Director of Financial Planning and Analysis

Bethesda, MD
Jun 18, 2021
Jun 20, 2021
Full Time
About HMSHost:HMSHost is a world leader in creating dining for travel venues. For over 120 years, we have used our experience and global reach to ensure that travelers are feeling good on the move by bringing a unique mix of local, regional, national and international food and beverage amenities to travel venues around the world.About the Role: The purpose of the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) is to participate in the creation of the strategic financial plan of the organization and provide critical business analysis for mergers and acquisitions. Essential Functions:Prepares components of the annual and long-range financial plans as well as forecasts for key stakeholders.Analyzes budget and forecast information for accuracy, reasonableness and consistency with objectives.Manages assigned FP&A staff and provides consistent support, coaching and encouragement necessary to achieve business goals.Directly or through staff, provides analytical support for management, operations, corporate departments and parent company board of directors.Analyzes and reports consolidated monthly, quarterly and annual results for operating segments and general & administrative expenses.Provides recommendations for revenue and profitability improvement.Develops priorities to improve productivity, efficiency and effectiveness.Conducts industry and competitive analyses to identify and address the company's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.Prepares business cases for corporate capital projects.Conducts semi-annual impairment analyses.Assesses lease disclosures for reasonableness, consistency and conformity with corporate policies.Conducts analysis and valuation of acquisition targets, due diligence, and integration of targets or divestitures in supports of M&A activities.Supports M&A terms and conditions negotiations.Important information and reporting relationshipThe Director of Financial Planning & Analysis position as described falls under the Fair Labor Standards act as an Exempt position, under the Administrative Exemption test.This position works closely with business development, corporate accounting, and the legal department on various projects and initiatives.This position reports directly to the Vice President, Corporate Finance.Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Work Environment:Requires a demonstrated level of financial acumen typically achieved through the completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics or Finance; and 7-10 years of relevant budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis and accounting experience in a large corporate environment.Requires expert level Microsoft Excel skills, including the ability to create and modify pivot tables and advanced formulas.Requires in-depth knowledge of financial planning and reporting applications (eg, Anaplan, CCH Tagetik, PeopleSoft, SAP, Hyperion, Business Objects, Adaptive/Workday, Oracle, IBM, etc.) preferred.Requires ability to manage team member(s).Requires ability to work as a part of a cross-functional team and all levels of internal and external stakeholders.Occasional travel may be required based on business needs.All job requirements are subject to change to reflect the evolving position requirements or to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a threat or risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to which will be required in this position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor/manager (within guidelines and compliance with Federal and State Laws). Continued employment remains on an "at-will" basis.HMSHost is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.