Job Location:
US – California – Vista

We are hiring a Manager, Finance Systems and Processes to join our Finance team!


Are you a system-savvy finance professional interested in a business-critical role at a high-growth company? As a Manager, Finance Systems & Processes, you will be responsible for design requirements, updates, maintenance, and primary administration of our various FP&A systems, including Workday Adaptive, to ensure efficiency in our monthly forecasting and budgeting processes. We are seeking a continuous improvement-minded individual who uses systems to streamline processes and generate business insights.


  • Can you serve as a system owner? In this key role you will manage our Workday Adaptive system implementation &  maintenance while ensuring the systems best support Watkins’ processes and providing guidance and training to system users. You will be responsible for related routine and ad hoc financial analysis requests as well as delivering business dashboards and providing report creation and analysis.
  • Are you an effective liaison to the business? Different departments and leaders will look to you to answer questions related to financial systems. Strong intuition for business is critical, in addition to very strong organizational, written and verbal communication, presentation, and systems skills. You will provide general financial and high-level business support to various levels of management across all functional departments, including finance, accounting, brand management, executive, and others. We’ll rely on you to seek feedback on how you can better serve the needs of the business.
  • Do you have a continuous improvement approach? You will have complete ownership of Workday Adaptive workforce planning, SAP BPC & Workday Adaptive cost center expense forecasting, and process flow improvement and collaboration. You will drive continuous improvement in each of these areas of responsibility while collaborating with others to support business goals, at times without significant oversight from management.
  • Can you provide ERP implementation support? We’ll look to you for guidance on COA segments and mapping to align with Workday Adaptive, integration of Oracle/ERP demand planning into Workday Adaptive’s new sales model, and other general ERP implementation support.
  • Are you a reporting specialist? You will create and maintain reports in Excel, Workday Adaptive, SAP BPC, SmartView/Hyperion, Jet Reports, Navision/new ERP, and other systems, ranging from simple to complex.
  • Can you lead projects? You will have project-like ownership of portions of the budget and forecast process and will be tasked with driving assigned areas to completion, primarily in the systems realm. You will be tasked with working with internal customers as well as external consultants to drive your assigned projects to their successful completion.


Research shows that candidates often don’t apply to positions unless they meet 100% of the job criteria. We are looking for active learners and people who care about taking advantage of opportunities. We encourage you to apply even if you feel you do not meet all of the requirements for this position.

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; CPA and/or Graduate degree preferred, plus a minimum of 7 years as a senior-level analyst. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills required. Must be able to prepare reports, worksheets, charts, schedules, procedures, and other data as necessary. Must be able to review Excel files, understand how they were built, and make changes as business needs change, without jeopardizing file integrity/accuracy.
  • Experience with Workday Adaptive, Hyperion, Oracle and/or other Enterprise Performance Management Tool products a plus.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to see issues, identify improvements, and complete with minimal supervision. Must be able to work efficiently independently and in a team environment.
  • Must be able to effectively present information to a group of coworkers, supervisors, managers, or higher-level executives.


At Watkins Wellness, we believe that everyone should ‘Feel good. Live well.’ We offer employees the opportunity to join a dynamic, growing industry leader with an outstanding and well-deserved reputation for leadership and commitment to our employees, customers, and community. Our employees are eligible to receive exceptional health and wellness benefits, paid time off, company bonus, profit sharing, 401k match, education assistance, and much more. We are proud of the people we are and the products we make — products that make a difference to the health and well-being of others.

We look for candidates that exhibit The Watkins Way (always Ethical, endeavors to be Transparent, embraces Inclusion, welcomes Diverse backgrounds and perspectives, Accommodating, believes in Work-Life Balance, puts Safety First, Accountable, values Relationships, Passionate, Team Player, and Goal Driven).

The employee must frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Hiring Range: $79,500-125.000

Many factors affect actual compensation including but not limited to experience, education, skills, and geographic location

Company: Watkins Manufacturing

Full time

Watkins (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

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