Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis ( FP&A )

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18
Pittsburgh, PA
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18

Job Description

This role is a key player within the Corporate FP&A team. In charge of leading consolidation and analysis of Segment data, also manages the FP&A Analyst and provides functional direction to the CoE Corporate FP&A analysts.

This role works very closely with the other Corporate FP&A managers, provides direction to the BU FP&A teams and reports into the VP of FP&A.

Major Activities:

Lead Business Unit’s monthly forecast roll up and consolidation

Summarize business insights derived from analysis (forecasts, plan and otherrequired scenarios) into high impact and targeted recommendations and presentations for senior management review and decision making

Lead preparation of Quarterly 2+1 process

Manage planning cycle by leading the coordination of Segment activities, and lead reporting and analysis tasks 

Lead creation and analysis of the company sensitivities 

Segment working capital analysis

Lead CoE resources in the preparation of reporting templates to be delivered to the businesses to fulfill corporate requirements (Functional reporting line of the CoE corporate reporting group)

Lead and provide guidance on the evaluation of capital requests for strategic alignment and bottom line potential 

Miscellaneous ad-hocreporting and analysis requests

Create connection and provide corporate guidance to the Business Unit FP&A Managers

Continuous improvement: work towards rationalized automation, optimize use of CoE, optimize time available for analysis

Prepare presentations for executive use

Collaborate with other Finance work streams: Financial accounting, Investor Relations & Business Unit Finance 

Gain in-depth understanding of Alcoa's segments and business drivers

Work with FP&A and Senior leadership in preparing necessary presentations for the Board of Directors, Global Operating Committee, etc.

Analyze Alcoa segments performance drivers to support the FP&A VP, CFO, COO and other key stakeholders

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelordegree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics or related function
  • 5 years of financeexperience
  • Experience with major accounting programs (SAP, Oracle, etc.), MS Office (Excel, Power Point), related programs (Essbase, etc.)
  • For Internal Candidates: Prior business unit experience - exposure to at least to 2 of the 3 BUs: Bauxite, Alumina, Aluminum

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong background in both finance and accounting
  • Well-rounded business person with critical thinking skills; self-directed problem solver
  • Expert at Microsoft Excel, Power Point and all Hyperion planning and reporting applications
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as presentation development skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Desire to build a strong understanding of the business
  • Passion for leading positive change throughout the organization
  • Expertise in corporate policies and procedures regarding financial data
  • Expertise in annual business planning processes
  • Expertise in costing, budgets, bridges, forecasting
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