Finance Manager

Jackson, MS 39209

Posted: 03/12/2019 Industry: Management Job Number: 241676 Pay Rate: $70000.00/year City: Jackson Type: Direct Hire

Could this be the job for you? Finance Manager needed! This position is responsible for the oversight of several functional areas such as: Profit Management and Financial forecasting and reporting. Responsible for providing insight and analysis of financial operating results. Identifies trends and provides recommendations for various profitability drivers, including revenue, margin, expense management, and working capital management.

Salary: $70k-80K (Depending on experience)


  • Determine the key drivers of variances versus last year results

  • Identify under performing customers and vendors and the key drivers of profitability

  • Make recommendations to management to improve profitability

  • Provide specific analysis as to the key drivers of expenses and the key drivers as to variances to last year and to plan

  • Identify opportunities to control costs and reduce expenses

  • Quantify the financial impact of key cost control initiatives

  • May participate on several committees and other initiatives

  • Assist Local CFO and Market CFO with the performance of the initiatives

  • Ensure overall trends and the impacts of key initiatives are reflected accurately in the projection

  • Work with each department to ensure they understand the overall projection and how the impact of the key initiatives they are responsible for are reflected in projection

  • Ensure overall trends and the impacts of key initiatives are reflected accurately in the profit plan

  • Participate in the recruiting and training of finance associates

  • Responsible for performance management and development of finance associates

  • Individual must champion and be the local expert in company's analytical toolbox

  • Review and ensure that all vendors billings are paid in a timely fashion and oversee all past due vendor receivables are properly handled

  • Monitor and review all Master Distribution Agreements (MDA) for profitability

  • Oversee the Profit Management Team to maximize performance

  • Monitor the Customer Performance Activity System (CPAS) to provide reports and communicate financial impact as necessary

  • Assist with cost monitoring, product equities, frequencies and other statistical data directly related to price management


  • MBA/CPA and preferred

  • Prior managerial experience preferred

  • Education and / or Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in Finance, Business, Accounting, or Economics required

At least 5 years financial analyst and/or accounting experience required

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

  • Must be able to analyze data and draw logical conclusions and recommendations from the data

  • Ability to lead and direct clerical positions

  • Proficient computer skills with emphasis on Word and Excel

If you review the job description and the requirements above and your skills are a match, please click the APPLY ONLINE button below. Click the appropriate link as either a First Time Applicant or a Returning Applicant and follow the prompts. If asked, please select the PROFESSIONAL BRANCH. If you have any questions, please contact or call 601-353-4200.


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