Associate Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

Job ID 2021-2459
Category
Accounting & Finance
Job Locations
US-IL-Skokie

Overview

Check out this great opportunity to join the global Finance team at Shure! 

 

As the Senior Analyst, Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A), you will navigate one of the biggest stages across the globe. With offices and production sites around the world, we manage a complex financial footprint.  You will provide financial support to business partners. Serve as the primary finance touchpoint for all financial advice, analysis and support for budgets, forecasts, and results. Support the global FP&A organization and the broader finance function as global process owners for planning, reporting, forecasting, financial analysis and data governance. Support global process improvements, financial systems initiatives and innovations in analysis and forecasting. This position is an individual contributor managerial role. 

Responsibilities

  • Support budgeting activities for business partners including target-setting, budgeting, preparation of systems templates, ensure business partners adherence to deadlines, and perform checks on loaded budgets to confirm compliance to communicated targets.
  • Prepare month-end reports and communicate results to business unit leaders.
  • Analyze financial results to identify key drivers of variances. Utilize various analysis techniques to identify insights and communicate to business unit leaders.
  • Develop monthly forecasts for business units reflecting drivers of significant variances and achieve consensus with business unit leaders.
  • Provide financial over-sight and analysis of new business expansion projects and capital investment analysis. Drive consistency of methodologies across project proposals and utilize discounted cash flow metrics including NPV, IRR, and payback periods.
  • Operate as business partner and advisor to cross-functional departments and convey understanding of financial impact for operational decisions.
  • Assist in process improvements in planning, reporting, forecasting, and analysis to drive efficiencies, improve data integrity and derive insights to support business leadership decision-making.
  • Support special projects as requested by leadership to support the global finance strategy initiatives.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field. MBA is a plus.
  • At least 5 years of progressive professional experience within a large international corporation or equivalent related experience. Experience working within a manufacturing or CPG company is a plus.
  • Experience in P&L management, along with knowledge of financial systems and general accounting concepts (GAAP). CPA designation is a plus.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal. Demonstrated ability to synthesize and effectively convey findings to management and functional areas.
  • High level of detail orientation and organization, as well as ability to multi-task and handle multiple concurrent projects.
  • Proven ability to self-motivate in a fast-paced environment, ability to deal with ambiguity, change and a dynamic business environment.
  • Proven ability to develop strong relationships and partnerships with internal customers, peers and effectively manage those relationships.
  • Experience effectively working across multiple departments to complete a project or resolve an organizational challenge.
  • Advanced computer literacy skills with an emphasis on Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Word, and Power Point. Experience with Microsoft Access or SQL a plus.
  • Experience with SAP preferred, but not required.
  • Able to exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Good business acumen and be able to appropriately handle confidential information.
  • Detail-orientated with strong organizational skills.

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