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Title Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis
City Oakland
State CA
Description The Senior Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) will act as the finance partner to the team. She or he will report to the Director of FP&A and be responsible for ensuring accurate business unit financials, managing the execution of internal financial reporting processes, period-end close responsibilities, new product business models, and ad hoc analysis.

Primary Responsibilities

Ensure accurate business financials.

  • Collaborate with Brand, Operations, and Customer Marketing on S&OP, aged inventory, and other cogs.
  • Provide tracking and analysis on the SG&A spending.
  • Interpret data for the purpose of determining the details of past sales, financial costing and operational performance.
  • Ensure timely and accurate recognition of revenue and contra revenue (including Trade Spend).

Prepare monthly financial reports and forecasts for Senior Executives and Board.

  • Prepare month end finance reports, including detailed analysis of variances and impact on meeting annual goals.
  • Prepare financial presentation and dashboards for Advisory Group consisting of Board Members and other senior executives.
  • Prepare monthly forecast and annual budget including sensitivity analysis.
  • Develop KPIs needed to manage evolving business and innovative reports that help the team meet its goals.

Provide financial analysis support to the team.

  • Manage revenue forecast for existing brands and working closely with sales and operations to maintain most updated and accurate forecast.
  • Assist in developing individual customer profit & loss scenarios.
  • Analyze sales, financial, costing and operational data and extracts and defines relevant information (“what” factor).
  • Model the impacts of different options to help the commercial team understand the impact of their decisions and negotiations.
  • Assist in the budgeting process.
  • Maintain and continue to improve Anaplan (our budgeting/forecasting system).

The ideal candidate will:

  • Proactively build strong, collaborative relationships with Sales, Brand, Operations, Finance, Accounting and all other groups.
  • FP&A management expereince within the manufacturing industry.
  • Demonstrate strong understanding of GAAP and GAAP rules for selling consumer product.
  • Possess strong understanding of trade spend and promotional strategy.
  • Be results oriented, able to complete assignments in a timely and accurate manner, and the ability to juggle priorities.
  • Have the ability to excel in a fast paced, high growth environment.

Education/Training Required

  • BS/BA in Accounting, Finance or related field required.
  • Two to three years in experience in an FP&A role in a CPG company.
  • Strong Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills, NAV and Anaplan or cloud planning system preferred. 

Keywords: finance, management, FP&A, consumer packaged goods, Accounting, product management

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