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Director of Financial Planning & Analysis 24668 in Chicago, IL at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

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Director of Financial Planning & Analysis 24668



Due to lots of growth, our client is looking for a Director of Financial Planning & Analysis to join their team. With a large and growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization.  The company boasts a team-oriented culture, great work/life balance, casual work environment and provides its’ employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed. They truly believe in promoting from within!



The Director of Financial Planning & Analysis will be responsible for all financial planning and analysis functions for the company. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:



Responsibilities:




•        The Director of Financial Planning & Analysis will analyze complex financial actions and prepare recommendations for policy, procedure, control, or action.



•        Evaluate complex profit plans, operating records, and financial statements.



•        Assist in the facilitation of the annual strategic planning process.



•        Drive the monthly forecasting process based on business metrics and measure performance for actual vs plan and forecast.



•        Direct preparation of studies, reports, analyses, and recommendations in areas such as budgets, forecasts, financial plans, governmental requirements, statistical reports, and business forecasts.



•        Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes.



•        Develop methodologies, dashboards, and models for business unit budgeting and reporting.



•        Identify and track KPIs for the consolidated organization.



•        Coordinate with all levels of management to gather, analyze, summarize, and prepare recommendations regarding financial plans, trended future requirements, and operating forecasts.



•        The Director of Financial Planning & Analysis will perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

The Director of Financial Planning & Analysis will possess the following:


 


Requirements




•        The Director of Financial Planning & Analysis will have a minimum 10+ years’ related experience. Manufacturing industry experience required.



•        Demonstrated leadership and partnering skills, including success in influencing outside of direct reporting line.



•        Strong understanding of GAAP, financial statements, and technical accounting.



•        Strong communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.



•        Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office products and advanced knowledge of Excel.



•        The Director of Financial Planning & Analysis will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.  



•        CPA preferred.




Equal Opportunity Employer

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