Responsible for planning and coordinating the Company¿s annual operating and long term projections, as well as, interim forecasts. Performs review of operating department budgets. In addition, this position is responsible for the preparation of financial analyses related to all aspects of the company's business. Analyses include, among others, standardized monthly financial review reports, benchmarking analyses (internal and external), multi-departmental variance analyses. Works closely with the accounting department on identifying variances between actual results and budget/forecast results.
Direct the process of completing the annual operating and long term forecast, as well as, interim operating forecasts. This process includes the coordination of multi-disciplined operating departments.
Responsible for reviewing long-term financial models and quarterly financial summary output (5-year package) including income statement, balance sheet, cash flow, liquidity summary and fluctuation analysis from previous forecast/budget.
Work with accounting and operating groups in order to complete monthly variance analyses between actual results and budget/forecast results. This process includes the timely identification of the source of all material variances.
Continuous review, assessment and improvement of the company's financial budget tools. Process must incorporate a plan to train and support end users (i.e. operating groups).
Lead a competent staff of managers, senior financial specialist to provide efficient and effective support function to the business.
Perform other job-related functions as assigned.
EDUCATION: Bachelors degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university with a major in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field; Masters degree and/or CPA preferred but not required
EXPERIENCE: 7 to 10 years of progressive financial experience including strong background in corporate financial planning and analysis.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret qualitative and quantitative industry data. Ability to effectively present information, written and verbally to all areas of the company. The individual must possess the ability to report findings and recommendations in a structured, logical format. Must have a thorough understanding of return on investment (ROI) methodology and at least an intermediate understanding of accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America. Additional skills will require the ability to deal effectively with individuals at all levels and functions with the organization, work independently in a fast paced environment with multiple project & priorities, manage multiple projects, facilitate meetings, solve problems with groups while dealing with multiple variables, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent interpersonal, organization, analytical, leadership and computer skills required.