Financial Planning and M&A Manager

Location: Yuma, AZ

Department: Finance

Reports To: CFO

Assignment Type: full-time

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead development of M&A models and business cases, along with participating in acquisition due diligence efforts
  • Utilize financial data to help develop insights into business performance and share these insights regularly with leadership
  • Lead development of consistent business case quality and accurate operational metrics reporting
  • Review with business managers and leadership actual monthly performance vs budget/forecast, and key performance metrics
  • Responsible for coordinating global group annual budget and forecast cycles
  • Prepare presentations for the Board of Directors and other stakeholders regarding financial performance
  • Prepare projections and forecasts according to need
  • Cross Train with Marketing Group Financial Analyst
  • Co-lead improvements in Management reporting
  • Assist with other projects/duties as assigned

Desirable Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other related fields or five or more years of work experience. Master’s in Business Administration, Finance or Economics preferred
  • High degree of analytical capability with the demonstrated ability to structure business cases and financial models
  • Highly knowledgeable in Microsoft excel (including pivot tables, Vlookups etc), Microsoft Powerpoint, and reporting software
  • Advanced understanding of corporate financial planning, reporting & analysis, and profitability methodologies and processes
  • Must be willing to travel to multiple US and ex-US locations according to need
  • Able to interact with multiple levels of staff in person and remotely.  Strong attention to detail, accuracy and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously

Must be legally authorized to work in United States

Gowan Company, a family owned organization, is based in Yuma, Arizona. Yuma, a city of more than 100,000 population is located in the southwest corner of Arizona. Yuma is a center of a vibrant agriculture industry that supplies the majority of fresh lettuce and greens to the U.S. consumers during the winter and spring months. Yuma is a gateway to San Diego, CA to the West and Phoenix, AZ and the beautiful mountains of Northern Arizona to the East.

Contact Information:

Gowan Company

Attn: Human Resources Dept.

370 S. Main St.

Yuma, AZ  85364

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