VP, Financial Planning and Analysis

  • 51240
  • 03 Feb 2019
  • Long Beach, CA
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Confidential
  • Amy Searles

Job Description

VP, Financial Planning and Analysis

The successful candidate will provide leadership and coordination of consolidated financial planning, and budget management functions in a multi-entity/multi-currency corporation. This leader will partner with the VP of Finance and Controller and other corporate departments to support financial process improvements, advise operational leaders regarding the impact of any decisions on overall financial stability and P&L, and conduct internal and external benchmarking to support metrics-based decisions.


Essential Job Responsibilities:


  • Direct and coordinate financial planning, and budget management functions for entities.
  • Direct financial strategies, analysis, forecasting and budget management.
  • Create financial plans as defined by Board of Trustees and Chief Financial Officer.
  • Assist the CEO and CFO with long term financial projections, strategic planning, capital budgeting.
  • Assist with proposals for new projects and ventures as determined appropriate by the CEO and CFO.
  • Recommend benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance.
  • Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget.
  • Manage the preparation of financial outlooks and financial forecasts.
  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal budgetary reporting requirements.
  • Work with department managers to develop five-year business plans.
  • Assist in establishing short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures.
  • Design, establish, and maintain an organizational structure to effectively accomplish the departments goals and objectives.



  • MBA preferred or a Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or CPA with strong Accounting experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in a mid to senior level financial planning & analysis position.
  • Experience with mid to large revenue companies of at least 200m+ annual revenue is required.
  • Experience with consolidating budgets from multiple entities in multiple countries (and currencies) is required.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills, oriented towards detail, thoroughness and accuracy.
  • Small and large project/program orientation.
  • Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight time-frames and simultaneously manage several projects.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and strategic thinking skills.
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles.
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems.
  • Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations.
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections.
  • Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis.