JOB DESCRIPTION:

The FP&A director acts as the "eyes and ears" of the organization and is a central liaison between the corporate and operations teams. As such, the director interfaces with the CEO as well as the CFO. The task of forecasting a company's financials requires both an understanding of the company's historical performance as well as an understanding of the key assumptions and trends that may impact future performance. This requires a broad understand of both accounting and business operations. As a result, FP&A teams are in frequent contact with all areas of the enterprise including operations, sales, marketing, treasury and accounting.

FP&A's job is to develop the operating and financial plan required to achieve management's strategic plan.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 10+ years of direct experience
  • 5+ years in leadership position
  • Develop and lead budgets, forecasts and long range planning processes
  • Prepare budget to actual analysis and financial review
  • Manage managers with monthly, quarterly analytics to support decision making and strategy formulation
  • Drive forecast accuracy through collaboration with cost centers owners, business decision makers and accounting team.
  • Consolidate management financial statements
  • Superb analytics
  • Advanced financial modeling skills
  • Demonstrated ability to develop KPIs to measure monthly results
  • Support all business leaders in ROI and sensitivity analysis relating to business opportunities
  • Provide sound analysis of sales, margin and expense
  • Deliver high-quality financial planning, analysis, and business decision support to commercial leaders of multiple business units
  • Create strategic value-added analyses around growth opportunities, expense optimization and core business metrics to drive better decisions and results
  • Lead preparation of monthly and quarterly financial management packages and quarterly business reviews in support of business partners
  • Participate in a wide variety of special projects and compile a variety of special reports
  • Help establish and maintain systems and controls and data

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong analytical, prioritization and communication skills
  • Time management skills, flexibility and responsiveness
  • Proven ability to work cross-functionally and with senior business leaders
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • SAP and/or BPC and Tableau experience preferred
  • BS Finance or equivalent
  • Five years of progressive finance experience including leading a team.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • M&A and valuation experience preferred
  • MBA or CPA
  • Eight years of progressive finance leadership including FP&A experience
  • Skillful and effective written and verbal communications at the executive level