Vector Solutions

  • Manager, Business Planning & Analysis

    Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
    ID
    2020-1110
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    At Vector Solutions, it is our distinct privilege to serve the everyday heroes who serve others – the engineers who keep our buildings safe, the manufacturers who make the products we use every day, the first responders who protect us, and the educators who take care of our children. Through our award-winning online education, safety compliance, and performance optimization solutions, our mission is to change the world by saving lives, inspiring professionals, and elevating performance.

    Our extended Vector Solutions family has grown and evolved tremendously over the past 20 years, and we have no intentions of slowing down. Our creativity and drive have taken us from a handful of employees in Tampa, Florida to more than 400 team members all over the country. We believe in fostering a positive workplace culture that attracts talent, drives engagement, increases performance, and invests in employees’ happiness and satisfaction.

    So, if you’re innovative, passionate about what you do, and driven by the need to push boundaries in order to serve the everyday heroes that serve all of us, then search for your forever career with us at Vector Solutions.

     

    As an innovative and highly acquisitive private equity backed organization, we are continuously expanding our Finance Department and are looking for a Business Planning & Analysis (BP&A) professional to join us as we continue our amazing growth trajectory.  

     

    Reporting to the Head of Financial Planning & Analysis, this newly created position will be a critical role as we buildout our internal financial consultancy practice to better serve our operating leaders to better understand their businesses through thoughtful analytics, infusing financial acumen across the organization, empowering better operating decisions through data, analytics and financial advice and serving as a key partner for all operating decisions as warranted.  This role will be the primary financial resource assigned to their respective operating partner(s) and will learn the nuances and operating dynamics of the business and then liaise with their FP&A teammates to provide more insightful and business specific inputs for corporate planning and analytics.

     

    We're always looking for smart, creative people who thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. If you're multi-talented, colorful, team-oriented, and ready to maximize your potential and have done your homework, we'd like to speak with you!

     

    The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in financial leadership roles, be proactive and problem-solving-oriented and the ability to manage multiple highly visible tasks while adhering to and meeting deadlines. This role is fast-paced and will have a direct impact on the business’ performance visibility, forecast accuracy, business decision support, and improve operating performance through insightful analytics.

    Responsibilities

    • Partner with assigned business leaders and their teams to provide financial and operational analytics, dashboarding, and overall financial performance updates
    • Lead BU review discussions as directed with respect to financial and operational performance perspectives, goal attainment, staffing, etc
    • Develop and gain deep business understanding of financial drivers and levers that impact your business unit(s)
    • Take ownership of the data, be the “single source of truth” and bring a balanced, objective tone and perspective to all interactions
    • Design business unit profitability metrics and drive analytics and decision support to change the performance vector
    • Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives and tactical performance

    Qualifications

    • Finance partner leadership experience (Division of BU), preferably within a high transactional business
    • Experience with high growth, fast-paced businesses helpful
    • Service-minded finance professional
    • Strong leadership and communication skills
    • Superior modeling and analytical skills and strong business acumen
    • Ability to “tell the story” with the data and move effortlessly from 30,000 feet to 5,000 feet perspectives
    • Proven ability to influence across functions and levels
    • MBA preferred
    • Technologically savvy, collaborative, and team-minded

    What you should have:

    Strong communicator (upward and downward): Not afraid to speak up when seeking answers to critical issues.  Candid but respectful communicator.
    Can-do attitude: Approaches situations with a desire and need to succeed. Will not just accept traditional view of problems.
    Adaptability: Vector is an organization that moves quickly, and this person needs to be able to adapt to an evolving organization, but also remain grounded in a customer-centric mindset.
    High standards: Should expect and only accept work of the highest caliber. While this person should hold himself or herself to this standard, they should also help to elevate these standards across the organization.

     

    Benefits

    • Medical, dental and vision coverage
    • 401(k) matching
    • Generous paid time off
    • 10 paid holidays
    • Professional development reimbursement
    • Company social events
    • Philanthropic opportunities 
    • Advancement opportunities and challenging career paths
    • A casual work environment (ditch the suit & tie)

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