Director, FP&A

Job ID 2021-0528

Finance/Accounting/Credit Stamford, Connecticut


Position at Conair LLC

Position Summary:

The Director of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) is a strategic business partner who adds value by creating and implementing actionable data analytics and reporting for the global Conair business. Reporting to the VP of FP&A, this role is responsible to implement robust procedures that create accurate, timely, and relevant KPIs, measurements, forecasts, plans, and analysis to enable business units to make informed decisions. This role will work cross-functionally with accounting, IT, and BU finance teams.


  • Lead team of 2 analysts
  • Manage the budgeting and forecast processes for all BUs and Corporate Functions
  • Oversee monthly reporting cycle and performance management process
  • Assist in preparing materials for monthly operating reviews and quarterly board meetings
  • Identifying risks & opportunities
  • Implement financial budgeting tool and dashboard reports
  • Support business teams with KPI tracking and critical business decisions
  • Primary support for S&OP process
  • Actively identifies ways to eliminate non-value work and leverages automation whenever possible
  • Fully leverages available technology and drives the organization to embrace new technologies as they become relevant (i.e. advanced analytics, data visualization, process automation, data warehousing, etc.)
  • Ad-hoc reporting, project management, and analysis as needed
  • Follow internal controls and company policies as set by company and job function.
  • Contribute to the success of company by leading or assisting with other projects and tasks as assigned

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field.
  • 10+ years of corporate FP&A experience, specifically in an environment of building an FP&A function
  • Team player and experience leading a small team.
  • Superb analytical/quantitative and communication skills and strong executive presence.
  • Proven ability to collaborate and build relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrates thought leadership and manages relationships with business partners.

Beneficial Qualifications:

  • MBA
  • Experience implementing Enterprise Planning System
  • SAP

Environmental Factors:

  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to use a computer keyboard and view a monitor for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally for business (10% if needed)
  • Must be Covid-19 vaccinated.
  • We currently operate on a hybrid schedule; candidate must be willing to come into the Stamford office 50% of time.

 What we offer:

  • Comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision plans
  • Generous Paid Time Off Programs
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • FSA/HRA/Dependent Care FSA
  • Profit Sharing
  • 401k and company match
  • Commuter Shuttle to/from Stamford train station