Senior Finance Manager (33204)

Position Title 

  • Senior Finance Manager

Job Purpose 

  • Delivers financial insights and support for key commercial aspects of the business, including M&A, Business Development and Strategy teams.  Models profitability of potential acquisition targets.  Compiles and analyzes financial information under general supervision

Major Responsibilities

Partners with the Commercial Finance Director and the M&A team to evaluate opportunities.  Activities to include analysis, modeling, due diligence, closing, and integration
Performs financial forecasting and modeling

  • Provides analytical support to all levels of management across operational/functional units, including ad-hoc reporting and problem solving.  Identifies key trends and presents to senior management.

  • Facilitates the production of weekly, monthly, year-to-date and year-end financial reporting, including variance and trend analysis of results to budget, prior year and forecast.

  • Assist with biweekly and seasonal competitive analysis reporting

  • Assist regions with Salesforce reporting compliance.

  • May assist in training/mentoring Financial Analyst

  • Compiles and analyzes financial data and reports on analysis to senior management

  •  Identifies and determines trends in financial data

  •  Makes recommendations for process improvement

  • All other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education & Certification Required 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or equivalent finance certification required. 

Experience & Skills Required

  • 6-10 years of experience in financial planning and analysis. M&A experience highly preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong IT skills with extensive experience using Microsoft Excel; working knowledge of Salesforce, JD Edwards and Hyperion Essbase also advantageous
  • Ability to establish and maintain good relationships with all levels of management


FirstGroup is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. FirstGroup is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, FirstGroup will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance.

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11474 - FS Accounting Cincy
600 Vine Street, Suite 1400, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45202
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