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FP&A Manager



Charlotte, NC, USA
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

FP&A Manager POST NUMBER: 413625

Charlotte, NC, US On-Site
June 9th, 2024
Manufacturing, Transportation
$ 110000.00 - 140000.00 yearly
direct hire
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FP&A Manager
Charlotte, NC (with up to 25% travel)

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced FP&A leader to help build our corporate FP&A function from the ground up. Reporting to the Director of Finance, this role will centralize the finance function at our HQ in Charlotte, consolidating efforts from our three different sites. This position requires a strong communicator capable of handling a fast-paced and ambiguous environment.

Company Overview:

Join a high-growth global multinational company in the manufacturing and aerospace industry. The company has experienced 40% growth over the past year and anticipates similar growth in 2024. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic and rapidly expanding organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • FP&A Leadership:

    • Help build and centralize the corporate FP&A function, consolidating finance efforts from three different sites.
    • Develop and maintain financial models to support strategic planning and decision-making.
    • Analyze financial performance, identify trends, and provide actionable insights to senior management.
  • Financial Reporting & Analysis:

    • Prepare and present comprehensive financial reports, including budgets, forecasts, and variance analyses.
    • Conduct detailed financial analysis to support business initiatives and identify opportunities for improvement.
    • Collaborate with site controllers and finance team members to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting.
  • Strategic Planning:

    • Support the development and execution of strategic initiatives, providing financial insights and recommendations.
    • Assist in the preparation of long-term financial plans and capital expenditure analyses.
    • Participate in the development of business cases for new projects and investments.
  • Team Building & Management:

    • Oversee and mentor finance team members at three different sites, centralizing their reporting to HQ.
    • Foster a collaborative and high-performance team environment, ensuring alignment with corporate goals and objectives.
    • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance efficiency and effectiveness within the finance function.


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in manufacturing or aerospace (public company experience is a plus but not required).
  • 5-10 years of FP&A experience, including heavy financial modeling.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to handle a fast-paced and ambiguous environment.
  • Experience as a Senior Financial Analyst or similar role, with a proven track record of success.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25%.
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field (CPA or MBA is a plus).

Why Join?

  • High-Growth Environment: Be part of a rapidly expanding global company with a strong growth trajectory.
  • Dynamic Role: Enjoy a strategic finance view while building and leading a team from the ground up.
  • Professional Development: Opportunities for growth and advancement as we centralize and strengthen our finance function.
  • Competitive Compensation: Attractive base salary with performance-based bonus potential.

If you are a strategic thinker with a strong FP&A background and are excited about building a corporate finance function, we want to hear from you!

Vaco values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

EEO Notice

Vaco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race (including but not limited to traits historically associated with race such as hair texture and hair style), color, sex (includes pregnancy or related conditions), religion or creed, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, status as a veteran, union membership, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, or any other protected characteristics as required by federal, state or local law.

Vaco LLC and its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Vaco LLC and its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact HR@vaco.com .

Vaco also wants all applicants to know their rights that workplace discrimination is illegal.

By submitting to this position, you agree that you will be giving Vaco the exclusive right to present your as a candidate for the foregoing employment opportunity. You further agree that you have represented information about yourself accurately and have not affirmatively misrepresented your qualifications. You also agree to maintain as confidential, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any information you learn from Vaco about the position and you will limit disclosure of information about the position only to the extent necessary to perform any obligations in furtherance of your application. In exchange, Vaco agrees to exercise reasonable efforts to represent you through all solicitation, job screening and resume dispersal.

Privacy Notice

Vaco LLC and its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries (“we,” “our,” or “Vaco”) respects your privacy and are committed to providing transparent notice of our policies.

  • California residents may access Vaco’s HR Notice at Collection for California Applicants and Employees here.
  • Virginia residents may access our state specific policies here.
  • Residents of all other states may access our policies here.
  • Canadian residents may access our policies in English here and in French here.
  • Residents of countries governed by GDPR may access our policies here.

Pay Transparency Notice

Determining compensation for this role (and others) at Vaco depends upon a wide array of factors including but not limited to:

  • the individual’s skill sets, experience and training;
  • licensure and certification requirements;
  • office location and other geographic considerations;
  • other business and organizational needs.

With that said, as required by local law, Vaco believes that the following salary range referenced above reasonably estimates the base compensation for an individual hired into this position in geographies that require salary range disclosure. The individual may also be eligible for discretionary bonuses.

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