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Manager Financial Planning & Analysis

Department: Accounting
Location: Covington, LA
Career Site: Diversified Foods & Seasonings

 

Manager Financial Planning & Analysis

 

We are a fast-paced, growing, North Shore based, food manufacturing company that is seeking a highly self-motivated and personable individual to fill the role of Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis. This role will manage and coordinate all aspects of forecasting, budgeting, reporting, and financial analysis. This person will work closely with senior management to help make critical decisions about expense management. Additionally, a manager at this level must be highly detail oriented and capable of analyzing data with creativity and an innovative mind, as well as, have a passion to grow and learn.

All interested individuals must possess the following skills and experience:

  • 10+years’ experience working in financial modeling, analysis, forecasting, and budgeting (manufacturing background is a must)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance
  • MBA and/or CPA certification preferred
  • Proven track record of working in a large team environment to implement change via financial analysis
  • Quantitative analytical skills
  • Excellent strategic capabilities
  • Planning abilities
  • Able to work effectively across functions
  • Able to effectively utilize fiscal tools, models, and reports to make recommendations
  • Multi-site experience preferred
  • Experience with working with a company that has revenue in excess of $100 million.
  • Excellent communication/telephone/presentation skills. Able to interact with all levels of management
  • Excellent organizational/project management skills/ability to multi-task and work independently
  • Advanced use of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook computer skills

 

Responsibilities

  • Grow financial performance through analysis of financial results, revenue forecasts, variances, and trends.
  • Provide financial leadership in terms of developing the annual budget
  • Review and approve departmental operating budgets
  • Create recommendations to be presented to senior management
  • Evaluate the IRR/NPV return on cap ex investments
  • Manage all aspects of planning and forecasting for revenues and expenses
  • P&L (income statement) forecasting and management
  • Apply current economic and business conditions to financial decisions
  • Prepare financial reports with reliable conclusions that management can use to implement more effective operational strategies
  • Provide EOM reports for Senior-level executives

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