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Manager - Financial Planning & Analysis Job

Job Number: 2018-6770

Address: 2002 Papa John's Blvd

Location: Louisville, KY

Date Posted: 2-26-2018



The financial planning and analysis manager prepares financial and business related analyses for Papa John's Information and Digital Solutions teams (including our online and mobile ordering business) and our wholly-owned print and promotions subsidiary (Preferred Marketing Solutions). The successful candidate will be responsible for financial planning, reporting and analysis in these business operations. In addition, this position will support global strategic planning initiatives.


    • Provide financial and analytical support to management in the finance, Information and Digital Solutions, Preferred Marketing Solutions and operations groups through routine reporting and analysis of operating results, variance reporting and trend reporting. Participate in monthly P&L review meetings.
    • Manage the monthly forecast and annual budget for the Information and Digital Solutions team, Preferred Marketing Solutions and other corporate departments.
    • Develop a comprehensive knowledge of these business units and proactively communicate and collaborate with internal customers, specifically the Information and Digital Solutions leadership team, the Preferred Marketing Solutions leadership team, and the Fixed Assets Accounting team.
    • Provide executive financial summaries to senior management for use in forums such as executive leadership meetings, Board of Director's meetings, operator's conferences, Franchise Advisory Council meetings and as support for 10-Q and 10-K filings.
    • Actively pursue process improvement initiatives by utilizing financial systems to effectively and efficiently meet deliverables.
    • Prepare the business case, including financial modeling, for strategic initiatives.
    • Manage and assist with special requests and projects, specifically assisting in the preparation of the global multi-year strategic planning document, as needed.


Functional Skills:

  • Working knowledge of accounting/financial theory and practice
  • Strong financial modeling skills including sensitivity analyses; excellent spreadsheet skills
  • Strong analytical, negotiation and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated project management and research skills
  • Proficient PC skills and experience with financial applications – Excel, Essbase, PowerPoint, Word, HFM, PeopleSoft Financials, Access
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • Minimum four (4) to six (6) years of related experience required
  • CPA, CMA, CFM or MBA preferred
  • Experience with integrating systems and analytics to provide reporting and analysis solutions to customers


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