• Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis

    Job Locations US-CO-Arvada
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/17/2018 11:19 AM)
    ID
    2018-1609
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    Peak Utility Services Group provides a full-suite of construction services for the recurring repair, replacement, maintenance, upgrade, and installation of telecom, electric power and natural gas infrastructure in the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain West regions of the United States.

     

    Peak is the parent company of Track Utilities, SiteWise, and Kelly Cable, three industry-leading utility service contractors. The Peak companies play a key role in supporting their clients’ expansion into new frontiers. Collectively, the company serves its customers through 22 locations with a highly trained workforce of nearly 1,000 employees. As a leader in utility services, the company has received numerous awards, outpacing the industry with advancements in safety, quality, customer service and strategic decision-making.

     

    The Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis is a strategic thought-partner, reporting to the CFO and is responsible for building and ensuring critical support to the senior leadership.  This position will focus on creating/building financials tools, reporting mechanisms, business modeling and financial planning processes (budgeting and forecasting) that will effectively scale with our growth. This person will possess superior financial reporting, planning and modeling skills, as well as razor-sharp business acumen. The role also requires the ability to understand the big picture, while being very detail-oriented. The successful candidate will be a collaborative business partner, communicate clearly, and juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment. This role supports and provides critical analyses and insights to help drive business decisions in a dynamic and fluid organization.

    Responsibilities

     

    • Prepare financial plans (budgets) & forecasts including monthly/quarterly projections, annual operating business plan and line of business budgets.
    • Administer and provide management variance analysis for company planning, forecasting and reporting including all dashboard, operating and board reporting packages.
    • Organize and evaluate quantitative data to identify and explain trends, problems, and root causes.
    • Work cross-functionally to create visibility into financial performance and understand key operational metrics within the organization to recommend new opportunities and risks.
    • Support internal and external financial and management reporting.
    • Support M&A activities including financial modeling, forecasting and integrating financials and operational metrics.
    • Serve as a finance business partner with various key functions in the company and tailor support as needed. For example, the Operations, Sales & HR - provide analysis and insight into the productivity, profitability and customer performance trends.
    • Review and monitor the projects financial performance results including project profitability, project cash flow, project risk profile to ensure the health and wealth situation of the project result.
    • Work with Operating Company leadership to balance budgets and manage cost forecasts.
    • Work with Operating Company leadership on management of change issues on projects.
    • Direct the process for the bottoms-up development of the specific business unit annual budget, resource planning analysis, and rolling forecast updates.
    • Support initiatives for sales, revenue and income goals for the Business Unit and assist Sector leadership in achieving stated targets and standards for financial performance.
    • Make recommendations as changes occur in business drivers, reporting requirements, and organization structures. Understand the implications on the overall company business model. Assist with ad-hoc modeling and analysis.

    Qualifications

     

    Skills & Requirements

    • Bachelor’s in Finance/ related field or equivalent experience required, MBA highly preferred
    • 7-10 years Corporate FP&A experience with 3-5 years of Management experience
    • CPA or CMA highly preferred
    • Expert with Microsoft Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint
    • Excellent analytical and modeling skills
    • Functions well under pressure; consistently pays attention to accuracy and quality of work
    • Sense of Urgency: Prioritizes well, shows energy, reacts to opportunities, instills urgency in others, and meets deadlines, creative problem-solver Experience in driving the strategic, financial analysis and evaluation of potential M&A activity highly desirable.
    • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills, with strong team building skills, especially with the finance organization and business unit leaders.
    • Experience as a strategic thinker that can effectively translate strategies into financial plans.
    • Has a proactive and constructive style of engagement with business leaders to earn credibility as a finance partner who adds value and helps drive business results.
    • Broad business acumen and problem-solving skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional initiatives, with the ability to effectively manage multiple projects and competing priorities.
    • A self-directed leader able to adapt quickly to changes in priorities.
    • Roll-up-the-sleeves attitude and a hands-on approach.
    • Experience with financial statement analysis, a strong understanding of corporate finance concepts and a solid understanding of U.S. GAAP
    • Experience with ERP and/or budgeting preferred
    • Travel up to 30%.

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