• Location: Mobile, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #242

FirstFour Staffing is partnered with a reputable company in Mobile, AL seeking a Financial Planning Analyst. This role will be responsible for providing support to the Executive team around financial decision making; including current and future performance analysis, an essential input to the forecasting, budgeting, and long-term planning processes as well as financial recommendations and leadership for key business developments and company strategy. Reporting directly to the CFO, the candidate will bridge the gap between accounting, corporate finance, and FP&A to ensure the appropriate coordination of all relevant financial activities..

 

Essential job duties include:

  • Setting and communicating the monthly and annual planning timetable with responsibility for delivering the 3-5 year plan, budget, and monthly/quarterly forecasts and projections
  • Oversee the continued development of budgeting, financial forecasting, operational plan, and modeling tools
  • Develop financial models and analyses to support long-term strategic initiatives and short-term goals and targets
  • Evaluate previous budgets and collaborate with business unit leaders to build their annual budgets and forecasts
  • Analyze business and economic trends, complete market research, and comparable company analysis
  • Act as the “right-hand” of the CFO in terms of forward-looking numbers, including ad hoc analysis as required and presenting at the Board and executive meetings
  • Sets and tracks key performance indicators (KPIs) and objectives, leads real-time financial performance monitoring, and recommends strategies for increasing financial performance

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Completion of a four-year college degree in accounting, finance, or a related major
  • Considerable experience in financial planning and analysis and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and ability
  • Certified public accountants (CPA) or certified financial analysts (CFA) and/or a Graduate degree (MBA) are desirable
  • Relevant industry experience preferred
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