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Financial Planner & Analyst | Sample Job Description 4

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If you are an employer seeking qualified job seekers for your Financial Planning & Analysis position, read our sample job description below and revise it to meet your company's specific job duties and requirements. If you are a job seeker looking for a Financial Planning & Analysis position, use our sample job description below to see what job skills and experiences employers are seeking.

Manager – Financial Planning and Analysis Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement and maintain an effective planning and analysis capability that will provide senior leadership with appropriate analytical tools to establish goals and measure performance of the Company’s portfolio of businesses.
  • Routinely communicate business unit and company consolidated financial and operational performance trends, historical and forecasted, using appropriate metrics. Suggest trends, resulting implications, key actions, and strategic implications. Coordinate the capital spending review process for the company.
  • Lead scenario modeling efforts for the development and growth of the portfolio. Participate as a key thought leader of the global finance team, influencing decision making, identifying finance priorities, managing directly and indirectly - finance staff in multiple locations.
  • Influence the accuracy and effectiveness of the corporate accounting consolidation and closing process and treasury operations through analytical review and trend analysis.
  • Develop and execute processes to allow for routine analytical reviews of company financial and operational performance, leveraging business unit analytical resources and tools
  • Lead the strategic aspects of the annual operating plan and budget process for the company
  • Prepare presentations in support of board and shareholder meetings, monthly/quarterly senior leadership meetings and various strategic committees of the company.
  • Coordinate capital review meetings, pre-review vetting process and all aspects of formal capital appropriation request (CAR) documentation.
  • Support the strategic business planning process

  • Participate in the financial modeling and due diligence efforts related to the company's ongoing M&A activities.
  • Model potential changes to capital structure, acquisition and divestiture planning, shareholder returns.
  • Monitor competitive dynamics of the sectors (liaise with sector associates)
  • Partner with accounting, treasury, tax as appropriate

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 10 years of finance and accounting experience with progressive
  • responsibility , especially with exposure to international operations.
  • CPA - Big 4 experience, MBA preferred
  • Significant experience managing people, with strong, professional communication and writing skills
  • Hyperion, Oracle and SAP experience
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and technical pronouncements
  • IFAS knowledge helpful

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