Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis

North of Boston, MA

Posted: 10/17/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 176109 Pay Rate: $140,000

Are you highly motivated and detailed? Ready to join a fast-paced organization? A medical devices organization seeks a talented Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis to join their team! This role acts as a finance business partner supporting the Manufacturing and Operations, Quality, and Finance. The person in this position will act as a leader in all aspects of financial management including strategic planning, capital planning, and analysis to support the cost savings programs. Moreover, this is a tremendous prospect for an initiative-taking, creative-thinking individual who is interested in driving change within an organization. 

  • Direct the annual budget and quarterly forecasting process
  • Identify changes in business factors that can have potential impact on related costs
  • Deliver short term and long-term goals through proactive day-to-day support, challenge, influence and insight
  • Manage the continued development and optimization of Budgeting, Financial Forecasting, Operating Plan and Modeling tools
  • Participate and support the annual inventory standards reset related to the product labor and overhead allocations
  • Establish key metrics and frequency of reporting based on functional business needs
  • Provide timely, accurate and concise financial analysis and commentary to Finance, Manufacturing Operations and Quality teams in assessing actual department spending with comparisons to budget and forecasts
  • Compile data from disparate sources and systems to identify and assess performance and underlying 
  • Proactively identifies, analyzes and recommends continuous improvement opportunities
  • Ensure compliance with Corporate Policy, and Sarbanes-Oxley rule 404 controls

  • Bachelor’ s Degree in accounting or finance
  • 5 to 10 years of proven experience in FP&A role in a manufacturing organization
  • Ability to write and present analytical summaries to all levels of the organization
  • Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Highly attentive to detail 
  • Solid Microsoft Office expertise (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Exceptional customer-service skills, able to respond to employee questions with tact and diplomacy 
  • Strong understanding and experience with ERP and EPM systems, and use of IT reporting tools
  • Ability to research and data mine in ERP and EPM systems to summarize and present financial results in a clear and concise manner
  • Financial statement knowledge and understanding of US GAAP

Nice to Haves:
  • MBA
  • Competence to multi-task, take initiative, work independently, and use creative problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic, organized, analytical and collaborative
  • Ability to create and maintain a team spirit and harmonious working relationship

Job ID: 176109

Please note, our client is only considering local candidates currently. Thank you!

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