Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) seeks a Vice President of Financial Analysis (the VPFA), who will be responsible for overseeing all Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) activities including budgeting, forecasting, internal financial reporting, and variance analysis with the intent of optimizing the financial performance of the organization. The VPFA will support the streamlining and automation of financial reports, including reporting tools and dashboards. The successful candidate will drive major business initiatives by providing relevant data and analysis to support decision-making and enhance performance. The ideal candidate must have advanced analytical skills and a high level of business acumen to be able to translate and interpret financial data for organizational and functional leaders. S/he will report to the CFO, have oversight of three to five professionals.
The VPFA will be expected to contribute broadly to all aspects of the fulfillment of MDA’s mission and growth. MDA seeks an innovative and analytical professional with both the capacity and the demonstrated track record to respond effectively to the following key opportunities and responsibilities:
Maintain, improve, and create modeling tools to increase financial transparency and improve organizational performance;
Provide in-depth analysis and interpretation of financial results and develop narrative around variance analysis for presentation to functional and organizational leaders;
Develop financial models, financial/operational metrics, reporting tools, and analytics to guide business understanding and decisions;
Assist in the preparation of regular and ad hoc financial packages to be presented to organizational leaders and the Board of Directors;
Support the streamlining and automation of financial reports;
Develop and improve financial processes including reporting tools, dashboards, budgeting, forecasting processes, and capital investment;
Consolidate and analyze operating and financial data including analysis of trends and drivers and budget variance analysis;
Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variances;
Perform scenario analysis to develop recommendations and provide guidance on business decisions based on the interpretation of financial data;
Lead cross-functional projects to drive simplification throughout the organization and to improve consistency in key finance processes, reducing costs and improving profitability;
Oversee and manage all cash flow for the organization;
Manage special financial planning and/or analysis projects of varying nature and complexity;
Prepare revenue forecasts including analysis and risks management;
Assist in the strategic planning process.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
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