Senior Financial Analyst

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


Does a fresh Excel spreadsheet hold endless possibilities for you? If so, this role may just be the prefect fit! 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 deep analytical skills; critical thinking; and enjoys solving complex business problems.


  • Business Partnering
  • Provide critical business support to the leadership team to inform decision making and strategic direction
  • Work cross-functionally to develop a comprehensive view of the business model and outlook
  • Partner with other areas within Finance / Accounting to drive business insights and process efficiencies

  • Strategic Analysis
  • Develop innovative and impactful analyses, tools, processes and procedures to facilitate and monitor business performance
  • Participate in Monthly Business Review and present to Senior Leadership Team
  • Partner with Operations, Marketing, Sales, IT, Distribution and respective leadership teams in refining, communicating and generating support for the Strategic Roadmap

  • Budgeting / Forecasting / Financial Close
  • Partner with leadership teams to develop comprehensive annual operating and capital budgets
  • Conduct post-mortem analysis on capital investments to assess profitability
  • Develop monthly P&L variance review and updated forecast for all cost centers
  • Produce KPI dashboard and reporting capabilities that drive actionable business insights
  • Partner with accounting team to support accurate & timely execution of monthly financial close
  • Lead the monthly forecast meetings with leadership teams, providing trend analyses, forecast recommendations and assessment of risks and opportunities


  • 4+ years of experience (or 1-2 years with MBA or other graduate degree) in finance or accounting
  • Experience in financial planning and analysis functions, including annual budget, capital budgeting, long-term strategic planning and resource allocation processes
  • Advanced MS Excel/spreadsheet skills and are comfortable working with and building complex financial models
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize appropriately, cope well with change, and maintain composure under pressure
  • Excellent individual initiative and objective-oriented drive with strong propensity for attention to detail
  • Detailed organization, and project management skills; ability to juggle multiple concurrent high-priority projects while meeting deadlines, being a team player, and seeking continuous improvement