Manager, Finance

Intelsat - McLean, VA3.8

Equivalency: Combination of education/experience not considered

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Vets and Disabled

No. Vacancies: 1

FLSA: Exempt

Department: 13045.Finance

Location: McLean, VA

Travel %: None

Education: Four-year college degree

Experience: At least 7 years of experience required

Your role in helping us shape the future:
This role is responsible for ensuring the integrity of the Company’s revenue planning, forecasting and reporting by providing leadership, financial analysis expertise, business acumen, and a strong desire to improve processes and controls. This position will assist Senior Management in gauging performance by providing guidance for strategic business decisions, including the recommendation of business plans that will meet and exceed future company goals. This is a high-profile position with interactions and dependencies internal and external to the finance area at all levels of the organization.

Are you up for the challenge?

In support of the Director, of Financial Planning and Analysis, critical responsibilities include

Lead the Business Unit FP&A team, which is responsible for providing accurate, timely and meaningful financial insight to Functional, Business Unit & Regional Sales leaders. The team engages with leaders across the Company to analyze, report & plan revenue, operating expenses and capital expenses leveraging business acumen, established business trends and comparisons to budget & forecast to evaluate performance.
Provide leadership for and develop strong working relationships with up to five direct reports; develop team members’ skill sets and stretch talent to build future leaders and maximize the team’s business impact
Partner with peers cross-functionally to develop and maintain the annual budget and five-year long-range plan both of which incorporate the financial impacts of the Company’s strategies and initiatives.
Oversee the recurring process of projecting current year & next year performance to include the maintenance of monthly outlooks and quarterly forecasts highlighting key issues, risks and opportunities, as well as relevant comparisons to Plan.
Lead the production of the Monthly Business Report & Business Operations Review; institutionalize and ingrain commercial KPIs, provide insights and trends of the business to drive effective decision making by Executive Leadership and the Board, as well as internal stakeholders
Leveraging an understanding of business dynamics, identify and implement enhancements that would result in more streamlined, consistent processes, workflow automation and the further adoption of a collaborative approach to planning to include robust information sharing and feedback loops. Provide leadership to ensure ongoing evolution of processes to accommodate next generation satellite technologies and solutions-based services.
Provide support for quarterly external reporting, including public guidance and earnings releases.

Can you drive these processes?

Provide leadership to team members; develop and stretch talent to maximize benefits to each individual and the company at large
Partner cross-functionally to digitize the organization, streamline the processes, improve workflows and ensure the integrity of departmental projects.

You should definitely have:
Bachelors’ degree in finance or accounting; or Bachelors’ degree in associated field with robust experience leading a finance team.
CPA certification or advanced degree in business or related field required.
Minimum of seven (7) years of finance experience including direct experience with revenue and/or operating expenses forecasting and/or planning.
Superior communication skills both written and verbal with extensive experience presenting complex financial information to a diverse group of senior leaders.
Strong team leadership and people development skills
Experience working within matrixed structures supporting unique divisions, regions or business units.
Strong analytical skills with the ability to synthesize complex financial data and communicate succinct conclusions and recommendations Ability to strategically overhaul processes with a strong bent toward change management and financial process & systems improvement.
Systems proficiency including MS Office suite with advanced proficiency in MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.
Good knowledge of US GAAP & other revenue recognition issues.

What it’s like to work with us:
Intelsat is connecting the world and transforming the satellite landscape by reaching beyond the traditional satellite industry. We are defining new products that will open new, profitable markets. To help us reach this goal, you should be a bold thinker who will perform a key role in shaping Intelsat innovation for years to come.

We emphasize personal and professional growth
Awesome benefits including PTO, medical, tuition reimbursement, and training
Fun, diverse, and inclusive culture

Other Job Info:
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Job requires the ability to lift up to 20 lbs.

Candidates must be a US Person (this includes US Citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Individual such as an asylee or refugee).
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