BlueLinx Corporation

  • Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3/22/2018 4:18 PM)
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Job ID
    4882
  • Overview

    Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. Employing over 1,500 people, BlueLinx offers thousands of products from suppliers all over the world to service over 10,000 customers nationwide, including dealers, industrial manufacturers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement retailers. The Company operates its distribution business through a vast network of distribution centers located throughout the U.S. BlueLinx is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BXC.

    Responsibilities

    • Understands the company’s vision, mission, and strategy; understands business unit objectives and sets/accomplishes individual performance goals accordingly.
    • Establishes and maintains sound relationships with financial institutions.
    • Leads and manages the annual budget process and manages functional area budget.
    • Communicates the company’s actual performance versus budgets and objectives to senior management, recommending growth strategies as well as identifying key areas for business improvements.
    • Develops and implements new FP&A approaches that have significant financial impact on business results. Makes recommendations to optimize investments of financial capital.
    • Collaborates with leaders of other departments to prepare for critical business opportunities. Resolves complex business and financial issues within the organization including key strategic initiatives.
    • Leads team, selects/hires, develops objectives, and coaches and evaluates performance. Ensures applicable training and development for direct reports to enhance performance, development, and contributions to the company. Holds direct reports accountable for individual / team performance.  Addresses performance issues appropriately and timely.

    Qualifications

    • 12+ years of progressive finance experience in a Corporate FP&A environment of a publicly traded company preferred.
    • BA / BS in Finance or related degree preferred. MBA or Masters in Finance highly preferred.
    • Extensive knowledge and experience in financial operations, strategic planning and financial planning and analysis.
    • Leadership ability with strategic orientation.
    • In-depth understanding in developing a business case for change through quantitative analysis in decision making process / science.
    • Ability to influence others to act and adopt recommendations. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.  Process driven and metric centric driven. 
    • Must understand GAAP principles, large scale operational and capital budgeting, forecasting, planning, business plan evaluations, financial analysis and cost modeling.
    • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite Software and relevant systems technology, including Business Intelligence.

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