Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis will lead the Aftersales organization in planning, budgeting, forecasting, reporting, and analysis, and will coordinate with Corporate FP&A efforts. The Aftersales organization includes Parts and Services.

REPORTING:

This position reports to the Director of Finance and has one Sr. Financial Analyst on its team. This team supports Operational and Functional leadership.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Leads the annual and quarterly budgeting/forecasting processes; requiring integration of strategies, trends, and assumptions into financial results
  • Must be comfortable coordinating the Budget and Forecast processes, helping others navigate necessary templates and reports, modeling key assumptions, and recommending courses of action consistent with Corporate strategy and goals
  • Leads the Parts function variance analysis, while identifying risks and opportunities
  • Responsible for Corporate/Board level reporting, including status on key initiatives, and financial results.
  • Typical projects will include annual inventory revaluation, marketing initiative, margin, and inventory analyses.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong self-initiative, leadership, communication, interpersonal, strategic, planning and organizational skills
  • Executive level communication and partnering
  • Strong Excel, Access, and presentation skills
  • Essbase experience; SAP experience is a plus
  • Comfortable with large quantities of data, managing with Excel and Access
  • Carries out all duties in accordance with the company mission and philosophy
  • Must be self-sufficient and have the ability to think strategically, look forward and plan tactically and logically
  • Demonstrates honesty and integrity at all times

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business or Finance

MBA preferred

Work Experience: 10-15 years experience in Finance

Nearest Major Market: Chicago
Job Segment: Financial, ERP, Strategic Planning, Manager, Marketing Manager, Finance, Technology, Strategy, Management, Marketing

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