Director, Finance

Checkerspot & WNDR Alpine | December 17 

 

Type: Full-time

Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Supervisor: Head of Finance & Operations

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

We seek an enthusiastic, team oriented, problem solver to join our Salt Lake City team. As a senior member of the finance organization, the Director of Finance will support and collaborate with the Commercial and Technology teams to design and facilitate systems that allow us to strategically manage our business and financial metrics. This position will create, build, and maintain a financial database, creating workflows and systems to provide insights, analyses, reporting and analytics to the management team to support strategic decision making. This role will also lead the organization to identify and implement a financial planning and forecasting system as well as other enterprise resource planning systems.  The ideal candidate must be highly collaborative with business unit partners and functional teams, understand business requirements, strategies, operational and financial processes to design and implement cost-effective enterprise systems.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with business partners to solve start-up and scalability issues
  • Partner with internal stakeholders/business leaders to create, build out, analyze, and communicate KPIs to provide visibility to operational and financial performance as well as progress to Company’s key strategic directives
  • Develop, implement, and run Checkerspot’s financial modeling database, annual budgeting, and quarterly financial planning to track and insure the ownership and accountability of business partners
  • Lead the design and implementation of enterprise-wide resource planning systems
  • Collaborate with internal business partners to provide ad-hoc financial and business decision support on revenue, cost of sales, 3rd party production costs, marketing, advertising, and strategic initiatives
  • Implement routines, systems, and reporting processes to manage forecasts, assist business partners in maximizing revenue, and identifying opportunities for cost effective spend
  • Work across product teams to build and maintain product and material cost models; provide operational transparency by tracking and reconciling between actual and forecast/budget costs
  • Collaborate closely with Corporate Controller to support monthly, quarterly, and annual financial close, as well as annual audits, as required
  • Collaborate with external Investment advisors and Corporate Controller on cash and investment planning activities

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) in Accounting & Finance or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years of related work experience in FP&A, data analytics, or similar field
  • Prior experience in commercial and manufacturing organizations
  • Prior ERP implementation experience a plus
  • Demonstrated experience customizing financial databases and reporting systems, usually acquired through related work experience
  • Strong user of Microsoft Excel (Pivot Tables, Lookup Functions, Arrays, Data Tables, etc.,)
  • Deep understanding of business processes; experienced with business and ERP systems
  • Analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills required to identify and resolve issues
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, innovative with a strong sense of initiative
  • Technical, data oriented, with a high degree of attention to detail with proven ability to proactively assess and improve current processes
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams; values and establishes effective interpersonal relationships across the Company
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with ability to multitask and prioritize job duties in an organized and efficient manner
  • Committed to the highest standards for protecting confidentiality, data accuracy and integrity, consistency, and security

JOIN OUR TEAM
If you are interested in joining us at WNDR Alpine & Checkerspot in Salt Lake City, please send your cover letter and résumé to jobs@wndr-alpine.com.