Financial Planning & Analysis Manager, Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA)

Published May 6, 2022

The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) is seeking applicants to fill a full-time position of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Manager. The Financial Services Area (FSA), FP&A Manager will provide overall financial management support and closely work with the operating unit leadership and team members to help formulate and refine financial strategies and related projections associated with the GLWA budget process. The FP&A Manager supports transparency in the sources and uses of public funds and provides a forum for data-based decision-making and innovation.

In this role, you will work closely with Financial Services teams leading financial reporting, public finance, treasury, and stakeholder engagement. You will also work closely with cross-functional teams in engineering, operations, and administration to understand and support their efforts while expanding financial management expertise across the organization.

A detailed job description can be found on the GLWA website following this link: Financial Planning & Analysis Manager - Career Portal (

This position requires:
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, public administration, economics, business, or similar field. Master’s degree preferred.
• Certified Public Accountant preferred, Chartered Global Management Accountant, and/or other pertinent professional certifications.
• At least three years’ experience in working as a business partner in delivering better decision support and enabling strategic initiatives which help to improve organization financial performance.
• Hold management level experience in public finance, public administration, municipal finance/bond field, or a related field.

GLWA is a regional, public water and sewer utility providing nearly 40% of Michigan’s population with water service and 30% of wastewater services across Southeastern Michigan. Nationally recognized as a Utility of the Future, GLWA offers an exciting and dynamic work environment, competitive salaries, and a wide range of benefits.

Further information on the position can be found on the Authority’s website at

Interested applicants can apply online through the Explore Careers link found on the main page. Applications will be accepted until the end of May 2022.

The Great Lakes Water Authority is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity across the organization.