Loparex LLC Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis in Cary, North Carolina
Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis
Cary, NC, USA
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The Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) will be a key leader in the finance and accounting team, responsible for the company's financial reporting (internal/external) and forecasting/planning processes. They will lead the preparation of financial reports, Board of Directors materials, monthly financial analysis, forecasting and provide ad hoc analysis for special projects. In addition, they will drive business performance by leading the development of the company's Annual Operating Plan as well as financial modeling for the strategic plan and 5-year pro-forma. The FP&A manager will be the central point for diligence in potential acquisitions and other growth initiatives.Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required. MBA and/or CPA preferred.
Minimum 8-10 years of experience in Financial planning, analysis or other finance analyst role.
Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills.
Ability to manage complex problems and drive a data-based continuous improvement ethic and high-performance culture.
Drive for results and a strong sense of urgency.
Change management skillsets to institutionalize lasting improvements through the organization.
Indirect leadership and communication skills to lead cross-functional optimization and collaboration.
Proven communication and conflict management skills in the pursuit of high standards of excellence.
A concern for impact and the ability to have influence on a wide range of audiences.
Situational leadership with the ability to step in to detail and drive actions as necessary.
Advanced analytical skills and proficiency in Excel, Access and other standard reporting and analytical software required.
Experience working in well-established ERP systems (SAP, Hyperion, Oracle, etc.) preferred.
Primary Job Responsibilities
Partner with Group finance team to develop monthly reports and financial dashboards.
Provide analytics and develop narrative for consolidated results as well as assist in the collection of the regional metrics and dashboards.
Collaborate with regional finance teams to collect information and fully integrate analysis and reporting functions.
Responsible for setting the global reporting standard in terms of level of detail and frequency for analytics and associated narrative.
Develop additional reporting metrics and analysis as needed to better understand the company's income statement, productivity and the key drivers.
Help to integrate cash flow, working capital metrics and analytics into monthly reporting process.
Provide ad hoc project analysis as needed supporting special initiatives and potential acquisitions or other business transactions.
Ensure that Loparex's business activities are optimized for value by appropriate consideration of the functional perspective in business decisions and critical business processes.
Lead annual budget process by coordinating the creation of the Annual Operating Plan from the regional inputs to final consolidation.
Work with Group controller to develop process for periodic forecast updates, to include monthly, Quarterly updates and full mid-year reforecast.
Assist with the strategic planning process by providing financial inputs, presentation support and development of the 5 year pro-forma.
Develop/collect inputs for monthly and quarterly Board of Director calls and meetings.