Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

  • Bix Produce
  • Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Sep 07, 2019
Full time General Managers and Management Executives

Job Description

Come join a growing company! BIX Produce has an immediate opening for a Financial Planning and Analysis Manager. This individual will provide financial planning and analysis to drive financial performance and help achieve business goals. This includes collaboration with and analytical support for cross-functional business teams, key player in Company planning processes, evaluation of financial actual results compared to plans or forecasts, analytical support for growth opportunities (new products, acquisition) and leveraging technology to create better analytical tools.
Roles & Responsibilities:Financial planning and analysis support for sales and operations including customer, product, channel, operations, and delivery analysis / profitability helping team members understand the financial impact of decisions.Drive and monitor financial performance, analyze and interpret operating results, investigate variances and evaluate their effect on operations.Provide forecasting and analysis support/recommendations to achieve planned financial performance.Analyze pricing changes to quantify projected impact on volume and margins.Enhance current processes and reporting mechanics to promote a more data-driven culture.Establish and lead the annual operating plan cycle, quarterly progress reporting and financial reforecast process. Includes project management of overall process - timeline of key milestones and tasks, ensuring deadlines are met.Execute the financial planning and budgeting process including income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow forecasting.Ensure cross-functional coordination of budgeting, forecasting, reporting, and cost improvement efforts.Interpret financial results and develop financial models to identify strategic alternatives and/or contingency plans.Participate in 3-year strategic planning process and modeling.Develop monthly and annual business metrics/KPIs/scorecard for internal management and board communication.Manage demand forecasting process, continuous process improvement, measurement of forecast accuracy, and oversight of execution.Responsible for leading internal and external reporting, such as monthly performance, monthly forecasts, and analysis.Assist CEO with preparation of Board / Mgmt reporting package, analysis of variance, identification of key drivers/insights, outlook/re-forecast.Conduct analysis and modeling of business development opportunities (e.g., acquisitions, new channel, new customer, co-branding, licensing projects, etc.). Assist in the development of policies and processes for financial operations control and reporting in the area of budgeting, financial planning, forecasting, cost control and capital investments, etc.Utilizes data warehouse and reporting tools to manipulate data set outputs into executive level analyses for decision making.Participate in system improvements including ERP optimization, reporting tools development, etc.
Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or related business degreeA minimum of 8 years of relevant finance experience to include 5+ years financial planning and analysis.Demonstrated financial planning/analysis skills within a high growth, evolving company environment.Strong attention to detail and analytical skills.Systems orientation, including management reporting and financial transactions processing.Excellent planning and analysis skills with the ability to analyze situation, apply proven problem-solving techniques and make sound decisions/recommendations.Business acumen-strong business analysis and judgment, ability to understand cost/value equations.Creative - ability to recommend new processes, new data management/analysis methods, etc.Fast-paced growing company experience and/or demonstrated effectiveness in a small company / location where role includes both strategic and hands-on responsibilities. Demonstrated leader who brings a strong cross-functional partnering approach and general management perspective.Experienced in use of metrics / scorecard to measure and manage performance. Demonstrated process improvement/simplification expertise.Cross-functional understanding and ability to achieve business results through cross-functional collaboration with of sales, finance, operations, customer service, HR and vendor partners. Effective written communication, presentation skills, and influencing skills both internally and externally.Strong MS Office skills (mastery level Excel and PowerPoint). Experienced in utilizing Excel, BI tools, ERP system/reporting to complete complex business / decision analysis and planning.Planning and prioritization skills including strong project management background.Adaptable, resilient, flexible, fast-paced/sense of urgency, and a high level of multitasking ability.Personal and professional values aligned with company values and culture, high integrity. BIX Produce is an equal opportunity employer