Role details

Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis

Stamford   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Publicly Traded Integrated Media Corporation
  • MBA Required

About Our Client

Our client is a publicly traded global media organization. With product in over 150 countries and a consumer base of over 650 million the organization is a brand recognized around the world.

Job Description

* Guide development of the Company's annual operating plan, long-term plan, and monthly financial forecasts; identify and secure consensus regarding key assumptions * Support the development/communication of financial reviews that describe business results; highlight operating issues and facilitate discussion of key initiatives * Facilitate analysis of financial results and operating performance relative to company targets and peer/industry benchmarks (identify measures to enhance forecast accuracy) * Work with management and FP&A staff to identify "gaps" to stated financial objectives and to identify/evaluate gap closing measures * Manage identification/evaluation of opportunities to improve business performance, including the development of comprehensive business plans/models * Review company presentations to equity analysts and investors * Provide thoughtful leadership to a diverse team, serving multiple business units while also providing meaningful decision-making support and business intelligence, as well as board reporting preparation, financial forecasts, and financial and operational metrics

The Successful Applicant

* Extensive (10+ years') experience as a finance executive/professional in a financial, budgeting and planning & analysis role within a dynamic, fast-paced, working environment * MBA with business, financial, and analytic expertise characteristic of investment banking, consulting, and/or financial planning * Proven track record of creative problem solving and change management * Strong leading, coaching, analytic, and influencing skills * Knowledge of the entertainment/media industry, including content and media rights, subscription and programming business models * Able to manage and motivate a staff of financial professionals and to guide analysis of complex issues (including collection and synthesis of internal and external data) * Proven history of working with and effectively influencing executive management * Skilled in designing effective presentations with clear narrative and impactful graphics * Experience as a hands on, roll-up-your-sleeves player-coach with the ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports, and peers alike * Exceptional written, verbal, interpersonal, and presentation skills

What's on Offer

Competitive salary and benefits package offered.

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