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Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

Cox Automotive
Burlington, VT 05401
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*Primary Location: *1 Howard St, Burlington, VT, USA
*Division: *Cox Automotive
*Job Level: *Manager/Senior Manager
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *202102325
*Cox Automotive* is currently looking for a *Financial Planning & Analysis ("FP&A") Manager *to join our team in* Burlington, VT, North Hills, NY *or* Atlanta, GA. *


*Your Role:*


Cox Automotive is seeking a FP&A Manager with experience working in a successful team environment supporting budget/forecasting activities, long-range planning, and ad hoc financial analysis. A key responsibility of this Manager is supporting our Digital Commerce/Retail Transaction Solutions organization through development and coordination of opportunity analysis and reporting. Other critical components of this role are the ability to translate market performance to impacts on our businesses, to influence other finance and business leaders, and to work in a collaborative team environment leveraging expertise of others on the Retail Solutions & Corporate FP&A teams. Candidates must also have a solid understanding of financial management concepts, complex modeling, accounting procedures, variance analysis, and the ability to analyze large data sets. The candidate is also expected to quickly gain an understanding of our wide portfolio of businesses with application to these responsibilities.


*Responsibilities:*




* Consolidation and interpretation of financial results, variance analysis, and key business drivers to identify trends and make recommendations based on risks and opportunities, product profitability, operational efficiencies, and overall financial and strategic alignment with company goals and objectives.

* Assist with the valuation and analysis of month end results, forecasts, and budgets, to better inform business decisions.

* Analyze market dynamics and assess impacts to business performance, strategic direction, and long-range financial plans.

* Coordinate the annual LRP budgeting, budget maintenance, and strategic planning process.

* Partner with Retail Solutions finance leads, Cox Automotive corporate, Hyperion team, and matrix partners to ensure accurate, timely reporting, and continuous process improvement.

* Continuously improve current financial reporting, modeling, and metrics to evolve with the business and product set and better links financial forecasts to internal and external drivers.

* Lead efforts to improve the structure of our analytical tools, data, and processes to enhance the companys analytic capabilities and understanding of business performance.

* Manage long range plan target modeling with a perspective on benchmarking, industry and consumer trend impacts on business drivers.

* Assist with developing recommendations through analysis for our CFO & Executive Leadership Team, providing financial and operational insights necessary to help manage the companys financials and support effective decision making.




Qualifications:

* Bachelors degree in Finance/Accounting and 7+ years of experience in a financial environment or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.

* 7+ years business experience with a strong focus in FP&A.

* MBA preferred.

* Strong analytical and problem-solving ability with track record of delivering results.

* Demonstration of strong written and verbal communication, analytical and problem-solving skills, attention to detail, persistence and ability to foster productive working relationships.

* Proven ability to prepare and present executive level presentations and insights.

* Self-starter with flexibility and willingness to balance multiple changing priorities and assignments/projects and perform under very tight deadlines.

* Advanced MS Excel skills required, including logical and reference formulas, financial functions, correlation through pivots and logic, and formatting for executive presentations.

* Advanced MS PowerPoint skills preferred.

* Experience with Hyperion Planning, Essbase and Oracle is a strong plus.

* Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

* Minimal travel may be required.



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Who We Are
*About Cox Automotive*
Theres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.

*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, [visit our benefits page](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.
Posted: 2021-06-04 Expires: 2021-07-15
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