Financial Planning and Analysis Analyst

  • Location
    Herndon, Virginia
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Financial Analyst

FP&A Analyst - Corporate Supply Chain
Herndon, VA
My client is one of the largest distributors of complementary building products in North America with over 550 locations in US and Canada provinces and more than 8,500 employees.
Publicly traded on the NASDAQ stock market , they are a FORTUNE 500 company.
currently seeking an FP&A Analyst based out of one of their VA offices. This position will report to the Chief Supply Chain Officer.

Job purpose
This critical role on the Corporate FP&A team will own the Supply Chain’s monthly reporting package, lead the annual budgeting process, and manage the quarterly forecast. He/she will collaborate with the divisional FP&A teams to understand the drivers of the Supply Chain’s performance and to improve the quality of the field’s financial analysis. This role will also interact directly with members of the Corporate Executive team and support their various ad-hoc requests and projects.

Duties and responsibilities
Monthly Reporting

Prepare both the monthly reporting package for the Supply Chain and generate the supplementary reports requested by the CSCO and key staff
Support the CSCO with critical analysis and reporting for the quarterly earnings call, bi-monthly CEC meetings, annual strategy and organizational planning processes
Prepare various other recurring reports and presentations including the Allied Synergy tracking, Strategic Deployment Bowler Charts, consolidation of action plans for weekly SDP meeting
Assist key supply chain leaders in developing the following scorecards: Logistics & Fleet, Procurement, Indirect with Diagonal, Inventory Turns and $s, Budgets, etc.
Analyze & evaluate highly complex financial data for the purpose of understanding the drivers of financial performance and identifying areas of improvement

Budget & Forecast

Coordinate and lead the Supply Chain’s annual budget process across all Divisions and Corporate functions; tasks will include establishing a realistic end-to-end calendar, publishing timely Corporate guidance, and providing the appropriate balance of systematic tools and off-line templates to ensure an effective process to develop the budget and load the inputs into Prophix and Mincron (ERP)
Engage with the divisional FP&A teams to understand the pain points in the existing process in order to implement process improvements for the upcoming year’s process
Collaborate with the divisional FP&A teams to improve the quarterly forecasting process


Serve as a subject-matter expert and system administrator for the Supply Chain’s financial reporting tool (Prophix)
Serve as a subject-matter expert and system administrator for the Supply Chain’ Tableau pages and reports
Provide ad-hoc support for members of the Corporate Executive team
Participate in special projects for the Corporate Executive team as initiatives are identified

Bachelor of Science degree in Finance or Accounting; CPA, CMA, and/or MBA preferred

5+ years of experience working in financial planning & analysis
Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, Word) is required; an advanced understand of Excel is preferred
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 working environment with a team-oriented culture
Ability to be a collaborate business partner and cultivate strong cross-functional relationships
Strong critical thinking skills with experience in anticipating management’s potential questions and next steps
Demonstrate a high-level of attention to detail
Proactive self-starter and independent worker
Ability to analyze large volumes of data, summarize in a clear and concise manner, and provide insightful analysis and commentary for senior management
Experience with or the ability to quickly learn systems and applications, including Prophix, Cognos, Tableau, Mincron, and Salesforce
Ability to identify potential issues and implement process improvement solutions to mitigate the Supply Chain’s risks
Up to 20% travel may be required

Please send resumes to to apply or call 703-885-5591

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