• Sr. Financial Analyst

    Job Location US-CA-Pleasanton
    Accounting & Finance
    Position Type
  • About Blackhawk Network:

    Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. is a global financial technology company and a leader in connecting brands and people through branded value solutions. Blackhawk platforms and solutions enable the management of stored value products, promotions and rewards programs in retail, ecommerce, financial services and mobile wallets. Blackhawk’s Hawk Commerce division offers technology solutions to businesses and direct to consumers. The Hawk Incentives division offers enterprise, SMB and reseller partners an array of platforms and branded value products to incent and reward consumers, employees and sales channels. Headquartered in Pleasanton, Calif., Blackhawk operates in 26 countries. For more information, please visit blackhawknetwork.com, cashstar.comhawkcommerce.comhawkincentives.com or our product websites GiftCards.comgiftcardmall.comGiftCardLab.com and OmniCard.com.


    The Senior Financial Analyst will report to the Director of Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting and will support the financial reporting team in consolidation, reporting and analytical needs, with a focus on cash flow reporting and equity and bonus accounting.
    To be successful in this role, you will be a seasoned accounting professional who is able to interact effectively at all levels in the organization, and possess the ability to influence, negotiate, and have successful working relationships with multiple cross functional teams. We are also looking for a self-starter who thrives and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment, able to calmly and effectively manage multiple deliverables/priorities simultaneously as well as occasional high pressure situations. This position offers high exposure to senior leadership and the chance to drive work that makes a difference to the business. 


    • Independently prepare consolidated statement of cash flows.
    • Responsible for establishing and maintaining a model for analyzing cash flow projections.
    • Proactively identify potential data, analytical, and reporting needs to support management and performance monitoring requirements to provide practical insights to leadership and business unit partners, helping drive business results.
    • Prepare detailed analyses for period-end reporting.
    • Prepare complex bonus calculations.
    • Own the accounting for equity and bonus plans. Prepare journal entries and be able to identify when a transaction or event triggers a different accounting treatment.
    • Assist in consolidation accounting; prepare elimination journal entries.
    • Prepare period-end balance sheet reconciliations.
    • Prepare statement of equity.
    • Coordinate with IT to automate CTA report to support quarterly close.
    • Work on ad-hoc reports, projects, and/or analysis


    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance
    • 7+ years of accounting experience; Minimum of 3 years of experience in reporting and financial analysis.
    • Strong financial analysis experience especially forecasting, statement of cash flows, stock-based compensation accounting
    • Exceptional analytical expertise/skills; Skillful at reviewing data and translating complex assumptions/business requirements into financial models and what-if analyses
    • Strong understanding of GAAP, especially stock-based compensation accounting required.
    • Familiar with performing period close activities and balance sheet reconciliations with attention to detail
    • Able to effectively lead meetings and communicate with all business partners, regardless of level. Communicating clearly, concisely, with candor and confidence.
    • Excellent time management skills for coordination of multiple projects.
    • Public accounting experience preferred.
    • CPA preferred.
    • Advanced Excel skills.
    • Experience with Equity Edge a plus.
    • Experience with ERP system, Microsoft Dynamics a plus.


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