18-771 Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

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Hartford, CT
$110,000 - $130,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jul 06, 2018
Job ID
Financial Planning & Analysis Manager
Manufacturing financial leadership opportunity with an innovative and diversified organization!
Our client, a rapidly growing, international business unit of a successful public company is seeking a talented, self-driven and high-energy individual to serve as Financial Planning & Analysis Manager.  Making acquisitions is a strong suit for the company. Their sales grew by 50% from 2014 to 2018 and are slated to double again by 2019.  In this challenging and rewarding opportunity you will contribute as a key member of the Business Unit Finance team. 
This high-profile role requires you to develop and ensure a sustainable environment of controls across the global business unit as well as supporting key strategic and commercial initiatives and decisions.   You will be a disciplined and collaborative individual with effective leadership skills who thrives in a fast-paced environment and can focus individual and team energies to deliver results.  You will have a hands-on financial background and MUST have worked in industrial companies.  We are considering candidates with at least 8 years of experience.  We are seeking an individual interested in “climbing the ladder” who has the presence, gravitas and skill set to be effective in a highly matrixed and impact oriented role.
FP&A Manager Responsibilities: 
  • Manage all SBU financial reporting & analysis including consolidation and facilitation of monthly R&O reviews, weekly pulse updates, cost of sales analysis and sales segmentation reporting.
  • Design, refine and implement operating performance analysis tools including KPI analysis and presentation of key financial indices and performance indicators.
  • Support SBU Finance Director and President with business analysis including; coordinating and driving forecast performance including growth and/or recovery initiatives, ownership of SBU wide revenue forecasting and sales segmentation analysis and facilitating/driving cost improvement actions and SDP profit improvement initiatives.
  • Drive reporting and review of regional walk down analysis from prior year and plan commitments on current operating results.
  • Own the Capital Approval Process for the SBU including leading bi-weekly investment committee meetings, reviewing financial models and managing SBU Capital budgets.
  • Drive the consolidation and analysis of all regional forecast submissions.
  • Act as consultant to various functional areas of the business unit with regard to financial issues.
  • Provide significant support to SBU Leadership Team in order to evaluate new business opportunities and annual strategic planning process.
  • Serve as a technical resource to the Engineered Components Solutions finance team  
FP&A Manager Qualifications: 
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in accounting with at least five years of accounting and managerial experience in a mid to large size, publicly held, manufacturing company
    • Experience at a ‘Big 4’ accounting firm preferred.   
  • BS degree required in Accounting. CPA and/or MBA strongly preferred
  • Excellent working knowledge of US GAAP and working in a SOX environment is required.
  • Solid understanding of lean principles and techniques.
  • Persuasive leadership skills and superb technical accounting skills.
  • Experience managing multi-site financial controls and demonstrated history of increasing responsibilities in financial leadership.
  • Data driven, analytical approach to problem solving.
Application Requirements:
  • Attach your resume and a cover letter including present compensation information.
  • Please include your home address on your resume along with a cell phone number and personal email address.