CLEAResult Financial Planning & Analysis Leader in Austin, Texas

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Job Description Summary

The Financial Planning and Analysis Leader will lead the entire budgeting, forecasting and strategic planning process for the organization while working directly with the business to support strategic operational finance projects. The role will also be a lead on all M&A activity. This person will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer’s and will work closely with other Executives across the company. This is an excellent Chief Financial Officer grooming opportunity that offers the ability to make inroads with a top Private Equity firm and have an equity stake in the business.

The VP of Finance will be responsible for delivering value-added business analysis as well as defining and reporting meaningful financial and operational metrics that lead to insightful, accurate global business decision-making. The VP of Finance will be responsible for overseeing a financial planning organization that has a comprehensive understanding of all key business drivers and sophisticated financial models that enable the team to deliver insightful, value-added analysis across the company, including consolidated as well as regional analyses.

Job Description

Key Accountabilities

  • Oversee the financial planning and analysis organization and partner with the management team, both regional and corporate, to provide value-added insight into the business.

  • Prepare a reporting package that includes full financial statements, comprehensive Key Performance Indicator (KPI) reporting, operational Dashboard reporting, analysis of key business trends, actual versus budget variances and comprehensive executive level explanations of differences.

  • Drive an efficient, effective and comprehensive process for developing financial plans and analysis that links to the strategic objectives.

  • Develop and monitor the company’s annual budget and rolling monthly forecasts, which shall include establishing budget tools, setting timelines and acting as project manager for the company, ensuring all budgets are accurate, comprehensive and completed on time.

  • Effectively help to build cash management model that is dynamic and allow the business to make optimal capital allocation decisions.

  • Provide financial modeling, financial analysis and valuation support for acquisitions, new product development, long-term contracts and other ad-hoc financial projects.

  • Providing advice to the CFO and other senior management about the financial performance of the company, including recommendations for action.

  • Play key role in supporting the company’s investor relations efforts with the company’s bank group and rating agencies.

  • Lead the team to support RFP proposal responses, pricing and contractual review

  • Oversight of the financial planning tools and technology, including driving the enhancement roadmap in partnership with our financial systems team.

  • Preparing executive presentations, including financial reporting, comprehensive business analyses and recommendations to senior management and the Board of Directors.

Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies

  • FP&A

  • M&A

  • External reporting

  • External communications

  • Internal communications

  • Business partnership

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Strong academic pedigree. Bachelor’s Degree, MBA preferred

  • 15+ years of related experience. The job requires significant experience in financial analysis and a working knowledge of accounting concepts, practices, and procedures

  • Experience leading, motivating and growing teams

  • Strong FP&A background that has included working on FP&A during periods of change, growth and complexity

  • Extensive M&A and integration experience

  • Ability to effectively influence and extract the qualitative story from what the financial performance portrays

  • Experience leading and directing a sizeable organization

  • Superior communication skills and confidence to present materials to senior management and external key stakeholders

  • Need to be an extremely strong communicator/presenter

  • Experience with acquisition and integration analysis and management

  • Extensive experience with PowerPoint and presenting to Senior Leaders

  • Willingness to be hands on

  • Ability to run the business autonomously, continuously striving for simplification and automation

  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Power-point

  • Experience with Workday or Adaptive Insights reporting tool a plus.

Additional Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employer

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant’s race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

The above job description and job requirements are not intended to be all inclusive. CLEAResult retains the right to make changes or adjustment to job descriptions and/or job requirements at any time without notice.

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