BlueLinx Corporation

Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/28/2018 11:24 AM)
Regular Full-Time
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Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx Holdings Inc., operating through its wholly owned subsidiary BlueLinx Corporation, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. Employing over 1,700 people, BlueLinx offers greater than 10,000 products from over 750 suppliers to service approximately 11,500 customers nationwide, including dealers, industrial manufacturers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement retailers. The Company operates its distribution business from sales centers in Atlanta and Denver, and its vast network of distribution centers located throughout the U.S. BlueLinx is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BXC.


Position Purpose Summary: 

In this role, you will lead FP&A’s corporate support team, working with our executive leadership team on issues impacting the overall company. The Analysis Manager will provide leadership and serve as a trusted business advisor to drive incremental profitability.  In addition, this person will analyze monthly business results, assess strategic opportunities, perform complex ad hoc analysis, identify performance gaps, propose corrective actions and monitor progress towards the attainment of our financial and operational goals.  This is a highly visible role that provides the opportunity for regular interaction with C-level executives.


You will be joining an elite team of finance professionals supporting a multi-billion dollar business. We are looking for intellectually curious people who can maintain a “Big Picture” business mentality while staying focused on the details.


  • Drive improvements in the company’s utilization of working capital and the returns generated from that investment
  • Prepare monthly P&L forecasts and review with upper management
  • Partner with the Treasury department to create a 13-week cash forecast
  • Prepare pro formas and ROI analyses for all proposed capital investments
  • Support the quarterly and annual external audit with business analytics, as needed
  • Lead the annual strategic planning and budgeting process
  • Provide business decision support for all corporate functions: real estate, facilities, HR, legal, IT
  • Oversee the creation of the Monthly Management report and quarterly presentations to the Board of Directors
  • Serve as the business owner for the company’s customer profitability application
  • Manage a team of two analysts


  • BS or BA in Accounting, Business, Finance or a related discipline
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to present the results of complex analysis clearly and effectively to a wide range of business leaders, including the CFO and CEO
  • Understanding of financial concepts and the levers which impact financial performance
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent proficiency using Microsoft Excel and the rest of the Microsoft Office suite
  • Desire to grow and move up within the organization
  • Years of experience: 7 - 10 years related experience preferred; 5+ years w/ MBA


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