Vista Outdoor

Vista Outdoor Virginia Beach, VA, USA
May 12, 2019
Full time
Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience. Responsibilities and Qualifications The National Account Manager will be responsible for the following as well as other work as directed out of our Virginia Beach location. Responsibilities Manage key national retail accounts for the Tactical product lanes Supervise and direct multiple outside sales reps Aggerate and manage SVR, MDF and Co-Op spend Grow and develop sales within the Buy Group and Functional Wholesale channel Develop strong relationships with key influencers within each assigned customer to secure all business opportunities Partner with customer teams to elevate and optimize Vista's brand exposure across the customers' websites to ensure best in class brand messaging and presentation Partner with various internal product and trade marketing managers to develop and implement promotional plans for assigned accounts Partner with Demand Planning to develop detailed monthly, quarterly and annual forecasts, by item, for each assigned account. Work with Product Marketing to ensure all items are set up appropriately within each customer in a timely fashion Develop and maintain and understanding of market and industry trends, competitive landscape and customer strategies Work with various internal departments to ensure customer initiatives are implemented correctly and on time Lead strategy development for each assigned account to include pricing and distribution recommendations as well as promotional planning and implementation. Achieve profitable sales and share growth targets in alignment with assigned sales plans Collect and analyze point of sale data and trends for key customers to provide the business as much time as possible to react appropriately to any changes Provide monthly, quarterly and annual projections for each assigned account Qualifications 5-7 years of sales and/or marketing experience working with key National Accounts in CPG industry - Minimum of 2 years of experience working with National e-commerce accounts Strong analytical background with an understanding of forecasting methodologies Track record of being highly customer focused and building and maintaining strong relationships Highly organized and ability to manage multiple projects at one time Effective communication skills - oral, written and active listening Ability to travel up to 25% of the time Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission! Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Vista Outdoor Shawnee, KS, USA
May 11, 2019
Full time
Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience. Responsibilities and Qualifications Bushnell has been the industry leader in high-performance sports optics for more than 65 years. Our guiding principle is to provide the highest quality, most reliable and affordable sports optics products on the market. Our commitment to outstanding customer service and strong retailer partnerships is unmatched. The Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible to establish, maintain and implement all quality standards for Bushnell family of products, assist Engineering in development of test procedures, process validation, and testing of new products. This position will report to the Quality Leader and will assist all quality assurance inspectors. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 4 yr. Degree in engineering with a focus on quality engineering or equivalent working knowledge. 5-8 years of experience as quality assurance engineer. Ability to apply principles of GD&T, Process Capability (Cpk), and Statistical Process Control (SPC) to receiving incoming inspections (external suppliers), internal (suppliers) manufacturing operations. Good understanding of production techniques and processes. Good tactical communication skill with vendors and subcontractors. Extremely well organized and self-motivated and have ability to work without supervision. Work under pressure with tight deadlines and maintain control even in emergencies. Ability to travel up to 3- 5 times annually with possibility of international travel (Canada). ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Conduct studies to determine root cause and corrective action required to remedy deviations impairing desirable standards of quality. Work in conjunction with engineering, manufacturing, and customer service and procurement personnel to resolve problems relative to customer complaints, product design, specifications, materials, and tooling and production operations affecting quality. Conduct training sessions to keep company personnel informed and up to date on procedures and methods, use of equipment and other quality assurance techniques. Develop and maintain a quality control manual to incorporate statistical control programs, analyses and reporting of results and trends. Develop and implement a quality production program to ensure conformity of purchased and manufactured materials and components. Works with development and engineering team to establish quality procedures and guidelines for all new products. Review current products and establish quality assurance procedures and related documents. Responsible to establish all inspection criteria and documentation. Implement QA procedures during pre-production and production startup. Involve directly with manufacturing engineers for 1st article inspection. Works closely with production supervisor to maintain communicate quality requirements. Prepare necessary reports and maintain all pertinent records. Proven knowledge and experience with Excel, Power Point, and Word SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION Physical Requirements: A combination of sitting and walking on even and un-even surfaces throughout the shop floor. Must have the ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Mental Requirements: Strong analytical and problem solving skills required. Must be flexible to handle multiple tasks simultaneously that may at times have conflicting priorities. Must possess the ability to work under pressure. Must be detailed and use fact and data to help make decisions and draw conclusions. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission! Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Vista Outdoor Flora, MS 39071, USA
