GreenSky Administrative Services LLC

Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

Job Location(s) US-GA-Atlanta
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(3/22/2021 5:38 PM)
Job ID
2021-4515
# of Openings
1
Category
Finance/Accounting

Overview

The Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) will be a key contributor in developing financial forecasts for all aspects of the business.  Specifically, they will assist in the development and monitoring of (i) business line financial forecasts, (ii) business line profitability analysis, (iii) key operating metric tracking, analysis, interpretation and reporting, (iv) loan product profitability analysis and dashboard reports, (v) portfolio funding forecasting, and (v) decision support for strategic initiatives.  They will develop and provide key metrics and insights to senior management that allow for informed decision-making on strategic planning and top company priorities.  They will help company leaders truly understand the story behind the numbers and proactively identify trends and other factors that point to areas of opportunity and/or risk for the business.

 

The Manager of FP&A will report to the Company’s Sr. Director of FP&A and is expected to collaborate closely with Business Unit Leaders in providing vital financial planning and other strategic insights.

Duties & Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development of the company’s monthly forecast and annual budget; owns a significant part of the process and constantly seeks ways to make it more efficient and accurate.
  • Creates and maintains management reports for monthly, quarterly, and annual analysiscontaining profitability analysis, segment metrics, and capital utilization analysis.
  • Presents financial and operational results to senior management on a regular and ad-hoc basis, including trends and competitive analysis giving full insight into the Company’s P&L.
  • Provides key metrics to senior management that allow for informed decision-making on strategic planning and decision making regarding the creation of management priorities.
  • Leverages available and newly developed systems data to create management and P&L reporting for assigned business lines or units.
  • Able to successfully analyze large amounts of data and synthesize it to provide compelling insights to management.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Qualifications

Requirements

The successful Manager of FP&A candidate must possess superior intelligence with a distinguished record of increasing responsibilities and success.  Advanced financial modelling skills required.  Financial Services industry experience working with (or consulting for) a credit granting financial institution (e.g. in consumer banking, credit cards, and/or consumer finance) preferred but not required.

  • The ideal candidate should have 6-8 years of finance-related experience, preferably in FP&A or some other strategic- or consumer credit-type role. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with high energy and innate intellectual curiosity. They must be able to roll up their sleeves and comfortably execute at a hands-on tactical level.
  • An undergraduate degree in business, finance, accounting, math or a related field with a distinguished academic record required.
  • Working knowledge of SQL strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of contemporary database, financial modelling, business intelligence (BI)software modules (i.e. microstrategy, tableau), and prior experience with Workday preferred.

Key competencies required for the position:

  • Deep Financial Planning & Analysis Capabilities: Leading Candidates must possess significant FP&A experience, including the ability to develop and maintain a comprehensive financial projection model.
  • Advanced Financial Modeling Capabilities: Advanced financial modeling skills, including extensive use of macros, pivot tables, and other contemporary modeling techniques.
  • Problem Solving & Analytical Orientation: Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills that are used to track, analyze, interpret and report key historical and projected operating metrics, trends, and financial results. Able to take “deep dive” into the details of the business while staying focused on the big picture. Takes a systematic, structured view of situations, deconstructing them into their fundamental elements. Insists on proof in data, peeling back layers to understand root causes, and uses data to anticipate/project emerging issues, drive innovation and support business decision-making.
  • Results Oriented: Results oriented, including the capacity to both think strategically and execute tactically, embodying a blend of technical, creative, business and communications skills. Takes ownership of the role. Possesses a keen eye towards seeking ways to impact the bottom line in positive ways. 
  • Effective Communication and Decision Making: Highly articulate and able to convey important messages in a clear and compelling manner. Makes timely decisions when a quick response is required, and a number of possible alternatives are available. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Financial Services Industry/Consumer Loan Products Familiarity: Prior Financial Services Industry and/or Consumer Loan Products understanding/experience preferred but not necessary.

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