Director, Financial Planning and Analysis - Atlanta Executive Search

MarketPro has partnered with a fast-growing and innovative brand in global payments. For the past ten years, this organization in Atlanta has been growing at 30% YoY. Our client is looking for a Director, Financial Planning & Analysis to oversee the financial activity of the new product innovation team, including all budgeting, forecasting and planning. This executive search is an exciting opportunity for a passionate, high energy Finance leader, reporting directly to the division President.

Your exceptional ability to communicate, both verbally and in writing will be critical as you provide regular, timely and accurate financial reporting with appropriate context to leadership. You will have demonstrated the ability to work successfully and with speed in a cross functional and international environment, managing day to day details and analytics and then synthesizing them into a concise executive message for leadership.

You have a very strong aptitude for learning, can quickly grasp complex concepts and data and summarize for relevant key messages, and are comfortable driving change and managing within a high-growth business.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual who can excel at bringing innovation to market and thrive in a fluid, fast-paced, challenging environment.

Responsibilities:

• Become an expert in the emerging payments space and its challenges/opportunities.
• Partner with the senior leadership to identify and execute actions that drive profitable growth, gain market share, improve operational efficiency and increase productivity.
• Assist with the monthly financial close and delivery of the monthly reporting package.
• Lead development of the annual financial plan.
• Keep management apprised of financial results/issues and emerging trends.
• Prepare proactive reporting and analysis of key performance measurement indicators including all revenue and expense drivers, portfolio mix and economic indices.
• Acting as a reporting & analytics subject matter expert, advising business units on best practices and directly assisting in improving business unit processes.
• Leading annual technology infrastructure financial planning process & supporting multi-year strategic planning process.
• Monitoring and establishing internal controls to assure proper compliance.
• Performing ad hoc analyses for operational and financial management.
• Acting as a reporting & analytics subject matter expert, advising business units on best practices and directly assisting in improving business unit processes.
• Leading annual technology infrastructure financial planning process & supporting multi-year strategic planning process.
• Monitoring and establishing internal controls to assure proper compliance.
• Performing ad hoc analyses for operational and financial management.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance, Business Administration or a related field. Master’s degree in Finance or a related field.
• 8-10 years of experience managing and delivering results in a financial planning, analytics, consulting and/or operations leadership
• Solid awareness of Finance and Accounting governance requirements to support consistent management, policies, guidance, processes, and decision making
• Understands and is able to apply critical thinking, and strategic business and finance experience to help drive business decisions
• Experience creating an integrated financial plan and forward looking models based on metrics and changes in business environments.
• Team player, with proven track record of taking initiative and ownership of responsibilities and deliverables

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This is a full-time direct hire.