Buckingham Search

Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

Buckingham Search - Morton Grove, IL

A Fortune 200 global multi-industrial manufacturing leader with revenues totaling $13.4 billion is hiring! This company has been voted consistently a "Top Workplace" and is "#1 Most Admired" in their industry. 

They are in search of a Manager of FP&A, who will play a critical role in supporting the financial activities of the company and several of its operating segments. This person will report directly to the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis, and will serve as a business partner to the Group Controllers.

Key responsibilities of the Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis:

  • Responsible for supporting the annual planning and long-range planning process.
  • Understanding of key business drivers and creating analyses that support decision-making within the Segments and across the Enterprise.
  • Deliver value-added business analyses as well as define and report meaningful financial and operational metrics
  • Leverage use of external drivers including end-market trends, regional trends and economic indicators to understand actual results and evaluate future forecasts for the Segments.
  • Review monthly and quarterly forecasts and provide proactive feedback based upon external and internal trends
  • Prepare ad-hoc financial analysis and participate in operational projects to support Segment leadership.
  • Prepare analysis and presentations in support of quarterly earnings release and analyst call, Board meetings, shareholder meetings, and senior leadership meetings.

Role requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree required.
  • Advanced degree/certification (e.g. MBA, CPA) and/or Fortune 500 finance training program is highly desirable
  • 5+ years of finance and accounting experience
  • Outstanding analytical skills and a proven ability to connect data analysis with business issues and decisions
  • Excellent project management skills and attention to detail.
  • Self-starter with the ability to juggle multiple tasks and reprioritize with ease. Track record of good decisions when facing new and unfamiliar challenges.
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally as necessary

Perks and benefits:

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • 401(k) retirement savings program
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Life insurance and disability benefits
  • Parental leave
  • Educational assistance, employee assistance program
  • Employee discounts with key suppliers

Posted On: Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Compensation: $120,000 - $130,000 + bonus

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