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Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst (FPAA)

Company: PEAR Core Solutions, Inc.
Location: Stamford
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Our client, FoodPrep Solutions, has an exciting opportunity for a FP&A Analyst. FoodPrep Solutions provides services to the Foodservice Industry throughout the eastern US. The company's growth plan is heavily focused on organic growth and acquisitions, and you will have the ability to work in a dynamic environment of a fast-growing business.POSITION SUMMARY:The FP&A Analyst (FPAA) at FoodPrep Solutions is responsible for analysis of revenues, costs, gross margins, DCF and other financial data by collecting, monitoring, and evaluating data and reporting findings to senior leaders and directly to the Board of Directors. The FPAA will also have financial research and reporting responsibilities to include preparing separate reports, key performance indicator analysis, and PowerPoint presentations.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:FINANCIAL PLANNING & ANALYSIS

  • Monitor and report on variances between estimated and actual profitability
  • Review gross margin data to identify potential errors and omissions
  • Analyze vendor spend data to provide guidance on pricing negotiations and cost reductions
  • Analyze actuals against budgets/forecasts and prior periods
  • Assist with a variety of ad hoc financial analysis projects
  • Assist in the budgeting and forecasting process by gathering, analyzing, and challenging data on forecasted revenues and expenses
  • Assist with cash and employee count forecasting
  • Anticipate questions about the company's cash flow and financial projections, and provide preemptive answers to leadership.
  • Participate on cross-functional process improvement teams to develop operational efficiencies and report results to senior management
  • Development of profitability analyses as it relates to routes, customer accounts and hub operating performance
  • Development of customer growth and attrition analytics REPORTING
    • Prepare monthly or quarterly reports for the Board of Directors
    • Review monthly financial statements to identify potential errors and omissions
    • Supporting decision making by providing stakeholders with timely, detailed and meaningful insights and visibility on business performance
    • Preparation of Board meeting presentations in conjunction with senior managementMERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
      • Assist with financial due diligence of target companies
      • Review and opine on target company historical financial statements and projections --- - - - Create pro forma financial statements
        • Partner with the Controller to develop integration plans and execute upon closing ensuring a smooth transitionREQUIRED AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
          • Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required
          • Preferred Certification: CPA a plus, but not required
          • Required Experience:
            • 2+ years' experience in accounting or corporate finance and financial analysis; strong analytical skills and experience in financial modeling preferred
            • Required Skills and Knowledge:
              • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
              • Strong detail orientation, especially when analyzing, presenting, and defending financial forecast and assumptions
              • Ability to support multiple stakeholders throughout the organization and manage shifting priorities
              • Ability to develop proficiency with software programs such as Microsoft Great Plains accounting system, including designing reports -
              • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
              • Strong verbal and written communication skills
              • Ability to interact effectively at all internal organizational levels
              • Willingness to work extended hours when needed for time-sensitive projects
              • Demonstrated professionalism, judgment, and discretion in working with sensitive informationSCHEDULING REQUIREMENTS
                • Requires flexibility in scheduling, such as the ability to work irregular hours (for example, some evenings and/or Saturdays)FOODPREP is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: PEAR Core Solutions, Inc., Stamford , Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst (FPAA), Accounting, Auditing , Stamford, Connecticut

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