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Financial Planning Manager

Date:  Jan 11, 2022

Galway, IE

Requisition ID:  31710

About Avaya

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About the Opportunity

Manages the planning and direction of departmental projects. Manages the efficient operation and cost-effectiveness of operating systems and programs. Monitors and evaluates project progress and results to determine improvements in procedures needed to meet ultimate objectives. Provides guidance and leadership to staff analysts that perform financial analysis to support activities in the planning function including analysis of competitors, operational effectiveness, and capacity utilization.

About the Responsibilities

  • Typically manages work for a specific area such as budgets or financial planning. Participates in the development of the overall organizational operating structure
  • Develops, administers, and tracks organization expense, capital budget (if applicable), and supporting business plans
  • Compiles, analyses, and publishes financial and/or operational results
  • Provides business case development and analysis
  • May participate on cross-functional teams to establish procedures and to improve processes
  • Provides solutions to a diverse range of complex problems and uses judgment within defined policies and practices
  • Manages the execution of business analysis which collectively support an area or discipline within an organizational unit
  • The execution of highly complex business analysis and generation of reports and supporting materials, including the integration of multiple analysis to provide a balanced assessment and special analysis to meet the needs of clients
  • Responsible for process maintenance, documentation, and information management
  • Proactively contributes to management reviews
  • Participates in methods development and all business processes
  • Proactively acts to understand client needs and offers assistance even when not asked. 
  • Interprets internal/external business issues and recommended best practices; makes changes to own and others work to meet these

About the Requirements

  • Solid experience in a similar role:
  • Understanding of contractual arrangements with customers, respective revenue recognition and cost treatment.
  • Partnering with sales, services, delivery, operations, finance, controllership, legal and other groups on ad-hoc queries, ongoing financial reporting deliverables and projects. 
  • Financial planning, forecasting, actuals analysis, metrics, business reviews, profitability analysis.
  • Revenue Recognition experience is highly desirable
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience


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