Oriental Trading Company, Inc.

Financial Analyst

Location US-NE-Omaha
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Oriental Trading Company


Creates, compiles, researches, analyzes and documents business and financial projects. Prepares periodical financial forecast and analysis reports. Undertakes other ad-hoc projects.

Detailed Description

Financial Analyst

Join us at Oriental Trading, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, where fun means business! 

General Summary of Purpose:

As our Financial Analyst, you will create, compile, research, analyzes and documents business and financial projects. Prepares periodical financial forecast and analysis reports. Undertakes other ad-hoc projects.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions

  1. Maintains and updates detailed annual budgeting and recurring financial forecasting models. Creates financial forecast reports on the weekly basis or as required.
  2. Analyzes and reconciles key financial, marketing and merchandising metrics.
  3. Prepares monthly house and prospect P&L reports and monthly financial review presentations.
  4. Supports business functions as needed. Works with functional leaders and provides analyses and periodical and ad hoc reports.
  5. Participates in cross-functional projects and corporate 12-15 month planning processes.
  6. Maintains and updates long-term forecast models on a regular basis. Continue to refine and improve forecast models under the guidance of supervisor.
  7. Performs industry and competition analysis, including but not limiting to market segments, size and growth estimate, competitive intelligence and periodical reporting of competitors’ financial results to senior management.
  8. Supports the company’s strategic initiatives including but not limiting to market analysis, business plan development, ROI analysis, merger and acquisition analysis, due diligence etc.
  9. Helps prepare management presentations to both internal and external constituencies.
  10. Assists in the month end corporate close process as required.
  11. Maintains regular and predictable attendance.
  12. Abides by all policies and procedures of Oriental Trading Company.
  13. Must be able to attend face to face meetings on short or little advance notice.
  14. Work requires in-person collaboration among colleagues and contractors.


Marginal Functions

  1. Serves to represent OTC to the general community, promoting the best interest of OTC
  2. Performs other related duties as assigned


Here’s what you need to join the fun:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of GAAP, corporate finance and financial market
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to work with large amount of data
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Cognos TM1 and MS Office applications, especially Excel and PowerPoint is a plus
  • Experience with JD Edwards and AS400 Query is a plus



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration, related field or equivalent combination of education and experience



  • Minimum two years of experience related to the duties and responsibilities are preferred



All work and no play just isn’t our style. Join us today!


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Oriental Trading Company (www.orientaltrading.com), is the nation’s largest direct retailer of value-priced party supplies, arts and crafts, toys and novelties, and a leading provider of teaching supplies and affordable home décor and giftware. Founded in 1932 by a Japanese American, the Oriental Trading' history of fun spans the better part of the last century. Today, Oriental Trading offers more than 60,000 products to individuals, teachers, schools, churches, businesses and nonprofits. With a corporate vision to “Make Life More Fun,” Oriental Trading (a Berkshire Hathaway company) spreads joy and smiles to millions each year through a robust family of brands; Oriental Trading, Fun Express, MindWare, SmileMakers, Morris Costumes and halloweenexpress.com.



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