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Vista Outdoor Financial Analyst 1 in Overland Park, Kansas

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


Support of the Outdoor Products Division by preparing journal entries and preparing account reconciliations; provide assistance with financial audits and SOX controls; instrumental in the Month End closing schedule. The individual should have prior experience completing high volume bank reconciliations.


(Experience, education, licenses, certifications, and specific knowledge, skills and abilities required for the position.)

Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. CPA, MBA preferred.

  • Three or more years of Accounting experience

  • Must have large ERP system experience

  • Must have advanced Excel skills

  • Demonstrated problem-solving competencies


(Fundamental duties necessary to achieve the objective of the position.)

  • Timely and accurate preparation of:

  • Monthly, quarterly, and annual journal entries

  • Monthly account reconciliations

  • Monthly financial analysis

  • Bank reconciliation experience

  • Adherence to Financial Month End closing schedule

  • Compliance activities as required – GAAP, SOX, and others as defined

  • Prepare and provide information in support of audit requests

  • Identify and implement process improvements and efficiencies

  • Adhere to company values and beliefs.

  • Perform other duties as requested


This position will be responsible for high volume bank reconciliations. The individual should be detail oriented and have problem solving skills.

Physical Requirements : The majority of work is spent sitting operating computer and preparing and revising handwritten documents. Some standing and movement to fax, copy and file and some handling of files. Lifting and moving weights of up to 10 pounds. Extensive verbal and written communication with other employees.

Mental Requirements : Reading comprehension to understand technical releases, memos, spreadsheets, and accounting principles. Strong working knowledge of basic mathematical concepts. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required to make comparisons/computations, to interpret trend differences, and to find and resolve inconsistencies in data. Work initiation and strict attention to detail for all duties. Awareness of time to meet deadlines. Flexibility to handle multiple concurrent tasks and frequent interruptions. Ability to handle confidential payroll, cost, and profitability data.

Equipment Used : Personal computer, copy machine, calculator, and telephone.

Working Environment : Most time is spent 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 is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for employment without regard race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristics protected by law. The EEO Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to careers@vistaoutdoor.com . Please note that this email address is for accommodation purposes only. Vista Outdoor will not respond to inquiries for other purposes.