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Speck Products Finance and Accounting Manager in San Mateo, California

Position Summary/Mission:

The Finance Manager will be instrumental in carrying out key internal processes such as monthly reporting, month end close, and partnering with various functional leaders to forecast and budget operating expenses.


  • Ensure timely and accurate month-end close by working with shared services Accounting, Accounts Payable, and Speck business partners

  • Analyze general ledger account activity, prepare journal entries and produce financial statements

  • Prepare internal reporting and KPIs, including customer profitability reporting

  • Own the P&L model used for budgeting and forecasting. Ensure all inputs are properly supported and model accurately projects our business results.

  • Create annual budgets and monthly forecasts for all expenses for the company. Provide insight and analysis for variances to plan/forecast/prior year.

  • Manage the load of plan/forecast data into Hyperion system

  • Own and provide iterative improvement to the Cash Flow forecasting process

  • Develop financial models to help business leaders make decisions related to investment opportunities or new business strategies

  • Provide timely and accurate ad hoc reporting and analysis as requested


  • Bachelor?s degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA or MBA a plus.

  • Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience. Experience in consumer goods or related industry a plus.

  • Extensive knowledge of accounting principles and internal control processes

  • Capacity to perform detailed analysis while understanding big picture implications

  • Proficient in PC based software applications; power user with Excel functions

  • Experience with complex financial systems (e.g., Hyperion, SAP, Oracle, etc.)

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to influence and build credibility as a "peer" with business leaders

  • Skilled in problem solving, analysis, and decision making.

  • Show adaptability, flexibility, and resilience.