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Director of Financial Analysis & Planning

Description

CFS is currently working on an immediate need for a Staff Accountant. Our client is one of the largest manufacturers in their field. In this role, you will be responsible for building a robust planning environment that drives forward-looking analytics and leading mission critical financial reporting and analysis to drive business performance. If you are an out-going self-starter with great communication skills, this may be the role for you! This role offers a competitive salary and great benefits. If you are interested, please continue reading.
Responsibilities:


  • Lead long-range strategic planning process, including three-year strategic plan and one-year operating plan

  • Drive forward-looking analytics to drive operational action that achieve business goals

  • Own standardization, process improvement and best practice implementation across NA finance

  • Partner with Global FP&A to support direction-setting and delivery of key finance IT strategic initiatives

  • Proactively provide future-forward strategic decision support through insightful, operational recommendations

  • Partner with key functional leadership to drive clarity of business performance and appropriate action

  • Lead monthly forecast and actual cycles that translate operational activity to financial outcomes

  • Maintain risk-adjusted forecasting models which links key business drivers to performance scenarios

  • Own SG&A management across the North America business

  • Identify, implement, and develop the resources, capabilities, and individuals required to deliver a leading FP&A organization

  •  Develop clear roles, responsibilities, and measurable goals that are directly tied to Company strategy  

  • Participate actively in cross-finance and cross-functional engagement initiatives and activities

Requirements

Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance with advanced degree preferred.

  • 15+ years overall experience including 4+ years financial planning leadership, preferably in a corporate FP&A.

  • Finance planning IT systems experience, preferably in system selection and/or implementation.

  • Building, manufacturing or industrial sector experience (preferred). 


If this sounds like the perfect position for you, please do not hesitate to apply today. For immediate consideration, you may also submit your resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].

Job Snapshot

Location US-IL-Chicago
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Finance
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Company Overview

Creative Financial Staffing

CFS is a leading, employee-owned accounting and financial staffing firm—the largest one founded by CPA firms. With more than two decades of experience helping companies locate, attract and hire exceptional accounting & finance professionals, CFS has unique resources to better understand hiring needs, attract higher-caliber candidates and assess candidate potential. Established in 1994, CFS today operates 30+ offices across 21 states and the Caribbean. Serving most major U.S. markets and beyond, CFS connects companies with candidates, from entry-level to executive level, temporary to direct hire and project support to interim management. Learn More

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US-IL-Chicago
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Creative Financial Staffing
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US-IL-Chicago
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Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
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N/A
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Finance
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Description

CFS is currently working on an immediate need for a Staff Accountant. Our client is one of the largest manufacturers in their field. In this role, you will be responsible for building a robust planning environment that drives forward-looking analytics and leading mission critical financial reporting and analysis to drive business performance. If you are an out-going self-starter with great communication skills, this may be the role for you! This role offers a competitive salary and great benefits. If you are interested, please continue reading.
Responsibilities:


  • Lead long-range strategic planning process, including three-year strategic plan and one-year operating plan

  • Drive forward-looking analytics to drive operational action that achieve business goals

  • Own standardization, process improvement and best practice implementation across NA finance

  • Partner with Global FP&A to support direction-setting and delivery of key finance IT strategic initiatives

  • Proactively provide future-forward strategic decision support through insightful, operational recommendations

  • Partner with key functional leadership to drive clarity of business performance and appropriate action

  • Lead monthly forecast and actual cycles that translate operational activity to financial outcomes

  • Maintain risk-adjusted forecasting models which links key business drivers to performance scenarios

  • Own SG&A management across the North America business

  • Identify, implement, and develop the resources, capabilities, and individuals required to deliver a leading FP&A organization

  •  Develop clear roles, responsibilities, and measurable goals that are directly tied to Company strategy  

  • Participate actively in cross-finance and cross-functional engagement initiatives and activities

Requirements

Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance with advanced degree preferred.

  • 15+ years overall experience including 4+ years financial planning leadership, preferably in a corporate FP&A.

  • Finance planning IT systems experience, preferably in system selection and/or implementation.

  • Building, manufacturing or industrial sector experience (preferred). 


If this sounds like the perfect position for you, please do not hesitate to apply today. For immediate consideration, you may also submit your resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].

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