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Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

Date: May 4, 2022

Location: Columbus, GA, US

Company: W.C. Bradley Co.

Job Summary

Manage the preparation of the Company’s Core budget, business plans, and financial forecast and summaries. Responsible for preparing and presenting narrative reports and in-depth analysis of the Company’s Core operational performance to executive management.

Duties and Responsibilities

•    Manage the annual budget process for the Core Business Unit.
•    Compile reasonable budget assumptions and ensure assumptions are communicated to appropriate department personnel; ensure supporting documentation for assumptions is available as needed to facilitate budget processes and other analysis.
•    Provide financial analysis of Core Business Unit as appropriate for strategic plan development; ensure executive management is provided with accurate business plans for consideration in financial planning decisions.
•    Prepare routine financial projections for the Core Business Unit.
•    Responsible for all month-end closing processes including all journal entries, accruals and reconciliations for the Core Business Unit’s P&L.
•    Manage processes related to the collection and reporting of financial information to senior leadership; provide commentary or additional information as necessary to ensure financial results are understood.
•    Manage processes and ensure timely reporting and commentary on key performance metrics.
•    Conduct in-depth analysis of the operational performance of the Core Business Units; interpret results relative to financial expectations and provide cost containment recommendations.
•    Review cost center financials and forecasts and develop dashboard reports; maintain reports in financial reporting system.
•    Prepare narratives, financial reports, presentations, and other data for presentation and distribution to executive management.
•    Develop, maintain, and manage various reports as required or requested; prepare and present information and reports for senior and executive management of Core Business Unit.
•    Maintain an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of FP&A standards and practice as well as technology; continuously seek opportunities to drive efficiencies.
•    Other duties as deemed necessary.

Qualification Requirements

Minimum Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.

Minimum Work Experience:  Five (5) years of progressive accounting or financial planning & analysis experience. Relevant experience is preferred.

License(s) / Certification(s):

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

•    Proficiency using Financial Management System and Business Intelligence software (i.e., SAP and Power BI).
•    Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
•    Proficiency using a Personal Computer (PC) to include Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
•    Knowledge and proficiency applying business financial acumen.
•    Organizational skills and the ability to maintain information in a logical manner.
•    Strong communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing to diverse audiences.
•    Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interact with diverse people groups.
•    Strong analytical skills and the ability to be detail oriented.
•    Time management skills and the ability to effectively work under stress, with deadlines, and with frequent interruptions.
•    Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.
•    Ability to work in a constant state of alertness.

Physical Requirements

Represents the appropriate physical requirements of the job in the course of the work.

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The W.C. Bradley Co. is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, or veteran status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination where we do business.

Federal law requires the W.C. Bradley Co. to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. If you are interested in applying for employment with the W.C. Bradley Co. and require special assistance or accommodation to complete any part of the application and pre-employment process, please contact our Human Resources Office at 706.571.6080 or visit us at 1017 Front Avenue, Columbus, GA  31902.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus GA

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