May 10, 2019
Full time
Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience. Responsibilities and Qualifications The Customer Service Representative is responsible for coordinating sales support and providing a high level of customer service for all dealer accounts, including national and key accounts. This role works closely with customers directly and with sales reps/sales managers to ensure timely processing of purchase orders, return authorizations, and credits. Provides both consumer and technical customer support for product end users. Minimum Requirements Bachelor degree preferred, or a combination education and 1-2 years of customer service experience Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills Knowledge of Archery products and Outdoor industry preferred Prior experience working with Microsoft Office products Job Requirements: Order entry for POs received via phone, email, and regular mail Return authorization entry and routing for approvals Manage B2B and EDI batches for timely processing of purchase orders Processing credits in a timely manner for customers Direct communication with our account base to deliver highest level of customer service possible Manage pending order report to facilitate timely release of orders for shipping Provide reporting and back-order information to customers and sales reps as requested Assists with technical questions and order processing for phone in orders Must communicate effectively in verbal and written formats. Reading comprehension and basic math skills are a requirement. Flexibility to effectively deal with a variety of people and situations and to handle interruptions and multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to maintain tact and highly professional manners. Initiative to effectively complete tasks with little supervision. The ability to identify and appropriately handle confidential information Physical Demands: Required to sit or stand and move about the facility and do so for up to 8-10 hours per shift. Ability to operate technical equipment to include computers, phones, other office equipment Minor lifting objects over 10 lbs., carrying, stooping, and kneeling to access books and reports, transport paperwork and materials, and to retrieve files. Possible local travel and work outdoors. Manual dexterity for extensive computer work and writing. Hearing, speaking, and vision are required (with or without correction Must communicate effectively in verbal and written formats. Reading comprehension and basic math skills are a requirement. Flexibility to effectively deal with a variety of people and situations and to handle interruptions and multiple tasks simultaneously. Quick thinking and problem solving to readily assimilate information. Ability to maintain tact and highly professional manners. Initiative to effectively complete tasks with little supervision. The ability to identify and appropriately handle confidential information PPE: Required to use safety glasses as outlined in safety policy and appropriate PPE according to OSHA guidelines for specific job tasks Equipment: Phone Office equipment such as computer, copier, fax, printer, Work Environment: Combination of manufacturing and office environment Travel Requirement: Some travel required Education: High school diploma. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission! Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Vista Outdoor Suffield, CT, USA
May 09, 2019
Full time
Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience. Responsibilities and Qualifications Our founding fathers didn't mess around. They anticipated a future challenge and dealt with it a couple hundred years in advance. At Savage Arms , this spirit of American, get-it done ingenuity has always been our driving force. The Customer Service Representative with Savage Arms is responsible for coordinating sales support and providing a high level of customer service for all dealer accounts, including national and key accounts. Works closely with customers directly and with our sales reps and sales manager to ensure timely processing of purchase orders, return authorizations, and credits. Provide both consumer and technical customer support for product end users. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Order entry for POs received via phone, email, and regular mail Return authorization entry and routing for approvals Manage B2B and EDI batches for timely processing of purchase orders Processing credits in a timely manner for customers Direct communication with our account base to deliver highest level of customer service possible Manage pending order report to facilitate timely release of orders for shipping Provide reporting and backorder information to customers and sales reps as requested Assists with technical questions and order processing for phone in orders MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor degree preferred, or a combination education and 1-2 years of customer service experience Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills Knowledge of outdoor products and industry preferred Prior experience working with Microsoft Office products ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor degree preferred Knowledge of outdoor products and industry preferred SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION Physical Requirements: Employee will be sitting the majority of the time, with some walking and standing. Minor lifting objects over 10 lbs., carrying, stooping, and kneeling to access books and reports, transport paperwork and materials, and to retrieve files. Possible local travel and work outdoors. Manual dexterity for extensive computer work and writing. Hearing, speaking, and vision are required (with or without correction). Mental Requirements: Must communicate effectively in verbal and written formats. Reading comprehension and basic math skills are a requirement. Flexibility to effectively deal with a variety of people and situations and to handle interruptions and multiple tasks simultaneously. Quick thinking and problem solving to readily assimilate information. Ability to maintain tact and highly professional manners. Initiative to effectively complete tasks with little supervision. The ability to identify and appropriately handle confidential information. Equipment Used: Telephone, calculator, personal computer, copy machine, fax machine, and printer. Working Environment: Work is done in an office environment, with some time spent in the manufacturing plant. This exposure subjects incumbents to temperature changes, dirt, dust, noise, vibration, moving objects and mechanical parts, machine tool lubricant mists, equipment and explosive hazards. Co-worker support, guidance and reinforcement are readily available. