Senior Financial Analyst

Hot Topic HQ - City of Industry, California - Full-time


As a member of the Finance team, you will be integral in efficiently scaling our fast growing business. You’ll build reports, financial models and processes to support a wide range of financial planning and analysis. You’ll be empowered with visibility to the entire organization, which provides a unique opportunity to develop insights that will meaningfully impact our business.  You’re a team player who possesses strong analytical skills; critical thinking; and enjoys solving complex business problems.


  • Provides financial analysis support to various areas of the company.
  • Leader in annual budgeting process, including store and corporate expenses, capital expenses and balance sheet items.
  • Collaborates proactively with department heads to ensure budgeted goals are met.
  • Assists with short and long term financial forecasts.
  • Updates forecast in an accurate and timely manner based on information provided by department heads.
  • Manages preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly financial analysis schedules of actual vs. budget variances.
  • Provides insightful revenue and expense reporting and analyses on a recurring and ad-hoc basis and enables senior management to make informed decisions.
  • Acts as a partner to senior management in evaluating new business ideas or processes.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economics
  • 5-7 years related work experience in financial analysis; your feet are wet and ready to dive into deeper waters
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Technical chops: solid MS Excel/spreadsheet skills and are comfortable working with complex financial models
  • Although not an accounting position, you will be working closely with our accounting department and should have a solid understanding of accounting principles #mathskills
  • You work well in a demanding, fast-paced environment and can manage competing priorities
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize appropriately, cope well with change, and maintain composure under pressure
  • Drive; you’re highly self-motivated, you have a stellar work ethic and you’re looking for the right company to support your growth potential

Our company participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a program that electronically confirms a candidate’s eligibility to work in the United States after completing the Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9). The information provided on the Form I-9 is compared to the records contained in the Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) databases. This helps employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees.