Manager, Corporate FP&A in Miamisburg, OH at Verso Corporation

Date Posted: 8/24/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Manager, Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis position will own the Verso Company’s profit forecasting and planning process. This position plays a critical role in helping to shape the company’s financial objectives, including setting short and long-term financial targets, and leads internal and external management reporting. This position will partner with the operations, supply chain and commercial groups on the overall financial planning and forecasting process. This role will drive productivity through forecast process improvements, drives best practices across the company and ensures forecast accuracy. The role will also own the company’s SG&A planning and forecast process as well as lead ad-hoc analysis such as competitive benchmarking and industry analysis which will be a key input to support the company’s long-term strategy process. The Manager, Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis will have prior exposure to financial analysis, planning and forecasting preferably in a manufacturing environment.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Leads the consolidation of the Verso company financial results. Analyzes financial, cost, inventory, and production results to inform commentary on variances to plan, forecast, and prior year
    • Monthly reporting, quarterly reporting, annual reporting
    • Ensures deadlines are met, resources managed and issues are resolved
    • Performs monthly analysis of the major EBITDA variances, analyzing the prior forecast and forward estimates to determine the impact on the business unit.
  • Responsible for the preparation of short-term forecasts, annual plans, and medium/long term plans.
  • Drives improvements to ensure forecast accuracy (top line and bottom line) is within tolerance.
  • Leads the consolidation of all financial variances, analyzing the data to ensure consistency among the Mills.
  • Responsible for leading continuous improvement and streamlining the company forecast process to drive productivity.
  • Leads the coordination, consolidation, and preparation support for Board of Directors materials, earning presentations and SEC required reporting.
  • Partners with operations and supply chain to ensure alignment across both organizations in the forecasting and annual planning process.
  • Owns the company’s SG&A forecasting and annual planning process with key stakeholders. Perform monthly and quarterly variance analysis and provides guidance for any fluctuations between periods to deliver the forward looking glide path.
  • Leads ad-hoc and special projects, such as competitive benchmarking and industry analysis, to support the annual strategy review process.


Job Requirements

Minimum Required Experience and Education:

  • 5-10 years financial planning and analysis experience preferably in a multi-location manufacturing company required
  • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance required
  • MBA preferred
  • Ability to identify and take ownership of issues. Is self-sufficient.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates the ability to lead senior level discussions with executives and senior management
  • Advanced technical skills with proficiency in Microsoft suite, COGNOs, and the ability to navigate ERP systems (preferably SAP)

Travel: 5%-10%

Verso Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability


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