Iron Mountain North America, FP&A Forecast Manager in Boston, Massachusetts
At Iron Mountain we protect what our customers value most, from the everyday to the extraordinary, while helping them bridge the physical and digital world. Our people have the opportunity to bring their creativity to a workplace that thrives on change. Here, you will be part of a team that doesn’t just embrace what’s exceptional. It creates exceptional.
The primary purpose of this role is to promote the strategic growth and development of the businesses with respect to financial management and business analysis. Responsible for management information for North America, strategic direction, perform analysis and projections, support business-planning processes and drive continuous improvement of business performance.
This role will report into the Central FP&A team which is a virtual, global organization. The team is responsible for creating, communicating, maintaining, and aligning the FP&A organization around forecasting, reporting, and commercial analysis in a way that drives shareholder value.
Lead monthly, annual (budget) and multi-year business performance processes, coordinating and setting the agenda, operating rhythm and producing/supporting the creation of North America forecasting reports and presentations.
Work with/support the North America CFO and Regional VP to drive 1) performance accountability (‘acting a business owner’); and, 2) a continuous business performance improvement and ‘no surprise’ culture (‘strong culture of commitment to deliver’). Challenge the business positively to improve performance and deliver upon commitments/agreed plans.
Be an advocate of excellent business performance understanding with an acute “eye” to understand P&L trends and drivers of performance, excellent assertiveness, energy and drive to set action plans when needed and discipline to routinely follow up on key performance aspects. Lead Actuals Reporting & Reconciliations, partnering with accounting to close the books and provide detailed business driver variances to Finance Business Partners. Ensure on-time and accurate deliver of all standard reports, tools for ad-hoc analysis as well as a central repository
Drive value accretive decision-making, including business analysis & insights through the delivery of Forecasting & Reporting. Trusted liaison to North America CFO to support strategy decisions for North America. Displaying curiosity and analytical thinking together with sound judgement to provide the right messages to the business to address priorities
Drive process improvements and simplification via standardizing tools & process. Owns communication of sharing information and key learnings across the region and globally in a way that improves capabilities and streamlines requests.
Support the roll out of new financial systems and promote opportunities using IT solutions.
Responsible with Country Manager and finance for setting the budgeting and planning, growth projections, capacity and capital expenditure planning, cash planning targets in line with strategy.
Be an agent for change across the business. Develop ideas and show energy and enthusiasm to implement change programs.
Develop an in-depth understanding of Country’s activities in the areas of revenue generation, cost control, Country cost per box, productivity, capacity and other resource planning, accounts receivable collection issues, capital expenditure. Understand customer base, activity levels and components affecting Country growth. Analyze the market and associated price developments.Provide management information and analysis by collecting data and metrics, compile the necessary reports
Communicate organizational issues or any other relevant developments proactively, communicate clear expectations. Communicates with clarity and impact.Role model and communicates Core Values, promote a culture of respect and transparency.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills both in native language and EnglishStrong drive, proactive, inspiring leaderProven ability in a North American reporting role in a business of similar size and scaleMinimum 7-10 years experience in financial analysis and managementStrategic role in commercial business
Educated to a University degree levelProfessionally Qualified accountant Preferred
Ability to challenge at a an executive level whilst maintaining strong partnering capabilities
Accuracy, ability to present with clarity and deliver key messaging. Strong communicator with
good storytelling skills
A good organizer. Responds swiftly, when necessary, to requests and assists with issues. Maintains continuity in recurring responsibilities and meets deadlines
Category: Finance Group
Iron Mountain Incorporated, founded in 1951, is the global leader for storage and information management services. Trusted by more than 225,000 organizations around the world in approximately 50 countries, Iron Mountain stores and protects billions of valued assets, including critical business information, highly sensitive data, and cultural and historical artifacts.
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