Career Opportunity

Director, Financial Planning and Analysis

HireneXus Category Icon

Category

Accounting/Finance

HireneXus Job Location Icon

Location

Oak Brook, Illinois

HireneXus Salary Icon

Salary

$175,000 - $200,000

HireneXus JobID Icon

Job Reference

53747

Director, Financial Planning and Analysis

We are working with a Private Equity backed, facilities services company looking to add a Director, Financial Planning and Analysis to their team.

The Director of FP&A, reporting directly to the CFO, will be responsible for leading the FP&A processes for the Company and assisting the CFO on setting strategies and implementing reporting and process initiatives across the company. Focus will be on establishing and driving the company’s financial planning and analysis function with an emphasis on performance improvement, providing quality management information, and furthering the development of scalable reporting systems and processes, analytical tools, and key performance metrics. Candidate must be able to quickly ramp-up the learning curve to identify the key levers of performance across the platform in order to develop a credible rapport with constituents. Must be able to collaborate across all functional areas of the business constructively and efficiently, within a fast paced, distribution focused, private equity backed company.

Position Responsibilities

Collaborating with the CFO and finance team, establish and enhance the company’s financial planning function to deliver quality management information and advance the development of systems, processes, and metrics. Responsibilities include:

  • Developing and reporting key financial, pricing, sales, and operational data/metrics through dashboards and forecasts.
  • Partnering with functional leaders to create and maintain a 13-week rolling cash flow forecast.
  • Supporting the creation of detailed, bottom-up budgets and forecasts to aid in both short-term and long-term strategic planning.
  • Educating and assisting business and functional leaders in developing their strategic plans, budgets, and forecasts.
  • Providing data and insights related to customers, suppliers, and markets to better understand business trends.

Enhance the company’s financial analysis function with a focus on performance improvement and timely external analysis. This includes:

  • Analyzing cash flow, cost control, and expenses, and working with business and functional leaders to recommend and implement improvements.
  • Conducting economic and industry analyses to identify and recommend strategies in response to market trends.
  • Monitoring the company’s performance against external benchmarks and internal KPI targets.
  • Investigating financial and operational performance variances and assisting business leaders in corrective actions.

Required Knowledge and Skills/Key Attributes

  • Strong business acumen, preferably with experience in manufacturing, construction, facilities services, or private equity environments.
  • Expertise in process mapping aimed at simplification and efficiency.
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills with a high level of attention to detail, accuracy, and sound business judgment.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, work under pressure, and meet deadlines with a high sense of urgency.
  • Effective time management and organizational skills.
  • Adaptability to thrive in a dynamic and complex environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Trusted relationships with senior management and board members.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements

  • 7-10+ years of relevant experience in Finance and FP&A roles.
  • Proven track record in reporting and financial analysis, preferably within a high-growth, private equity organization.
  • Experience in developing scalable financial planning, analysis, and reporting models to support company growth.
  • Ability to model and synthesize complex financial, operational, and KPI data into clear presentations and decision-making frameworks.
  • Strong working knowledge of ERP systems and databases, with proficiency in reporting/analysis tools such as Power BI.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, particularly Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in finance, accounting, or industrial engineering is required.

Get to know our
Accounting/Finance Recruiter

Amy Searles

Accounting & Finance

Amy Searles Professional Headshot Amy Searles Alternative Headshot

(847) 429-2544

Search Jobs

Other Open Positions

11 Jun 2024
Sr. Financial Analyst

Accounting/Finance

$100,000 - $115,000

Florham Park, New Jersey

Description This position is responsible for providing full financial and operational support to operational leadership as directed. Primary responsibility will be preparing monthly reporting, quarterly forecasts, and annual budgets. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Develop and ....

10 Jun 2024
Manager, Finance

Accounting/Finance

$125,000 - $135,000

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Manager, Finance, 100% remote A multi-site healthcare company, supported by Private Equity, is in search of a Finance Manager to join their operational finance team. This addition to the team is driven by the company's robust acquisition strategy, aiming to fortify support ....

5 Jun 2024
Corporate Controller

Accounting/Finance

$140,000 - $160,000

Dallas, Texas

Corporate Controller We are partnering with a PE backed facilities services organization looking to add a Controller to their team. The company will continue to grow via buy and buy strategy and looking for a Controller to transform corporate accounting functions. The Corp ....

3 Jun 2024
Chief Financial Officer

Accounting/Finance

$225,000 - $275,000

Salt Lake City, Utah

Chief Financial OfficerWe are partnering with a Private Equity backed home service company looking for a Chief Financial Officer.The CFO will be a key player in shaping the company's financial direction, with a focus on supporting the growth of the company’s portfolio, ....

23 May 2024
Assistant Controller

Accounting/Finance

$140,000 - $160,000

Denver, Colorado

Assistant ControllerThis position is with a Private Equity backed, extremely fast growing, multi-site provider/healthcare group. This company is building out the accounting team to support the company’s inorganic growth initiatives. This is a highly acquisitive sponsor ....

23 May 2024
Controller

Accounting/Finance

$120,000 - $140,000

Tempe, Arizona

ControllerThis position is with a newly purchased PE backed service organization. The Controller will lead the financial and administrative management of the growing business. This individual will be the top accounting person within the organization reporting to the Owner ....

22 May 2024
Vice President, Controller

Accounting/Finance

$200,000 - $250,000

Dallas, Texas

Vice President, ControllerWe are partnering with a PE backed organization looking to add a VP, Controller to their team. Candidates will have the opportunity to work in a hybrid environment. Overview: This pivotal ....

13 May 2024
Director, Financial Planning and Analysis

Accounting/Finance

$175,000 - $200,000

Oak Brook, Illinois

Director, Financial Planning and Analysis We are working with a Private Equity backed, facilities services company looking to add a Director, Financial Planning and Analysis to their team. The Director of FP&A, reporting directly to the CFO, wi ....

13 May 2024
Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

Accounting/Finance

$110,000 - $140,000

Downers Grove, Illinois

Manager, Financial Planning and AnalysisWe are working with a private equity backed, facility service organization looking to hire a Manager, FPA. The position is newly created to help guide the operational and strategic direction of the company including budget, forecast, a ....

27 Mar 2024
Accounting Manager

Accounting/Finance

$110,000 - $120,000

West Palm Beach, Florida

Accounting Manager This position sits in an extremely fast growing, highly acquisitive, multi-site private equity backed healthcare organization. The primary responsibilities are to record accurate and timely financial transactions and provide responsive service to clients ....

hireneXus Angle Favicon