Sr. Manager, FP&A

Position Description

The Manager of Field Finance will serve as a key leader on the Financial Planning and Analysis team with the ability to effectively partner across the organization. The Manager will be responsible for leading a team of Financial Analysts in: the review and forecasting of store related revenues and expenses; delivering value added financial analysis and reporting to operational partners; and providing financial leadership in managing CarMax towards its strategic goals.
• Leads the monthly review of financial performance to budget, previous year, and previous forecast for the sales and margin section of the P&L

• Leads the monthly financial forecasts, the annual budget, and long-range financial plans for the sales and margin section of the P&L

• Provide partners with financial analysis support and reporting that assists in the management of the business and that actively identifies opportunities and risks:
o Deliver store profitability analysis by leveraging outlier, benchmarking, and trend analysis
o Monitor and communicate new store performance
o Strengthen store ranking reporting, including the methodology
o Deliver assigned budgets

• Supports building and managing towards CarMax's strategic goals by serving as the key financial partner for longer-term initiatives

• Evaluate and strengthen existing financial reporting and tools for the Field

• Manage, lead and develop a team of associates through timely performance feedback delivered during day-to-day observations, file reviews and an annual performance review. Responsible for creating individual development plans and business objectives designed to enhance and assist associate growth

• Create complex financial models and ad hoc analyses to provide greater insights to business partners and leadership

• Prepare and present analysis of various financial topics to different audiences, including the CarMax Executive Leadership team

Position Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Ability to motivate and influence across multiple levels of the organization, and willing to challenge upwards appropriately in the best interest of CarMax
• Ability to build and maintain strong relationships throughout the organization, and collaborate with other departments and teams
• Ability to determine customer-specific needs and put forth actions to meet those needs
• Ability to prioritize and lead team to achieve long-term and short-term results
• Ability to develop, execute and adjust a plan with high degree of independence
• Ability to develop and promote other associates for organizational needs
• Ability to understand latest industry trends and their potential impact for CarMax


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
• BA / BS in Finance or related degree
• MBA a plus
• 7 to 10 years of relevant finance experience, preferably in a multi-unit retail environment
• Excellent analytical, problem solving, and financial modeling skills
• Excellent communication, partnering, presentation and influencing skills
• Excellent computer skills: SQL, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Enterprise Financial Planning Tools (Hyperion, ABS, etc)
• Tableau a plus
• Internal candidates should have successfully completed Senior MAP


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