Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis

Finance King of Prussia, Pennsylvania


Description

What makes us Qlik

Qlik helps enterprises around the world move faster, work smarter, and lead the way forward with an end-to-end solution for getting value out of data. A Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader for 12 years in a row! Our platform is the only one on the market that allows for open-ended, curiosity-driven exploration, giving everyone – at any skill level – the ability to make real discoveries that lead to real outcomes and transformative changes. We are a Values-Driven organization, operating over 100 countries with 38,000 customers around the world. If you think we are interesting, please read on – we may be looking for you!

Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis

The VP of Financial Planning and Analysis is a key member of the Qlik Global Finance Leadership Team and will lead and drive all financial planning and analysis for the Qlik business through the development and implementation of documentation and workflows that build a best in class financial and business planning process to support the successful growth of the business. The VP, FP&A will also contribute to the development of Corporate Strategy.  

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Lead the Company's core financial process including annual plans, quarterly, and monthly forecasts. 
  • Partner with company’s Chief Strategy Officer to formulate forward-looking strategy and growth plans 
  • Ensure strong business partnering with key internal customers including the board of directors and executive team. 
  • Analysis of operating results compared to plan, prior periods, and forecasts. Includes institution of the framework for P&L analysis. 
  • Preparation of financial presentations for internal and external use. 
  • Work closely with the CFO and lead the monthly board reporting process. 
  • Balance sheet and cash flow analysis. 
  • Prepare consolidated forecasts, budgets, and multi-year financial plans and analyze trends in revenue, expense, capital expenditures, and other related areas. 
  • Assist with special financial and business-related analysis and cooperate with other departments in preparing analyses. 
  • Maintain and coordinate completion of quarterly business review templates and meetings. 
  • Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget and forecast. 
  • Support all external financial reporting and compliance requirements. 
  • Lead the development of financial models to adjust forecasted results for changes in currency, economic environment, additional headcount, and efficiency improvements. 
  • Support audit requirements and responses to questions and inquiries. 
  • Perform economic evaluations of projects and investments to improve operational performance.  

Competencies and skills:

The skills and qualifications required for this role: 

  • Outstanding financial acumen and advanced aptitude in problem-solving, including the ability to logically structure an appropriate analytical framework. 
  • Analytical skills must address the full range of issues across the business, technological, and economics from an operational and strategic standpoint. 
  • Excellent leadership skills – a seasoned people manager able to lead, develop and motivate and manage high-performing teams. Able to foster a positive working culture and lead by example. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. 
  • Commercially savvy and sales acumen – able to earn credibility and be comfortable from a business perspective operating in partnership with the business leaders. 
  • Ability to develop robust and collaborative relationships at all levels and demonstrates strong influencing competence. 
  • Strong strategic agility and capability as well as the ability to drive operational excellence. 
  • Ability and inclination to roll up sleeves and dig in.  
  • Dependence on and confidence in own abilities to get things done.  
  • Innovation and creative thinking and strong thought leadership and decision-making capability. 
  • Very strong drive, dedication, and work ethic with a strong focus on customer success. 
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with a hands-on mentality. 

 

Experience & Qualifications
Desired experience with a successful track record in one or more of the following areas:

  • Minimum 15 years of progressive FP&A experience with at least five years as a corporate FP&A leader.  
  • Software and SaaS experience is required. 
  • Experience working in both public company and private equity settings preferred. 
  • IPO experience preferred. 
  • A high degree of integrity and accountability in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Ability to lead, develop, and mentor team members. 
  • Demonstrated experience in the application of analytical methods of addressing business issues, with an emphasis on overall corporate decision analysis. 
  • Multiple geography experience and experience of working within a centralized Finance model. 
  • Knowledge of ERP systems is highly desired. Implementation experience is beneficial and expertise in Analytical tools (e.g. Qlik) and Microsoft Office products (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc).  
  • Demonstrated experience using Excel to build and maintain complex financial models as well as perform financial and data analysis. 
  • Sound understanding of process principles and tactics and experience with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) 
  • Demonstrated time-management and multi-tasking skills coupled with a keen ability to prioritize assignments. 

Education:

  • BA/BS Degree required (Finance or Accounting preferred). 
  • MBA and CPA highly preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Location:

  • King of Prussia, PA
  • Will consider candidates between PA and NYC

About Qlik:

Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 will be required as a condition of employment in the US. If you receive an offer and are unable to get vaccinated for religious or medical reasons, you may request a reasonable accommodation prior to commencing employment.

Qlik is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and we value the diversity of our workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Click here to review the US Department of Labor’s Equal Employment Opportunity Posters, including the EEO is The Law notice and the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

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Qlik offers competitive compensation, company-sponsored premium benefits, medical, dental, vacation/holidays, company matching 401(k) Plan, etc.

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