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FP&A Manager

Company: Creative Financial Staffing
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

ABOUT THE COMPANY Global manufacturing company is looking to add a FP&A Manager to their growing finance team. This role will be a part of the corporate FP&A activities and will support business units. Great opportunity for someone looking to make an impact with a growing, dynamic company. WHY TAKE THE ROLE:

  • Lots of growth opportunity- company is growing, office staff increased by 60% in the last four years, the incumbent was promoted into a newly created role. If you prove yourself, then they will promote you.
  • Innovative company, cutting-edge
  • Nice facility, on-site fitness center
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Young, energetic culture
    • Process improvement-oriented role- make things better
    • Covid- accounting/finance is working from home until TBD RESPONSIBILITIES
      • Lead the analysis of financial information to determine present and future financial performance, including coordinating monthly reporting, quarterly forecasting, and annual planning processes.
      • Partner with various business units and leadership to provide guidance around reports, analytics, strategic plans, business plans, and targets.
      • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual P&L analysis, Risk and Opportunity analysis, and bridge comments to shed insights into the business.
      • Prepare and present quarterly presentations to leadership
      • Ensure consistency between the operating strategy of the business unit and its financial forecasts.
      • Identify opportunities to streamline work and improve processes to drive effective data analytics and provide recommendations that will enable quality performance management discussions and better decision-making.
      • Support the monthly close consolidation process by preparing variance analysis and reporting of results for multiple business units
      • Lead cross function team to collaborate on certain projects, such as inventory risk analysis, production line analysis, etc
      • Demonstrate continuous efforts to improve operations, decrease lead times, and streamline work processes by working cooperatively and jointly with internal stakeholders
      • Provide ad hoc reports and analyses as requested EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
        • 7+ years fp&a experience
        • B.S. in Finance or Accounting
        • Manufacturing industry experience preferred
        • MBA or CPA preferred
        • Strong systems skills, JD Edwards preferred
        • Advanced Excel & business modeling skills required

Keywords: Creative Financial Staffing, Chicago , FP&A Manager, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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