Senior Director, Business Planning

Full Time United States - Connecticut - Stamford Posted 03/18/2021 Areas of interest: Business Planning, Finance and Accounting, Leadership Requisition Number: 277565BR FAN810
This position is responsible for providing strategic leadership to all aspects of the Business Planning Analysis function. Directs the operational and financial planning and analysis needs of an organization and provides integrated analysis of financial and operational metrics. Responsible for managing the successful development and execution of data-driven financial reporting and data analysis. Drives long-term financial analysis strategy and ensures the quality of financial models to address complex business needs.

Provide strategic leadership to a Business Planning Analysis function and financial advice and analysis to the senior management

Develop finance organizational strategies by contributing financial and accounting information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction; establishes functional objectives in line with organizational objectives.

Analyze, evaluate and recommend changes in departmental policy and procedure. Update and distribute policies as needed

Manage budget/forecast functions, development of models, reporting and analysis

Act as a strategic liaison to the Business Planning team in support of monthly financial reporting summaries and forecast trends related to department budget process

Provide oversight of complex data management, including reviewing, analyzing; providing solutions and visibility of this data to department leadership

Manage a team who gathers, analyzes, refines, validates, documents and maintains complex user stories and business requirements for all opportunity to cash order flow activities for all lines of business

Assign projects and provide support to direct report Business Planning Analysts, up to and including reviewing performance and monitoring continuous improvement plans

Accountable for the execution of departmental processes and methodologies

Ensure complete analysis and understanding of interdependencies, business risks, risk mitigates that could impact or be impacted by the delivery of proof of concepts, new products, services, processes and/or support technologies

Ensure all defined business rules/policies are documented, implemented as designed

Responsible for directing analysis to include analyzing costs and metrics

Perform other duties as requested

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Ability to work and model a high sense of ownership, collaboration, and execution excellence
Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
Ability to work independently, as well as in a collaborative and dynamic team environment
Ability to handle multiple projects and priorities
Ability to analyze and interpret data
Ability to quickly identify business problems/opportunities
Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner
Ability to communicate with all levels of management and company personnel
Ability to manage multiple projects at one time
Ability to effectively present information to management
Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
Ability to show judgment and initiative and to accomplish job duties
Ability to make decisions and work collaboratively with others to solve problems
Ability to supervise and motivate others
Superb knowledge of software applications such as Word, Excel, etc.
Strong business planning and forecasting skills

Strong analytic, organizational, and problem solving skills
Ability to focus on overall strategy
Strong team and relationship building skills
Proven leadership and mentoring skills
Ability to analyze data and develop and present data driven reports
Ability to document, prepare and present executive level presentations
Ability to effectively manage large and complex projects
Knowledge of telecommunications industry preferred

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field or equivalent experience

Related Work Experience Number of Years
Accounting/Business Planning/Finance experience 10+
Management experience 7+

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