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission! Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Vista Outdoor Rantoul, IL 61866, USA
May 09, 2019
Full time
Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience. Responsibilities and Qualifications Essential Functions: Answers Consumer inquiries by clarifying desired information, researching and providing information. Communicate with Consumers through a variety of means-by telephone; by e-mail, fax, by regular mail, social media and possibly Live Chat. Resolves issues by clarifying problems, exploring answers and alternative solutions and implementing the best solution. In handling Consumers' complaints, they must attempt to resolve the problem according to guidelines established by the company. Data Entry of consumer call information into data base and generate mailing labels as needed. Order Entry of consumer replacement orders and accident replacement orders, and monitoring of same to ensure timely shipments. Process parts order generated from phone calls, email, mail, fax, social media or Live Chat. Assist with RA requests or miss-shipment requests received from dealers or sales reps when needed. Processing time is expected to be within 24-48 hours of receipt of request. Requests come in via phone, email or fax. Work with OE team to resolve issues with dealers and their consumers. Process industry (Pro Deal) and VIP orders. Perform daily office functions in the Consumer Service office, including phone calls, filing, copying, faxing, correspondence, email etc. Process any paperwork and maintain records associated with the above tasks, including reference and technical materials. Assist Consumer Service Manager with special projects or as needed. Perform other Consumer service related jobs as directed. Continually maintains a thorough knowledge of all company products, catalog contents, field sales personnel and any promotional items. Transfers call to appropriate personnel when applicable. Safety Observes all safety rules and regulations; exercises care and good judgement at all times to prevent accidents and injuries Report all incidents/accidents/injuries immediately to Human Resources Safety Specialist Housekeeping Follow 5S rules for workstation and other common areas in the facility Maintains safe and clean work environment with mindful thoughts and actions in housekeeping habits (i.e. picking-up paper, debris, etc in work area, aisles, and common employee areas as you move through the facility); Properly collect and disposes of waste following established guidelines Flexibility Must be flexible with work schedule and task changes Be prepared to work overtime daily and Saturdays as needed Company and Corporate Responsibilities Adheres to all company policies, procedures, rules and VISTA Code of Conduct Education and Training: High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate degree in Business, Communications or related field desirable. Minimum one-five (1-5) years Consumer service, help desk or call center experience desired. Computer literate, proficient in use of Microsoft Office products SAP experience desirable. Basic knowledge of sporting goods and the associated equipment used with each individual sport is desirable. Skills and Abilities: Excellent Consumer-relations skills. Excellent attendance. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Strong telephone and communication skills essential. Solid comprehension, listening and negotiating skills. Excellent intuitive, analytical and problem-solving skills. Data entry with minimum error. Ability to execute tasks with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. Excellent follow through. Able to multi-task. Strong task prioritization skills. Filing and organizational skills. Ability to maintain a high level of energy. Sense of urgency. Strong teamwork skills with the ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships. Strong Consumer service focus. Careful attention to detail and accuracy. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission! Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Vista Outdoor Shawnee, KS, USA
May 09, 2019
Full time
Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience. Responsibilities and Qualifications The Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible for driving business results by providing accurate financial information to business unit leaders and proactively analyzing trends to identify opportunities for improvement. This role will serve as the primary point of consolidation for the Division financial forecast and reporting. Will be responsible for the Balance sheet forecast across business units and explaining variances from forecast to actual. