Why would I want this job?

The Corporate FP&A Associate Director (“Associate Director”) is a highly visible role that will provide oversight and guidance to the FP&A teams as well as act as a thought leader for various business units throughout the organization.

What would I be doing?

The Associate Director supports the VP with the overall responsibility for processes by which the company sets short- and long-term financial targets, and then the measurement of actual results against those goals. The responsibilities include but not limited to:

• Accountability for the oversight in preparation of a monthly financial packet, development of KPI tracking, and results communication to the CEO, CFO, ELT and Board issuing monthly reports and preparing results presentations.
• Monitor group outlook and forecast monitoring risks and opportunities, estimating half and full year landing and focus ELT on actions to capture upside or mitigate risks to plan.
• Drive FP&A functional efficiency through centralization and standardization of reporting processes. Evaluate current state of reporting automation and leverage various BI tools to close potential gaps in process.
• Collaborate with Corporate Group Accounting, IT and business owners on implications of technology, systems, master data, etc. to maintain proper reporting.
• Support VP in Long Range, Annual and Quarterly planning process coordination, setting targets, developing templates and driving organizational alignment.
• Ensure support for Global Support Functions in managing expenses and developing annual and long-range strategy.
• Lead the Company’s efforts around strategic planning, centralizing business intelligence, and competitive intelligence.
• The Associate Director should also be available to take on ad-hoc projects for different functional business units.

What would make me qualified?

• BA/BS in Finance, Economics, Math, Business Analytics, or related discipline.
• MBA or related master’s degree preferred.

Job Experience
• 8+ years of experience in corporate strategy, investment banking, or management consulting.
• Extensive experience in financial modeling, performance measurement, balanced scorecard development, strategic planning, business case development.
• Understand financial planning and analysis processes in an international environment.
• 4+ years managing a team of junior, mid-level, and senior staff and a passion to drive a process.
• 4+ year supporting different global business units on executing corporate strategy initiatives (partnerships, customer acquisitions, etc.).
• Prior experience working with cross-functional teams and the ability to wear multiple hats at one time.
• Experience of working in a highly results oriented growth and performance driven environment with a focus on excellence but where costs are kept to a minimum.
• Leadership, including ability to set vision, organize and lead groups and teams, manage, and motivate employees and coach and develop colleagues and reports.