Director of FP&A in San Diego, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/21/2020

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Job Description

At Vaco, we match Accounting, Financial, IT and Administrative professionals with solid career growth opportunities. We are currently seeking a Financial Planning and Analysis Director with Public Accounting Audit experience for an excellent opportunity with one of our top clients. Get the advantage over your competition through our direct access to HR departments and hiring managers. Apply with Vaco, and we will be your personal representative! We will promote your strengths and help prepare you for your interview by supplying you with key information about our client.

Let Vaco advocate on your behalf! We will provide you with access to market trends, compensation expectations, company culture and growth opportunities that are perfect for you!


Annual Budgeting Process

  • Oversee and manage the process including setting financial goals and expense targets for the business partners.
  • Provide insight regarding the Company's key metrics and trends and identify improvements and efficiencies.
  • Prepare Executive level presentations and support materials for our Board Meetings.


  • Lead weekly, monthly and quarterly forecast process.
  • Manage the risks and opportunities process to maintain a current financial outlook for the business.
  • Provide monthly performance reporting activities including timely and insightful commentary on performance compared to the prior year and budget.
  • Reconcile financial results and identify key drivers of variances in the forecast.
  • Analyze financial information to produce forecasts of business, industry, and economic conditions for use in making decision to support business initiatives.


  • Develops financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives.
  • Improve performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies and understand ROI of programs and new projects.
  • Collaborate with accounting and operations for accurate financial reporting.
  • Oversee department reporting needs by refreshing internal reports and preparing reports/PowerPoint presentations for Senior Management.
  • Ad hoc projects, reporting and analysis.

IBM Planning Analytics (PAX)

  • Partner with the system architect to design and enhance the functionality based on business needs.
  • Identify and gather new requests and manage the enhancement process from beginning to end.
  • Serve as functional expert and business owner for our PAX system.
  • Develop and support system area experts.
  • Champion best practices and assessing process improvement opportunities to drive improvements.


  • BS in Accounting or Finance.
  • 7-10 years' experience
  • Multinational company | retail industry preferred
  • Strong familiarity with core financial planning and analysis processes including budgeting, forecasting and financial control process design.
  • Prior experience with FPM software (Cognos TM1, IBM PAX, Hyperion, SAP)
  • Bilingual English/Spanish strongly preferred