Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis

  • Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #8334

Talento Human Capital has partnered with a global, $3b organization with 55k employees in search of a Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis. The Vice President, FP&A will lead the company’s financial planning and analysis group with the objective of improving their short- and long-term forecasting accuracy, financial performance, and accountability to financial and operating objectives. The Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) will serve as a key member of the corporate financial leadership team. This position reports directly to the CFO to ensure alignment of corporate goals and financial plan.


  • Develop the long-term financial strategy, including driving an efficient, effective and comprehensive process for developing financial plans and analysis that links to the strategic objectives. 
  • Responsible for the annual financial plan, short- and long-term financial forecasting, performance metric reporting, analysis/insight and decision support.  Builds the annual financial plan through effective coordination with all other functions in the development of targets, assumptions and strategic initiatives to be included.  Prepare monthly reporting package that includes full financial statements and KPIs.
  • Build, communicate and drive action based on organizational key metrics to create a results-focus throughout the company, and improve performance based on understanding, analysis, insight, and action. Includes periodic reporting of results, variance, and recommendations for action.
  • Leads the development and reporting of key metrics to help management define profitability, operational performance, and success against plan and competitive benchmarks.  Supports quarterly external reporting, including earnings releases and earnings call support.
  • Provides financial modeling, analysis and valuation for financial projects, and delivers analyses which enable management to make good decisions and support all operating and corporate support functions with understanding of positive and negative variances, root causes, and opportunities to address/leverage improved performance.
  • Prepare accurate forecasts, which identify results and opportunities for action, and share with relevant stakeholders (Finance, Management, Board, Analysts, etc.)
  • Prepare and monitor the company’s long-range strategic planning models
  • Functions as a partner to HR and business unit leaders in key areas of performance analysis to measure and reward results, including compensation design and headcount planning.
  • Develop a high-performing, effective and engaged team. Coach to deliver and exceed expected results, while building bench-strength for the future.   

Decisions This Role Makes

  1. Expense review and approval per budget
  2. Allocation of financial analysis resources
  3. Talent & team decisions within FP&A
  4. Design of the operating forecast and financial plan

Decisions This Role Participates In

  1. Capital allocation
  2. Long term strategic planning
  3. Labor relations
  4. Contracts with maintenance providers, contractors, consultants, vendors and suppliers

Functional Competencies

  • Experience with SAP Financials, or other large database driven financial reporting systems
  • Strong financial planning experience required (international experience preferred)
  • Successful record of building and leading high-performance teams in an operating finance environment
  • Extensive information systems and data mining expertise
  • Aptitude with negotiating skills
  • Experience with presentations to senior management and board level personnel

Job Requirements

  • 10+ years finance management experience with progressively increasing responsibilities, preferably including public, multinational company experience.
  • BA/BS Degree, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Preferred: CPA, CFA

Behavioral Competencies

  • Data-driven, systemic thinker. Mines data to root cause. Curious. Doesn’t assume generally accepted wisdom is right.   Has a persistent approach to gaining an understanding of the key drivers of the business results
  • Great attention to detail. Sees linkages and how pieces fit together (sequential causality). Requires ROI to support inclusion. Focused on managing costs to generate greatest return
  • Team focused and collaborative style
  • Strong communication skills (both written and oral)

Talento Human Capital is an equal opportunity employer, people are at the center of what we do! Our organization continues to thrive through our ongoing commitment to building an inclusive and diverse workforce from different backgrounds and perspectives.

People + Passion + Perseverance = Progress.

About Talento:
Talento Human Capital provides talent and organizational solutions enabling businesses to evolve beyond tactical human resources management. Our footprint spans across the US with teams in Miami, Orlando, Chicago, New York City, Los Angeles, Seattle and throughout South America and Asia in Lima & India.

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