Finance Manager in Charlotte, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/5/2021

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Job Description

The Finance Manager is responsible for coordinating, conducting, and documenting financial analysis projects. The person in this role serves as the financial contact with outside organizations and conducts or participates in the most complex financial analysis projects. Provides advice and direction to financial analysts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working within key corporate business policies and plans, the Finance Manager functions as a trusted resource and business partner to the management team and is responsible for financial aspects of this segment of the business, including both revenue and expense modeling.

  • Manages monthly financial analysis and reporting of results, including variance analysis versus budget/forecast and prior year

  • Develops comprehensive and accurate financial forecasts and plans and ensure that financial information and analysis supports the reporting and decision-making needs of the group

  • Responsible for reports, analysis and financial communications that provide a clear and forward looking view of the financial impact of their management actions

  • Analyzing and interpreting financial information pertaining to the group's performance

  • Performing monthly close activities that includes recording of accruals and cost allocations by product

  • Alerts key executives and managers to trends in the financial performance of the business that may require management attention and action

  • Drives the identification and articulation of business unit opportunities and challenges in order to optimize business unit performance by continually reviewing and analyzing financial and operations data to model trends, identify relationships or spot opportunities

  • Assists the in setting strategic course by providing financial insights and input on existing initiatives, and proposing new ones

  • Assists in evolving KPIs and metric tracking to more effectively run the business

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting or equivalent experience.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Financial Analyst, Accounting role, or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SAP experience

  • MBA or CPA

  • Working knowledge/experience with budget systems planning and reporting tools

Additional Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Ability to extract and process large amounts of data utilizing various data extraction and analytical tools.

  • Strong background in financial modeling and business analysis with solid analytical and problem- solving skills

  • Successful track record as a business partner and organization leader

  • Proven track record of being forward thinking and proactive in identifying business issues and opportunities, developing plans of action and executing on those plans

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with an ability to be successful in a matrix environment

  • Ability to work effectively under tight deadlines and deliver timely and quality results with a focus on accuracy and integrity of data

  • Ability to work on and manage multiple projects in a demanding, fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to synthesize and evaluate complex data and back-office systems

  • Capacity to identify underlying principles, reasons or factors of information by breaking down into components; ability to uncover and explain the cause and effect of data disparities

  • Advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel and ability to implement complex functions (i.e. Pivot Tables, VLookup, IndexMatch, imbedded "IF" statements, macros, etc.)

  • Function as an integral part of a team and build positive relationships and credibility

  • Comfortable communicating cross-functionally and with geographically distributed, virtual teams and various levels of leadership including executive level management

  • Self-motivated and demonstrated ability to work on own initiative


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