VP, Financial Planning & Analysis in Boise, ID

$250K - $500K(Ladders Estimates)

Vacasa   •  

Boise, ID 83702

Industry: Hospitality & Recreation


11 - 15 years

Posted 56 days ago

The Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis will serve as a key member of the financial leadership team reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer. This is a newly created position to support the growth of the business and the team and will be empowered to deliver impactful business analysis and play a key part in driving insightful business decisions and strategy. By way of best in class management reporting, diligent analyses, and strategic modeling, the Financial Planning & Analysis team plays a key role in partnering with the business and informing leadership of actual and projected performance, as well as analyzing business trends, changes, and new initiatives in a fast-paced and highly collaborative, cross-functional environment. You will be empowered to drive improvements in the quality of our work as the business grows. We are seeking a seasoned FP&A leader with an entrepreneurial drive, strong leadership skills, and a proven ability to partner with various business partners.

What you'll do

  • Lead the FP&A function - partnering closely with key stakeholders across the business and driving the FP&A function as a proven center of analytical excellence to support financial discipline and thoughtfulness throughout Vacasa
  • Manage development and expansion of the business intelligence function in conjunction with the Vacasa analyst community, delivering key business insights, company dashboards, metrics reporting, and data analytics as needed
  • Enable better decision making by streamlining FP&A operations to deliver deeper analysis on faster timelines
  • Build out FP&A team and oversee performance management to enable team to do its best work
  • Lead the annual operating budget process, track and report on performance relative to plan, and manage ongoing rolling forecast updates
  • Deliver timely, accurate, and effective analysis and reporting of financial and operational performance metrics
  • Track performance relative to budgets, forecasts, and performance targets
  • Identify and monitor significant business trends and variances, including in revenue, expenses, headcount, capital, balance sheet, and cash flow items
  • Proactively inform senior leadership of any observations and provide insightful suggestions for improvement
  • Spearhead activities to optimize our unit economics and maximize customer lifetime value
  • Create ad-hoc analyses to drive business strategy, improve efficiency, and maximize ROI
  • Help drive finance discipline, fact-based decision-making, and financial visibility
  • Build and iterate on complex financial models covering all aspects of Vacasa's operations that will enable effective decision making regarding the company's revenue growth strategy, cost structure, and capital deployment
  • Improve operating teams' understanding of financial statements and budget adherence with thoughtful and transparent analysis and partnership
  • Collaborate with executive team on scoping/scaling strategic projects and assessing investment decisions
  • Participate in senior leadership meetings
  • Prepare and present relevant documents, reports, and plans in a timely manner
  • Assist in preparation of materials for Board of Directors and prospective investors

Skills you'll need

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or Statistics, MBA preferred
  • 12-15 years of experience in finance and strategic analysis; preference for experience on a finance team in a private equity-backed environment and/or publicly traded company that has experienced rapid revenue and employee growth
  • Experience in creating and automating dashboards, standard reports, scorecards, ad-hoc reports, and data visualization that provide key business insights
  • Knowledge of BI tools, database structure, and programming languages a plus!
  • Entrepreneurial drive
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Strong leadership and mentorship skills: demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity
  • Highly proficient in financial analysis and model building
  • Highly motivated and willing to take on multiple responsibilities at once
  • Ability to think creatively

Valid Through: 2019-10-22