Salary Mid-Point: $120,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent
IFG's global manufacturing client is looking to a FP&A Manager to join their team. Reporting directly to the CFO of a $900M revenue BU, this role will be 100% remote, although the downtown office is open, and will require office visits on as needed basis. Responsibilities

Financial Planning

  • Support business unit locations during the monthly reporting and quarterly forecasting processes to achieve targeted results and work to enhance forecasting models, as necessary.
  • Build the annual operating plan and coordinate process for the Protein business units to drive strategic growth.
  • Review and consolidate annual operating plans and present to the Protein Division EVP and CFO as well as to executive leadership.
  • Prepare long range pro forma financials for strategic and long-range planning.

Financial Reporting

  • Direct the monthly preparation of the Business Performance Report and review results and variances with each business unit leadership and Protein Division Executive Vice President and CFO.
  • Complete the Monthly Performance Review analysis which is presented to executive management (CEO, CFO, and others), and review with Protein President and CFO prior to presentation.
  • Drive the monthly, quarterly, and year end reporting activities within OneStream for the Division.
  • Maintain and analyze reporting for other critical areas including pricing, inflation, sourcing savings, productivity, and capital spending and provide insights to leaders for those areas (pricing, sourcing, continuous improvement).

Financial Analysis

  • Investigate, understand, and create insightful, clear narratives for variances to forecast and plan.
  • Identify opportunities to improve performance and proactively communicate with the businesses.
  • Analyze and evaluate investment opportunities (acquisitions, capital spending, restructuring). Ensure investment assumptions are well reasoned and proposed investments meet corporate requirements.
  • Work cross functionally (Finance, Tax, Treasury, Legal, etc.) to fully understand variances and complete analysis accurately and timely.
  • Provide insightful analysis to functional teams (Sales, Product Line Management) to help drive business decisions.
  • Build models to support financial plans and generate “what if” scenarios.
  • Support with special projects and analysis as needed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Accounting or Finance; Certified Public Accountant desired.
  • Requires 5 – 7 years of experience preferably within an industrial products industry or public accounting firm.
  • Prior experience in an international manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Experience with large ERP and reporting systems such as Hyperion or OneStream.
  • Demonstrated understanding of GAAP, SOX, and SEC regulations.
  • Full understanding of P&L management and all cash flow and balance sheet implications, including a demonstrated ability to assess risks and opportunities within complex business situations and drive improvements that increase free cash flow.
  • A demonstrated track record of working with a high degree of integrity.
  • The ability to build relationships with business and functional leaders across the company.
  • Excellent analytical and forecasting skills and the ability to translate complex situations into information that will support the profitability and growth of the business.
  • A strong problem solver who can effectively interface with all levels of employees in an international environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze the details, but also to be able to step back and "look at the big picture."
  • Strong detail orientation.
  • High energy and positivity with the ability to work collaboratively with virtual teams and processes that transcend regions.