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Senior Financial Analyst, Supply Chain Finance

Company: Sonos Inc
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

At Sonos we want to create the ultimate listening experience for our customers and know that it starts by listening to each other. As part of the Sonos team, you'll collaborate with people of all styles, skill sets, and backgrounds to realize our vision while fostering a community where everyone feels included and empowered to do the best work of their lives.Building the world's leading sound experience starts with the experience we provide for our people. That's why we've been distributed from the start: initially between offices in Boston & Santa Barbara, and now with additional offices in Seattle, San Francisco & Paris. This role can be done from anywhere in the United States- any of our offices, or remotely from home. It's about impact, not location.Role SummaryThe Sr. Supply Chain Financial Analyst is a key member of the Sonos Supply Chain FP&A Org, supporting 30+ business partners and their annual COGS.As a trusted business partner and advisor to the supply chain organization, this person will be responsible for delivering an annual operating plan, quarterly forecasting, results validation and reporting, supporting the quarterly earnings process, long range planning and KPI achievement and business case support for the logistics and distribution organization. This position requires a deep understanding of GAAP accounting principles, clear communication with key partners across multiple geographies, attention to detail, and a process and efficiency mindset. This position reports to the Supply Chain Finance Manager.What You'll Do

  • Prepare annual operating plan, quarterly forecasts and monthly reporting for product cost, OpEx and CapEx, working with the supply chain and sourcing teams to identify key drivers and quantify relevant risks and opportunities
  • Own month-end reporting that gives insight to variances across the teams you support, but also articulates the impact to the current quarters' forecast; become the subject matter expert on storytelling for all variances versus Plan and Forecast
  • Drive planning and forecasting process with business partners; creating a calendar, using templates, managing Anaplan inputs, and creating forecast to forecast reporting with explanations.
  • Provide data and supporting documentation to the accounting team to assure completeness and accuracy of our monthly and quarterly financial results
  • Partner with accounting team to suggest expense recognition policies that enable accurate gross margin reporting at the product level
  • Support Core FP&A team and finance leadership in quarterly earnings preparation, helping them understand key cost drivers in the logistics and distribution space
  • Focus on leveraging technology to support process improvement opportunities to improve forecast efficiency and accuracy; assist with development of that new technology
  • Identify and leadprocess improvement opportunities across FP&A, accounting, and other partners to improve efficiency, reporting and performance.
  • Ad hoc projects supporting key business partners within Finance and the Hardware Operations teams you support.What You'll NeedResearch shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds often don't apply for roles if they don't meet all the criteria. If you don't have 100% of the skills listed, we strongly encourage you to apply if interested.Basic Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or technology related field required
    • Minimum of 5+ years' experience in FP&A, accounting or supply chain
    • Financial experience should include deep understanding of GAAP, gross margin drivers, P&L and balance sheet familiarity and some business partnering and budget management experience
    • Experience leveraging multiple large data sets for analysis and insights
    • Intermediate to advanced Excel/Google Sheets skills
    • Right time first mentality with strong attention to detail, process improvement mindset and the ability to prioritize and deliver in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
    • Strong Excel modeling and analysis skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skillsPreferred Qualifications
      • Experience supporting supply chain for a multinational consumer products or technology company
      • Experience with supply chain, sourcing, manufacturing, and product cost accounting and processes.
      • Ability to communicate and collaborate with global business partners who have varying levels of financial literacy
      • Prior exposure to financial forecasting tools (Anaplan), ERP systems (SAP) and data visualization tools such as Tableau, SAP Analytics Cloud and Microstrategy
      • Self-starter - demonstrating high energy/creativity, relentless customer-focus, and entrepreneurial spirit
      • A passion for collaborating with others to deliver the best possible outcome while balancing key constraints
      • High integrity, intellectually curious, self-aware, humble#LI-RemoteWe consider a wide range of factors when determining compensation, which may cause compensation to vary depending on your skills, experience and qualifications. This job is also eligible for discretionary bonuses as well as an opportunity to become a Sonos shareholder because all full time employees are eligible for stock grants. The minimum base pay may be modified in the future based on changing market conditions. The starting minimum base pay for this role is:$90,000We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including open time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k), and other benefits subject to eligibility requirements.Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company's sole discretion, consistent with the law.Your profile will be reviewed and you'll hear from us once we have an update. At Sonos we take the time to hire right and appreciate your patience.Notice to U.S. Job Applicants: Sonos is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.Follow the links to review the and its . The pay transparency policy is available . Sonos is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Keywords: Sonos Inc, Santa Barbara , Senior Financial Analyst, Supply Chain Finance, Professions , Santa Barbara, California

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