Finance Director- Business Analysis & Reporting

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  • Location:

    Alpharetta , United States

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Contact:

    Steve Whiting

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Our client is a market leader in their industry providing software and services that enable companies to be more efficient and facilitate quicker strategic decisions. They wish to hire a Finance Director, Business Analysis and Reporting that is responsible for leading the business analysis and capital planning processes for the company.

Essential daily duties will include:-

  • Primary owner for managing the quarterly profitability analysis reporting package including underlying expense allocation methodology (e.g., product profitability, sales channel profitability, customer profitability, etc.)
  • Develop and maintain the 5 year model for the business including related presentations to the Board and lenders
  • Develop and maintain a monthly KPI reporting package
  • Assist with monthly and quarterly Board reporting package
  • Perform analysis including detailed financial models to support business decision including financial implications of contemplated acquisitions and divestitures
  • Assist with data requests from Private Equity owner
  • Manage the capital expenditure budget and quarterly forecasting processes
  • During the budget process, work with business owners to develop financial analysis to support capital expenditure requests
  • Established time-lines and manage the capital budget process – ensure that budget review meetings with business owners are completed in preparation for the annual budget presented to the Board and the annual operating budget approved by the CFO and President of company
  • Lead the monthly capital planning meeting to review capital expenditure requests forms with business owners. Work with business owners to validate capital expenditure financial assumptions are accurate.
  • Develop monthly reporting and analytics to track approved capital expenditures vs. budget / forecast
  • Develop a process to approve the quarterly anticipated capitalized development activity including supporting analysis to justify spend
  • Manage the capital expenditure and approval process. Work with the business owners to populate the Capital Expenditure Request forms including ROI analysis. Set up meetings and prepare analytics to track capital expenditures vs. budget targets

Job Requirements:-

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • MBA or CPA required
  • 10-15 years of prior work experience in Finance required
  • 5 years of financial planning and analysis experience supporting a business leader
  • Previous experience with international businesses that are exposed to foreign currency fluctuations
  • Proven track record of identifying and implementing significant financial improvements
  • Previous industry experience in telecommunications or software required
  • Solid technology skills, including Hyperion or other world-class financial planning system. Proficient with Excel