Accounting and Finance

Director FP&A

Direct Hire/Permanent

Accounting Career Consultants

Director FP&A St. Louis, MO

Job Reference: JOB-21510

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Director of FP&A at our St. Louis location where you would play a key role at a well-established Private Equity (PE)-backed healthcare technology growth company.

Our Finance team is focused on being the analytical backbone of the company by providing financial modeling, fact-based analyses and interpretation of key business drivers and strategic insights from a financial point of view.

Success in this role means you have empowered you and your colleagues to deliver a more accurate forecast, perform more advanced scenario analyses, and better support analytical-based decision making throughout the enterprise.

The right candidate will be energized by a fast-paced, high-growth, PE-backed environment, combined with a great company culture.

10-plus years of operating company financial leadership in a public company environment, and the ability to understand the business drivers, key people and critical functions necessary to drive business outcomes.

 

CRITICAL SKILLS & RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide day-to-day financial team management and FP&A leadership, including as a resource for certain operational activities; collaborate with business unit and enterprise accounting teams; act as a partner with leadership to appropriately continue to scale the Finance team and the business for growth

Help the organization continue to evolve to the next level by continuously re-evaluating and implementing a professional metric-driven culture by linking financial management with operating functions and two-way information sharing; ensure functional/departmental managers are fully informed of operational objectives, purposes and achievements

Position Description:

Participate in, review and continuously improve the timeliness and accuracy of the monthly financial close and related financial and operational reporting 

Leadership role regarding financial and operating budget and forecasting process, including management of the business units capital expenditures budget (particularly regarding new product and software development)

Review and analyze product line and client-level revenue and profitability; assist in determining new contract ACV and maintaining related Client-level ACV database to facilitate forecasting; provide insights into pricing of deals and profitability projections

Strong communication and presentation skills; experience interacting with business unit clients in presenting ideas and opportunities supported by fact-based data and decisions

Possesses deep financial and related systems expertise to scale financial systems 

Develop methods and recommendations to streamline process

Challenge the status quo and current interpretations of data based on the results of advanced analytically based conclusions Independence/

Accountability:

Requires minimal daily supervision; independent thinker and self-motivated

Keeps Managers and team members apprised of progress with goals and objectives

Maintains confidentiality surrounding all aspects of job function

Ability to work under pressure, navigate a matrixed environment and meet tight deadlines

 

 Problem Solving:

Assesses data and information feeds and makes recommendations based on trends and projections

Excellent organizational skills are required to prioritize responsibilities, as well as completing work in a timely fashion

Use of finance management systems critical; ability to multi-task

Excellent project management skills

Attention to detail and concern for impact is essential

 

Leadership Activities/Communication Skills:

Ability to effectively work with internal and external leaders across a wide range of staff and management positions and functional groups

Effectively communicates with others by giving and receiving feedback

Chris Woehle
Senior Account Manager

I look forward to assisting you with your search and assessing whether this role could be a good fit for you. Please apply for confidential consideration!

Tel: 314-292-7907 | Email: cwoehle@careeradvancers.com

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