Finance Manager in Raleigh, NC at WORLDPAC

Date Posted: 1/27/2020

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    Raleigh, NC
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Career Description

Job Description

Job Description

Position Description:

The Finance Manager will act as a strategic business partner responsible for providing critical thought leadership, analysis and insight into the company’s financial performance.  This position will lead the forecasting, financial modeling, annual operating and capital plan, and the long range plan.  Success in this role will require partnership with senior leadership across the Advance Auto Parts enterprise, strong analytical and financial modeling skills, effective communication skills, innovative thinking, and a passion for delivering results. 

The Finance Manager will support the Finance team in the continued development of a robust control environment and deliver accurate, timely and high quality financial information.  

Major Responsibilities: 

  • Lead and collaborate with leadership teams, modeling actions to drive sales growth, margin expansion and control cost
  • Present to leadership actionable insights and KPIs to ensure business achieves goals
  • Provide thought leadership and optimization of customer promotions, team member commissions and customer profitability
  • Work with business partners to develop business case pro-formas for new initiatives; Partner with accounting to ensure forecast and plans mirror / follow GAAP rules
  • Manage capital expenditure projections as well as performance to plan
  • Collaborate with finance team and business leaders in creating the annual operating and strategic business plan; Responsible for modeling sensitivity scenarios to understand impact of assumptions
  • Drive KPI report automation and integration within operating and financial systems
  • Present fiscal period P&L results and work collaboratively with the Accounting team to create insightful and actionable variance explanations against forecast and Plan

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting, or Information Systems
  • 5+ years of experience within Finance and/or Financial Systems
  • Strong knowledge of accounting concepts, financial planning, and reporting
  • Strong systems knowledge, experience with IBS, Hyperion and IBM Showcase Query preferred
  • Quick learner and self-starter with strong problem solving abilities and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to allow for mutual understanding of business needs and development of cooperative solutions
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments; adapts quickly to changing and evolving business needs
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel, Access and PowerPoint