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FP&A Manager (Closed)

Date Posted: 10/9/2020

Job #1576803
Atlanta, Georgia

Lucas Group is representing one of Georgia's premier manufacturers in their search for a Financial Planning & Analysis Manager. This will be a highly visible role in this company. If you are seeking a unique opportunity to have an impact on an established company - this could be the role for you!  Please review the requirements below and reach out for more details.


  • Lead the monthly financial reporting processes
  • Issue timely and complete financial statements and MD&A
  • Provide creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs, drive top line growth and improve financial performance
  • Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations
  • Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics
  • Manage the production of the annual budget and quarterly forecasts
  • Manage the strategic financial planning and multi-year outlook processes
  • Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants
  • Debt reporting
  • Complete cash positioning and cash forecasting analyses
  • Assist in the development of Board of Directors’ materials and PE owner’s requests
  • Provide financial analyses as needed, for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations
  • Assemble and summarize data to structure sophisticated reports on financial status and risks
  • Develop financial models, conduct bench marking, and process analysis
  • Conduct business studies on past, future and comparative performance and develop forecast models
  • Identify trends, advise company, and recommend actions to a senior management based on sound analysis
  • Track and determine financial status by analyzing actual results in comparison with forecasts
  • Develop tools and dashboards that enable the organization to manage business analytics activities more efficiently through financial modeling
  • Identify and interpret trends and patterns in market and competitive dynamics that highlight both opportunities and threats to the business.
  • Build accurate forecasting (bottoms-up)/budgeting tools and monitor performance relative to plan
  • Identify key opportunities and risks with financial models
  • Prepare businesses cases and build “what if” scenario models
  • Effectively manage core FP&A processes for the CFO 
  • Develop strong relationships with key cross-functional partners to ensure organizational alignment and the ability to quickly capitalize on opportunities and resolve operational issues


Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance 
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently to drive implementation of small and large-scale process improvements
  • Basic knowledge of foreign exchange and interest rate derivatives and hedging strategies
  • Competency in legal/credit documentation
  • Minimum of 4 to 7-years Financial Analysis experience 
  • Effective analytical skills with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel required, including pivot

Title: Financial Planning & Analysis Manager
Location: Atlanta, GA
Lucas Group ID: 1576803