Senior Finance Manager

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Finance
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

Parker+Lynch is assisting a national leading manufacturing company in search for a Senior Finance Manager in Chicago, Illinois. The Senior Manager of FP&A will report directly to the CFO and will work closely with the CEO and the other members of the Leadership Team to forecast and communicate company financial performance and actual variances from expectations.

The right candidate will have the ability to analyze key drivers of the business, manage a team and other ad hoc projects. This is an excellent opportunity to make significant contributions to the success of a growing company.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provides financial analysis support to executive and operational management to assist in the business decision making process.
  • Performs month-end review and analysis of financial results during the monthly accounting close process whereby comparisons are made to planned and historical results, and corrections and/or suggested accrual adjustments are communicated to the Finance department.
  • Maintains, updates, and distributes various management monthly financial reports
  • Consults with executives and operational management on financial performance issues including the identification of positive and/or negative performance trends and the formulation of plans of action when needed.
  • Provides support to management before, during, and after the annual budget process
  • Constructs and manages the financial model for the strategic planning and budgeting processes.
  • Estimates certain financial reserves assuring the Company is sufficiently provisioned for expected liabilities consistent with GAAP.
  • Drives economic value creation through the identification and leveraging of profitability drivers
  • Proactively identifies and manages risks and opportunities
  • Requirements

  • Requires Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.
  • MBA would be a plus
  • Five+ years of corporate financial planning, budgeting, and strategic planning. Financial Planning & Analysis background in the insurance/financial service industry is preferred.
  • Strong modeling capability to lead the development and implementation of improved consistent metrics/dashboard reporting using Financial and non-Financial analytics including forward-looking information and drivers
  • Formulate and track key activities that impact financial performance and support the growth in the businesses
  • Clear communication skills
  • Benefits:

    50 hour work weeks

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