FP&A Manager

AP Professionals
Published
July 18, 2018
Location
Rochester
Job Type

Description

AP Professionals has partnered with a locally headquartered publicly traded company, in search of a dynamic professional to captain the corporate planning and forecasting process.  This position will drive the formation of the team, helping to create processes and policies, using new technology across the organization to gain efficiencies.  This role will also support merger and acquisition activity, specifically interacting with the CEO.

Our client defines the successful candidate as either, 1) a rising star that has recently been a part of a newly implemented FP&A process while working closely with the project manager, or 2) a seasoned professional who can bring his experience leading teams and FP&A systems or processes for the benefit of the group and company.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain the company’s long-term forecasting model and related processes, adapting as necessary, to evaluate strategic or capital structure alternatives
  • Coordinate the consolidation of monthly, quarterly and annual forecasts; prepare short-term forecasts for various divisions
  • Financial statement analysis, review and comparison of P&L to operating plans and forecasts. Interact with management to review performance, explain and control variances, and to assist in achievement and tracking of objectives
  • Analyze income statement trends and variances, and other operational data and statistics to identify issues and profitability opportunities and to propose courses of action
  • Involvement with acquisition/disposition activities and capital markets transactions including financial analysis, due diligence support and coordination of data and document flow among investment bankers, third parties and internal departments
  • Facilitate specific business decisions through the development and analysis of appropriate financial models and recommendations
  • Perform other ad hoc research and special projects as directed; other duties as assigned 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee staff of Financial Planning and Analysis team

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Ten or more years of related experience; 5-7 years of industry financial planning experience highly desired
  • MBA strongly preferred
  • Extensive experience with complex financial modeling required
  • Solid understanding and working knowledge with regards to financial analysis techniques including net present value concepts, IRR, ROI, regression analysis and the like required
  • Relevant experience with financial software, reporting or financial planning applications desirable; specifically possess a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint required
  • Good organizational, interpersonal and communication skills required
  • Ability to write quality reports, business correspondence, and procedures
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from top management
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