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Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

Company: Franklin Energy Services
Location: Charleston
Posted on: January 25, 2023

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Position SummaryAs a combined organization, Franklin Energy and AM Conservation Group is undertaking what is perhaps the central challenge of our times - to help drive the transition to net-zero carbon economies while ensuring that no working families, businesses, or local communities are left behind. To do that, we are the utility industry's top provider of turn-key energy efficiency and grid optimization programs and products, all of which contribute to reducing carbon and waste and, at the same time, free-up resources for creating more innovation investment and jobs. With over 26 years in business, Franklin Energy and AM Conservation Group have more than 1,300 experts across the United States and Canada, with warehouses on both coasts. The organization's integrated in-house services provide deep personalization and insights, helping energy partners achieve their carbon-reduction and energy productivity goals.The Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Manager will have responsibility for the budgeting, forecasting and analytical processes that support the organization's financial health and business strategy. This position will develop the operating and financial plan required to achieve management's strategic plan. The incumbent will be charged with advising management on decisions such as how to improve performance, minimize risk or capture new opportunities from both within the company and within the external environment. You will also be working with others who are passionate about energy efficiency and making a positive impact on the industry.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesThis list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

  • Lead the business planning and forecasting processes including the Strategic Plan, Annual Operating Plan and Short-Range Outlook processes by coordinating with business and functional Finance leaders, creating financial models and preparing materials for senior leadership
  • Work with the CFO and CEO to establish strong operating mechanisms. Lead and support in-depth business cadence (monthly closing, closing trackers, etc.), trending analysis, and variances for key business and financial drivers and KPI metrics
  • Serve as a consolidation point between different divisions for all business performance reporting and cash generation initiatives.
  • Partner with business and functional Finance leads to analyze financial results and articulate impactful recommendations to meet growth strategy and profitability goals.
  • Prepare and provide analyses and information for external reporting/presentations and internal presentations for the CEO, CFO, and other executive leadership.
  • Develop and drive continuous improvement in financial models, processes and metric reporting
  • Work with the Controllership team, business Finance and Operations leaders to improve, simplify and shorten the closing process.
  • Partner with Operations and Controllership to improve business IT systems.
  • Partner with business finance and Controllership on month-end close and quarterly financial reporting.Position RequirementsEducation and Experience
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration
    • 15+ years of Finance experience
    • Proven experience in finance management and financial planningRequired Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
      • Strong customer service and communication skills
      • Must be able to handle a wide work variety and work in a fast-paced environment
        • Must be a detail-oriented, organized, self-starter, and have an ability to prioritize workload
          • Financial systems and reporting experience
          • Experience developing forecasts and operating plans
          • Exceptional analytical skills (linking results to drivers)
          • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple, competing priorities
          • Proven leadership and influencing skills
          • Comfort with ambiguity and creative problem-solving
          • Strong executive presence, communication and presentation skills
          • Self-motivated, results-oriented individual
            • Advanced knowledge of Excel and Power PointLicenses & Certifications
              • Valid driver's licenseEstimated Wage Range: Available upon request

                Benefits Include: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Paid Time Off (PTO), paid holidays, parental leave, and more!Travel Requirements
                • Willingness to travel up to 10%Physical Demands and Work Environment
                  • Required to sit, stand, walk; talk and hear; and ability to touch and handle tools and/or controls
                  • Ability to lift up to 10 pounds
                  • Noise Level is typically moderate
                  • Employee could be exposed to fumes and/or airborne particles and risk of potential shockNote: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.The above information describes the general duties and requirements necessary to perform the principle functions of the position. This shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the duties and requirements that may be necessary in this position.An Equal Opportunity Employer



Keywords: Franklin Energy Services, Charleston , Financial Planning and Analysis Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Charleston, South Carolina

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