• Financial Analyst, FP&A

    Job Location(s) US-CA-Irvine
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  • Overview

    Based in beautiful Irvine, California, we are CalAmp, the pure-play pioneering leader of the Connected Car, Connected Truck and broader Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace. Currently, we are seeking a Senior Financial Analyst with at least 3 years experience. This is an exciting opportunity for those who wish to work for a stable, well-established company that builds transformational technologies within the revolutionary domain of IoT.


    We believe that people are our greatest asset and we are committed to being an employer of choice in our industry. CalAmp offers an engaging and diverse work environment that permits our people to take pride in their contributions and share in the company’s success. Our employees can expect the space to showcase their talent, sharpen their skills, develop new capabilities, and be a part of a global team that develops revolutionary technologies. We proudly offer the stability and security of a large publicly-traded tech company without the rigidity and red tape.

    In particular, we offer:

    • Meaningful work with the potential to disrupt an entire industry
    • Visionary leadership
    • Excellent compensation packages
    • An extensive suite of medical and retirement benefits
    • Flexible time off policy and accommodating work schedules
    • Education Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
    • Access to cutting-edge tools and technologies
    • Innovative, intelligent, collaborative teammates


    • Manage processes and maintain financial models for preparing annual operating and capital expenditure plans, rolling 4-quarter financial forecasts, and multi-year strategic planning projections
    • Develop and manage KPIs for the business through implementation of dynamic dashboards at the corporate and business unit levels
    • Develop financial models to facilitate business unit revenue and cost analyses and other recurring internal reporting functions
    • Oversee preparation of weekly flash reports and other periodic reporting of financial and operating metrics and performance goals
    • Analyze monthly and quarterly financial statements to identify trends and explain sequential period and YoY variances in revenues, margins, expenses and balance sheet amounts
    • Provide management with reports and analysis of variances between actual and budget/forecasted results
    • Work with HR and business units to establish staffing plans based on business goals and budgets
    • Prepare financial models to evaluate acquisition candidates and post-acquisition performance
    • Assist with preparation of quarterly SEC filings
    • Special projects and ad hoc analyses
    • High proficiency in Excel including advanced functions, and ability to build financial models in a timely manner
    • Strong working knowledge of Excel, Power Point and Word
    • Experience with manufacturing companies and knowledge of standard cost systems a plus
    • Experience in a public company environment preferred
    • Strong analytical ability and attentive to details
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong project management skills, with ability to establish action plans, handle multiple tasks and priorities, and meet deliverables on time
    • Ability to work in a matrix organization structure with tactful persistence and tenacity
    • Not satisfied with the status quo; actively seeks opportunities for continuous process improvement


    Must Haves

    • 3+ years experience in financial planning and analysis roles
    • High proficiency in Excel including advanced functions, and ability to build financial models in a timely manner
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is required


    Strong Pluses

    • MBA or CPA 
    • Experience with manufacturing companies and knowledge of standard cost systems


    If you are a talented Senior Financial Analyst with at least 3 years of experience and an interest in the Internet of Things domain, we want to speak with you. Interviews are occurring this week and next so apply now if interested.




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