Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis

Administration Requisition ID 3982 Foster City, California

Description

As the Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis, you will report to the CFO and be responsible for leading the financial planning & analysis and strategic finance functions.

An ideal candidate will have a proven track-record leading high-impact FP&A teams for complex global SaaS companies and have prior experience in investment banking. To be successful in this role, you will need strong managerial, analytical and system skills, a partnership orientation for working with business colleagues and the ability to manage the Company’s financial model and strategic goals, while also being very detail-oriented.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Owning the Company financial model (P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow), including forecasting, budgeting and long-range planning
  • Preparing monthly and quarterly management reporting - analyzing operating and financial results, distilling/synthesizing key trends, assessing current and future business risk, and communicating key messages to senior management
  • Partner with broader organization and IT to improve forecasting processes through automation and system optimization and ensure the accuracy of financial data
  • Lead ad hoc financial modeling and analysis for special projects; build detailed financial models for scenario planning
  • Partner with IR to ensure proper financial guidance as well as messaging of KPIs
  • Participate in strategic data analysis, research and modeling for senior company leadership
  • Build and manage a high performance team, actively participate in building a culture that is customer-focused and team-oriented

You are/have:

  • An independent, self-motivated individual with a positive, service-oriented attitude
  • Self-starter with a great work ethic and an analytical thinker with superior problem solving and decision making skills, possessing the initiative to create presentations and analysis from scratch to answer questions posed and look into the details and interpret the impact of key business drivers
  • Extremely detail-oriented and organized with prior experience having gathered, structured, monitored, and validated data to ensure data integrity and detailed documentation; has developed a habit of checking the accuracy of data and analysis several times over before submitting for review
  • Significant expertise and love of auditable financial modeling and setting up automated processes to increase the effectiveness of the team and minimize room for error
  • Excellent multi-tasker who is always “on it” with stellar time and project management skills; understands the importance of planning in advance to meet deadlines that include multiple review points and iterations
  • Strong communicator, both written & verbal; reliable and responsive to email and phone communications; and
  • Highest level of integrity and good judgment, with the ability to effectively deal with highly sensitive, confidential information

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or equivalent
  • Minimum 10 years of combined experience in FP&A at global SaaS companies and investment banking
  • Demonstrated success in building and leading teams and streamlining and optimizing process and systems
  • Systems expertise: highly proficient with NetSuite, Salesforce, Anaplan, and MS Office applications, particularly Excel

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