We have partnered with our client in their search for a FP&A Senior Manager, Deerfield, IL (Hybrid work schedule, flexible days).
Budgeting and Forecasting: Orchestrating the annual budgeting, periodic forecasting, and strategic planning processes, closely collaborating with Business Units and the Executive Leadership Team (ELT).
Compiling and presenting the monthly management reporting package, elucidating the month's performance to the ELT and Board of Directors.
Analyzing monthly outcomes against historical patterns, budgets, and forecasts.
Coordinating and collaborating with Corporate Functions, including ELT members, to prepare functional budgets, forecasts, and monthly variance analyses.
Financial Modeling and Analysis: Assisting the FP&A Director and CFO in modeling and appraising new initiatives, scenario planning, long-term forecasts, and M&A undertakings.
Administration of financial consolidation and reporting software employed for actual reporting and planning modules.
M&A / Integration Endeavors: Collaborating with recently acquired entities to incorporate their reporting, forecasting, budgeting procedures, and chart of accounts.
Capital Expenditure Management: Supervising the company's capital budgeting procedure, scrutinizing capital expenditure requests for compliance, furnishing project approval and expenditure status updates.
Leadership: Nurturing top-quality financial talent through recruitment, training, and development. Fostering a culture of accountability, integrity, and transparency within the Finance team.
Ad-hoc Reporting: Assisting the business, FP&A Director, and CFO with necessary ad-hoc reporting and analyses.
7+ years’ hands-on experience
Corporate FP&A (consolidated) experience vs BU or Commercial FP&A, etc.
Solid understanding of financial planning variables, assumptions & drivers (for a multi-business organization)
NOTE: their cash flow forecasting needs work, they do a 13-week cash flow forecast
Good understanding of general accounting
Strong process improvement skills
Self-directed, able to articulate results clearly to the CFO (so excellent communication skills)
Ideally some management experience as this role will have one direct report (an analyst/we placed him)
Prefer candidate with Planful (all their businesses are on it for reporting and consolidations) – but not required / another ERP consolidation tool is OK (Hyperion, OneStream, Anaplan, BPC, Adaptive, etc)
Planning – they download the data from Planful and model in Excel
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field