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FP&A Analyst

Knoxville, TN | Full Time
16 Days Ago

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Radio Systems Corporation Headquarters is in Knoxville, TN. Where’s that you say? Let’s talk about what’s famous about Knoxville, TN. We have been called “The Marble City” and "Scruffy City", names we have embraced as our own. And what do Quentin Tarantino and Johnny Knoxville have in common? They were both born Knoxville, TN. We are the home of 1982 World’s Fair and we boast of 21 craft breweries in Knoxville now. Click here for the Ale Trail . If you like to hike or camp, visit the Great Smokey Mountain National Park. Take your pick on activities from hiking to biking, our Urban Wilderness has a lot to offer. Knox County has great public-school systems, no state income tax and low property taxes and cost of living. If you like outdoor art, we have Music and Shakespeare on the Square, Family Movie Nights on the Square during the summer months in lovely downtown Knoxville.

Our Company: What do you want to know? We are the world leader in pet products with Pet Safe® Brand, Sport DOG® Brand and Invisible Fence® Brand. Pet Safe® Brand makes every product from leashes and harnesses, to water fountains and automated feeders and litter boxes. We have a goal to touch over 21 million pets, people, and communities around the world annually. We serve a broad range of pet owners from providing the hunter the best gear for a successful hunt, to accommodate the “Not-So-Crazy Cat Lady” with all the entertaining toys and effective solutions she could ever imagine. How do we do it? By creating a vibrant and active environment within our team. We work hard to be the employer of choice in our communities and, in turn, serve those communities. At Radio Systems Corporation, teammates take the privilege of serving pets, people, and community very seriously, but also have a great time doing so. Each project is approached with an attitude of enthusiasm, resilience, adaptability, and teamwork. 

Find out why Radio Systems Corporation is a Great Place to Work!  

Summary of Position: 

RSC is seeking a highly motivated Analyst to join our Financial Planning and Analysis team (“FP&A”). The FP&A team provides support and insight to the organization in the areas of budgeting, forecasting and financial planning. We work collaboratively with cross-functional business partners to enable thoughtful and strategic decision-making.

The Financial Analyst role will play an integral part in providing analytical and strategic perspective to the organization, specifically as point person for identified business units but also more broadly across the organization. This role will partner with business partners to deliver insights and recommendations to key stakeholders. Success requires strong analytical skills, attention to detail, big picture perspective, self-motivation, and effective communication skills.


  • Create detailed financial models to deliver insightful reporting, develop multiple scenarios and provide recommendations to stakeholders 
  • Analyze financial and operational information to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for strategic decision-making purposes, highlighting both risks and opportunities
  • Assist with the preparation of the annual budget and maintaining rolling forecasts (at the business unit and company level).
  • Work collaboratively with business partners, providing analytical insights to plan for and monitor the success of initiatives
  • Works to continually improve processes, financial projections, and operating forecasts
  • Gather, analyze, and interpret operational metrics to understand underlying drivers of business performance
  • Identify and research variances to forecast, budget, and prior year
  • Assist with preparation of internal reporting and monthly presentation materials 
  • Other special projects as requested by management such as market research, evaluating new projects/investment opportunities and ad-hoc analysis.

Technical Qualifications:

  • Beginner to Intermediate SQL required
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel required
  • Intermediate to Advanced R preferred
  • Tableau experience is a plus
  • Programs FP&A team utilize in order of most used to least used: SQL, R, Excel, Tableau, and Oracle 

Other Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of experience of relevant corporate analytical or financial planning experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Analytics, Finance or Accounting required
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail 
  • Self-motivated and a strong communicator
  • Ability to focus on detail without losing sight of the larger business perspective
  • Ability to be agile by multi-tasking to support multiple projects
  • General knowledge of financial/operational principles


Working for Radio Systems has its benefits. We offer a collaborative and creative team-oriented work environment where we encourage you to take risks to learn and grow! We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and 401K match. In addition, we offer a rich wellness program which includes an onsite health clinic, workout facility and of course, we encourage you to bring your dog to work, which is our whole reason for what we do!

RSC is dedicated to offering equal employment opportunity for all teammates and fostering a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. At Radio Systems Corporation, our teammates are our greatest strength. We strive to build a workforce as diverse as the customers we serve by hiring great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, life experiences, knowledge, self-expression, and talent. We recruit and reward teammates based on capability and performance and together we are building a culture that welcomes all dimensions of an individual’s identity including race, color, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, educational background, national origin or ancestry, religion, veteran status, or physical ability. We embrace these differences and the unique contributions each teammate brings not just because it is the right thing to do but because it makes our company stronger. While we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and a culture of belonging, we recognize that we still have more work to do and a lot more to learn. #LI-TS1 

Company Overview

  • Website
  • Headquarters KNOXVILLE, TN
  • Size 500 - 1,000
  • Founded 1991
  • Type Private
  • Revenue $200M - $500M
  • Industry Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit
  • About radio systems corporation
  • RSC is a manufacturer and distributor of pet products that includes doors, fountains and waste management products.

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