Sr. Financial Analyst

To Apply: 

To be considered for this important position within our company, CLICK HERE to apply online.  This position is based in our Minnetonka, MN office.

Company Profile:

United Sports Brands is a global leader in sports performance and protective products designed to help athletes perform at their personal best. Brands within the company’s impressive portfolio include Shock Doctor, the #1 global leader in mouthguards; McDavid, a brand at the top of the recommended lists of pro athletes, sports medicine professionals and athletic trainers for more than 30 years; Cutters, the innovative leader in the athletic glove market and high performance glove grip technology; XO Athletic, a premium, game-changing developer of athletic cups and sports protection; and Nathan the Running Essentials™ market leader in athletic hydration and visibility products. Our products are sold at the major sporting goods retailers as well as a significant number of independent sporting goods retailers and distributors throughout the U.S. and in selective international markets and through our consumer direct websites at,,,,

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Director, Financial P&A, primary responsibilities of this role include providing financial planning & analysis expertise and support to assist United Sports Brands in achieving its business goals. This includes participation as a key player in Company planning processes, including 3-year Strategic Plan, Annual Plan, and semi-annual forecasts; evaluation of financial actual results compared to plans or forecasts; and analytical support for growth opportunities (new products, customer opportunities).

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:

  • Support and execute the financial planning and forecasting process
    • Participate in annual and semi-annual forecasting process and analyze results for variance plan and forecast submissions
    • Interpret financial results and develop financial models to identify strategic alternatives and/or contingency plans
    • Assist in 3-year strategic planning and modeling
    • Assist with preparation of Board/Management reporting package, analysis of variance, identification of key driver/insights, outlook/re-forecast
  • Assist in Business team Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)
    • Assist in the consolidation, analysis and reporting of financial and operational results on a monthly basis to help the business in achieving financial and strategic objectives
    • FP&A support for marketing, sales, operations and product development functions including customer, product, channel analysis/profitability
  • Utilize Data Warehouse and reporting tools to manipulate data set outputs into executive level analyses for decision making
  • Prepare reports as necessary for internal and external corporate financial reporting 

Qualifications Profile:

  • 3 – 6 years financial planning & analysis experience.  Consumer product or retail industry experience is strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required (Preferred major in Finance, Accounting or related business degree)
  • CPA or MBA is a plus
  • Excellent planning and analysis skills with the ability to analyze situation, apply proven problem solving techniques and make sound business decisions/recommendations
  • Experience creating and working with complex Excel based financial models resulting in financial statement outputs (Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow) and valuation metrics
  • Demonstrated financial planning/analysis skills within a high growth, fast-paced company environment
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Systems orientation, including management reporting and financial transaction processing
  • Business acumen/strong business analysis and judgment, ability to understand cost/equations
  • Self-starter – inquisitive, high-energy
  • Strong MS Office skills (advanced level Excel).  Experienced in utilizing Excel, ERP system/reporting to complete complex business/decision analysis and planning
  • Adaptable, resilient, flexible, fast-paced/sense of urgency, and a high level of multitasking ability
  • Personal and professional values aligned with company values and culture, high integrity
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Compensation & Benefits:

United Sports Brands offers an excellent benefits package, competitive compensation, a casual & flexible work environment, and a fast-paced entrepreneurial culture. 

United Sports Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer.