Director, FP&A

<p>Material is a leading integrated marketing services company that leverages deep human understanding to help brands deliver material outcomes and experiences for their customers and the communities they serve. We build B2C and B2B brands from the insight out by providing a seamless journey that combines data and analytics, insights-led consulting, and experience activation into one integrated offering.</p>

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<strong>Material is a collaborative built from legendary practices across research, strategy, design, and brand building. Eleven pioneering companies united as one to solve wider, deeper, and more innovative challenges together.</strong><br /><br /><strong>We uncover what&rsquo;s important to people and create experiences that pull them in and open our worlds. We seek curious, experienced, and deeply empathetic humans to enrich our diverse teams of leaders and do-ers. Want in?</strong><br /> <h5>LRW | Kelton | T3 | Karma | Greenberg | Tonic | MotiveQuest | Salt Branding | Killer Visual Strategies | Strativity | Aruliden</h5>

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Overview: <strong>ABOUT THE ROLE&nbsp;</strong> <br />We are actively seeking a Director, Financial Planning &amp; Analysis to join our rapidly growing company. In this role, you will provide planning, reporting and analytical support for business operations, strategic planning, and general business decision-making. You will create and enhance analysis and data reporting, highlighting key metrics, in support of the company&rsquo;s Senior Management, the Finance team, and a variety of cross-functional areas.&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>ABOUT US</strong> <br />With a demonstrated track record of innovation and rapid growth, Material is built and powered by analytics, deep human understanding, and design thinking.&nbsp;Our capabilities are wide and varied, but our approach is forward-thinking and calibrated to any size challenge across Analytics, Insights, Growth Strategy, Brand Marketing, Product Design, and Loyalty &amp; CRM.&nbsp; We&rsquo;ve spent 40+ years uncovering what&rsquo;s important to people and creating&nbsp;brands, products and&nbsp;experiences that make an impact. We work globally across all industries, and with many of the world&rsquo;s largest and most remarkable brands. To do this well, we depend on a team and organizational culture that reflects, values, and understands the importance of diverse communities, backgrounds, and cultures. We&rsquo;re one team from many disciplines. Researchers and strategists. Data miners and definers. Creators and technologists. Designers and storytellers. Learn more at; &nbsp;
Responsibilities: In this role, you will:&nbsp; <ul> <li>Using your attention to detail, discretionary judgment and flexibility, you will manage the creation, analysis, and distribution of multiple levels of company financials.&nbsp;</li> <li>Oversee the financial planning and analysis organization and&nbsp;partner&nbsp;with the management team to provide value-added insight into the business. &nbsp;</li> <li>Lead the preparation of the monthly reporting package that includes full financial statements, comprehensive Key Performance Indicator (KPI) reporting, operational Dashboard reporting, analysis of key business trends, actual versus budget variances and comprehensive executive level explanations of differences.&nbsp;</li> <li>Drive an efficient, effective and comprehensive process for developing financial plans and analysis that links to the strategic objectives of the company.&nbsp;</li> <li>Develop and monitor the company&rsquo;s annual budget and monthly forecasts, which shall include establishing budget tools, setting timelines and acting as project manager for the company, ensuring all budgets are accurate, comprehensive and completed on time. &nbsp;</li> <li>Function as a Key Business Partner to the EVPs and Business Unit Leaders&nbsp;</li> <li>Provide financial modeling, financial analysis and valuation support for acquisitions, new product development, long-term contracts and other ad-hoc financial projects.&nbsp;</li> <li>Assist in preparing analysis, commentary and presentation material for the monthly and quarterly financial review meetings. &nbsp;</li> <li>Actively own key finance and business process, and implementing and modifying as required the company-wide budgeting tools. Provide a high level of thought process to&nbsp;drive improvement;&nbsp;recommend areas for improvement and lead projects to enhance the reporting and analytical infrastructure.&nbsp;</li> </ul>
Requirements: ABOUT YOU&nbsp; <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s in related field (Accounting, Finance, Business/Economics)&nbsp;</li> <li>8+ years of work experience with a progressive background in financial analysis preferably in an FP&amp;A role with a knowledge of GAAP accounting principles&nbsp;</li> <li>CPA and/or MBA preferred&nbsp;</li> <li>Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite, including strong Excel skills&nbsp;</li> <li>Strong analytical, problem-solving and organization skills&nbsp;</li> <li>Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills&nbsp;</li> <li>Able to communicate with professionals at all levels&nbsp;</li> <li>Able to work independently and take initiative&nbsp;</li> <li>Able to adapt to changing priorities&nbsp;</li> <li>Able to manage multiple priorities with accuracy and efficiency, while keeping to deadlines&nbsp;</li> <li>Detail-oriented&nbsp;</li> <li>A team player&nbsp;</li> <li>Strong work ethic&nbsp;</li> </ul>