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Veterans Preferred - Director Fin Planning Analysis

Company: US11345-AIRGAS Airgas USA, LLC
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:


Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. -45178 Director Fin Planning Analysis (Open)

Location:
Long Beach, CA - Management - Regional Office

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

Director of Financial Planning & Analysis in Long Beach, CA

Position Title: Director of Financial Planning & Analysis
Location: Long Beach, CA
How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?
The Director Financial Planning & Analysis ("FP&A") serves as the Division leader responsible for activities related to the following major areas: financial & sales analysis, investment analysis; annual budgeting; forecasting; modeling; report development and other ad hoc analyses.The Director FP&A also serves as liaison with the Corporate FP&A function to provide analyses and insight related to Division trends in such areas as: sales variance (pricing, volume, mix); margins; operating costs, investment management, working capital and capital expenditures.The Director of FP&A plays a key role in developing and reporting profitability improvement opportunities within the West Division.
In particular, you will:
- Lead the annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting processes; working closely with Regional and Division leadership.
- Monitor and communicate financial and operational performance indicators highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variances to plan and/or forecast.
- Collaborate with the Regional operation and finance leadership teams to better understand historical financial results, trends and validate budget and forecast assumptions and to provide support to division leadership on strategic business decisions
- Ensure communication regarding business plans and budgets across all functions and corporate groups on a monthly basis.
- Support development of Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) proposals and act as a key contributor in the approval chain. Track and report monthly project performance/spend against plan.
- Support regional leadership on developing and tracking EBITDA improvement opportunities; especially as it relates to operating efficiencies.
- Lead the creation and maintenance of extensive financial modeling to support the Division as well as Corporate FP&A requests, including the modeling of trends and the development of prospective models.
- Lead the Division's efforts to improve data mining and modeling, report automation which will require the use of various software and reporting systems,such as PowerBI, BPC and SAP BW.
- Build strong relationships with the Division and Regional management teams.
- Develop the Division FP&A organization through goal-setting, evaluations, positive feedback, discipline, and on-going coaching ensuring activities are performed within department and Company policy.
- Develop value added cross divisional and cross functional partnerships to maintain awareness of business activities through knowledge, experience and best practices.
- Other projects/initiatives as assigned.
Are you a MATCH?
- Master's Degree in finance or related field, MBA strongly preferred.
- Six to Ten years financial reporting/financial analysis preferably in the FP&A discipline and a proven track record of positions of increasing responsibility preferred.
- Familiarity with investment decision/finance concepts such as Net Present Value (NPV) and Internal Rate of Return (IRR).
- Prior work experience in a supervisory role with participation in performance evaluations & disciplinary actions preferably in the FP&A discipline.
- Experience with the manufacturing, retail and distribution industry is preferred.
- Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Business Planning & Consolidation (BPC) systems development/implementation, SAP preferred.
- Ability to manage multiple levels of priorities and demands between divisional, local and corporate management.
- Ability to demonstrate strong leadership skills and assume increasing responsibilities in a rapidly changing environment.
- Ability to present complex financial information to Executives.
- Strong organizational, team building, communication skills and the ability to work in a dynamic matrix environment.
- Possess exceptionally strong analytical skills.
- Experience within understanding complex process flows and driving process improvements.
- Proven ability to work effectively under deadlines and with little supervision.
- Strong Excel experience required in: Developing Dashboards or Financial Modeling, or automation of Financial Procedures, writing macros, developing formulas using functions such as pivot tables and all lookup functions (V-Lookup, Match,& IF Statements), BI - Microsoft Power BI experience and Database experience a plus.
- Strong ability to guide and influence senior leadership.
- Must be capable of operating independently, but readily seek the counsel of others, when necessary.

About Airgas
Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is a leading U.S. supplier of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, as well as hardgoods and related products; one of the largest U.S. suppliers of safety products.
Through the passion and diversity of its 18,000 associates, Airgas fosters a culture of safety, customer success, sustainability and innovation. Airgas associates are empowered to share ideas, take initiative and make decisions.
Airgas is a subsidiary of Air Liquide, a world leader in gases, technologies, and services for Industry and Health. Air Liquide is present in 78 countries with approximately 64,500 associates globally.
Join us for a stimulating experience: you'll find a world of learning and development opportunities where inventiveness is at the heart of what we do, in an open, collaborative, and respectful environmentYour differences enhance our performance
At Airgas, we are committed to build a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces the diversity of our employees, our customers, patients, community stakeholders and cultures across the world.
We welcome and consider applications from all qualified applicants, regardless of their race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability or any other protected characteristic. We strongly believe a diverse organization opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to innovate by living our fundamentals, acting for our success and creating an engaging environment in a changing world.

Your differences enhance our performance
At Airgas, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces the diversity of our employees, our customers, patients, community stakeholders, and cultures across the world.
We welcome and consider applications from all qualified applicants, regardless of their race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or any other protected characteristic. We strongly believe a diverse organization opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to innovate by living our fundamentals, acting for our success, and creating an engaging environment in a changing world.EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability Airgas will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the FCIHO

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Are you a MATCH?

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Your differences enhance our performance

At Airgas, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces the diversity of our employees, our customers, patients, community stakeholders and cultures across the world.

We welcome and consider applications from all qualified applicants, regardless of their race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability or any other protected characteristic. We strongly believe a diverse organization opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to innovate by living our fundamentals, acting for our success and creating an engaging environment in a changing world.

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