Salary Mid-Point: $155,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent
Sr. Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis
  The Sr. Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis is responsible for managing the consolidation and reporting, budgeting, forecasting, long-range planning, and strategic analysis.  This position will also support other corporate wide finance initiatives such as software administration, implementation, and development of reporting.  This position reports to the Director of FP&A and will have one direct report.
  Responsibilities: You will have responsibility for providing financial insight and analysis to support the business in managing its performance, assisting in the month-end financial close process, and preparing budgets and forecasts. Specific areas of activity and ownership include:
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: manages the annual budgeting, periodic forecasting and strategic planning processes, working closely with the Business Units and Executive Leadership Team (ELT);
  • Monthly Reporting:
    • Responsible for consolidating and reporting the monthly management reporting package, which explains the month's performance and is reported to the ELT and Board of Directors;
    • Analyze monthly results relative to historical trends and budgets/forecasts;
  • Communicate, coordinate and collaborate with Corporate Functions, including members of the ELT, to prepare the functional budgets and forecasts, as well as monthly variance analyses;
  • Financial modelling and analysis: assist the Director of FP&A and CFO in modelling and analyzing new initiatives, scenario plans, long range forecasts, M&A activity, etc;
  • Administrator for the financial consolidation and reporting software utilized for actual reporting and planning modules;
  • M&A / Integration activity: work with recently acquired companies to integrate their reporting, forecasting and budgeting processes and chart of accounts;
  • Capital Expenditure Management: Manages the company's capital budgeting process, including review of capital expenditure requests for compliance with established policies/procedures, reporting of the status of project approvals and capital expenditures;
  • Management: Provide strong leadership in the recruitment, training, and development of top-quality financial talent.  Instill a culture that emphasizes accountability, integrity and transparency among the Finance team;
  • Ad-hoc reporting: supporting the business, Director Finance, FP&A and CFO with such ad-hoc reporting and analysis as may be required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field;
  • Likely to have 7+ years financial analysis / accounting experience and demonstrated understanding of general accounting knowledge in a business environment;
  • Proficient in spreadsheets, databases, MS Office, and financial software applications (ERP, Business Intelligence, and consolidation software);
  • Hands on experience with financial analysis, forecasting and financial reporting;
  • Excellent communication, organizational, presentation and interpersonal skills;
  • A proactive approach, with a demonstrated ability / desire to seek out ways to think ahead and add value; and
  • Experience in a multi-project-based company, preferably in Construction, Engineering, or other project-based industry experience (preferred)