Financial Planning & Analysis Manager
Imagine yourself going to work with one thing on your mind: you want to drive and manage your team to perform their responsibilities as effectively and as efficiently as possible. As you tackle your new tasks for the day, you know that it will lead to one thing: that you will also need to drive, enable and motivate the team to achieve individual, departmental and company short and long-term goals.
As a Profitability Enablement Manager, you will develop direct reports to achieve their maximum potential by providing the right tools, training, direction, coaching/mentoring and timely feedback. You will also develop and implement strategies and policies to enable the company to meet its financial goals. You will drive the implementation of initiatives, strategies, and policies to ensure the attainment of goals. You will partner with different stakeholders in driving recommended actions to improve profitability and achieve company goals based on the result of analysis of trends and forecasts and variance analysis. You will support the Senior Management Team, Department Heads, and Site VPs/Directors by providing financial insights necessary for decision making. What else? Well, as a Business Finance Strategic Partner you will also drive implementation of process improvements involving cross functions to enable an efficient and effective end-to-end process that will drive improvement in profitability. Lastly, you will also develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives
So, do you have what it takes to become a Profitability Enablement Manager?
So, what is it we’re looking for? Well, since this is a manager post we need someone who already has the skills to even call themselves one. So are you someone with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting or Finance? Then you’re qualified. Along with a degree, you need to be someone with at least 9 years of experience in any of the following roles: Financial Planning & Analysis, Operations in BPO setting, Business Analytics, Business Finance, Finance & Accounting, and Pricing. What else? You must also have at least 5 years of experience in a managerial role or have any of these is a must: Master in Business Administration (MBA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), or Six Sigma Certification (Greenbelt and above).
What else? Well, we need someone who can lead and can influence people. Are you someone who’s good in decision making? How about in terms of assertiveness? Then you’re the kind we’re looking for. Along with everything else, you must be able to solve problems, drive results, and be able to communicate yourself both verbally and in writing.