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting or Finance CPA, MBA preferred Five or more years of experience in FP&A or related role Proficient in Microsoft suite of programs (Excel, PowerPoint and Word) Proficient in Host Analytics (or similar consolidation tool) is a plus. Experience presenting to senior leadership and driving results Strong business acumen with an ability to rely on judgment to plan and accomplish goals Strategic thinker with strong analytical ability and problem-solving skills Ability to work cross-functionally with all levels of the organization Team player with a service mentality and a high level of energy and enthusiasm Results-oriented - takes great pride in accountability Working understanding of GAAP ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Support Business Unit General Manager and departmental Vice Presidents with strategies that improve operating results. Analyze financial data and provide reporting to highlight operational performance and strategies to address areas for improvement. Support Cash Forecast Process and be main point of contact as it relates to Divisional Balance Sheet Forecast and explain variances versus actuals. Prepare and Consolidate monthly financial reports and forecasts for the CFO. Prepare month-end financial reports, including detailed analysis of variances and impact on meeting divisional KPI's. Work with departmental leadership to achieve targeted inventory levels while supporting customer demand Work with Operations Team to understand financial impacts of various business decisions (such as new product feasibility/prioritization and "make versus buy" in manufacturing) Prepare monthly and annual budget including sensitivity analysis Drive process improvements within Finance organization Build collaborative relationships across Operations, Finance, Accounting and Corporate functions Drive Financial literacy across operational areas with focus on profitability and cash SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION Physical Requirements: Employee will be sitting most of the time, with some walking and standing. Minor lifting objects over 10 lbs. Manual dexterity for extensive computer work and writing. Hearing, speaking, and vision are required (with or without correction). Mental Requirements: Must communicate effectively in verbal and written formats. Reading comprehension and basic math skills are a requirement. Flexibility to effectively deal with a variety of people and situations and to handle interruptions and multiple tasks simultaneously. Quick thinking and problem solving to readily assimilate information. Ability to maintain tact and highly professional manners. Initiative to effectively complete tasks with little supervision. The ability to identify and appropriately handle confidential information. Equipment Used: Telephone, personal computer, copy machine, and printer. Working Environment: Work is done in an office environment We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission! Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Vista Outdoor Rantoul, IL 61866, USA
May 09, 2019
Full time
Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience. Responsibilities and Qualifications Essential Functions: Answer customer inquiries by clarifying desired information, researching and providing information. Communicate with customers through a variety of means-by telephone; by e-mail, live chat, fax, and regular mail Order entry for any manual orders (those not received by B2B or EDI). Includes stocking orders, preseason orders, closeout orders, credits and RA's. Expectation is entering "at once" orders (to be shipped ASAP) same day received and no later than next day if received after 3:00 p.m. CST. Goal is 100% accuracy in order entry. Expectation of entry of preseason/program orders is same day for ASAP portion and no more than 1 week for future ships. Work closely and communicate with the outside sales force and sales management as needed Perform daily office functions in the Customer Service office, including phone calls, filing, copying, faxing, correspondence, email etc. Answer questions regarding products, availability, pricing, shipping, preseason programs, and general sales policies Process orders for vendors and sales representatives. Fulfill customer requests for information, literature and other merchandise requests. Continually maintains a thorough knowledge of all company products, catalog contents, field sales personnel and any promotional items Report any problems with SAP which might prevent the entry or accuracy of orders immediately to the CS Manager and IT Help Desk for resolution. Assist with SAP testing and problem resolution as requested by the IT group or Management Investigate order errors and delays and shipping complications and work closely with DC to determine root cause and prevention Order maintenance which includes ZAFR report, Customer Service Blocks, cancelation dates and obsolete materials on a daily basis. Notify customers and reps of any orders that will not ship as promised. Take appropriate action as requested by customer and/or sales rep as it pertains to an order. Make any necessary changes to existing orders due to availability, distribution issues or other adjustments that may arise Work with the credit department as needed to get orders released in a timely manner, when applicable Strive for first call resolution of issues Travel as required Assist with B2B/EDI testing as required Assist with B2B/ EDI issues including reporting technical issues, training issues, customer assistance with site, etc. Assist in the Employee Purchase Program as needed Attends webinars and calls when needed to enhance training or product knowledge Assist Customer Service/Consumer Services Directors/Managers/Supervisors with special projects or as needed Perform other customer service related duties as directed Use resources appropriately to achieve daily tasks as associated with position Safety Observes all safety rules and regulations; exercises care and good judgement at all times to prevent accidents and injuries Report all incidents/accidents/injuries immediately to Human Resources Safety Specialist Housekeeping Follow 5S rules for workstation and other common areas in the facility Maintains safe and clean work environment with mindful thoughts and actions in housekeeping habits (i.e. picking-up paper, debris, etc in work area, aisles, and common employee areas as you move through the facility); Properly collect and disposes of waste following established guidelines Flexibility Must be flexible with work schedule and task changes Be prepared to work overtime daily and Saturdays as needed Company and Corporate Responsibilities Adheres to all company policies, procedures, rules