Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis in Charlotte, North Carolina
ABOUT THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:
High growth distribution and retail services-related organization with a leadership team with demonstrated success in their industry
$700M organization experiencing high growth and seeking talent who can advance to the rapid pace of the company’s growth
WHAT THIS COMPANY OFFERS YOU:
Opportunity to lead an accounting team and interface heavily with leadership in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
Advancement opportunities as the organization is experiencing significant organic growth and the high potential for acquisitions
Working closely with the Director of FP&A and other senior accounting and finance executive leadership team to develop opportunities and programs that impact the business and create the finance and accounting results that partner with the business needs
THE ROLE YOU WILL PLAY:
Role will be instrumental is designing and building robust forecasting and budgeting tools and processes that will enable agility and efficiency in delivering business intelligence through financial information
Bridge between operations and sources of capital serving to link these two critical areas. They must use their “voice” on understanding the details of the business and to help drive the business to its highest performance.
Evaluates alternative uses of capital to ensure that projects are expected to return in excess of weighted average cost of capital and/or are supported by a sound business case. This includes modeling for various capital investments.
Reviews monthly financial performance and identifies trends and offers advice to mitigate or control costs.
Assists in modeling alternative pricing scenarios and their operational and financial impact.
Provides training (process and/or financial) and coaching on financial matters to develop greater financial acumen in the business.
Assists in change management, and supports the Director of FP&A in driving key business initiatives down into the business with the goal of continuous improvement.
Supports acquisition due diligence efforts and, when required, assume project management leadership for all acquisition activities.
Ensures that internal controls are in place, functioning properly and sufficient to protect company assets and the credibility of the financial results.
Drives the annual budget process, identifies and develops improvements to the budget process and effectively educates the business on changes to the budget process.
Prepares periodic forecasts for company near-term & long-term planning purposes.
Provides analysis of monthly budget variances and identifies those that will be ongoing or changes to expense run-rates.
THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:
Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university required, MBA a plus.
Minimum of 8 years of progressive work history in a mid to large size, high performing environment
Core knowledge of the financial statement, budgeting, and forecasting
FP&A experience must include designing and building complex financial models to enable robust detailed forecasting & annual budgeting modeling, capex modeling and financial statement analytics.
Demonstrated champion of process improvement, preferably with processes/approaches used in lean manufacturing, retail, and/or distribution
Demonstrated project management skills that include cross functional initiatives.