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Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

Company: Great Northern Equipment Distributing, Inc
Location: Rogers
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Job Description Who We Are: Great Northern Equipment Distributing, Inc. manufactures and distributes top-quality equipment that you can trust and count on at an exceptional value. We provide quality products and trusted brands to the hardware, lawn & garden, rental, agriculture, and power equipment industries. We continue to strategically partner ourselves with quality products and incorporate smart business solutions that we can utilize across our business to provide our customers exceptional value. Why Choose GNE?Industry leading benefitsExcellent work/life balanceNo warehouse operations on nights and/or weekends See what we're all about here: https://www.gnedi.com/careers Basic Function: To serve as a trusted business partner, key influencer, by guiding the business with financial insights, while leading forecasting, planning, reporting and analytical efforts to enhance decision making and set strategy. Serve as a thought leader by supporting and creatively challenging the business to ensure that its strategies and performance align with the organization's financial goals. Essential Functions:Provides leadership for all financial and analytical reporting needs for the company.Leads annual budgeting process in its entirety by working with leadership to identify objectives that align with overall company goals and helping to create strategies that will achieve those objectives. Leads efforts within the functional area to create and maintain a monthly financial forecast. Collaborates with functional leaders to proactively identify trends and business changes that should be incorporated into the forecast.Develops and maintains a list of quantified risks and opportunities relative to the monthly financial forecast for the functional area. Collaborates with leadership to proactively and creatively develop countermeasures to mitigate the risks and action plans to capitalize on the opportunities.Responsible for all financial analysis and modeling for the functional area. Strives to uncover and deliver insights from the data and analysis to enhance business decisions and drive value creation for the organization.Manages the Profit and Loss statement for the area and ensures that functional leadership has a clear understanding of financial performance and trends within the area and how that impacts the broader organization. Provides financial and analytical support to strategic initiatives tied to the functional area.Promotes efficiency and implements automation in all reporting and analytical functions by streamlining processes, using best practices in constructing projects, and fully utilizing toolset functionality to minimize manual tasks.Coordinates with supervisor to support audit, tax, and regulatory compliance functions.Leads cross-functional monthly operating reviews, highlighting key trends and overall financial performance for the established period.Keeps supervisor informed of important developments, potential problems and related information necessary for effective management. Coordinates and communicates plans and activities with others, as appropriate to ensure a coordinated work effort and team approach.Performs related work as apparent or assigned.Attends training as designated by GNE. Secondary Functions:Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions. Qualifications and Experience: RequiredBachelor's degree in accounting or finance or related field and 7+ years of progressive experience.5+ years of experience with budgeting, financial reporting, and analysis.Extensive experience with financial statements, financial modeling, and financial concepts. Superior analytical skills and intellectual/analytical curiosity. Strong knowledge of general accounting principles and methods.Ability to build strong collaborative relationships.Ability to influence upwards based on data and insights.Ability to be entrepreneurial and creative in ambiguous situations.Ability to partner cross-functionally at various levels of the organization to address strategic and tactical challenges.Effective written and oral communication skills. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from internal and external customers.Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.Working knowledge of ERP systems is required. Microsoft Business Central is preferred.Proven experience within Microsoft Office, including Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel. PreferredCPA certificate or CMA certificate.Experience working with report writer and/or exporting from database.Experience serving on and/or leading cross functional teams. Budgetary Responsibilities: Non-budgeted spending authority $500 per single transaction. Oversight of budget preparation. Investigates and reports on variations from budget. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Frequently required to sit, use hands to handle objects, talk and hear.Frequent wrist and/or hand movement is required.Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. regularly.Occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.Frequent bending, twisting, stooping, reaching and lifting.Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. PI208092682

Keywords: Great Northern Equipment Distributing, Inc, Minneapolis , Financial Planning and Analysis Manager, Executive , Rogers, Minnesota

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