Director Financial Planning & Analysis

Job description

We are currently seeking a Director of Financial Planning & Analysis to be based at our worldwide headquarters in Madison, NJ. This position is responsible for directing and overseeing all aspects of NRT, LLC ("NRT") budgeting, forecasting and analysis functions. This position is responsible for identifying opportunities and risks and providing financial analysis to support management decision making. This is a critical and highly visible role, requiring the ability to develop strong working partnerships with senior business leaders. Sharp analytical skills, attention to detail, determined work ethic, and willingness to roll up your sleeves are required to be successful.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing the annual budget and monthly forecasting process in accordance with established deadlines for consolidated NRT.
  • Oversee the preparation of budget, forecast and expense presentations for senior management.
  • Responsible for ensuring monthly internal reporting requirements are met, including analysis of operating results against the forecast, budget and prior year for NRT.
  • Partner with business leaders to provide financial guidance and support operational reviews.
  • Manage Hyperion Planning (forecasting system) structure for NRT and orchestrate testing of system enhancements for new releases.
  • Responsible for forecasting employee related expenses for NRT Shared Services. This includes estimating the Annual Bonus based on achievement and reconciling actual payments vs. the forecast.
  • Maintain KPIs to drive business performance.
  • Provide financial and operating support to Shared Service departments.
  • Drive continuous improvement by enhancing existing processes to improve efficiencies, produce stronger reporting tools, and improve fact-based decision making.
  • Perform any ad-hoc financial analyses or special projects as needed.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Requires a BS/BA in Accounting (MBA preferred), with 10+ years of progressive experience in accounting, financial analysis and business partnering support.
  • MBA or CPA preferred
  • Strong practical knowledge and understanding of US GAAP.
  • Strong management/team leadership skills, with proven ability to mentor and develop staff, and to prioritize, delegate and follow-through effectively.
  • Must have effective communication and presentation skills, with the ability to influence at all levels of the organization.
  • Must be a team-oriented individual who can work in a matrix organization.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office applications (Excel, Word, Powerpoint).
  • Experienced in Oracle, Hyperion Planning, and Hyperion Essbase, preferred.

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