Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis

Location: Pittsburgh

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

Job Summary:  Responsible for developing insightful analyses that will support timely and effective decision making throughout the organization. This position requires intense attention to detail and a desire to solve complex business issues.

Key Responsibilities Budgeting and Forecasting: • Collaborate with business leaders to build annual “bottoms-up” departmental and organizational budget. Be a resource for resolving issues and provide training and guidance as needed. • Develop comprehensive reporting of assumptions, financial statements and operational metrics derived from the budget process for internal and external stakeholders. • Prepare monthly actual to operating budget variances and examine with departmental leaders to determine whether operational changes are required. • Generate daily cash forecast with visibility into future liquidity needs. • Lead quarterly reforecasting process and provide analysis of actual and forecasted variances from original budget.

Key Performance Indicators: • Engage with management to identify and track key performance indicators (KPI’S) and bridge analysis to financial performance. • Deliver innovative tools to gather data and construct formats for leadership review and discussion. • Employ data and apply intelligence to identify risks and suggest mitigating strategies. • Drive business case preparation and financial return modeling for investment of enterprise resources. • Simplify, standardize and automate analyses for real-time consumption across a broad audience.

Financial Reporting: • Partner with Human Resources team to ensure that confidential headcount information is reconciled monthly and changes are properly reflected in actual and forecasted financial results. • Support the Controller’s team in the design, documentation and maintenance of internal control processes. • Assist in the preparation of financial reports for external parties of interest. • Assist in preparation for year-end audit. • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.

Requirements: • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Management and five years related financial or business analysis experience and/or training. • Excellent analysis skills and experience with business intelligence software, preferably Solver. • Thorough knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office. • Acumen and analytical skills to recognize emerging business trends in financial data. • Ability to translate and communicate complex financial information to a diverse audience. • Demonstrable experience in leadership, multitasking, time management and verbal and written communications. • Must pass Act 33 & 34 clearances.