Job Board Title:
Director, Financial Planning and Analysis (9394)
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PATH is currently recruiting for a Director of Financial Planning and Analysis.
PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.
The Director of Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) is responsible for driving all activities related to financial planning, budgeting and analysis for PATH. This position will report to the Chief of Strategic Finance and will be a valued consultant to the Executive Team, while also managing and developing the FP&A team members. The Director of FP&A will drive the global budget and planning process, as well as perform financial analysis and business modeling from an institutional view and for each of the division areas. This role will also be responsible for an FP&A Business Partner model that supports both Program and Operations divisions, allowing for deep understanding of divisional needs and while providing institutional perspectives back to the divisions. Additionally, this role will provide important analysis for a long range financial view of the institution as well as new business and financial models for PATH, taking into consideration internal and external factors.
The role will manage a small team and will leverage other global financial resources available to accomplish goals. In addition, this position will work closely with leadership and partners across the various program areas and operations groups (human resources, legal, IT, business development, etc.) to provide valuable financial analysis for decision support.
Deep technical competency and domain expertise in an organization of comparable size and complexity, and a demonstrated track record as a strong leader and manager who values teamwork, collaboration, and a positive work environment are critical for this role. In addition, the ability to effectively communicate financial complexities to a range of audiences is essential. Ideal candidate will have directly applicable sector experience including, but not limited to, experience with government and private foundation funding models.
- Drive the annual budget and planning process including developing guidance, holding area financial reviews, communicating with leadership and preparing presentation materials to the Executive Team and the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors.
- Analyze financial performance against forecast and plan, investigate variances, and communicate findings and recommendations to leadership.
- Develop and maintain key reports for reporting performance against the budget and other Key Performance Indicators, driving organizational accountability.
- Perform periodic updated financial forecasts highlighting any key challenges or opportunities influencing performance to goals.
- Analyze internal and external trends highlighting potential opportunities or challenges, and provide recommendations to leadership.
- Develop long-range financial models.
- Work closely with Financial Systems Manager to continuously improve PATH’s overall budget and forecast system application, including championing data structure and integrity.
- Model and evaluate potential new business and financial models for PATH, potentially including innovative financing deals either at the institution or programmatic levels.
- Manage and develop a team of FP&A professionals based in Seattle and India, and effectively leverage global finance resources to accomplish goals.
- Perform other related duties as assigned including, but not limited to, financial support related to complex agreements and related due diligence.
- Minimum fifteen years of progressive financial planning and analysis experience; preferably including experience within a professional services firm or similar environment.
- Minimum five years of experience leading a team
- Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or relevant field from an accredited college or university; MBA from an accredited college or university preferred
- Advanced Excel modeling skills and proficient in other Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
- Experience in the global nonprofit sector is strongly preferred