Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

Kansas City, MO 64109

Industry: Accounting and Finance Job Number: Job-1618

FP&A Manager


$115-140k plus 15-25% bonus


Kansas City, MO


Interviewing over next two weeks


Bell & Associates, Inc. has been engaged to recruit our client s first FP&A Manager for a private equity backed holding company of multiple manufacturers based in Kansas City, MO.  The CFO is looking for a hands-on finance professional to create and drive the FP&A function moving forward.  He is also looking for future succession planning, so career advancement is likely for a top performer in this role. 


This role will be a key asset in the future growth of the company. This individual will be the FP&A Department and will be spear-heading the Company s financial quarterly forecast, annual budgeting process, operating plan variance analysis, and special projects. They will provide financial consulting and strategic support to senior management including preparing board presentations, financial presentations, capital expenditure analysis, industry/peer group comparisons, new business opportunities, acquisition analysis, and other projects requested by senior management. This function acts as the analytical engine of the company to provide insights and support optimal business decision making. The position reports to the Chief Financial Officer.



  • Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses and capital expenditures

  • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance

  • Oversee and manage the continued development of Budgeting, Financial Forecasting, Operating Plan and Modeling tools

  • Ad-Hoc Reporting and Analysis

  • Quarterly and Monthly Financial reports

  • Implement and work with a Business Intelligence Tool and Dashboard reports

  • Improve performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies and understand ROI in marketing programs, menu pricing, new store rollouts as well as new projects

  • Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives

  • Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes

  • Understanding and modeling Tax Strategies

  • Understanding and modeling Financing and related cash flows

  • Supporting Senior Management Team and Departments heads with in-depth analysis

  • Prepare presentations to Board of Directors and Senior Management Team



  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance; MBA highly preferred

  • 5+ years experience as Manager or Director of Financial Planning and Analysis

  • Strong leadership skills required. Experience in multi-company and acquisitions preferred

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills.

  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized.

  • Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated

  • Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity


    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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