Sr. Financial Planning Analyst (Mobile, AL)

  • Job Details

  • Job Status: Filled
  • Posted On: January 31, 2020
  • Job Category: Finance and Accounting
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Location:
  • Desired Experience: 5+ Years
  • Desired Education: Bachelors
  • Compensation:
  • Travel: 10%
  • Relocation:

Gateway Sourcing is assisting a client in search of a Senior Financial Planning Analyst to support their industrial company.  This role will report directly to the CFO and provide business analysis, forecasts, budgets and investment analyses for the business.  In this capacity, the individual will perform all aspects of financial analysis requirements including monthly results variance analysis to prior year, budget and forecast. Routine requirements will include detailed analysis of Gross Revenue, Net Revenue, Cost of Goods Sold and Selling, General & Administrative Expenses, along with analysis of Inventory performance and Capital Investment Expenditures. Construct business cases with related financial impacts working cross-functionally with Sales and Business Unit resources to support investment opportunities. As a key resource in the business, this role will have extensive interaction and exposure to the President and CFO.


Reporting, Analyzing and Communicating Financial Performance

  • Gather, validate and communicate updates of financial performance
  • Develop Key Performance metrics and reporting
  • Monthly internal management financial reporting (P&L and Balance Sheet items)
  • Analyze monthly financial results in an efficient manner, preparing flash-reporting and impactful, relevant analysis of results
  • Coordinate with Cost Analysts to summarize manufacturing performance, including cost variances and incorporate into monthly SBU reporting
  • Analysis will include Gross Revenue, Gross to Net Revenue Adjustments, Net Revenue, Selling, General & Administrative Expenses
  • Gross to Net Revenue Adjustments include Warranty Returns, Stock Returns and other Program Credits (ex: Fill Rate penalties)


  • Construct business case models as needed, and prepare timely and accurate forecast data for use in business case analysis
  • Conduct complex financial analyses resulting in creative insights, implications, and recommendations about current and future financial trends and areas for improvement, including needs for new investment
  • Perform high quality sales analyses by customer
  • Assist the CFO with the Long-Term Strategic Plan, the Annual Budget and financial forecasts
  • Analyze relative to actual historical run rate trends; adjust for one-time events as required
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the business to complete accurate and efficient forecasts, articulate key assumptions, risks and opportunities (quantify wherever possible)
  • Meet all internal deadlines as set by CFO


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or business required
  • A minimum of 5 years FP&A / Finance experience; experience in a manufacturing environment is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes and analysis to internal customers
  • Expertise with Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to research, compile, analyze and interpret data
  • Knowledge of query, reporting and data analysis tools
  • Ability to work in a maquiladora environment is essential
  • Ability to work effectively across multiple functions / organizations
  • Six Sigma / Lean experience desired
  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business a “plus”
  • CPA, CIA or CMA certification, preferred, but not required
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish a plus


Location:  Mobile, AL.  Travel: to Mexico once monthly

Compensation:  This is a permanent position and compensation will be commensurate with experience.  This company also offers full medical and dental benefits along with a 401k matching program

If you are qualified and interested, please forward your resume and cover letter

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