and VISTA Code of Conduct Education and Training: High school diploma or equivalent required Associate degree in Business, Communications or related field desirable Minimum two years in customer service or call center experience required Computer literate, proficient in use of Microsoft Office products. SAP experience desirable Skills and Abilities: Excellent customer-relations skills Excellent Attendance Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Strong telephone and communication skills essential. Solid comprehension, listening and negotiating skills Ability to maintain a high level of energy with a sense of urgency Excellent intuitive, analytical and problem-solving skills and follow up skills Strong teamwork skills with the ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships Able to multi-task. Strong time management skills essential Strong customer service focus Ability to execute tasks with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission! Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Vista Outdoor Shawnee, KS, USA
May 08, 2019
Full time
Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience. Responsibilities and Qualifications Bushnell has been the industry leader in high-performance sports optics for more than 65 years. Our guiding principle is to provide the highest quality, most reliable and affordable sports optics products on the market. Our commitment to outstanding customer service and strong retailer partnerships is unmatched. As such, the Accounts Payable Analyst position will Prepare batch check runs, wire transfers, and ACH transactions for payment weekly Carrying out wire and ACH dealings and preparing bank down payments weekly Running and posting Wire, ACH and check payments weekly Ensure all ACH and wire payments are communicated to the vendor on timely basics Manage vendor relations and communicates effectively with vendors on issues of payment Investigates and resolves problems associated with payment with vendors, associates or mangers in a timely manner Record Travel expenses journal Entries Assist with the month-end close process Support SOX compliance process for accounts payable department Assist team with gathering support for all audits, including pulling documentation Assist with other ad-hoc requests or projects as needed. Requirements 1-5 years of Accounts Payable experience Thorough understanding of general accounting, applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures, financial chart of accounts and corporate procedures. Intermediate proficiency with a strong emphasis on Microsoft Excel and Word. Adherence to tight deadlines and quick turnaround for accounting deliverables. Ability to collaborate and effectively present information and respond to questions from management, vendors, and associates in a professional manner Strong organizational skills with time management and the ability to develop and maintain an organized structure. Ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic environment where adaptability is imperative. Accurate with a strong attention to detail and ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Strong problem solving skills, basic accounting principles, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi-tasking skills Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission! Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Vista Outdoor Petaluma, CA, USA
May 02, 2019
Full time
Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience. Responsibilities and Qualifications CamelBak is a world leader in hydration products for the recreational and military markets, and its employees relentlessly innovate to help drive our users to hydrate and perform at their peak. You will work in a fast paced, collaborative and creative environment which routinely tackles the challenges issues confronted by our active user . Vista Outdoor is seeking a dynamic, Associate Staff Accountant to join our team at in our Petaluma, CA location. The position will take on a wide range of responsibilities but will be focused on assisting in the month end close process, generating monthly G/L account reconciliation's, systematically analyzing data and preparing reports. The candidate will monitor, verify and reconcile accounts working closely with the rest of the Finance team to ensure the accuracy of our financials and timely reporting. Critical thinking and problem solving are the key to success. Qualifications Associates Degree, Bachelor's degree in Accounting preferred 2+ years of Accounting experience, preferably with manufacturing company Proficiency in Microsoft Office, strong Excel skills required. Experience with Oracle (or similar inventory and ERP systems) Excellent analytical skills with a strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail Ability to multitask and handle high pressure situations while maintaining a high level of quality, and flexibility. Strong organizational ability and time management skills Ability to plan, initiate and complete work assignments with minimal supervision Works well in a team environment as well as independently Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principals Essential Duties Prepare month end calculations and accruals Examine, reconcile and analyze financial information such as balance sheets, fixed asset ledger, income statements Ensure compliance with SOX requirements, internal controls, policies and maintain appropriate documentation. Coordinate reporting schedule and deadlines. Compile information into complete packages for submission to management and corporate accounting teams. Maintain CAPEX records and assist management in calculating, reporting, and monitoring capital projects, purchases and dispositions. Investigate and resolve any reconciliation discrepancies in a timely fashion. Work with cross functional team to ensure accuracy of information Collaborate with FP&A team on forecasting Participate in internal and external annual audits Represent Finance/Accounting on teams designed to improve operations, reduce costs, update reporting etc. Assist with cashflow forecasting, tax preparation and other accounting