Director of Financial Planning and Analysis

Sol Systems
Washington, DC
Mar 14, 2018
Mar 15, 2018
Full Time
Sol Systems is seeking a Financial Planning & Analysis Director to compile and analyze forward-looking financial information for our firm. This person will report to the Controller and be part of the larger CFO team that supports the business units. This person will also partner with the business units and management to develop and run a process for monitoring and executing forecasts, budgets, and long term strategic plans. In addition, this person will provide financial and strategic support to senior management including financial analysis, financial Organizationeling & process improvement. Responsibilities Lead the coordination, consolidation and financial analysis of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial forecasts of net income and cash flows Run ad hoc reports and sensitivities with relatively short turnaround times Own the day to day activities to update and maintain the budgets and forecasts Champion the redesign of the tools and processes associated with the financial forecasting process as part of a team effort with the following objectives Increase efficiency and accuracy of data collection, analysis and reporting Reduce turnaround time for changes in assumptions and facts in a dynamic business environment Transition from a reporting-based tool to an assumption-based tool Assist in valuation and acquisition analysis and due diligence activities Serve as key finance business partner to Sol Systems' business teams Analyze financial and operational information to Explain main drivers and variances from expectations Suggest alternatives and course corrections Track significant financial factors that are key to company success and well being Improve and expand the company's risk management and reporting functions Develop and monitor KPIs that provide the insights needed for key decision making Participate in cross-functional initiatives and projects that streamline and improve processes Support the accounting team periodically on peak demand workload and other urgent matters Requirements Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred; MBA helpful 5 to 10 years of related experience in FP&A with increased responsibilities and growth Demonstrated ability to compile and manage complex sets of financial data Extremely organized with the ability to advance multiple projects within tight time lines Passion for using data to drive better decision making Self-starter willing to take a hands-on role Strong collaboration and relationship skills Ability to effectively influence decisions across various internal functions Demonstrated understanding of financials and budgeting processes Ability to interpret and present data in a visually compelling format to financial and non-financial audiences Proven project management skills Excellent analytic and financial Organizationeling skills Knowledge of GAAP High standards for accuracy, precision, and work produced

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