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Washington, Dist. of Columbia, United States
Closing date
Nov 28, 2021

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Job Role
Financial Planning & Analysis
Contract Type
Full Time
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About the Position

The VP will be responsible and accountable for leading all FP&A functions, creating a best-in-class financial intelligence function. The VP will support the CFO in developing the long-term and short-term financial goals for the business and maintain the proper financial systems to support the accurate management reporting required for timely decision-making. The VP will work with various constituencies to attain and analyze financial data, formulate and present findings to senior management, and ultimately successfully integrate margin and workflow improvements.

The VP of FP&A will report to the CFO and perform an essential function within the Financial Leadership Team, helping build consensus and commitment necessary to ensure effective implementation of management reporting, including but not limited to budget vs actual, acquisition integration, margin improvements, and KPI's, across corporate functions and operating groups. This individual will approach projects with a flexible, innovative, service-oriented approach, and a strong emphasis on system-based and people-based solutions. The role will drive the strategy for operations finance for the organization and look to develop a strategic approach to forecasting costs, driving margin enhancement, and continuous improvement.

What to Expect in this Position:

Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Lead the department responsible for planning, budgeting, forecasting. Specifically, drive the process and preparation of annual budgets, monthly flash reporting, and quarterly forecasts. Track performance relative to budgets, forecasts, and performance targets. Maintain a process for forecasting long and short-term cash and capital allocation. Ensure the company meets or exceeds its financial budgets and targets by improving the precision and accuracy of all reporting and by monitoring financial metrics on a continual and proactive basis.
  • Perform operationally focused financial analysis and data gathering to support strategic and business development initiatives.
  • Build a high-performance culture and manage a team to be a best-in-class, high-performance, analytically driven organization.
  • Partner closely with the CFO and investor relations on internal and external communications and company positioning. Drive and assist in the quarterly earnings process and preparation.
  • Participate in senior leadership meetings, preparing and presenting relevant documents, reports, and plans in a timely manner.
  • Assist management and CEO with Board Book preparation and other special projects.

Business Systems
  • Develop and rollout the company-wide financial planning and reporting system (Adaptive). Maintain and develop the system with the changing business needs.
  • Oversee and provide functional design requirements for the IT systems (NetSuite, Salesforce, HRIS, API into Adaptive) used to generate performance reporting information.
  • Lead the build of and the continuous improvement of financial and business intelligence systems (Adaptive, NetSuite, procurement, revenue, commissions, stock options, and other financial systems) infrastructure to drive precision and accuracy of all financial planning, forecasting, and reporting processes, as well as to provide timely, accurate and insightful analysis of financial statements, annual budgets, financial trends, and ongoing forecasts.
  • Develop standard analytical tools to further aid other teams and departments in their financial planning and analysis and provide training to key stakeholders impacted by planning and forecasting activities.

Business Intelligence
  • Serve as a strategic, business partner to the CFO and leadership team on a wide range of financial, strategic, operational, and organizational topics. Interface with peers to evaluate and advise on the financial impact of short and long-term strategic and operational plans. Support strategy, process, and analysis for our corporate development efforts.
  • Provide strategic lens and thought leadership for growth opportunities and sustainably scaling the business. Provide earnings call financial analysis and support including schedule control, compiling data, and preparing Q&A.
  • Prepare monthly executive review packages and Board financial packages.
  • Develop a centralized Business Intelligence strategy, drawing input from key constituencies and identifying the sources of data available across the organization.
  • Lead the effort to architect, build and maintain business intelligence technology to deliver insights that aid all employees, departments, and the company while ensuring data consistency and transparency.
  • Drive the implementation of data governance and data security-related processes over sensitive financial and customer data.
  • Partner with all internal Company teams to understand their specific requirements for business intelligence and analysis, build efficient and scalable data pipelines to enable data-driven decisions across departments

Business Integrations & Other Projects
  • Collaborate with the Corporate Development department and lead financial due diligence on target companies.
  • Collaborate with Corporate Development and other departments to prepare financial forecasts for target companies and consolidate internal and target forecasts. Ensure that the valuation model/forecast plan/forecast is consistent with departmental/product group plans. Evaluate the financial impact of targets on the company-wide structure and performance.

What Sets You Apart:
  • A Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline (MBA preferred)
  • Minimum of 10-12+ years of corporate FP&A experience and 2-5 years of managerial experience
  • Impeccable communication, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Experience with Adaptive, NetSuite, Salesforce, or equivalent
  • Experience integrating and creating reporting for acquisitions
  • Driven and self-motivated to perform at the highest level in a start-up environment
  • Strong understanding of SaaS revenue recognition, SaaS metrics, and cash management
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