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Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis 23484 in Greater Chicago Area at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 4/4/2018

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Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis



Our client is a leading global distribution company located in the Greater Chicago area.  They are currently looking for a Manager 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, competitive benefits and great amenities.  They pride themselves on providing their employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed.




Overview:



The Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis will play a critical role for a large complex growing business. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:



Responsibilities:




•        The Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis will perform financial analysis and use the findings to influence senior leadership team decisions.



•        Assist with forecasting financial and/or operational results used in planning, budgeting, and decision making.



•        Primary liaison between the sales center and market unit management and HQ Finance team.



•        Responsible for the monthly manufacturing close process.



•        Propose, implement and assess solutions to influence customer decisions.



•        Perform monthly analysis of manufacturing variances and partner with VP of Manufacturing in the remediation of variances and budget gap closure.



•        Develop and maintain monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports.



•        Formulate and interpret complex financial modeling.



•        Assist with transition/integration work related to acquisitions.



•        Ensure the implementation and consistent execution of standard business practices and policies throughout the market unit.



•        The Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis will provide strong leadership to analysts and project teams.



•        Other duties as needed.

Job Requirements

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


 


Requirements:




•        The Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis will have 7+ years’ related experience. Manufacturing experience at both corporate and plant level preferred. Experience in the food and beverage industry a plus.



•        Supervisory and/or management experience.



•        Strong computer skills including advanced experience in Excel. Experience working with SAP a plus.



•        Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.



•        The Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. MBA preferred.



•        CPA and/or CMA preferred.




Equal Opportunity Employer

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