Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

  • Location
    Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Finance
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_864973_2854056

The FP&A Manager will join a dynamic team supporting a high-growth brand within a company that recently became publicly traded. The FP&A Manager is responsible for providing reliable financial reporting information to Senior Executives and Business Unit Management to be used to make decisions impacting the performance of the corporation.

This role will also be responsible for performing analysis and delivering meaningful reports inclusive of top-line revenue and strategic growth opportunities as well as analyzing metrics that help drive results of the business. This position will work cross functionally with field operations, development, marketing, training, and human resource teams on strategic initiatives while helping lead core FP&A functions that support data-driven business decisions.

This position reports to the Director, FP&A and offers a high level of visibility with company’s Finance leadership team and other Senior/Executive Management Team members. There is also a high level of cross-functional interaction with the Operations, Marketing, Account, and Business Development teams.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead strategic projects, identify key business and financial risks, and support setting financial priorities
  • Prepare, review and analyze financial forecasts, operating budgets and strategic plans
  • Creation, review and communication of deliverables to senior management
  • Provide in-depth analysis on financial performance and root cause variances to forecasts
  • Analyze ROI and profitability for business initiatives and identify improvement plans for gaps
  • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance
  • Develop strategic insights for the supported brands by performing analysis using internal and external data. Insights should include: Consumer, Competitive, Vehicle, Geographic, Operational, Financial, Marketing, etc. This includes reviewing and tracking industry/ competitive/ environment data
  • Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses and capital expenditures
  • Develop financial models and analyze to support strategic initiatives
  • Understand business requirements and translate them into specific reporting tools
  • Support Senior Management Team and department heads with in-depth analysis
  • Develop quarterly and monthly financial and business reports
  • Prepare presentations for the Board of Directors and Senior Management Team
  • Analyzing price-mix reports for revenue opportunities and tracking impact of price-mix changes
  • Monitor co-development efforts with other brands in the Driven Brands family
  • Support the development of long-term business plans, sales modeling and profitability forecasting
  • Ad-hoc reporting and analysis
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    Qualifications:

  • Self-starter with ability to be strong team player and work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • 3-5 years of experience with a background that includes financial analysis.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Statistics, Economics, Accounting, Business or similar field of study
  • Apply objective, analytical, and orderly thinking to various analyses in a multi-unit organization
  • Prior experience in investment banking, private equity, transaction advisory or top-tier management consulting preferred
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities against multiple deadlines
  • Able to work well with people across multiple functions
  • Ability to communicate/present to senior-level managers


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