Director, FP&A

Victra - Verizon Wireless Premium Retailer - Raleigh, NC2.8

Full-time

The Director, Corporate FP&A will have overall responsibility for the budgeting, forecasting and long-range financial planning processes. S/he will work across the broader FP&A team to ensure connectivity between planning and analytical activities being performed by the Field Finance and Merchandising / Supply Chain Finance teams. S/he will also serve as key contributor to the strategy development and planning process. This position will directly lead one manager and one analyst and will have a dotted line reporting relationship with the Oracle PBCS developer / administrator as well as joint responsibility for ensuring that the planning / reporting systems necessary to support the business are maintained.

YOUR FOCUS (JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES):

  • Leads the Corporate FP&A team and is responsible for developing, directing the work of and performance management of a manager & analyst(s)
  • Acts as a strategic partner across the organization
  • Design and implement a month end reporting package that both informs relative to financial / operational performance and provides actionable insights to the organization
  • Collaborate with the accounting team to improve cost tracking accuracy to improve the forecasting, planning and analytical work products
  • Lead the annual planning / budgeting process
  • Continuously improve the monthly forecasting process (P&L, B/S & cash flow)
  • Drive accountability through monthly reporting and analysis relative to performance against targets; initiate mitigation strategies when shortfalls occur
  • Be instrumental in standing up the capital planning / reporting / management processes
  • As the need arises, build financial analysis and valuation models for various situations, including acquisitions, strategic investments, disposition of assets, etc., coordinating with FP&A, Accounting, and other groups
  • Partner with functional leaders throughout the organization to develop plans that are linked to the Company’s overall financial goals
  • Provide critical analytical support for the strategic planning process including market / economic analysis, development and modeling of assumptions / scenarios and rolling up long range financials (P&L, B/S, Cash)
  • Develop periodic presentations for the Executive Team, our PE Sponsors, our Board, and Lenders
  • Continuously improve the weekly cash forecasting process
  • Review ROI models for investment in new stores
  • Review performance tracking for all new stores and acquisitions where actual results are measured against projected performance so mitigating actions can be taken where necessary
  • FP&A lead on all subsequent design / development of Oracle PBCS including, but not limited to, providing guidance for administration activities, leading implementation of “Phase 2” planning applications, acting as the finance SME for report development in Hyperion Financial Reporting Studio
  • Provide ad hoc support to the VP FP&A, CFO and broader Executive Leadership Team as well as our PE Sponsors

QUALIFICATIONS

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Engaging leader with a focus on building and developing a strong team
  • Proven ability to work across all functions and levels of the organization to improve financial results
  • Ability to influence decisions and actions of others without reporting authority
  • Prior ownership of budgeting / forecasting processes
  • Extremely high level of acumen with planning / reporting systems, preferably Hyperion / Oracle PBCS
  • Comfortable challenging business partners in a constructive way, including members of the Executive Team
  • Demonstrated experience developing reporting / analytical tools that drive accountability to financial results through the organization
  • Process focused, has a continuous improvement mindset
  • Ability to maintain focus, accuracy and composure during high-expectation / high-pressure situations
  • Demonstrated success in prior roles with significant exposure to Executive Leadership Teams
  • Highly proficient in Excel & PowerPoint

YOUR BACKGROUND (REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS):

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or related business field

MBA strongly preferred

Hyperion / Oracle PBCS experience

10+ years of experience in Finance / Accounting roles

5+ years of experience in FP&A specific roles

3+ years of experience in FP&A leadership roles

Retail experience a huge plus

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Directly supervises 1 Manager, FP&A and 1 Senior Financial Analyst, indirectly supervises 1 Oracle PBCS administrator / developer

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

N/A

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to lift up to 10 pounds
  • Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time
  • (unless accommodations are required/requested for an employee under the ADA)

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • None

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status. Different makes us better.

**The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of employees so classified.

Job Type: Full-time