Mueller Water Products, Inc
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About 25% of the world's drinking water leaks out of aging underground pipes before reaching anyone's tap. Echologics is helping to lead a global charge to change this through technological innovation. Our innovative technology and services allow water utilities to manage their pipelines based on reliable information about their condition simply by placing sensors on valves and fire hydrants. With custom-engineered technologies for detecting and locating leaks, as well as distinguishing healthy pipes from degraded ones, Echologics offers our customers a truly unique set of information-gathering tools. Echologics, a division of Mueller Water Products is currently searching for a Financial Planning & Analysis Manager to join our team. This position will be based in Toronto, Ontario. As FP&A Manager, you will provide analytical reporting, analysis, and communications for the Value Stream to all levels of the organization. This role will engage all business functions with the goal of continuously improving the value streams' ability to manage the business through data analysis and process improvements. You will partner with the value stream's VP & General Manager to provide leadership within the business and help drive the organization to achieve its financial objectives. You will be expected to refine Mueller's business intelligence capabilities through the development of data analytics, data-based business improvements, cost savings initiatives, and oversee implementation down to the lowest levels of the organization. To ensure understanding of this role, you would be in an individual contributor role, but managing the Value Stream FP&A process that drives Company decisions, both in the strategic planning process and daily management. Key Responsibilities * Ownership of the monthly, quarterly, annual, and long-term financial forecasting and planning processes within your value stream, as well as the oversight of additional forecasting processes across multiple functions that impact the performance of the business * Provide monthly and quarterly business updates to the CEO and corporate executives explaining financial outcomes from a business perspective beyond line item variance analysis * Understand the cause and effect relationships between business events and the impact to financial statements, and as needed, provide root cause countermeasures to ensure performance expectations are met * Regular analysis of price, volume, mix, inflation, manufacturing costs (material, labor and overhead), productivity and other metrics that influence the company's growth and profitability * Continuous improvement of financial reporting and analysis through enhancing data structure design and ensuring the alignment between internal measurements and the financial or operational objectives of the company * Ad hoc financial modeling to support strategic planning process and potential acquisitions * Provide analytical leadership and analysis best practices to be implemented enterprise wide Qualifications * 6+ years of experience in an analytical capacity tied to monthly, quarterly, and annual close or reporting processes. * Bachelor's degree, preferably in Accounting, Finance, Data Analytics, or Economics * Expertise in financial planning, analysis, revenue forecasting, financial statement modeling (I.S., B.S. and SCF), valuations, cash management, capital planning, and other FP&A activities * Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (which may be tested in a later selection phase) * Experience with financial modeling of full income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow * Experience with Financial Reporting and Business Intelligence Systems, such as SQL Server Analysis Services, Hyperion, and JD Edwards * Proven record of driving annual improvements to operating results through execution of business initiatives * Strong background in creating value through the development of data analytics, strategy execution and a relentless effort to drive cost out of the organization * Able to provide management with solutions to common business problems that impact operating and financial outcomes * Driver of organizational speed and experienced at aligning processes, measurements, and business objectives, often across many business units and departments, while removing waste from key processes and leveraging technology * Hands-on, transformational leader that is comfortable working at the highest and lowest levels of the organization, focused on execution, providing hands on coaching, and taking an interest in the professional development of others * Big data developer with years of experience working in "big data" environments and is familiar with designing greenfield data structures to be used in reporting and analysis * Ability to travel up to 25% Preferred Qualifications * Business-related Post Graduate Degree * Experienced in the M&A process; able to evaluate growth opportunities, determine strategic fit, perform valuation analysis, and manage the due diligence process * Able to perform regular assessment of end-market conditions and develop a deep understanding of the macro indicators likely to impact results * Experience with statistical analysis, such as linear regression, and development of sophisticated driver-based forecasting models * Fundamental understanding of database design * CPA, CFA, CFM or other professional certification * M&A exposure or experience Echologics is committed to providing accommodation for people with disabilities. Accommodation is available, upon request, for candidates participating in the recruitment process. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.
Mueller Water Products
October 13 on Broadbean