including performance-based compensation incentives for many of our positions.
FTD Companies, Inc. is a premier floral and gifting company. We offer very generous employee discounts on our diversified portfolio of brands such as ProFlowers, ProPlants, Shari’s Berries, Sincerely, etc.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
If you are eligible for benefits, you can enroll in an FSA regardless of whether or not you are enrolled in FTD’s medical plan.
Disability Insurance
FTD offers short and long term disability at no cost to you. The disability benefits will replace up to 67% of your weekly base income up to $2,500/week for STD and up to $10,000/month for LTD.
Dental Benefits
FTD offers two great dental plans through Aetna. A Dental HMO with co-pays where you choose your Primary Care Dentist and a Dental PPO which has benefits in and out of network.
Vision Benefits
FTD offers vision coverage through Eye Med which offers a broad network of nationwide providers to choose from to meet your vision needs. Retailers such as LensCrafters, Pearle Vision, , and JCP
Health Insurance Benefits
FTD offers three medical plans through Aetna to choose from including one EPO where you choose a Primary Care Physician and two PPO High Deductible Health Plans (HDHP)
Life Insurance
For employee coverage of 2x base salary up to $600,000. *Per IRS regulations, the cost FTD pays for coverage above a certain level is considered “imputed income,” and is included on your W-2.
Wellness Programs
We know how important wellness is to your overall success. The FTD Wellness program is here to help you identify and achieve your health and wellness goals.
Onsite Gym
Our One North Dearborn location offers an onsite state-of-the-art fitness center, cycle center and bike room.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Discretionary match of 50% on the first 6% of your of pre-tax or post tax deferral. To maximize the employer match, you will need to contribute 6%. Vesting is at 25% each year
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
The Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) provides employees with an opportunity to share in our growth and to purchase shares of our common stock without payment of brokerage costs, at a 15% discount.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Depending on the department and role, FTD offers some scheduling flexibility. We also offer summer hours so that our team members can enjoy extended weekends and fun in the sun with family and friends
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Care for yourself or a family member who is seriously ill, to care for a newborn or newly adopted child, or to attend to the affairs of a family member who is called to active duty in the military.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
FTD recognizes 9 paid holidays each calendar year and allows employees to take time off for vacation, personal responsibilities and sick time.
Paid Holidays
FTD recognizes 9 paid holidays each calendar year.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
FTD allows employees to wear casual workplace attire every day, not just Fridays!
Free Daily Meals
During FTD’s peak season such as Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, and Christmas FTD often provides lunch to thank employees for their hard work (along with the occasional just because lunch).
Pet Friendly
At some locations, employees can bring their dogs to work.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Up to $2,500 after one year of employment
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