duties. Special Projects as needed Adheres to and enforces internal controls and compliance with department procedures Physical Requirements: Employee will be sitting the majority of the time, with some walking and standing. Minor lifting objects over 10 lbs., carrying, stooping, and kneeling to access books and reports, transport paperwork and materials, and to retrieve files. Manual dexterity for extensive computer work and writing. Hearing, speaking, and vision are required. Mental Requirements: Must communicate effectively in verbal and written formats. Reading comprehension and basic math skills are a requirement. Flexibility to effectively deal with a variety of people and situations and to handle interruptions and multiple tasks simultaneously. Quick thinking and problem solving to readily assimilate information. Ability to maintain tact and highly professional manners. Initiative to effectively complete tasks with little supervision. The ability to identify and appropriately handle confidential information. Equipment Used: Telephone, calculator, personal computer, copy machine, fax machine, and printer. Working Environment: Work is done in an office environment. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission! Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Vista Outdoor Santa Cruz, CA, USA
May 01, 2019
Full time
Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience. Responsibilities and Qualifications The Finance Manager will support the Director of Finance of Action Sports, Bell, Giro and Blackburn Brand, business at Vista Outdoors. The qualified candidate will support business objectives through the development and management of planning and financial reporting. The ideal candidate demonstrates the ability to work closely with senior management through well rounded experience and excellent oral and written communication skills. Essential Job Functions Responsible for management reporting including planning, forecast and decision support designed to improve growth and profitability and produce high returns for the organization. Enhance systems, processes and reports to improve the quality and availability of financial information to aid management decision making and adhere to corporate reporting requirements and timeline. Lead initiatives to identify and enhance systems, processes and reports which improve the quality and availability of financial information to aid in management and control of the business. Trusted Finance partner and collaborator with the business unit leaders and their teams. Manager cost center spend process by working with various departments and functions including Product Marketing Management, R&D and Sales on managing spend and hitting required targets. Manage, train and develop one Financial Analyst. Performing routine and ad hoc analyses as required. Education & Training Minimum of 5-10 years of progressive FP&A experience preferably in a consumer products company. Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting or equivalent experience required. Strong Host Analytics, Hyperion, or similar systems knowledge is preferred. Power user in Excel with strong knowledge in PowerPoint and Word Proficiency working within an ERP system, SAP is preferred. Skills/Attributes Proven success in a fast paced results-oriented organization. Strong analytical ability Ability to work closely with all levels of the organization Collaborative team player with a service mentality High personal integrity and professionalism Ability to supervise, mentor, and develop people Results-oriented - takes great pride in accountability Strong project management skills Ability to multi-task and be flexible to adjust priorities based on business needs Ability to work cross-functionally Strong interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission! Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Vista Outdoor Hyde Park, UT, USA
Apr 30, 2019
Full time
Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience. Responsibilities and Qualifications The Senior Manager of FP&A will be responsible for ensuring accurate business unit financial information, manage execution of internal financial reporting processes and analytics, period-end close and Ad Hoc Analysis as required. This role is viewed as a partner to the divisional operations team, as well as a primary contact to corporate finance. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Fundamental duties necessary to achieve the objective of the position.) Business Support Analyze financial data and provide reporting to highlight operational performance and areas that need focus Ensure timely and accurate recognition of revenue (including contra revenue) Work with Demand Planning/Operations via S&OP process to achieve targeted inventory levels while supporting customer demandWork with Operations Team to understand financial impacts of various business decisions (such as new product feasibility/prioritization) Work with Sales/Marketing organization to evaluate ROI on advertising and marketing promotions Prepare Monthly Financial Reports and Forecasts for Senior Executives Prepare month end finance reports, including detailed analysis of variances and impact on meeting divisional KPI's Manage revenue forecast across business units working closely with Operations, Trade Marketing and Sales Prepare monthly and annual budget including sensitivity analysis Lead Finance Team in Driving Divisional Initiatives Drive process improvements within Finance Organization Build collaborative relationships across Operations, Finance, Accounting and Corporate functions Drive financial literacy across operational areas with focus on profitability and cash Control Responsibilities Assist and coordinate with Internal and External auditors as required Ensure SOX compliance M INIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's Degree in business administration with a major in accounting or finance CPA, MBA preferred 7 or more years of experience in FP&A or related role Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Must have ERP system experience (NetSuites desired) Experience with financial analysis on operational efficiencies Consumer products experience including knowledge of DTC/ecommerce Strong Lean manufacturing experience with proven results ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Demonstrate strong understanding of GAAP Results oriented, with ability to complete assignments in timely manner and manage priorities Enjoy working in a fast pace environment Experience in a Consumer Products Company We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission! Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Vista Outdoor Petaluma, CA, USA
