Director FP&A - Revenue

Finance San Jose, California (Req. #5923)


Xperi invents, develops and delivers technologies that create extraordinary experiences at home and on the go for millions of people around the world. Powering billions of consumer electronics, connected cars and digital content titles, we make entertainment more immersive, driving more intelligent and every interaction seamlessly personalized through our renowned consumer brands: DTS®, HD Radio™, IMAX® Enhanced and TiVo®.

Xperi (NYSE: XPER) is a publicly traded technology company headquartered in San Jose, CA with over 2,000 employees across North America, Europe and Asia. Come join a thriving team where you can play an integral role in shaping the future of entertainment technology.

About the role:

The FP&A team at Xperi is accountable for company-wide financial planning, forecasting, and strategic analysis. The Director FP&A, Revenue will be responsible for providing leadership with valuable insights into business performance to help drive critical decision-making. This role will facilitate the monthly financial revenue forecast cycle in close collaboration with the Sales teams, analyze and manage our operating results, consult with business partners in strategic initiatives, build process improvements to increase forecast efficiency and accuracy, and prepare reporting deliverables for internal and external stakeholders.

The Director FP&A, Revenue will gain invaluable experience and develop a comprehensive understanding of a company’s top line and profitability across different lines of business in order to be fully effective and impactful in the role. It is a highly visible role that requires constant interaction with leaders across the organization, especially Sales and Product, and will create an impact within a growing FP&A team. Leveraging their knowledge of data analytics, financial analysis and forecasting processes, the Director will work on Board-level reporting deliverables and interface with business leaders. This position will report to the VP of FP&A and will partner closely with other FP&A and Data Analytics team members as well as leadership.

We are looking for a self-starter who requires low supervision to thrive in this role.  This role requires a general understanding of corporate finance and accounting principles.

What you will get to do:

  • Manage the monthly revenue forecasting process for several business verticals, including owning and updating the models, as well as meeting with Sales leads on a regular basis
  • Develop and maintain revenue forecast models for key business verticals as part of the annual and long-range financial planning cycles; this includes leading analysts and/or building rigorous models using regression and other statistical tools.
  • Collaborate with the data analytics team to automate and improve existing forecasting models.
  • Maintain and improve models around business line profitability as part of the monthly and annual forecasting cycles.
  • Challenge existing processes and drive data improvements to increase efficiency and accuracy of forecasting and reporting, as well as facilitate self-service analytics/dashboards
  • Support the Chief Revenue Officer’s organization in their monthly and quarterly expense forecast through Xperi’s financial planning system (Adaptive); including approving purchase requisitions, ensuring adherence to company purchasing policy, department-based budgets and accuracy of account coding.
  • Partner and support strategic and operational initiatives, delivering business insights, and making recommendations for short-term and long-term decisions
  • Work closely with Accounting & Tax leadership on monthly & quarterly close-related activities
  • Prepare reporting deliverables and presentations to communicate the company’s performance and strategy to executive management and Board of Directors
  • Take initiative to develop a good understanding of the business and become a trusted business advisor across the organization.

Who we are looking for:

Professional Experience & Qualifications

  • 8+ years of FP&A, Business Analysis, Corporate transactions with a focus on the top-line
  • Experience in managing large sets of data and building complex models (in Excel and other planning applications).
  • Superior Excel skills, experience with Power BI and Adaptive is preferred.
  • Extremely well organized, and data driven.
  • Demonstrate leadership and self-drive with ability to drive presentations and meetings with executives.
  • Positive attitude and team spirit. Detail-oriented candidate with excellent communications and presentation skills.
  • Self-starter capable of driving business results without significant supervision.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance/Business/Statistics or related field required.
  • MBA and CFA are a plus.
  • Prior experience or strong interest in data analytics is preferred.
  • Knowledge of GAAP highly preferred

Life @ Xperi:

At Xperi, we value People, Customers, Performance and Innovation. We are dedicated to creating a workplace where all employees have a voice and sense of belonging, feel safe and valued, and are acknowledged for how their unique differences contribute to organizational culture and business outcomes.

Our employees and their families are important to us, and our comprehensive pay, stock and benefits programs reflect that. Xperi supports personal well-being, builds financial security and enables employees to share in our collective success.

Rewards include:

  • Competitive compensation (salary, equity and bonuses) and comprehensive benefits designed to foster work-life balance, care for your health, protect your finances and help you save and invest for the future.
  • Generous paid time away from work, including flexible time off, holidays and sick time, health and wellness initiatives, and a charitable match program to help you give back to your community.
  • Great perks, which vary by location and can be site-specific: employee discounts, transportation reimbursements, subsidized cafes and fitness facilities.
  • A flexible, hybrid work environment combining the best of in-office collaboration and community-building along with the benefits of working from home.

The estimated base salary range for this full-time position is $125,000 - $165,000 plus bonus, equity, and benefits, and can vary if outside of this location. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, competencies, experience, market demands, internal parity, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range and perks and benefits for your location during the hiring process.