Manager, FP&A

SUMMARY:

The Financial Planning and Analysis (Manager) will fill akey role within the Client Services and Marketing Finance organizations. In this role, he or she will report toAsurion’s Director Financial Analysis & Planning, but partner with andsupport the Client Services and Marketing leadership teams, acting in thecapacity of financial management and reporting. This individual will be responsible for a widerange of activities to include cost pool management/analysis, new initiatives,projects along with developing reporting and forecasting models that fullyintegrate all aspects of Sales and Marketing expenses.

The candidate must be customer-centric and self-sufficientand be able to balance the demands of delivering results in the short termwhile helping steer the Company in delivering on its long-term business model.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reporting to Finance, this position provides financial andoperational support to the Client and Marketing teams. He or she will be responsible for:

Drive FinancialPerformance: Lead Month End close process for Sales/Marketing costcenters as well as ownership of the monthly forecast and annual budget. Key role in providing variance explanationsto leadership.

Act as Internal,Strategic Consultant: Provide support by way of collaborating with cross-functionalleadership with the goal of maximizing cost center efficiencies within theSales and Marketing organizations. Inaddition, a valuable resource to cost center owners in reporting variances andproviding guidance on forecasts and budgets.

OTHER REPSONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain SME standards related to core financialand product based systems (Hyperion, Workday, Dax)
  • Manage and help set the direction in theimplementation of financial and operational systems to support the businessteams.
  • Develop strong relationships with the CorporateFinance Teams as well as business partners.
  • Evaluate strategic and operational businessactivities utilizing concepts including LTV, IRR, NPV, payback, terminal valueand P&L impacts.
  • Provide continuous process improvement andanalytical insights to drive business success
  • Work with business partners to design/executebusiness and accounting solutions to complex issues

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3-5years experience in financial, planning andanalysis experience
  • A Proven track record in financial reporting
  • A proven track record of academic andprofessional excellence
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and/or Finance,preferred
  • MBA, CPA, CMA viewed favorably
  • Experience supporting sales organizations inconsumer products/services oriented companies.
  • Demonstrated strategic business and financialplanning and analyses.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross functionalprojects to completion.
  • Strong proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint,Hyperion Essbase, Cognos, or similar financial analysis software.
  • Exceptional communication and presentationskills with ability to deliver strategic messages to senior leadership levelpositions

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • A self-directed individual with a strong abilityto manage ambiguity and who adapts readily and easily to changes in prioritiesand business conditions
  • An individual who is self-confident, competent,outgoing, and independent with a straight forward personality and executivepresence
  • Comfortable working with very sensitive data andable to maintain a high degree of discretion
  • Professional and personal integrity beyondreproach

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