Corporate Financial Analyst in University Park, FL at First Watch

Date Posted: 9/28/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    8027 Cooper Creek Boulevard
    University Park, FL
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
  • Restaurant
    •First Watch Corporate Office

Job Description

Job Summary

The Financial Analyst is responsible for providing analytical and financial support across all areas of the business. This position will play a key role in the company’s financial planning function as well as driving operational efficiency through reporting and analysis. The role will partner with leadership and senior managers to monitor key performance metrics, analyze the company’s financial results, and identify business trends.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions in this job description are not all-inclusive of this position’s duties and responsibilities. Reliable and dependable attendance is required.

•Conducts financial statement analysis with focus on operational performance trends within the P&L as well as reviewing the Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
•Assist in preparation of monthly financial summaries and key performance indicators for senior leadership
•Prepares monthly reports for distribution to all levels of the organization with the utmost attention to detail and comprehensive understanding of the results being reported
•Assist in preparation of strategic reviews, quarterly forecasts and annual plans
•Maintain, improve and create financial models/analysis to analyze results and trends
•Partners with other functions within the organization to analyze business needs, including but not limited to: real estate, marketing promotions, pricing strategy, purchasing initiatives, operations, etc.
•Performs ad-hoc analysis as required to support key initiatives and special projects

Leadership Responsibilities and Reporting

The Financial Analyst provides support to the Executive Team and functional area Department Heads. The position does not have direct reports.


•Bachelors and/or Graduate degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
•Minimum 5 years experience in related field
•Multi-unit restaurant or retail industry experience is preferred, but not required
•Solid understanding of financial statement analysis, statistical analysis, corporate finance and financial modeling is required
•Advanced knowledge of Excel and other MS Office applications

Other Key Qualifications

•Ability to work effectively & collaborate with people at all levels of the organization; strong interpersonal skills; likeable, but fair; deals honestly with people
•Strong problem solving and strategic thinking skills
•Self-directed and self-motivated
•Ability to manage multiple priorities at once and shift priorities seamlessly
•Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail
•Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills
•Dependable, flexible and professional demeanor
•Takes ownership of assigned areas
•Brings a hands-on style and ability to prioritize and deliver results in a fast-moving company

Additional Physical Requirements

•Must be able to continuously see. Must be able to frequently stand, walk, view computer monitors, give & receive oral communication, bend, squat, reach above shoulder level, and discern color. Must be able to occasionally sit, drive, type, and make fine discriminations in sound
•Must be able to do repetitive simple grasping, fine manipulation, and pushing & pulling on a frequent basis
•Must possess a valid driver’s license and drive to and from work locations when requested/required
•Must be flexible and willing to work a varied schedule that could include nights, weekends and holidays as dictated by the needs of the business

Additional Info:
First Watch is an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, First Watch will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.