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FP&A Manager



Charlotte, NC, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

FP&A Manager POST NUMBER: 415692

Charlotte, NC, US Hybrid
July 3rd, 2024
$ 130000.00 - 140000.00 yearly
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We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Manager with a solid background in manufacturing and a proven track record in building robust financial models. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis to support strategic decision-making. This role is critical in driving financial performance and ensuring the company meets its business objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Financial Planning: Lead the annual budgeting process, including the development of detailed financial models to support long-term strategic planning.

  • Forecasting: Develop and maintain accurate and timely financial forecasts, ensuring alignment with business goals and market conditions.

  • Financial Modeling: Build and maintain complex financial models for various business scenarios, including product costing, margin analysis, and capital investment evaluation.

  • Performance Analysis: Analyze financial results, identify trends, and provide insights into business performance. Recommend actions to optimize financial outcomes.

  • Reporting: Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports for senior management, highlighting key metrics, variances, and trends.

  • Manufacturing Analytics: Conduct detailed analysis of manufacturing costs, operational efficiencies, and product profitability. Provide insights to improve cost management and operational performance.

  • Strategic Initiatives: Support strategic projects and initiatives by providing financial analysis, modeling, and business case development.

  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Work closely with other departments, including Operations, Sales, and Engineering, to gather data, provide financial insights, and support business decisions.

  • Continuous Improvement: Identify opportunities for process improvements in the FP&A function. Implement best practices and drive efficiency in financial planning and analysis processes.

  • Leadership: Manage and mentor a team of financial analysts, providing guidance, training, and career development support.

  • ERP System Management: Oversee the use of financial modules within the company’s ERP system. Ensure accurate data entry, reporting, and system optimization.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or a related field. Master’s degree or MBA preferred.

  • Experience: Minimum of 7 years of experience in financial planning and analysis, with at least 5 years in a manufacturing environment.

  • Skills:

    • Strong proficiency in financial modeling and advanced Excel skills.
    • Experience with ERP systems and financial planning software.
    • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills.
    • Strong understanding of manufacturing processes and cost accounting.
    • Effective communication and presentation skills.
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines.
    • Strong leadership and team management capabilities.


  • Competitive salary
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Professional development opportunities

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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