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FP&A Director’s primary role is to partner with assigned business functions to provide analytical decision support and performance analysis, recommend and implement actions and drive more efficient and profitable results.
Responsible for accurately forecasting and reporting results on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
Provide comprehensive variance analysis, including identification of gaps, trends and opportunities within the business and recommendations for possible course corrections necessary to functional and finance management
Prepare annual operating and capital budgets for assigned business functions, including planning for strategic objectives, headcount, initiatives, expenses and operational metrics
Identify opportunities for business improvements leading to higher revenue, increased efficiencies or cost savings. Make recommendations for actions and drive implementation
Plan, facilitate and implement ad hoc analysis to support decision making, evaluate business initiatives, evaluate performance, etc
Performs other duties or special projects as requested
Six to eight years of related experience, with increasing level of responsibility; 2 years experience in the rail, truck industry preferred
Qualified candidate must demonstrate self-motivation, a disposition toward critical/analytical thinking and process improvement, and possess moderate to advanced skills in the use of Microsoft software products including: PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Word, JDE Enterprise One knowledge a plus.
Experience managing a team of professionals
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, critical thinking and attention to detail
Advanced financial reporting and planning system and Excel skills
Demonstrated ability to identify opportunities for improvement and drive change throughout the organization
Proven ability to effectively partner with and influence business managers
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to interface effectively across all levels within the organization and across functions
Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks and projects while delivering accurate results in a timely manner
Flexibility and adaptability, ability to manage in dynamic business environment with a strong sense of urgency
Demonstrated ability to conduct and interpret quantitative/qualitative analysis.
Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail.
Possess excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
Ability to work with limited supervision and extended hours, weekends and/or holidays as necessary