Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Iconma, L.L.C. Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago

Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Location: Chicago, IL

Duration: Fulltime


  • The Human Energy of Client

  • Education Requirements:
    Bachelor's Required

  • Relevant Work Experience

    6 to 10 Years

Job Summary:

  • The Manager Corporate FP&A is a key player within the Corporate Finance team and is responsible for leading Corporate FP&A activities including planning, reporting, and analysis of client's regional & consolidated results. The position will also oversee components of client's financial planning & consolidation system and will work closely with the CFO, senior leadership team, and business unit leaders providing financial and strategic support. The position will report to the Director of FP&A.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Manage the corporate budget, forecast, and reporting processes by leading the coordination, analysis, and reporting thereof.

  • Support the monthly close consolidation process by preparing variance analysis and reporting of results for multiple business units within the U.S. and International locations.

  • Provide oversight, technical support, and change management of existing and future EPM platforms, including data governance and assessments to improve financial system processes.

  • Interact with technical development and warehousing teams to ensure data integrity, streamline processes and support future development activities.

  • Partner with and provide financial support to senior leadership by performing value-added analyses and preparing presentations to support critical decision-making processes.

  • Develop and enhance financial models and planning processes to drive effective data analytics and provide recommendations that will enable quality performance management discussions and better decision-making.

  • Work with leadership to develop, improve, and maintain financial reporting across the organization.

  • Coordinate the preparation and presentation of quarterly business reviews.

  • Preparation presentations and analysis for the quarterly Board of Directors meetings.

  • Support preparation of the company's annual stock valuation and audit processes.

  • Support the company's development activities by analyzing growth initiatives, including capital expenditure analysis, new product introductions, plant expansions, etc.

Candidate must have the following:

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance required. CPA or MBA preferred.

  • Experience with a mix of accounting, FP&A, and business systems analysis experience supporting financial environments, preferably with experience as an EPM system administrator (Hyperion, BPC, etc.).

  • Expertise in business planning processes, budgets, forecasts, bridges, etc.

  • Tech savvy individual with advanced excel, presentation and computer skills.

  • Good understanding of ERP systems in a manufacturing environment.

  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.

  • Aptitude to analyze and interpret complex financial and statistical data but can also see the "big picture".

  • Executive presence combined with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong understanding of finance & accounting concepts, with general understanding of GAAP.

  • Passion for leading positive change throughout the organization.

  • Experience managing a small team.

Relevant Work Experience:

  • Five to ten years of progressive work experience in FP&A and/or corporate finance, preferably in a manufacturing environment.

Major Physical Demands

  • Regular office environment.
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Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

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