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Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Manager - Hybrid

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Chicago, IL

We are seeking an exceptional FP&A Manager for our dynamic, evolving, and fast-paced environment, to join our Finance team.  In this key role, you will enhance the financial visibility across the organization, transforming data into actionable insights, and support the organization in sound financial decisions. The FP&A Manager will be responsible for lead the financial planning and forecasting for the organization, thorough variance analysis, ongoing financial reporting, and Board material preparation. This position reports directly to the Director of Finance and currently supervises one FP&A Analyst.

Areas of Responsibility: 

+ Position Responsibilities

  • Develop, coordinate, and analyze the annual budget, quarterly forecasts, and five-year outlook.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to develop budgets, forecasts, and reporting.
  • Create complex, ad-hoc financial models as needed to support decision-making.
  • Develop, maintain, and refine financial models, analyses, and reports in easily digestible formats to identify financial trends and opportunities.
  • Analyze actual results and budgets to gain a deeper understanding of business drivers, collaborating with organization and department leaders.
  • Lead, recruit, develop, and motivate a high-performing team.
  • Prepare and present financial reports, dashboards, and presentations to various stakeholders, including senior executives, managers, and external partners (e.g., U.S. government).
  • Develop and enhance reporting to support the changing needs of the organization.
  • Continuously improve financial processes and systems to enhance efficiency and accuracy
  • Other duties, as assigned.
Educational Background: 
• Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field, required. MBA, CFA, or advanced degree preferred.
  • Six (6) years of professional experience managing finance and administration in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial organization (nonprofit experience with $10M+ fiscal management highly preferred).
  • Two (2) years developing and creating advanced financial models without existing template or starting point (i.e., from scratch).
  • Nonprofit finance-related experience, required.
  • Experience with Deltek/Costpoint, highly preferred.
  • One (1) year experience managing and developing staff, required.
  • Expert proficiency in Microsoft Excel, required. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; comfortable giving presentations.
  • Self-motivated, creative, detail-oriented and able to work independently to meet deadlines within time constraints.
  • Ability for some travel.
  • Must be available to work onsite on an as-needed basis to support MxD personnel and for other onsite events.
  • Unlimited responsible paid time off
  • 401k Match
  • Flexible/hybrid work arrangements
  • Competitive medical benefits
  • Free onsite snacks and drinks
  • Free parking at facility

Compensation - $95,000 - $120,000

How to Apply: 

Apply online at by clicking on the link to the position posting and submitting your resume with a cover letter explaining why you would be a great fit for this role and MxD. Tip: Meeting the qualifications is important, but a great cover letter will set you apart!

Job Function: 

Organization Info


Chicago, IL
Annual Budget : 
Under $100,000
51-200 employees
About Us
Areas of Focus: 

Collaborate, co-deliver solutions, accelerate adoption of digital capabilities, and upskill workforces to make measurable increases in U.S. manufacturing’s competitiveness.


MxD has invested more than $150 million in more than 85 projects in areas including future factory, digital twin, resilient supply chains, operational technology, cybersecurity, and workforce development.  MxD hosts workshops, demonstrates digital technologies in its state of the art Future Factory, performs digital and cybersecurity assessments, provides tools educating the workforce for the future.

Why Work For Us?: 

MxD is passionate about its’ people and committed to creating an environment where everyone is heard and respected.  Flexible work arrangements and unlimited PTO programs are just a few of the exceptional benefits provided by MxD.  MxD embodies a strong startup culture, with its’ creative and collaborative working environment, while also fostering curiosity and innovation.  Diversity is key and integral to MxD culture, as different backgrounds, thoughts, and ideas are critical to success.

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Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Sep 11 2023
Active Until: 
Oct 11 2023
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