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FP&A Manager Jobs in Chicago, IL at Aston Carter

Title: FP&A Manager

Company: Aston Carter

Location: Chicago, IL

Description:* The FP&A Manager will be responsible for working with business partners to develop financial forecasts, help lead the annual budgeting process, and provide operating and financial variance analyses to drive strategic business decisions. This person will play a key role in developing technology investment business cases, including projecting total-cost-of-ownership of software products, and projecting and tracking enterprise value of products and investments (revenue and cost savings).

Responsibilities:*

Functioning as a key finance point of contact for business stakeholders, driving financial transparency and insight into cost and revenue drivers

Present financial updates across a variety of stakeholder groups, including internal finance, tech leadership, and operational executives (Manager to EVP level audience)

Central point of contact for a fast-growing segment of the business

Run monthly close & forecasting process; validate and analyze results while identifying key execution items to plan.

Lead the annual budget process

Work closely with leadership to help identify, drive and monitor margin expansion opportunities (cost reduction, revenue expansion) while improving performance levels.

Work with accounting team to appropriately book and forecast cost and revenue; appropriately apply accounting principles related to capex, revenue recognition

Providing ad hoc analysis to leadership to help articulate business performance and trends

Develop process solutions through automation, standardization, and innovation.

Manage direct report(s); effectively divide responsibilities across team and promote professional development of direct reports *Qualifications*

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent working experience.

3+ years of experience in Financial Planning & Analysis Senior role, analyzing financial results/statements, and developing budgets and forecasts.

Intermediate Accounting experience/knowledge (capitalization, revenue recognition)

Analytical and critical thinking skills.

Ability to effectively communicate results verbally and through financial analyses and other documents to all organizational levels.

Ability to manage multiple priorities while keeping pace with changing internal and external customer demands.

Ability to work independently and cross-functionally.

Strong attention to detail.

Experience in building and running complex financial models and financial allocations

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and PowerPoint.

Polished management presentation and communication skills; ability to defend and articulate concepts effectively.

About Aston Carter:

At Aston Carter, we’re dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions – from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless. Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients’ capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today’s workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals,…

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