Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst

Our client is a brewing company, right now they are looking for a Financial Planning & Analysis(FP&A Shared Services) Analyst to support effective decision-making through a strong understanding of applied financial processes and business operations.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • High degree of proficiency in Excel required, experience with enterprise software systems (SAP, SQL) strongly preferred. Ability to work independently on a wide variety of projects.
  • Ability to research, compile, analyze and interpret data is required
  • Advanced Excel Skills (Pivots, Vlookups, Charts) and Microsoft Office products
  • Demonstrated ability to gather and analyze large amounts of data at a macro and micro level. Experience effectively working in a cross-functional environment and interacting with multiple departments.
  • Highly results-oriented with the ability to demonstrate impeccable integrity and honesty.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities within a dynamic environment.
  • A constant learner, flexibility to flourish in a fast-paced, high-growth, entrepreneurial environment.

Responsibilities

  • Partners with cross-functional leadership to drive efficiency and target cost savings initiatives through accurate forecasting and detailed, insightful analysis of historical financial performance.
  • Supports executive decision-making through business cases, scenario modeling, cost and efficiency analyses and ad hoc reporting and is able to transform these insights into actions through strong influencing skills.
  • Generates weekly P&L’s and variance reporting from POS systems to monitor and improve business performance.
  • Develops & reports budgets and forecasts with functional leadership.
  • Prepares benchmarking analyses and reports to assist in strategy development.
  • Monitors actual cost developments against budget and provides early warnings of deviations.
  • Supports operational standards and processes to protect the integrity of accounting records and financial information.
  • Review standard and actual costs of inventory; monitoring and reporting inaccuracies.
  • Support and assist with the Company’s reporting requirements such as weekly, monthly and year-end inventory and audit schedules.
  • Monitors the Miami brewery’s expenditures, identifying variances and implementing corrective action.
  • Participates in ad-hoc projects, reporting and strategic initiatives as necessary.
  • Serves as the primary contact and coordinates all shared services from designated providers and leads all integration efforts and support for same.
  • Other duties and projects as directed.

Education / Training

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree (Accounting/Finance major preferred).
  • 3+ years of progressive experience within the finance field; direct FP&A experience preferred.

Other

  • Generates detailed budget and forecast models and management reporting to drive high-quality decision-making and closely monitor business performance.
  • Is the primary contact for shared services including Finance and Accounting, IT, HR, Operations and Procurement.