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Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

Company: Axient
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Axient LLC continues to grow allowing for new and exciting opportunities to join our team! - We are looking for an experienced professional with a background in financial planning to join our corporate team as the Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis. -

Duties will include, but are not limited to:Monitor actual indirect rates across various cost centers within the company. - Investigate and report deviations from plan to Management. - Business liaison between the operating segments and the corporate home-office. - Ensure financial plans reflect the forward-looking estimates tied to the project and cost accounting reporting process. Strengthen process workflow for financial reporting & forecastingConduct the Annual Operating Plan (budgeting) process. - Develop templates, reporting timeline, instructions, and issue to organization. - Advise financial reps within the business segments throughout the process.Prepare monthly reporting package to Business Segments. - Monitor trends and provide early indication of inconsistencies with expected data results.Supply business metric and KPI reporting data for monthly reporting. - Work with Business Development team to insure reliability of revenue forecast of pipeline opportunities.Communicate requests for updated budgets, forecast, scenarios, and ad hoc analysis throughout the finance and PM communities. - Consolidate inputs and provide quality deliverables to management describing findings and analysis.Track actual expenditures versus budget and report on variances.Assist the Executive Director, Finance in development of budgeted pools and base compilations for the annual provisional billing rate submission and any revisions.Develop & refine company's financial reporting tool suite including creating of standard reporting packages for various stakeholders in Deltek Costpoint Cognos Enterprise Reporting (CER), IBM Business Intelligence, and Planning Analytics Workspace. - Ensure consistency in data reporting, security settings, standardization, and access to data.Develop and manage financial reporting road map. - Maintain investment case and execute to approved budget commitment including the oversight of internal and consultant resources in delivery of tool development/upgrades and maintenance of subscription license agreements. Identify and implement system process improvements to improve visibility, trends, and root cause analysis of company's operating performance.Build financial models and templates as needed to support make vs. buy, return on investment, NPV, and other business case development.Responsible for managing the financial At-Risk process. - Collaborate with program finance to monitor aggregate financial At-Risk position.Responsible for the integrity and utility of the company's financial planning software IBM TM1.Manage all phases of the planning system including understanding the project and indirect account structures, project/account mapping, testing, training, and post go-live support.Train users on TM1 platform, maintain user guides, and provide customer service to the operating segments.Maintain TM1 system baselines and archives. - Manage these baselining processes and communicate to stakeholders.Design and implement any accounting cost structure changes in TM1 for compatibility.Ensure cost accounting integrity of the TM1 system. - Run routine verification & validations per test plan.Lead TM1 expansion to rollout to new entities within the company that are on the Costpoint platform. -

BS degree in Finance/Accounting required.10 years or more relevant, solid experience in the areas mentioned above.Must be able to communicate effectively across all levels of the company.Must demonstrate experience managing financial planning software as mentioned above.Prior experience with ERP Planning Tools and Costpoint required.Experience with the development and execution of Annual Operating Plan and associated process/workflows is required.Must meet applicable COVID safety requirements and protocols

Keywords: Axient, Huntsville , Director, Financial Planning & Analysis, Executive , Huntsville, Alabama

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