FP&A Manager - Balance Sheet and Cash Flow

Herndon, VA, US

Job purpose

 

This position on the Corporate FP&A team is the go-to resource for senior leadership for all balance sheet and cash flow related analysis, reporting, forecast, budgeting, and projects.  This individual will be required to develop a deep understanding of the balance sheet activity and its impact on cash flow generation.  In addition, this role will serve as the primary FP&A resource for the Credit and Accounts Payable teams, providing reporting, forecasting, budgeting, and ad hoc analysis.

 

Duties and responsibilities

 

Balance Sheet & Cash Flow Reporting, Analysis, Forecasting, and Budgeting:

  • Prepare all balance sheet & cash flow analysis for the month-end and quarter-end reporting cycles (e.g., monthly BoD package, quarterly earnings call prep, Executive Committee meetings, etc.); compile any supplementary ad hoc reports as requested by the CEO & CFO
  • Partner with the operating leaders to streamline the cash flow forecasting process and improve the forecast’s accuracy
  • Analyze the historical balance sheet trends and transactional details to identify cash generation opportunities
  • Engage with the Divisional FP&A teams to implement a more extensive annual budgeting process for the balance sheet, ensuring accuracy and consistency across the company

 

Credit and Accounts Payable FP&A Support:

  • Provide analysis, forecasting and reporting to the Credit team, focused on optimizing collections
  • Develop company-wide metrics and benchmarking to analyze the Credit team’s performance, understand AR aging dynamics, assess customers’ credit worthiness, review payment type trending, etc.
  • Partner with Credit team’s senior leadership on projects to drive top-line and bottom-line growth for the company
  • Provide analysis, forecasting and reporting to the Accounts Payable team, focused on optimizing cash outflows
  • Collaborate with AP and Supply Chain functional leaders to identify opportunities to improve the company’s days payable outstanding performance

 

Other/Ad-Hoc:

  • Serve as the primary FP&A support for the Capital Committee, a senior leadership team that includes C-suite members and Divisional Presidents who meet on a monthly basis to review & approve capital expenditure requests
  • Provide ad-hoc support for corporate and field leadership
  • Participate in special projects as requested

 

 

Qualifications

 

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Finance or Accounting; CPA, CMA, and/or MBA preferred
  • 8+ years of experience working in financial planning & analysis; balance sheet & cash flow experience is preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (i.e., Excel, PowerPoint, Word) is required; an advanced understand of Excel is required
  • Strong executive presence and the ability to be an effective communicator at all levels of the organization is required
  • Demonstrated success working in a demanding, high-performance environment with a team-oriented culture
  • Ability to be a collaborative business partner and cultivate strong cross-functional relationships
  • Strong critical thinking skills with experience in anticipating management’s potential questions and next steps
  • Ability to analyze large volumes of data, summarize in a clear and concise manner, and provide insightful analysis and commentary for senior management
  • Up to 10% travel may be required

Beacon's competitive advantage is our people and our value proposition is the differentiator. 

-— Christopher Harrison
Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer 


Nearest Major Market: Washington DC