Apr 26, 2019
Full time
Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience. Responsibilities and Qualifications CamelBak is a world leader in hydration products for the recreational and military markets, and its employees relentlessly innovate to help drive our users to hydrate and perform at their peak. You will work in a fast paced, collaborative and creative environment which routinely tackles the challenges issues confronted by our active user . As an experienced professional, you are expected to be a highly functional and productive member of the CamelBak Industrial Design team. You will be challenged with a wide variety of projects in our hard-goods and soft-goods product lines from insight to introduction. You will be a key member of the team that continues CamelBak's heritage of strong innovation and success. You should exhibit intelligence, creativity, and intuitive thinking in the execution and management of critical projects. You will need to build effective relationships within the organization, communicate ideas clearly and show a propensity for being action oriented. Major Responsibilities : Elevated contributor to all design projects within the organization Manage critical projects with a focus on timely deliverables that are on design target, on cost and on time. Collaborate with the Director of Industrial Design and extended team members to deliver on multiple design programs including product research, design and graphics development for all aspects of the CamelBak product line Effectively communicate new ideas through 2D sketches and 3D renderings coupled with a willingness to listen and learn Creation of samples or prototypes for proof of concept studies Work with domestic and international development partners to manage new design projects and communicate on-going product needs Ability to interpret focus and consumer group study as well as market trends into meaningful and viable product concepts International travel as required to develop product line with multiple vendors. Job Requirements / Qualifications: Degree in Industrial Design or equivalent Minimum of 3 years of related experience in product design. Soft-goods design experience is a must. Hard-goods experience is a must. Strong 2D concept sketching ability mixed with strong 3D visualization skills Experience using 2D and 3D CAD design tools (Illustrator, Photoshop and SolidWorks experience a plus) with an emphasis on 3D surfacing tools. Ability to translate market research, feedback and input into creative product solutions A passion and knowledge of their field of expertise Positive team-member behaviors, including open and active listening skills, candid but professional sharing of ideas and opinions and high energy to strive for team achievement. Strong ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced, creative environment. Desire to work in an open, collaborative atmosphere where innovation, accountability and fun are highly valued. Willingness to perform miscellaneous tasks as assigned Strong dose of common sense Graphic design and/or illustration experience a plus. Textile design or garment design experience a plus. Working Conditions: As indicated by responsibilities; ability to handle multiple priorities Physical Endurance : Computer terminal use approximately 6 hours per day. Ability to work in a shop environment using powered equipment to produce/develop initial concept samples/prototypes. Environment : Standard Office. Domestic and International travel to include weekends and for periods as long as three weeks at a time. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission! Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Vista Outdoor Petaluma, CA, USA
Apr 26, 2019
Full time
Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience. Responsibilities and Qualifications CamelBak is a world leader in hydration products for the recreational and military markets, and its employees relentlessly innovate to help drive our users to hydrate and perform at their peak. You will work in a fast paced, collaborative and creative environment which routinely tackles the challenges issues confronted by our active user . The Demand Planner will create and communicate unit-forecasting. Apply business, technical, and analytical expertise, while utilizing Logility software to efficiently estimate demand for assigned products. Collaborate with buying, product/trade marketing, and sales to finalize the demand signals (Events, sku forecast, customer data feeds) Facilitate financial planning sales plans utilizing software with collaboration from brand and sales. Advise the group in support of business objectives, by providing a fact-based perspective on trends, opportunities, risks and product performance. In addition, the position will require research, monitoring, and communication between multiple departments ranging from finance, product marketing, trade marketing, sourcing, inventory management and sale management. Essential Duties and Responsibilities-Accountabilities including but not limited to the following. Analyze sales channels and determine which planning methodology is best suited Utilize Logility software to generate statistical unit demand forecasting for customer/sku level Collaborate input from internal consensus participate (brand-marketing/sales) Manage sku level forecasting by customer-location Utilize software to establish inventory policies for assigned sku's Responsible for achieving on-hand inventory goals through parameter settings and push/pull of inventory replenishment Product life cycle management (beginning