Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Baton Rouge, LA, USA Req #829
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
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Department:  Finance & Accounting

Reports To:  Director of Financial Planning & Analysis & Data Analytics

Travel Required: 10%


Why Join Community Coffee?

Community Coffee Company is the #1 family-owned and operated retail coffee brand in America.  Rooted in family and tradition, yet always looking to the future, you can expect a fast-paced environment that is both challenging and rewarding. Join us and make your passion your profession!


Position Overview

As the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager, you will manage the strategic analysis, strategic planning, and management reporting activities of the company.  Conducts financial analysis, modeling, forecasting and reporting efforts to ensure efficient financial operations. Reviews analysis results, develops insightful suggestions for investment, sourcing, cost reduction and leads strategic business decisions.

Function Related Activities/Key Responsibilities


Strategic Financial Leadership

  • Partner with CEO, CFO and Senior Management Team to develop and execute the Company’s long-term financial strategy. Educate senior and emerging leaders on the Company’s financial strategy and assist them in aligning their area’s initiatives to support the Company’s goals
  • Understand key business drivers and provide management with relevant information for decision makings
  • Leads team in managing business unit profitability through effective pricing governance, cost management, and customer portfolio optimization by leading critical pricing analysis and customer business reviews, sharing insights, and making recommendations for improvement to all divisions
  • Partners with divisional management and senior leadership to identify cost reduction and savings opportunities
  • Provides thought leadership to change improvement efforts
  • Designs, directs, and reviews complex, large, or difficult analysis projects; evaluate findings, prepare reports and make recommendations to senior management about the financial implications of proposed investments and transactions
  • Supports a range of accounting and financial activities including monthly financial reviews
  • Review competitive financial data, internal financial data, market share, data and trends to make recommendations to all levels of management of potential actions to improve performance


Management Financial Reporting

  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity of division management reporting. Partners with Division leaders and Accounting to investigate and understand the Company’s financial results and how they compare to Forecast, Budget, and Prior Year
  • Responsible for the monthly reporting on the Company’s financial performance and progress on goals which is distributed to key company leaders and the Board of Directors. Continuously work to improve reporting to enable more timely and productive decision-making process


Planning and Forecasting

  • Drives the Company’s annual operating and strategic plan process including working with senior management to develop targets, assumptions and strategic initiatives to be incorporated into the annual budget and planning process
  • Ensures that key shared assumptions are developed and communicated to the appropriate units within the organization. Includes preparing financial models, preparing plan document, and assisting in the development of presentations
  • Ensures that the process and tools for development of the plan, as well as regular reporting of business results, are in place
  • Prepares and supervises the Company’s forecast or “downhill” projections. Ensures that strategic support staff are correctly applying new information gleaned from business review meetings to current trends in order and target year-end financial performance. Includes comparisons to current year plan and historical performance


Accounting, Controls and Systems

  • Works directly with Accounting and Information Services to ensure business needs are met by systems, processes, and reporting. Assists FP&A staff in assigning priorities to ensure business needs are met
  • Assists the Accounting and Internal Audit Department in the communication and enforcement of companywide internal policies and procedures
  • Other projects as requested by CEO and CFO


Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws

May be requested to perform different or additional duties as assigned


Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business or Finance. MBA, CPA or CMA are preferred but may be substituted with experience
  • 4+ years public Accounting experience or industry related experience in finance and/or planning, analysis and reporting
  • Consumer Package Goods Industry Experience a plus


What We’re Looking For

  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors
  • Extensive experience and judgment to independently complete complicated tasks
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • Attention to detail



Physical Demands/Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to do the following:

  • Frequently required to sit.
  • Occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus
  • Office Environment: Most of the duties of this position will be perform inside an office environment.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


Our Values



Our People           We are a high performance company with emphasis on teamwork and employee care

Our Integrity        We have the courage to always do what is right

Our Customers  We have a personal commitment to provide exceptional products, services, and solutions

Our Safety            We champion safe behaviors for ourselves, our fellow employees, and our community

Our Brand            Everything we do has to be as good as our coffee

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), short- and long-term disability, paid time off, employee assistance program, and educational assistance. Community Coffee and its subsidiary companies will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal or state law. 

Other details

  • Job Family Finance/Acctng
  • Job Function Finance/Acctng
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 10
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • Baton Rouge, LA, USA