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Financial Analyst

Location: Somerville, Massachusetts

Department: Accounting

Leave your boring job behind and step into the #PaintLife! At Paint Nite, we’re in the business of making people happy—how many companies can say that? Our employees love being part of a growing, profitable company that inspires creative thinking, encourages collaboration, and believes that every employee has the power to make an impact. As a constantly evolving company, your job description is dynamic –offering our employees exponential opportunities for professional growth. Last year, Paint Nite was ranked #2 on Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in America, and we’re not planning on slowing down any time soon!

Like we said, we’re in the business of happiness, and that starts with our employees. At Paint Nite, you’ll enjoy a brand-new office space complete with an in-house fitness facility, indoor basketball court, and a full bar with two kegs of ice-cold beer. We offer unlimited PTO, flex hours, and great benefits—it’s no wonder Paint Nite is a fixture on Boston “coolest companies” lists!

We are looking for a results-oriented, efficient and hands-on Financial Analyst to join our Finance Team. We are seeking an individual who will be responsible for managing and executing financial and business analysis needs for Paint Nite. This person will perform financial modeling, financial planning, financial reporting, business analytics, budgeting, monthly operations review and strategic planning. The position will report directly to the Controller.

The successful candidate will have very strong finance, accounting and analytical skills, solid business judgment, and thrive in a dynamic work environment. We’re seeking someone driven and flexible, effective in verbal and written communication skills. Strong accounting knowledge (GAAP, P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow, KPI’s etc.) is a must!

You will:

  • Prepare weekly and monthly financial reports and analysis
  • Prepare financial Budgets and forecasts
  • Model various financial scenarios
  • Monitor working capital needs
  • Develop forecasting/predictive models and perform statistical analysis on quantitative data
  • Develop price models for different products and nite types
  • Analyze business trends by Paint Nite’s Markets.  Track and understand market factors including seasonality, channel mix, competitive landscape, market demographics etc. 
  • Execute ad hoc analysis requests in a timely manner
  • Be responsible for content, visuals, and execution of weekly KPI reports that are distributed
  • Organize and present metrics in new and engaging ways to the company at Team Meetings

You have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics. CPA/MBA preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience as a Financial Analyst
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Strong financial analysis and financial modeling skills
  • Experience in predictive modeling
  • Financial reporting experience using Domo and NetSuite
  • A strong work ethic
  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal
  • The ability to work well in a start-up team setting
  • Strong organizational skills and extremely detail oriented
  • The ability to perform well under pressure, working with a variety of departments
  • The ability to multi-task and work in a challenging fast paced start-up environment
  • Maturity, professionalism, and high level of discretion
  • Knowledge of procedural controls and data validation techniques
  • A positive, can-do attitude
  • The ability to conduct research, data analysis and resolve complex problems
  • A strong presence with the ability to interact with Senior Leadership

Extra bonus points if: 

  • You are best described as curious and driven
  • Your are an independent worker and analytical thinker
  • You have experience writing queries in MySQL


Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level.
 

WHO WE ARE

Paint Nite® is invading local bars and restaurants across the US and Canada with a new way to go out, have fun, and feel good. It’s everything a great night should be—friends, drinks, and laughter. Plus, you’ll create a one-of-a-kind painting (we make it so easy!) along with the memory of a unique night out.
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