VP Financial Planning & Analysis Jobs in Jersey City, NJ at Jackson Hewitt

Title: VP Financial Planning & Analysis

Company: Jackson Hewitt

Location: Jersey City, NJ

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Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer, the Vice President of FP&A will provide leadership, direction, and oversight for Jackson Hewitt’s FP&A function. The VP of FP&A will be responsible for the long-term financial planning, company-wide performance management, annual budget process, and monthly financial reporting and forecasting.

What you will do here:

Manage, mentor, and coach members of the FP&A team
Analyze business performance, identify trends and deviations from plan, assess root causes, and work with business owners to recommend corrective action
Estimate the economic impact (revenue and expenses) of strategic changes and business results
Manage the financial planning process for the company – including overseeing the annual budget and maintaining / evolving our five-year financial plan and associated financial model
Prepare Jackson Hewitt’s monthly financial package and report to the CFO, CEO, and Board
Participate in quarterly lender calls to explain financial performance and variance to budget
Work closely with department leaders to help them understand their financial performance
Support Jackson Hewitt’s business development efforts
Direct and perform ad hoc financial analysis for the CEO and CFO (as needed)

Skills you will bring for success:
This role requires 8-10 years in roles of progressive responsibility, including several years in managerial positions. Although not required, experience in or familiarity with the financial services and/or retail sectors is preferred. To excel in this position, this individual should possess excellent critical thinking, strong communication skills and the power of persuasion, acute business acumen, and an unmatched desire to succeed. S/he must have the learning agility, initiative, and energy to both keep up with and contribute to the changing marketplace. This role will require experience working in a fast-paced environment and the ability to adjust and respond to dynamic business conditions.

Bachelor’s Degree required. MBA preferred.
Experience in Investment Banking, Management Consulting or equivalent preferred
Deep intellectual curiosity and strong drive to “crack the problem”;
Ability to think strategically and practical sense of how to cut to the core issues / analysis
Outstanding quantitative and analytical ability as well as a data-driven approach for solving problems
A track record of developing team members for growth and advancement as well as managing a team to high levels of performance
Excellent written and oral communication skills, and the demonstrated ability to communicate the results of analysis to critical senior audiences
Demonstrated ability to working in a dynamic, fast-paced business environment
The professional gravitas to build strong relationships with a broad range of people across all levels of management
A meticulous attention to detail combined with the drive to deliver the most accurate reporting and forecasting
Deep expertise in Excel and PowerPoint and the ability to learn new business process software applications

What you will get if you join us:

Competitive Salary + Bonus
Unlimited Paid Time Off + 12 Paid Holidays
Fidelity 401k + Match
Medical, Dental, Vision, EAP, Supplemental, Life, STD, LTD, HSA, FSA, Commuter
Wellness activities throughout the year
Parental Leave, Elder Care Leave, Volunteer Time Off
Education Assistance (Reimbursement) Program
Employee Referral Program
Pet Insurance
Company Celebrations, Appreciation Events, and Team Building
Business Casual Dress with Jeans daily
Fast-paced, innovative culture with an open and collaborative environment
Ample opportunity to develop core and new skillsets and have a stake in your own success
Freedom to create your best work and make a visible impact on the organization
Opportunities for advancement within the organization
We appreciate your interest in Jackson Hewitt Tax Service. Jackson Hewitt Tax Service is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age (40 and over), disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Jackson Hewitt Tax Service also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also Jackson Hewitt Tax Service’s policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

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