Posted: January 11, 2018

Finance Manager

Portsmouth, NH
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Finance Manager

The Finance Manager performs and supports the Company’s finance and accounting function with emphasis on supporting the Highlights Professional Group businesses.  Responsible for monthly and quarterly management reporting, analysis, forecasting, ad-hoc financial modeling, and managing the annual operating budget process. The finance manager and his/her team work as a liaison between finance and corporate accounting to provide insights and support to the business leaders and various functional teams for these specific businesses. To be successful in this role, he/she must be a collaborative team-player who is results-driven, process-oriented, and thrives in a fast-paced matrix-based work environment. The ability to manage and develop direct reports, effectively facilitate and lead cross-functional teams and work with all levels of management to elicit and comprehend quantitative and qualitative information is required.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Oversee accounting and internal control processes
  • Maintain G/L and ensure all accounts are reconciled
  • Translate detailed financial information and communicate results through concise monthly commentary and meetings with key stakeholders
  • Evolve monthly financial reporting as businesses continue to grow and mature
  • Facilitate monthly meetings with business partners to review actual results compared to budget, prior year, and forecast and provide value-added analysis
  • Determine appropriate financial scope and develop budget/forecast business models to continually improve the predictability of the businesses
  • Work with business leaders to develop/update budgets and forecasts.
  • Provide pro-forma/financial feasibility analysis and support business case development related to new ventures/deals that leaders rely on to make thoughtful business decisions.
  • Develop/prepare financial reporting to analyze results and perform post-mortem reviews of new deals/business models
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis and financial modeling to support business partners, management, and others as needed to enable data-based decision making.


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