Financial Planning Analyst

Riverside, MO

Industry: Accounting and Finance Job Number: Job-1508

Financial Planning Analyst - Manufacturing


$75-85k plus 5% bonus


Riverside, MO


Interviewing over the next two weeks


Our client has engaged Bell & Associates, Inc. to help them find their next Financial Planning Analyst.  This is a newly created position with an international manufacturing company.  This person will work very closely with the CFO.  This role will create performance analysis, operational analysis, budgeting, and forecasting.



  • Develop detailed budget and forecast models to drive high quality decision-making and closely monitor business performance
  • Analyze trends in the business each month (monthly variance analysis of actuals, budgets, and forecasts) and produce detailed reporting for senior management highlighting key trends
  • Continuously improve the reporting processes with a focus on simplification and increased insight
  • Proactively develop new approaches to assess the health and strategy of the business.
  • Participate and/or lead team wide projects including financial modeling, ad hoc analysis and delivery of automated solutions for reporting
  • Develop and deliver high-quality presentations for senior management



  • 2-5 years of experience in FP&A, accounting or similar business role
  • Bachelor s Degree, preference for Accounting/Finance, Business or Information Technology
  • Solid proficiency in Microsoft Office applications; advanced/expert skills in Excel required,
  • Strong quantitative and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to clearly articulate and present ideas in written presentations and orally to internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience with financial modeling and interpreting financial statements is required
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Persistent, organized and highly motivated
  • Ability to adapt to a fast paced continually changing business and work environment while managing multiple priorities


The ideal candidate would be an Accounting Manager, Assistant Controller or Financial Analyst from a Manufacturing environment (must have).


Bell & Associates, Inc. was recently recognized by Forbes list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in America -




Bell & Associates, Inc. is a recognized Executive Recruiting & Staffing leader based in Kansas City. We focus and specialize in the following practice areas - Accounting/Finance, Engineering, Executive Leadership, Financial Institutions, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Manufacturing/Operations Management.  We provide top talent to our clients on a Direct Hire, Contract, and Contract-to-Hire basis.    


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