FP&A Manager - Global Dewatering

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world's water challenges. The Company's products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Company's more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2017 revenue of $4.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.
The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all ? that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com.
Godwin, a Xylem brand, offers a broad product line of fully automatic self-priming pumps used in temporary and permanent applications. With a full range of diesel and electric pumps available to purchase or rent, Godwin pumps are used for dewatering and liquids transfer in mining, constructions, municipal and industrial projects around the world.
The Role: This position would be responsible for providing overall global financial support for achieving performance goals (i.e., operating margins, operating cash flow, inventory turns, A/R Days, A/P Days, cycle time reduction, etc.). It also includes providing overall global financial support and direction to the senior leadership team for the Dewatering GC. Assists the Sr. FP&A Manager as required and prepares special ad hoc financial analysis and presentations for management. This will be a key person in driving change, establishing reporting excellence and proactive financial analysis to drive overall Dewatering GC performance.
Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:
Manages the overall forecast Dewatering GC through understanding of therevenue, margins, expenses, capital, special projects, headcount, etc. ensuring clear understanding of all variances and critical evaluation of input. (Key result: All variances from forecast, budget and prior year can be adequately explained, and improvements that can be made to enhance future forecast accuracy).
Manages overall coordination of the Dewatering GC budget and strategic plan understanding the year over year changes
Active participation, driving of the research and development cost and capital for Dewatering GC (PAR Support).
Financial support for product line management team and all ad-hoc request from the Dewatering Senior Leadership
Consolidation of Dewatering GC Budget/Strat Plan/Forecast
Monthly analysis for GC/ CT leadership
Project Tracking
BU Review Support
Headcount Cost/Control
Alignment of Fcst/Budget/AOP with Functional Leaders
Indirect XGP/LSS
GDP Support
Ad hoc reporting
Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or financial/accounting with 8 years of business experience
Must have a working knowledge of United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles ("US GAAP).
Must be able to travel 20-30% of the time, mainly to New Jersey once a month.
Must have the ability to engage business process owners in a direct yet professional manner, thoroughly evaluate business processes, and quickly identify potential control gaps.
Requires demonstrated skill in written and oral communications and interview skills.
Advanced Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and HFM skills.
Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized. Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated
Preferred Qualifications:
Key Competencies:
Building acumen
Business partnership
Continuous improvement mindset
Cross-boundary collaboration
Developing capability (for people manager)
Finance project management
Inspiring accountability
Intelligent risk management
Leading people & teams (for people manager)
Key Relationships:
External: Auditors
Internal: VP's of Dewatering GC organization, highly visible role with executives
Physical Demands:
(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.)
Light lifting (20-25 lbs.), office environment
Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility
Work Environment:
(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.
Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours
Travel requirement: Must be able to travel 20-30% of the time (one week a month to New Jersey).
EOE/Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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