Financial Analyst
WFH Flexible Raleigh-Durham, NC Finance
Job Type


Based in Durham, NC, with regional offices around the country, Counter Culture Coffee has been continuously innovating in the coffee industry since 1995—and we’re looking for new team members to help us expand our efforts.

Counter Culture Coffee is: 

  • A relentless pursuit of coffee perfection.
  • A dedication to real environmental, social, and fiscal sustainability.
  • A commitment to creating cutting edge coffee people.

Position: Financial Analyst

FLSA Status:   Salary Exempt

This position reports to the CFO and is an integral team member providing cross-functional analytical support as well as partnering with the Controller ensuring GL integrity and clarity in financial performance. The Financial Analyst will influence strategic objectives and create value through analysis of operating performance and supporting continuous improvement efforts.

This will be a highly visible position that also partners with the sales & operation teams to assist with the development of initiatives, business planning, performance measurement, decision support, reporting, and process improvement projects.  


  • Work closely with the CFO to drive continuous improvement and operational excellence
  • Coordinate efforts with the Controller ensuring GL integrity and clarity in financial performance as well as timely dissemination of financial reports
  • Learn and champion the Great Game of Business paradigm
  • Assist with the creation of the financial plan and forecast
  • Provide monthly variance analysis identifying opportunities and assisting the business owners to improve forecasting accuracy
  • Create financial models to analyze various business opportunities and cost savings initiatives
  • Develop key performance indicators and trend analyses with recommendations to create value
  • Cross-functional analytical support using data from internal and external sources to provide insight to decision-makers
  • Assess current accounting operations providing recommendations for improvement and assist with implementing new processes
  • Supporting the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure compliance with GAAP
  • Complete other tasks as assigned

Preferred Skills:

  • NetSuite experience
  • Project management experience
  • CPA
  • Lean

90-Day Goals:

  • Learn accounting functions in NetSuite
  • Complete GGOB training and forecast weekly G&A related costs 
  • Assist with the month-end close process and financial reporting
  • Validate SOPs ensuring complete documentation for each key Finance function
  • Integral contributor to implementing process improvements

Physical Activities of Job:

  • Climbing, reaching, repetitive motion.
  • Picking, pinching, typing or with fingers, grasping.
  • Communication: ability to speak and hear colleagues, customers, vendors, etc.
  • Sedentary work: exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
  • Visual acuity: must have close visual acuity to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures, transcribing, viewing a computer terminal, extensive reading; determining the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned.
  • Atmospheric conditions: worker is subject to atmosphere conditions that affect the respiratory system of the body: odors from coffee roasting.

Benefits: Currently, the offered benefits include: group health (medical, dental and vision), available the first of the month after 30 days of employment; Flexible Spending Accounts for Healthcare and for Dependent Care; short- and long-term disability; life insurance; 401(k) program; paid time off; company holidays.

Counter Culture Coffee is an Equal Opportunity Employer in both policy and practice.

Counter Culture Coffee assesses candidates for employment based on their knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job for which they are applying and without regard to any non-job related category as protected by federal, state or local law.

Finalist candidates for employment will be required to pass a reference check process, successfully complete a post-offer/pre-employment criminal background check, and demonstrate USA employment eligibility (per federal and state law, Counter Culture Coffee participates in the federal E-Verify program).


 Requirements & Desired Attributes:

  • Alignment with our company values of being positive, inspiring, thoughtful, thorough, and question the status quo
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or business-related field
  • 5+ years relevant experience
  • Strong background in forecasting, financial, and business analysis
  • Visionary, proactive, big picture leader that is innovative and comfortable with risk
  • Proficient in building systems and processes focusing on continuous improvement iterating to create value
  • Enjoy solving big problems, analytical, adept at leveraging data to create solutions and drive value
  • Action-oriented change agent that thrives in a rapidly changing environment with shifting priorities and works best under pressure
  • Diligent, detail-oriented, disciplined with a high-quality standard 
  • Champion GGOB helping shape our desired culture
  • Ability to understand and analyze manufacturing/distribution environment
  • Willingness to be very hands-on, influencing, mentoring, and coaching
  • Experience in ERP Systems and proficient in spreadsheet and word processing software
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills