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Finance Manager

Description

Finance Manager



The Finance Manager will be responsible for the Financial Planning and Analysis functions in a dynamic, fast paced environment.   Responsibilities include annual budgeting process, periodic forecasts, rolling 13-week cash flow forecasts, and financial analysis at a profit center, product and customer level.  This individual will coordinate input from multiple business functions and reviews financial data and other reports in order to predict current and future financial performance. This is a critical role with opportunity for growth, development, and advancement.



Principal Duties and End Results




  • Finance function representative for business intelligence utilization.

  • Drive the creation of Company budgets and forecasts throughout the year. 

  • Maintain and develop various Excel-based financial models and standard templates distributed for use by all of Finance during the planning processes, ensuring quality, accuracy and focused analytic review.

  • Provide timely, relevant and accurate reporting & analysis of the results of the company’s performance against historical, budgeted, forecasted and strategic planning results to facilitate decision-making toward the achievement of the budget and strategic plan.

  • Prepare financial reports, charts, tables and other exhibits as requested.

  • Perform complex financial analyses including ROI, prepare related presentations and present results including compilation and review of financial plans and budgets, taking into consideration actual performance, previous expenditures and estimated income and expenses.

  • Compile weekly customer sales reports and provide full month projections.

  • Compile and reconcile Monthly Customer reports including Customer P&L’s, Revenue Trend, vs. Plan and Prior Year.

  • Interact and provide financial information and schedules to external auditors as required.

  • Reconcile transactions/correct data related to databases that affect financial performance.

  • Participate in business improvement teams and identify opportunities that lead to improved profitability.
     



Requirements

Qualifications


§  Requires a four-year degree in Finance or Accounting; MBA or advanced degree helpful but not required.


§  A minimum of 4 years of analytical experience as a Sr. Financial Analyst or FP&A is required.


§  Exceptional analytical skills, in particular working with large data sets and complex financial and pricing models.


§  A thorough understanding of accounting processes and systems, financial planning and analysis, and cash flow drivers.


§  A working knowledge of GAAP.


§  Highest ethical standards and values.


§  Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills. 


§  Strong PC skills including exceptional skills in Microsoft Excel and proficiency in the rest of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, and PowerPoint) required.


§  Demonstrated knowledge of report writing in Business Intelligence or other extraction tools preferred.


Job Snapshot

Location US-MN-Minneapolis
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $90,000.00 - $100,000.00 /Year
Store Type Accounting, Finance
Other Compensation: Bonus Eligible
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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

Contact Information

US-MN-Minneapolis
Snapshot
Creative Financial Staffing
Company:
US-MN-Minneapolis
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
$90,000.00 - $100,000.00 /Year
Pay Rate:
Accounting, Finance
Store Type:

Description

Finance Manager



The Finance Manager will be responsible for the Financial Planning and Analysis functions in a dynamic, fast paced environment.   Responsibilities include annual budgeting process, periodic forecasts, rolling 13-week cash flow forecasts, and financial analysis at a profit center, product and customer level.  This individual will coordinate input from multiple business functions and reviews financial data and other reports in order to predict current and future financial performance. This is a critical role with opportunity for growth, development, and advancement.



Principal Duties and End Results




  • Finance function representative for business intelligence utilization.

  • Drive the creation of Company budgets and forecasts throughout the year. 

  • Maintain and develop various Excel-based financial models and standard templates distributed for use by all of Finance during the planning processes, ensuring quality, accuracy and focused analytic review.

  • Provide timely, relevant and accurate reporting & analysis of the results of the company’s performance against historical, budgeted, forecasted and strategic planning results to facilitate decision-making toward the achievement of the budget and strategic plan.

  • Prepare financial reports, charts, tables and other exhibits as requested.

  • Perform complex financial analyses including ROI, prepare related presentations and present results including compilation and review of financial plans and budgets, taking into consideration actual performance, previous expenditures and estimated income and expenses.

  • Compile weekly customer sales reports and provide full month projections.

  • Compile and reconcile Monthly Customer reports including Customer P&L’s, Revenue Trend, vs. Plan and Prior Year.

  • Interact and provide financial information and schedules to external auditors as required.

  • Reconcile transactions/correct data related to databases that affect financial performance.

  • Participate in business improvement teams and identify opportunities that lead to improved profitability.
     



Requirements

Qualifications


§  Requires a four-year degree in Finance or Accounting; MBA or advanced degree helpful but not required.


§  A minimum of 4 years of analytical experience as a Sr. Financial Analyst or FP&A is required.


§  Exceptional analytical skills, in particular working with large data sets and complex financial and pricing models.


§  A thorough understanding of accounting processes and systems, financial planning and analysis, and cash flow drivers.


§  A working knowledge of GAAP.


§  Highest ethical standards and values.


§  Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills. 


§  Strong PC skills including exceptional skills in Microsoft Excel and proficiency in the rest of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, and PowerPoint) required.


§  Demonstrated knowledge of report writing in Business Intelligence or other extraction tools preferred.


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