Financial Planning and Analysis Specialist

Compensation

: $81,900.00 - $148,150.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance



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We're looking for an immediate need for an entrepreneurial-minded, solution-oriented Financial Planning and Analysis ( FP&A ) Analyst. The successful FP&A Analyst will be a hands-on player tasked with effectively executing day-to-day FP&A processes, making recommendations to improve them, and providing management with necessary data and incisive analysis. Frequent exposure to executive management means that a positive attitude and strong communication skills are a must.


FP&A Analyst

Independence, OH

$80-90K, +4% Bonus

Reports To: Director, Financial Planning & Analysis


Responsibilities:

* Own and maintain multiple complex Excel financial models analyzing business unit, product group and transaction level data across the total company

* Execute key FP&A processes necessary for the preparation of monthly and quarterly Board level and management financial reporting

* Identify and implement continuous FP&A process improvements; from leveraging advanced Excel functions to supporting initiatives to increase utilization of financial systems (Adaptive Solutions)

* Perform financial analysis and modeling of current and historical trends in key performance indicators, including all areas of sales, cost of sales, contribution margin and SG&A expense

* Interface with managers around the world to ensure accurate reporting, forecasting and variance analysis

* Participate in the annual budgeting process and monthly measurement against budget and prior forecasts

* Support monthly S&OP process, including financial forecasting of sales and operational results

* Drive financial modeling and process improvements to enhance forecasting and analytical processes

* Perform one-off, ad hoc analysis of financial and operational information for senior management team


Requirements:

* Bachelor s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics; CPA and/or MBA a plus

* 3 - 8 years of FP&A experience, preferably with a manufacturing-based company

* Expert level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel

* Proven financial acumen and income statement variance analysis experience

* Excellent problem solving and root cause/analytical skills

* Strong written and verbal communication, with ability to synthesize and clearly articulate complex information

* Exceptional attention to detail, organization and time management skills

* Strong work ethic and positive team attitude, with a desire to challenge themselves as well as continuously develop and learn

* Experience in a multi-national company preferred

* Experience with SAP, Adaptive Solutions, or other financial software systems a plus


Associated topics: analyse, analysis, business systems analyst, financial analytic, forecasting, investment analyst, investment analytics, law, monitor, regulation * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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