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32280 | Manager, FP&A

Added - 06/13/24


Brilliant Financial Staffing has been engaged in the search for a Manager FP&A for one of our clients in the financial services industry, located in Chicago, IL. The Manager FP&A will be responsible for budgeting, forecasting, modeling, financial analysis, and accounting responsibility that are focused on supporting the financial operations, valuation, and gross margin analysis. Our client is looking to hire immediately and has opted to open this position on a contract to hire basis. Qualified candidates will be considered immediately and begin the interview process. RESPONSIBILITIES Participate in lean initiatives and improvement programs across the various operating functions adopting a hands-on approach. Drives objectives within the team and responsible for maintaining the periodic goals to meet the year end objectives Develops and/or assists in developing budgets, reporting, and forecasting of expense and capital projects, guide corporate functions and business teams in the budget process Manage and monitor Income Statements and consolidations for supported businesses and corporate functions. Drive actionable information and advice to corporate and business teams. Evaluate financial outcomes of various decision alternatives; advise on key business planning assumptions, identify, and quantify risks and/or opportunities Translate content needed for senior level presentations; ensure content provided meets requirements; assist in preparation of presentations for senior management Provide ad-hoc analysis and financial modeling support to the corporate function and business leader Implement standardized processes and utilize various reporting tools to provide efficient and transparency financial analysis Ability to develop recommendations/solutions to problems encountered in day-to-day work. Support close process and project reporting Supports financial integration activities Assist in preparation of presentations for senior management Seek out ways to continuously improve processes; support project analysis and input on business cases and provide additional support across corporate Provide direction and leadership to analysts across FP&A team Other duties may be assigned QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or a related field or local equivalent with an advanced degree preferred Minimum 5-8 years of Finance & Accounting experience Insurance experience a plus but not required. Demonstrate effective financial, strategic, and executive leadership. She or he will appreciate the rigorous, analytical requirements of a public company, and have exposure to build the requisite infrastructure to support those needs within the business Ability to plan, organize, prioritize work, and handle multiple projects and deadlines in a complex business environment Strong skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Tableau and Workday G/L and Adaptive experience a plus but not required. Strong knowledge of Excel including Pivot Tables, VLOOKUPs and formulas Strong knowledge of financial statements (income statements, balance sheets and cash flows). Ability to work through shifting priorities and deadlines Strong modeling skills Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral with the ability to communicate complex business information to a range of non-finance audiences. Strong analytical, problem-solving, and computer skills Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Tools, specifically Excel, comfortable with pivot tables and lookups, and Power Point required Experience with a major ERP System (Oracle, SAP, Net Suite, etc.)  

35876 | Senior Financial Analyst

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Added - 06/12/24


Senior Financial Analyst Position Overview: The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of accounting principles and extensive experience in creating pro forma statements, financial modeling, handling ad hoc projects, and financial reporting. This role is pivotal in guiding strategic decisions and ensuring financial accuracy and compliance. Key Responsibilities: Pro Forma Creation: Develop and maintain pro forma financial statements to support strategic decision-making. Financial Modeling: Build and analyze complex financial models to support various business initiatives including budgeting, forecasting, and investment analysis. Ad Hoc Projects: Execute and manage ad hoc financial projects as requested by management to support business growth and efficiency. Financial Reporting: Prepare and analyze financial reports, ensuring accuracy and compliance with accounting standards. Data Analysis: Conduct detailed financial analysis to identify trends, variances, and opportunities for cost reduction and revenue enhancement. Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams to gather relevant data and provide insights that drive business decisions. Compliance: Ensure all financial activities comply with legal regulations and company policies. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related field. A Master’s degree or CPA is preferred. Minimum of 3 years of experience in financial analysis, financial modeling, and reporting. Strong understanding of accounting principles and financial regulations. Proficiency in financial modeling software and advanced Excel skills. Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills. Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.  

35811 | Director Finance, Supply Chain Internal Plant Operations

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Added - 05/28/24


Role – Director Finance, Supply Chain Internal Plant Operations *In-office (Springdale, Arkansas HQ), possible flex* Job Description: The Director of Finance for Supply Chain Internal Plant Operations is a critical leader within the Supply Chain Finance Team, responsible for overseeing financial activities across 10-12 plants and managing a team of up to 35 employees. Reporting to the Vice President of Operations, this role involves extensive collaboration with Business Unit Operations and Finance Teams to provide crucial costing analysis, supporting strategic decision-making within the commercial team. The position requires exceptional communication skills and the ability to foster effective partnerships across a matrixed organization. The Director will balance meeting financial commitments with developing strategies for long-term growth, overseeing plant-level finance and accounting activities, and ensuring value-added business partnering with the Operations team. Key Responsibilities: Team Leadership and Collaboration: Lead and develop a team of 10-12 direct reports and a total team of 35. Foster a collaborative "One Team" approach with individual business units to drive productivity and long-term initiatives. Build strong relationships with Plant Controllers to enhance productivity and operational improvements. Financial Planning and Analysis: Oversee weekly, monthly, and quarterly financial reporting and analysis, comparing results against projections and budgets. Provide strategic oversight for network optimization, capital deployment, and capacity planning. Enhance the capital planning process and improve cash investment/return analytics. Business Partnering: Act as a business partner to the Vice President of Operations, advocating for the needs of the Business Teams to meet financial commitments. Support innovation initiatives to ensure viable go-to-market strategies and sustainable business models. Collaborate with Finance teams to reduce non-value-added work, focusing on activities that provide insight and impact. Strategic Oversight: Identify and execute cost productivity opportunities. Lead monthly and quarterly forecasting processes in collaboration with business teams. Monitor and communicate performance across key metrics, providing guidance on financial scenarios and forecasts. Requirements: Education and Certifications: Undergraduate degree in Finance or Accounting. Experience: Minimum of 15 years of relevant experience. Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel; knowledge of SAP is beneficial. Strong communication skills, capable of engaging at all organizational levels. Supervisory Experience: Experience managing 10-12 direct reports and an overall team of 35. Travel: Willingness to travel up to 50%. Location: Based at Springdale, AR Headquarters. #PermIL2024