Manager-Financial Planning & Analysis
Job Opportunity at Fenway Consulting Group

Posted on Aug 11

http://fenwaysearchgroup.com    617.630.2000 ext. 105

Location: Charlestown, MA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4161548

Provide all aspects of financial planning and analysis support to the Business Segment and C-level executives.  Provide all levels of financial and analytical support to functional areas and establish solid business partnership in areas such as expense management, contract pricing efforts, profitability analysis and alignment of strategic goals.


  • Manage all aspects of annual Operating Plan process and generate appropriate analyses as required.
  • Review and analyze monthly, quarter-to-date, and year-to-date actual variances vs. budget and prior forecast.
  • Manage monthly forecast process and provide analyses of current forecast vs. budget and prior forecast, including MD&A and variance analyses, and recommend plans for improvement.
  • Monitor profitability actual and forecast trends and team with Accounting to provide guidance and recommendations to improve profitability.
  • Identify and follow through on financial issues and variances against actual results and previous forecasts; develop early warning system and alerts for unusual events.
  • Maintain and improve reporting requirements through management of TM1 software or other tools for budgeting, forecasting, and actual reporting.
  • Recommend and implement improvements to business planning, finance, and reporting processes.
  • Manage and drive financial aspect of key business initiatives.  Manage other financial planning projects as required
Required Skills
  • Finance, Accounting, or Economics undergraduate degree required.  CMA/CPA and/or MBA highly preferred.
  • Cognos TM1 software experience is preferred.
  • Ability to develop strong partnership and teambuilding relationships with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment with an attention to quality and timely analyses and reporting.
  • Strong analytical skills along with ability to plan strategically.
  • Strong Excel skills required; proficient in Word and PowerPoint.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Time management, prioritization and organizational skills are required.
Required Experience
  • 7-15 years experience in a budgeting/financial planning role with strong accounting background and experience in the financial services, insurance, or healthcare industry
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