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Mentor, Ohio - USD Full Time Posted by: Race Winning Brands Posted: Thursday, 25 November 2021
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Job description

Race Winning Brands, located in Mentor OH, has an immediate opening for a Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis.

The primary function includes but is not limited to: be a key member of the Finance department and support all functions of the company through reporting and analysis efforts. This individual is responsible for supporting all aspects of budgeting, planning and analysis related to the overall organization. The position will work within the Finance Department and will partner with management cross-functionally to design/create and improve complex financial models (including P&L, Balance Sheet, and Bank Covenants Tracking), build annual budgets and analyze variances, including commentary and review trends. The Manager of FP&A will analyze key areas of the business to aid in the review and/or improvement of business performance (KPI's, performance metrics, trend analysis, etc.). The successful candidate will be expected to routinely provide financial insights on all regions' performance to local leadership.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare insightful monthly analysis of actual results vs. budget/forecast
  • Support month end close process with analysis, consolidation, and reporting
  • Monitor and analyze budget variances to recommend continuous improvement opportunities
  • Build and manage in-depth financial models to support new business opportunities, financing initiatives and divestitures
  • Assist in defining, managing, and streamlining financial reporting process
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses in support of business initiatives
  • Support due diligence efforts when required
  • Support preparation and review of quarterly board materials
  • Support preparation and review of monthly Executive Leadership packages
  • Support preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual bank covenants
  • Assist in effectively planning and budgeting business results
  • Develop and maintain business KPI's, performance metrics, and trend analysis on business results
  • Manage FP&A Analyst and potentially Cost Accounting


. Requirements:

Skills and Competencies include but are not limited to:

  • Fundamental knowledge of Accounting, Reporting and Analysis.
  • Clear understanding of P&L and balance sheet relationship.
  • Clear understanding of Bill of Materials, Routings, WIP and Absorption impacts to the business.
  • Ability to quickly learn ERP systems.
  • Problem solving skills to identify problems, gather and analyze information skillfully to resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Oral communication skills to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations and demonstrate group presentation skills in conducts meetings.
  • Written Communication skills to self-edit written reports, emails, and outside correspondence for spelling, grammar, and punctuation and that communication is precise, clearly communicated, and correctly interpreted by its audience.
  • Planning/organizing skills to prioritize work and plan activities to maximize time efficiently.
  • Quality control that demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness in final work product, good listening skills, diplomatic, and sensitive in responding to employee and new hire questions and inquiries.
  • Adaptability to manage competing demands and manage ever-changing priorities, delays or unexpected events.
  • Dependability to consistently be at work and on time, reliably following instructions, responding to management direction and soliciting feedback to improve performance.
  • Safety and security to actively promote and personally observe safety and security procedures.
  • Effectively work cross functionally amongst varying departments.

Basic qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum five (5) years of accounting/FP&A experience (preferably in a manufacturing environment).
  • Candidate must be eligible to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • MBA or CMA is desirable

Computer Skills: High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.); ERP System (MAS 500, Longview Khalix)

Mathematical Abilities: Above-average aptitude and ability to interpret spreadsheets, and manufacturing operations in relation to the financial statements.

Analytical or Reasoning Abilities: Ability to visualize, articulate, and solve problems and concepts and make decisions that are sensible and based on available information.

Communication Skills: Precise communication skills to effectively and professionally communicate with internal colleague groups and customers


Mentor, Ohio, United States of America
Race Winning Brands
Race Winning Brands
11/25/2021 7:25:37 PM

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