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FP&A Manager - Hybrid

Job Req ID:  8952
Location: 

Nashville, TN, US, 37203

Date:  Jan 19, 2023
Description: 

As a leader in high-performance building solutions, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP Building Solutions, NYSE: LPX) manufactures engineered wood building products that meet the demands of builders, remodelers and homeowners worldwide. LP’s extensive offerings include innovative and dependable building products and accessories, such as siding solutions (LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding, LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding, LP BuilderSeries® Lap Siding, and LP® Outdoor Building Solutions®), LP Structural Solutions (LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier, LP WeatherLogic® Air & Water Barrier, LP Legacy® Premium Sub-Flooring, and LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing, LP NovaCore™ Thermal Insulated Sheathing, and more), LP® TopNotch® Sub-Flooring, and oriented strand board (OSB). In addition to product solutions, LP provides industry-leading customer service and warranties. Since its founding in 1972, LP has been Building a Better Worldby helping customers construct beautiful, durable homes while our shareholders build lasting value. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates 25 plants across the U.S., Canada, Chile, and Brazil. For more information, visit LPCorp.com.

LP’s values-driven, positive culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in a safe, ethical, fun, challenging and rewarding place to work.  For more than 40 years, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry.

JOB PURPOSE:

Financial partner for leaders in sales, marketing, product development, and mill operations.  LP team members think and act like owners and this is especially true for the FPA team through participation in strategic decisions by providing insight and context. LP is looking for a financial planning and analysis (FP&A) manager who is curious, loves to solve problems and hunt for opportunities to maximize profits, drive efficiency, and beat targets. Curiosity and energy help us deliver new ideas and perspectives that transform how we operate and propel LP to the next level.

   

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as a finance partner for executive and mill leaders to originate and develop analyses to help better understand financial trends and financial opportunities (e.g., cost savings, business development, etc.) 
  • Lead the business segment forecast and budgeting processes outlining potential risks, and opportunities proactively making recommendations with business partners  
  • Draw and present concise and crisp conclusions from complex and detailed data, and present month and quarterly company results and broader industry and competitor trends to business partners. Analyze current and past trends of key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, inventory, expenses and capital expenditures 
  • Implement and streamline reporting and analysis tools to improve usefulness, timeliness, and impact of the data and information available 
  • Develop financial models to drive efficiencies in operations, understand product and marketing programs ROI, pricing, new product rollouts, capital expenditures, and the economic profit of strategic initiatives 
  • Travel up to 15% to support mill and corporate operations as needed 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, Engineering, or related field; MBA highly preferred  
  • 5+ years of experience in of progressive finance experience, preferably financial planning and analysis in industrial manufacturing or related industries 
  • Analytical, strategic thinker with the ability to effectively collaborate with various business units 
  • Ability to work cross-functionally, providing financial expertise as a service to different departments 
  • Experience with financial partnership and influential leadership with business leaders  
  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding of metrics and financial modeling, including selecting relevant metrics and key drivers of financial results 
  • Strong business acumen with an ability to clearly articulate in verbal and written communication 
  • Highly-driven and self-motivated with a keen attention to detail and organized 
  • Understanding of financial and cost accounting principles 
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Software Applications, with advanced Microsoft Excel abilities 
  • Adept at managing large data sets across multiple technology sources; experience with various SAP platforms a plus 

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, ideally in finance or accounting
  • MBA is a plus

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Hybrid- WFH/Office environment.

LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, 401(k) program, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.


Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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