Job Opportunity: Director of Financial Planning & Analysis
||Accounting, Economics, Analysis & Statistics
Director of Financial Planning & Analysis
You will be:
Responsible for the financial planning and analysis of critical areas of the business. Develop and maintain an effective financial planning, reporting, and analysis process.
Serve as a business partner to members of the executive and leadership team.
Support senior management team and departments heads with in-depth analysis and actionable business insights.
Collaborate with various functional departments as appropriate.
Support executives and take ownership of crucial financial and operational processes.
Span both corporate and functional FP&A responsibilities.
Poses a “roll up sleeves” mentality and assist in developing annual operating plans, quarterly and monthly financial forecasts, and ongoing analysis of actuals versus plan and/or forecast.
Work directly with departmental leaders to do annual planning, quarterly forecasting, and monthly close activities (e.g. preparing accruals, verifying expenses, and explaining variances, etc.), as well as provide strategic financial advice.
Develop and/or enhance policies and procedures that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the financial planning & analysis function and organization
Develop and monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variances.
Work with team members to enhance business unit financial and operational performance trends (historical and forecasted) using appropriate metrics
Develop financial models and analysis for new product lines / new business.
Maintain corporate models and forecasts
Commission modeling, measurements, calculation and logistics for Sales and Marketing organizations
Manage team of 3 individuals
You will have
An action-oriented doer; must be able to get into details and get the job done while at the same time being able to see the forest for the trees
Demonstrated success in developing and applying concepts, practices and procedures of financial planning and analysis. Superior forecasting methods and techniques.
Advanced analytical and quantitative abilities
Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Capable of presenting complex financial information in an easy to understand format.
Able to interact comfortably with the executive management team.
Ability to think creatively; highly-driven and self-motivated.
Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized
Collaboratively-focused and able to work well with others in a fast-paced and ever changing business
Comfortable completing projects requiring individual initiative and flexibility in tight time frames with minimal supervision
Strong financial acumen broadly across the organization (e.g., understanding of financial statements, chart of accounts, business intelligence, FP&A processes, etc.)
Experience in complex modeling
Ability to work with employees at all levels of the organization in an open office setting and a highly collaborative environment with a high growth, start-up mentality
Superior software and system skills (e.g. NetSuite, Salesforce.com, Excel)
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. MBA preferred
7-10 plus years of relevant FP&A experience in a high growth organization, including 3+ years supporting a Marketing / sales or BU organization.
Experience in computer software/information technology industry preferred
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