The FP&A Manager plays a critical role in both the annual planning and quarterly forecasting processes. This role will assist in the preparation, analysis, and presentation of the budget and forecast. This individual will be heavily involved in establishing financial guidance for the fiscal year, periodically updating progress against that guidance, including appropriate communication to senior management, and very involved in process improvements in budgeting and forecasting.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Lead annual operating plan, quarterly forecasting, and long-range financial projection processes.
Analyze financial performance vs. quarterly forecast, vs. plan, and vs. prior year and effectively communicate results to management.
Execute value-added analysis and provide decision support for special projects and initiatives.
Make recommendations to management regarding cost saving or profitability improvement strategies.
Streamline existing monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting processes
Utilize Hyperion to communicate financial plans, forecasts, and actual results to Corporate.
Prepare financial information for senior management and the Board of Directors.
Bachelor’s degree (B.S./B.A.) or equivalent from a college or university in finance or accounting; and a minimum of 5 years related financial analysis experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience with an emphasis in financial analysis.
MBA and/or CPA strongly preferred
Practical experience in financial modeling and forecasting required.
Understanding of GAAP
Strong analytical and problem solving skills required.
Strong ERP and financial systems background required (Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains and Hyperion preferred but not required).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
Strong attention to detail with a conviction for meeting deadlines required.
Highly assertive and ability to lead from a sense of responsibility, rather than authority required.