Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

Aptean in Alpharetta, GA

  • Type: Full Time
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Would you like to be a part of the organization where high energy meets intellect? If you get excited by solving puzzles and working in a collaborative environment, then Aptean wants to work with you!!

About Aptean

Aptean provides very specific industries with very specific ERP, supply chain management, and customer experience solutions. In today’s fast-paced, highly competitive economy, organizations don’t have time to waste forcing homegrown software, spreadsheets, and one-size-fits-all solutions to do things they were never designed to do. Aptean is on a mission to end those workarounds – with industry-specific solutions instead of generic software, expert support instead of making you go it alone, and a steady influx of new ideas instead of the status quo. That is why over 2,500 highly specialized organizations in more than 20 industries and 54 countries rely on Aptean to streamline their everyday operations.

Aptean is focused on providing products and solutions to customers in specific verticals. Our products are rich in feature and functionality and delivered on premise, SaaS and Hybrid delivery models. Aptean’s products deliver value at lowest total cost of ownership and scale with needs of our customers. Most of our products and solutions are leaders in the vertical market segments they serve.

Aptean uses its core values of Drive For Results, Win Together, Foster Innovation, and Be Courageous to guide its employee community to serve every customer in every geography and market.

Reporting to the Vice President, FP&A, Manager of FP&A position offers the opportunity to work in a high paced, growth oriented private equity backed company. The Manager FP&A will perform a number of reporting, modelling and forecasting activities to provide accurate and timely financial input for decision making at leadership level. This is a leadership role that will lead and work closely with a proactive team focused on identification and delivery of innovative solutions. Proactively tracks inefficiencies in supervised processes and proposes initiatives to ensure smooth functioning of budgeting, forecasting and flash processes.

The FP&A Manager:

Oversees analysis and report preparation on variances versus Plan/Forecast/Current and Past Trends for assigned Revenue Streams and Cost Functions. Engages in benchmarking studies to establish areas of potential operational improvement. Reviews bottlenecks and recommend changes to improve the overall level of functional throughput. Engages in ongoing cost reduction analysis.

Oversees preparation of standard Quarterly and Monthly Financial Reports for analysis and BOD meetings. Prepares Financial models and Ad-Hoc Reports to support strategic initiatives. Understands what to highlight and what level of detail is required while presenting to senior executives.

Develops efficiencies to consolidate and increase the effectiveness of reporting, and maintain Revenue and Cost reports used internally and externally.

Leads certain initiatives for continued development of Budgeting, Forecasting and Flash processes using relevant tools.

Ability to accurately meet all time sensitive reporting dates.

Is able to anticipate problems and proactively tries to prevent them, and/or develops solutions up front.

Is able to balance analysis, wisdom, experience, and perspective when making decisions.

Is able to handle a deeper level of ambiguity when making a decision.

Is able to take into account bigger picture and impact of the decision prior to making a decision.

Is able to understand the ROI of various options before making a decision.

Is able to find solutions that are acceptable to diverse groups with conflicting needs and interests.

Is able to seek out new and innovative tools for making a decision.

Leads and participate in cross functional teams and projects for business unit, segment and corporate as assigned. Support and partner with teams in planning, measuring, reporting and improving performance of operations and reducing cost where necessary.

If you are determined to give your best every day and you are seeking an opportunity to work with an amazing group of people, then apply online today!

Aptean, Inc., is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. In accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws we do not tolerate discrimination or harassment against any applicant for employment or employee with Aptean because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other group status protected by applicable law.

Education: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.

Work Experience: Typically requires a minimum of 7 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 5 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 4 years' experience; or equivalent experience. Typical range of experience is 7-10 years.


Preferred accounting/finance experience in a global software industry

Required experience with US GAAP

Skills and Abilities

Previous experience in budgeting and forecasting is required

Must have a critical eye for accuracy, data integrity, process issues and improvements.

Ability to form relationships with senior management that enables Finance to be seen as a business partner whose input the directors see as essential to decision making.

Leadership and managerial experience

Very strong analytical skills and strategic thinker; prepared to challenge in a constructive manner. A disciplined self starter with a ‘can do’ attitude who is able to work within a matrix organization.

Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple competing priorities while consistently meeting deadlines

Strong verbal and communications skills and ability to interact with all levels in the organization

TM1 Experience a plus

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