An exciting opportunity is available at CIC, a rapidly expanding company that supports startups and small businesses by providing space, services, and community. The Manager, FP&A will support executive management by driving many FP&A initiatives and providing insightful financial analysis. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical, Excel modeling, and communication skills, combined with the ability to think strategically. In addition, experience with consolidating complex international corporate structures, corporate shared services, and transfer pricing, is required. This is a high visibility role that offers significant growth potential and frequent interactions with the company President, Chief Financial Officer, Finance Director of New Ventures, the Controller, Assistant Controller and property accountants. The ideal candidate will be a results-oriented individual with seven or more years of experience and the ability to work on multiple projects and meet tight deadlines.
CIC’s mission is to improve the world by helping exceptional entrepreneurs innovate better and faster. We offer carefully curated working environments that combine private, secure offices alongside shared amenities in locations across Boston, Cambridge, Miami, Philadelphia, Rotterdam, St. Louis, and Warsaw and are growing into other cities, in the US and abroad. We currently serve 1800+ startups, growth companies, and branches of larger organizations, representing for-profit, mission-driven, and non-profit sectors across a wide array of industries. We pride ourselves on displaying a high degree of care and accuracy in everything that we do, and we work to ensure that our clients thrive every day that they are in our space. We believe that our ability to support world-changing entrepreneurs is only as good as the people who make up our teams, and as such we are looking for people who are interested in contributing to-and improving-the way we work. We invite you to explore all our openings here and learn more about us here.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
CIC seeks highly capable, self-directed individuals who employ a high level of autonomy in their work. If you are the kind of person who thinks creatively and critically about problems and enjoys a fast-paced environment, you would probably enjoy working here. The ideal candidate will:
Possess strong accounting, finance, quantitative, and business writing skills
Have a proven track record in a fast paced, international multi-company, multi-currency environment with a high volume of inter-company transactions
Work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of the organization
Be adaptable and have the ability to work well under pressure
Be able to identify and help drive opportunities that improve internal control, process and efficiency
Be highly detail oriented and organized with solid time management skills
The Manager, FPA will work alongside the President, CFO, Controller, Assistant Controller, General Managers, and Finance team. The Finance team is a relatively small team that affords the candidate the opportunity for participation in project work as well as collaboration and cooperation among team members. Responsibilities of the role will include:
Partnering with stakeholders to facilitate and develop annual budgets, forecasts, and the strategic long-range plan
Actively driving and providing for the information and analysis needs of executive management, general managers and department heads
Continually identifying opportunities to drive improvements in management reporting, forecasting processes and analytics
Preparing actionable and insightful management reporting and analytics that drive increased profitability
Preparing and distributing timely and accurate monthly reporting to stakeholders
Ensuring compliance with debt agreements, including preparation and delivery of timely reporting and monitoring covenant compliance
Preparing monthly and quarterly reporting packages and relevant financial analysis for the Board of Directors and executive management
Ad hoc analysis and projects as required and providing other support to the finance team and other staff
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Finance or Accounting
MBA strongly preferred (CPA, CFA a plus)
7+ years of financial analysis in complex multi-company, multi-currency environment
Willingness to dig into details and analyze variances and trends
Excellent financial modeling skills and advanced Excel proficiency with a demonstrated ability to effectively analyze large, multi-company data sets
Self-starter with demonstrated ability to meet goals and deadlines while working independently
Strong communication and presentation skills and the ability to interact with and build productive working relationships at all levels
Strong working knowledge of financial and forecasting systems
Transfer pricing, corporate shared services and real estate experience preferred
System implementation experience, a plus.
ATTRACTIONS OF THE JOB:
In addition to helping our clients achieve great things, we work to ensure that our employees are healthy and supported. Some of the benefits of being here include:
Fun people in a dynamic space. We pride ourselves on finding driven and bright collaborators who are eager to lend their own unique skills to the team, as well as to our inspiring clientele. The number one reason CICers say they like working here is because of their colleagues!
Personal growth. This is a great opportunity to learn and develop skills within the epicenter of the innovation community at a growing company
Regular massages, access to a nursing room, secure bicycle parking, a game room, a gym, shower rooms with towels, and great health benefits (see below)!
Central location. CIC Boston is centrally located in downtown Boston and is within walking distance to the Blue, Green, Orange, and Red line. CIC Cambridge is a stone’s throw from the Kendall Square MBTA Red Line stop.
Starting compensation is commensurate with experience plus 100% of the cost of a premium healthcare and dental package, long and short-term disability, life insurance, 401k matching after the first year of employment (must be 21+), and three weeks vacation from the start (more with seniority). Annual reviews with raises significantly above the national average every year for those on track with strong performance.
CIC is committed to building teams that reflect the fabric of the cities we support. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, ancestry, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, Veteran status, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation please let us know.