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Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

Company: John Wiley & Sons Inc.
Location: Hoboken
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Remote, USA (East Coast Preferred)

At Wiley, we welcome you for who you are, the background you bring, and embrace individuals who get excited about learning whether online or by book. Learning is for everyone, and so is our workplace. Bring your experiences, your perspectives, and your passion. It's in our differences that we empower the way the world learns.
As the Manager, FP&A you must have a good understanding of FP&A processes and a full grasp of the P&L. This role is highly visible and will interact with colleagues throughout FP&A, Technology and Controllers organizations.
You will be responsible for training FP&A colleagues in our key planning and reporting systems (TM1 PAX, dashboards, etc.). You will provide troubleshooting support for the Global Planning System and finance dashboards. You will support reporting and analysis enhancements and continuous improvement efforts.
In this role, you will also be responsible for performing detailed requirement analysis, documenting requirements and processes, and defining and implementing enhancements to our financial systems/tools.

How you will make an impact:


  • Subject matter expert in our planning and reporting systems.

  • Work closely with our internal technology partners to ensure forecast and planning system processes run smoothly.

  • Participate in gathering business requirements for system enhancements.

  • Understand the existing FP&A system capabilities to perform gap analysis as well as analyzing production issues.

  • Work closely with FP&A colleagues to understand pain points and develop the best approaches to address them.

  • Construct workflow diagrams and supporting documents.

  • Act as an expert tester and reference for business testers during user acceptance procedures for newly developed features.

    We are looking for people who have:

    • Bachelor's degree in Business/Finance, Information Systems, or related field.

    • 5+ years of experience in FP&A reporting and planning, technical projects, etc.

    • Extremely proficient in using Microsoft Office applications, Advanced Excel, Visio, BPC, TM1 and Power BI or similar.

    • Experience in creation of business requirements and other documentation for FP&A solutions.

    • Strong problem-solving skills, business modelling and Excel acumen, quantitative data skills.

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to explain difficult concepts to non-technical users.

    • Ability to manage internal projects or initiatives and work with cross-functional teams.

    • Highly organized, strong attention to detail and accuracy with an aptitude for troubleshooting data discrepancies.

    • Basic knowledge of software development lifecycle and processes (experience in Agile development approach).

      About Wiley:
      We are in one of the most dynamic periods in our history as technology, globalism and economic diversity create far-reaching changes in the world. As a learning business, Wiley makes meaningful contributions to research discovery and lifelong learning by helping organizations achieve their goals and people achieve success from education through their career. We may have been founded over two centuries ago, but our secret to success remains the same: change with the times and adapt to meet the ever-evolving needs of our customers. The company's headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia, and Canada.
      Wiley is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We evaluate qualified applicants and treat all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
      We are committed to fair, transparent pay, and we strive to provide competitive compensation in addition to a comprehensive benefits package. The target base pay range for this position is $71,000 to $99,700. This range represents Wiley's good faith and reasonable estimate of the base pay for this role at the time of posting. It is anticipated that most qualified candidates will fall within the range, however the ultimate salary offered for this role may be higher or lower and will be set based on a variety of non-discriminatory factors, including but not limited to, geographic location, skills, and competencies.

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Keywords: John Wiley & Sons Inc., Hoboken , Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis, Accounting, Auditing , Hoboken, New Jersey

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