Penske Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis in Reading, Pennsylvania


Position Summary

The Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis position is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the monthly, quarterly, and yearly internal and external reporting processes for both the truck leasing business and the partnership. Activities will include stewardship of variance calculations, explanations and analysis of historical results versus prior periods, provide short term forecast recommendations and support the long term forecasting process. This is a fast paced position with high levels of interaction with senior management across the company.

Major Responsibilities

  • Reporting – Produces monthly management reporting package , quarterly close package for partners (Penske Corporation), internal tax reports as requested, and other ad requests for senior management.

  • Forecasting – Will provide analysis support and recommendations for both short term and long term forecasts (5 year) to the Director – FPA.

  • Annual Business Plan – Performs analysis and presentation of findings to the Director – FPA which are necessary to support the Annual Business Plan process. Duties include the Field P&L target and finalization of the Management pretax and Partnership earnings target. Responsibilities will include oversight of the Business Plan activities of the Business Plan project manager and extended team members that report to the Manager- FPA.

  • Management - Oversees a team of analyst direct reports by providing guidance, delegating projects, and providing career development.

  • Activity Based Forecasting Models – In support of the Revenue and Forecasting responsibilities, this position will identify and develop activity based explanatory models for revenue, cost, and balance sheet items as needed.

  • Other projects as assigned by the Director.


  • BA in Accounting/Finance/Economics required; MBA/CPA/CMA highly preferred

  • At least 5-7 years Finance/analysis experience, with experience in budgeting and forecasting in a multinational company.

  • Must have strong attention to detail

  • Must be able to manage and meet multiple simultaneous deadlines to multiple internal/external customers with fast turnaround times

  • Must have strong analytical capabilities and ability to understand complex projection models – both the technical and theoretical aspects

  • Advanced Excel skills required

  • Must be able to clearly communicate analytical findings, orally and in writing

  • Must interface with all levels of personnel from accounting clerk to Senior VPs

  • Must be a self-starter and be able to lead, motivate and develop a team of 2 Senior analysts and 1 Project Manager

  • Visualization and “Big Data” analytics experience is a plus

  • Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job

  • Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.

Physical Requirements:

  • The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group, General Electric Capital Corporation and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 216,000 vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit to learn more.

Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Reading

Job: Finance/Accounting

Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Finance/Accounting

Req ID: 1704066