of life and end of life planning) Manage product flow by month Plan exit strategies and transition plan for excess inventory Analyze and consolidate large volumes of data (shipments, point of sales, inventory, market share, promotional activity), develop a fact-based point of view, and communicate to management via presentations and reports. Facilitate monthly inventory/replenishment reviews with buying staff to communicate trends and assumptions. Assimilate information from collaborative input and provide recommendations for adjustments. Facilitate monthly/seasonal review of inventory policy and goals with Buying/Sourcing/Finance to develop corporate plans to support capacity plans. Develop and maintain weekly sku level demand signals (promotions, customer forecasts) for new, active, discontinued products by utilizing statistical forecasting models, incorporating customer-supplied data, market intelligence or applying other techniques to define best methods to forecast customer demand. Identify key opportunities and obstacles inherent to the forecasting process. Assist management in continuous improvement of the process. Support long range factory capacity planning processes by maintaining unit forecasts for 12-18 future months in software Responsible for End of Life sku planning- utilizing Life Cycle Planning and communication to liquidate and achieve set budget targets. Assists with customer interaction to provide business overviews and supply-sales opportunities Collaborate with Key Customers and Field Sales to gain outside market data Build and communicate via reporting on inventory stock position issues, initiative tracking, end of season, and additional reporting as necessary Competency: Strong mathematical skills combined with exceptional problem solving and analytical skills Ability to communicate clearly (verbal and written), making the complex clear and the plan of action compelling to all levels of the organization Analytical thinking and a deep understand of the strengths and weaknesses of forecasting models is essential Experience with lean principles of manufacturing, purchasing, distribution, customer service, financial forecasting, marketing, trade promotion planning and new product planning is strongly preferred. Education/Experience: A minimum of a bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is required. A focused degree in Supply Chain Management or related field is preferred. Experience working in a consumer products industry is strongly preferred. A minimum of 2 years' experience in a demand or supply planning or equivalent role is required. Extensive experience with multi-site, global distribution channels is strongly preferred. Experience with an ERP such as Oracle ERB or SAP, and/or advanced demand planning tools such as Logility is required. APICS and/or IBF certification is preferred. Computer Skills: Mastery of Excel with the ability to create sophisticated, complex models In addition to Excel, must be experienced with Microsoft Office Suite including PowerPoint, and Word. Forecasting, database and reporting tools general purpose knowledge would be beneficial. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission! Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Vista Outdoor American Fork, UT 84003, USA
Apr 25, 2019
Full time
Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience. Responsibilities and Qualifications Do you have strong composite design and processing experience? If so, we'd love to talk! Gold Tip is seeking a Design Engineer III to add to our team. This role is critical to increasing overall profitability and viability by designing and developing new or improved products and processes. Through performing research, development, and analysis with solid engineering practices (theoretical, empirical & testing), you'll assist with increasing manufacturing throughput and reduce operating expenses with minimal supervision. Details below. Job Expectations •Design, develop and implement new or improved products by applying research and sound engineering practices in both Utah and Mexico to improve the company's competitive position and financial performance. •Design, develop and implement new or improved production processes, i.e. fixtures, tooling and other work aids for both Utah and Mexico, by applying research and sound engineering practices to improve the company's competitive position and financial performance. Troubleshoot and repair issues with equipment at both Utah and Mexico locations when needed. •Manage product, process or facility capital projects, including the budget, project timeline, suppliers and support personnel while coordinating other input resources such as Marketing, Manufacturing and Q.A. to insure timely and satisfactory project completion. •Perform DOE/Statistical Analysis to identify root causes to manufacturing problems and quality defects. Also, identify and implement resolutions to manufacturing problems and defects. •Provide engineering technical support to other internal departments to enable them to meet their objectives. •Review new business opportunities and assess technical feasibility of implementation. Qualifications •BS in Engineering, mechanical or manufacturing engineering •Minimum 5 years' composite design experience, preferably with prepregs (roll wrapping is a big plus) •Expertise in CAD - SolidWorks® 3D modeling software. •Expertise in creating drawings using GD&T (Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing) •Minimum of 3 years project management experience Preferred •Experience in automation and machine design •Experience in lean manufacturing and process improvement •Experience using tensile testing equipment (Instron) •Experience in tooling and fixture design •Experience rendering photo realistic images •Experience in 3D printing (stereolithography) •Experience with DOE and other statistical analysis tools Additional Skills Preferred •Archery experience •Strong Leadership skills •Strong Problem solving skills •Strong planning and management skills We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission! Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled