Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

Job Locations US-KY-Owensboro
ID
2022-1929
Category
Accounting/Finance
Type
Full-Time

Overview

The Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis reports to the VP, Finance & Accounting and is responsible for the oversight and management of the Company’s forecasting, financial planning and forward-looking analysis and long-term financial support. The Manager is also responsible for the preparation of ad hoc requests related to Company’s financial matters. This position is responsible for the overall leadership, implementation of strategies, and management oversight in these areas, including compliance with related accounting regulations and work direction in the financial planning and analysis area.

 

Reporting requirements include, but are not limited to, the Company’s officers, equity investors, debt holders, rating agencies, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Responsibilities

Leadership Specific:

  • Being personally accountable for the performance and achievement of employees in reporting area, and teaching employees in area to be likewise personally accountable
  • Developing and demonstrating appropriate leadership skills and traits
  • Serving as a role model for non-managerial employees 
  • Ensuring alignment of functional activities with department goals and strategies
  • Engaging in consistent performance management (e.g., coaching, teaching, appraising, mentoring, compensation management, hiring support)

Position Specific:

  • Leads monthly financial forecasts, annual budget, and long-range planning processes
  • Aligns forecasts, budget, and long-range plan with business initiatives, economic trends, and operational effectiveness through collaboration with other members of management
  • Prepares monthly financial reporting including variance and financial statement analysis
  • Drives business value by providing financial and analytical counsel to facilitate decision-making around strategic business initiatives
  • Able to communicate a clear and concise perspective around business drivers behind financial data and potential implications on future results
  • Creates financial models and scenarios as a key input for business planning decisions in areas such as capital deployment and acquisitions
  • Conducts complex financial analysis on an ad hoc basis,
  • Understands market dynamics and competitors
  • Identifies and executes upon process improvement opportunities
  • Demonstrates proficiency of technical tools and financial systems
  • Serves as an objective financial steward with an enterprise perspective, safeguarding Company's assets
  • Ensures strong controls are in place and the company's intellectual property is protected
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, accounting, CPA certificate, or combination of education and experience
  • 3+ years of experience in a leadership role
  • 5+ years of experience with forecasting/budgeting and modeling
  • Ability to lead a team and meet deadlines as a team
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Executive presence required.
  • Demonstrate strong business and commercial acumen.

Preferred:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Experience in financial report preparation
  • Regulatory accounting experience
  • Knowledge of FERC accounting
  • Experience with Oracle
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Applications

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