FP&A Manager

Versique has partnered with our client, a growing Computer Software and Software as a Service (SaaS) company to assist in a search for a strategic, newly created FP&A Manager to join their team. Recognized as a world leader in system management and committed to enabling IT to empower businesses, education and government organizations, our Client is growing rapidly and adding strategic business partners to their finance organization.

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Job Description

The Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Manager will lead and support companywide financial planning, reporting, analysis, budgeting and forecasting. The FP&A Manager will work closely with executive and finance leadership to ensure flawless execution of our financial planning process while also partnering closely to lead and develop the strategic planning process.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, analyze, and review weekly, monthly and quarterly results and variance analysis relating to the overall performance of company strategies and the contribution to the company’s profitability
  • Build financial models and reports from scratch, working closely with data analytics and raw data to drive business decisions; then presenting analytics in visualization tool to leadership
  • Identify Key Performance Indicators to drive operational excellence and drive strategic priorities; including SaaS industry trends specific to each business
  • Lead the development, review and analysis of the revenue model and revenue guidance
  • Enhance scenario planning analysis and benchmarking capabilities corporate-wide and specific to revenue models
  • Manage and perform short and long-range planning models
  • Perform a competitive analysis of the SaaS industry
  • Lead and work alongside team in developing data expertise for FP&A and Revenue functions; crafting and delivering the financial story to leadership
  • Provide financial and change leadership by actively participating in business strategy planning, including necessary support to accomplish plans/strategy
  • Partner with Business Intelligence and Sales Operations to provide data inputs for Sales Deep Dive presentations and ad hoc analysis; utilizing business intelligence tools to deliver meaningful insights into business performance
  • Develop expert level financial and operational models and analytics that helps company leaders decide how to allocate resources to drive process improvement and growth
  • Partners closely with finance team and the cross-business/functional senior managers to play an active role in enhancing connectivity and communication
  • Mentorship and development of finance team
  • Participate in team reviewing, analyzing and compiling of corporate budgets
  • Develop insightful analyses and compelling, value-added reporting
  • Training and sharing knowledge of modeling and data analytics with team
  • Project management across functions; including financial and operational information
  • Proactively spot and communicate trends and risks within financial statements, analyses, and projects
  • Prepare presentations to Board of Directors and Senior Management Team
  • Ad hoc and on-demand analytics to support executive leadership and third parties

Skills & Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Statistics or related Business field
  • Minimum 8-10 years of progressive experience within a Finance/Accounting function and the ability to perform and lead complex financial analysis and modeling, assess operating metrics, and create presentations that simplify complex or detailed analytics
  • Experience with respect to FP&A and revenue analysis in a SaaS industry, strongly preferred
  • Big 4 and public accounting experience, strongly preferred
  • Expert MS Excel skills, required
  • System experience with SalesForce, Adaptive Insights and Domo, highly preferred
  • Ability to operate in a highly focused, entrepreneurial environment and expected to challenge and influence business decisions based on fact-based information and meaningful analytics
  • Detail oriented, with strong analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to initiate improvements in finance systems and process
  • Ability to understand a problem, structure the analysis needed to solve it and come up with innovative and insightful solutions and recommendations
  • Highly motivated and self-directed 
  • Collaborative team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Result driven, open personality with a pro-active attitude
  • Ability to juggle conflicting priorities and meet deadlines
  • Advanced knowledge in Excel / Advanced financial modeling skills

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