Manager FP&A

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  • Location:

    Atlanta , United States

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Contact:

    Steve Whiting

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Consultant:

    Steve Whiting

Our client is software company that is a market leader in their niche and they wish to hire a Manager of FP&A that be responsible for reporting, modelling and forecasting activities and providing accurate and timely financial input for decision making at the leadership level. 

REF: MgrFP&ASoftAlpha

Essential daily duties will include:-

  • Oversees analysis and report preparation on variances versus Plan/Forecast/Current and Past Trends for assigned Revenue Streams and Cost Functions.
  • Engages in bench-marking studies to establish areas of potential operational improvement.
  • Reviews bottlenecks and recommend changes to improve the overall level of functional throughput.
  • Engages in ongoing cost reduction analysis.
  • Oversees preparation of standard Quarterly and Monthly Financial Reports for analysis and senior level meetings.
  • Prepares Financial models and Ad-Hoc Reports to support strategic initiatives. Understands what to highlight and what level of detail is required while presenting to senior executives.
  • Develops efficiencies to consolidate and increase the effectiveness of reporting, and maintain Revenue and Cost reports used internally and externally.
  • Leads certain initiatives for continued development of Budgeting, Forecasting and Flash processes using relevant tools.
  • Ability to accurately meet all time sensitive reporting dates.
  • Is able to anticipate problems and proactively tries to prevent them, and/or develops solutions up front.

Job Requirements:-

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 7-10 years of relevant experience 
  • Preferred accounting/finance experience in the software industry
  • Required experience with US GAAP
  • Previous experience in budgeting and forecasting is required
  • Must have a critical eye for accuracy, data integrity, process issues and improvements.
  • Ability to form relationships with senior management that enables Finance to be seen as a business partner whose input the directors see as essential to decision making.
  • Leadership and managerial experience
  • Very strong analytical skills and strategic thinker
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple competing priorities while consistently meeting deadlines
  • TM1 Experience a plus