Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

Accounting & Finance ATLANTA, Georgia


Description

Position at Genuine Parts Company

Responsibilities:  

  • Play an integral role in a newly implemented global Rolling Forecast process, including support efforts of global coordination across the organization while identifying process improvements and implementing innovative solutions
  • Coordinate various cost saving initiatives and related reporting with the Transformation Office and global subsidiaries
  • Manage system enhancements and any related updates to financial templates, partnering with IT Systems Support
  • Interface and partner with global Finance teams on multiple project implementations, including the fulfillment of business requirements of key financial or operational reports and decision-making tools.
  • Build analytical financial models and perform ad-hoc financial analyses
  • Maintain frequent contact with all levels of the Finance organization, Senior Management and Operations Management
  • Assist in establishing and monitoring of best business practices
  • Assist in the development and preparation of a monthly consolidated corporate reporting package, including consolidated financial statements and detailed analysis of key performance indicators
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned

 

The Ideal Candidate: 

  • 4 – 7 years of experience in Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Preferred experience with Oracle (PeopleSoft) and IBM (TM1)
  • Strong financial systems and business application skills
  • Experience in budgeting, forecasting, tracking, and reporting operating expenses
  • Experience developing complex financial models
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and written skills
  • Creative, innovative, organized, ability to multi-task, detail oriented
  • Team player with a strong work ethic

 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant experience in Accounting or Finance and Planning
  • CPA or MBA preferred
  • Candidate must have the ability to work independently but also be a team player, to be a self-starter who holds themselves accountable and has a sense of urgency, while maintaining flexibility when balancing multiple competing priorities
  • Candidate must exhibit proven problem solving, leadership and interpersonal skills, maintain sound judgment when making decisions and be highly organized
  • Candidate must have a demonstrated analytical ability, a high degree of intellectual curiosity with a track record of delivered results while achieving or exceeding deadline expectations
  • Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be a quick learner with the ability to learn multiple systems and various data outputs, consolidating information into meaningful analysis to help drive both financial and operational decisions
  • Candidate must possess strong financial modeling skills, analytical skills, including a detailed understanding of financial statement and cash flow information
  • Outstanding Microsoft skills with a focus on Excel and PowerPoint

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.