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Director of FP&A

Company: T. Parker Host
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Title: Director, FP&AStatus: Full-Time, ExemptCompany: T. Parker HostReports To: CFOLocation: Norfolk, VAT. Parker Host is a century-old maritime company known for going above and beyond for our customers as both ship agents and terminal operators. We leverage our network of exceptional team members, assets, data-driven analytics, and deep industry knowledge to add value to diverse cargoes throughout the supply chain.HOST's customer-tailored solutions and deep industry knowledge have led us to new undertakings and exponential growth. We now have over 20 agency, terminal and stevedoring operations throughout the U.S. East and Gulf coasts, all positioned to offer the exceptional level of service we've been providing for one hundred years - driven by data, experience, and our core principles.Position Summary: The Director of FP&A is responsible for directing the key aspects of the planning and performance management for the company and reports into the Chief Financial Officer. This role helps all areas of FP&A function, which includes developing financial and business plans, partnering with business leaders across the company, and driving analyses for business/strategic issues.Essential Responsibilities and Duties:Decision Support (30% of Role)Provide the organization and its leadership with the appropriate Financial and Operating information necessary to optimize performance by developing, maintaining and providing financial/operational information, plans, and projectionsManagement of FP&A analysts within the finance organizationOversee interaction with the Operations to improve/develop financial decision-making capability (e.g., redesign financial modeling, develop driver-based models, etc.)Oversee scenario modeling and "what if" analysis for Sr. ManagementPerform ad-hoc financial analysis to facilitate strategic and tactical decision-making (e.g., investments, profitability, productivity, etc.)Provide guidance on the financial impact of strategic decisionsBudgeting & Forecasting (25% of Role)Lead annual budget process for the companyHelp establishes targets for the various business areasEnsure that cost take-out objectives / productivity gains are adequately incorporated into the budget / forecastHelp develop the monthly/ quarterly financial forecasts which integrates with the Operations models (e.g., Moving Cargo, Facility, etc.)Help prepare cash forecastsDevelop the CAPEX forecast and facilitates the related Corporate-level approval processReporting & Analysis (30% of Role)Oversee the development of monthly Sr. Management reporting packagesHelp define and monitor Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), highlighting trends, and analyzing causes of variances (e.g., design value-driver tree)Ensure that the Operations understands its performance versus its commitments and proactively works with the Operations to analyze and explain variancesProvide value-added analysis related to sales/business trends, direct/overhead costs, Return on Investment calculations, and various business initiativesDevelop standard and consistent reporting across the business to improve performance and drive efficienciesProvide feedback loop to support the update of the Operations models (e.g., Moving Cargo, Facilities, etc.)Help prepare Board of Director and investor presentationsContinuous Improvement (10% of Role)Apply continuous improvement techniques and methods to internal processes and systems (e.g., budget and forecast process redesign)Assist with the development of new processes and lead the FP&A system improvements, which may include selection/implementation of a new FP&A systemFP&A Process Governance (5% of Role)Ensure that all Corporate requirements are accurately submitted on time, as well as ensuring that the business entities know what and when information is requiredEducation, Knowledge, Experience, Skills and Abilities Required:Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, accounting, economics, or other related course of study. MBA a plus.Minimum of eight years of experience in financial planningExperience leading a team.Working knowledge of financial analysis best practices.Demonstrated ability to develop policies and processes around FP&A.Strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.Advanced competency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.Strong analytical and presentation skills.Proficiency in business math.Ability to work under pressure, handling multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized.Willingness to roll up sleeves and work with team members cross-departmentally.Ability to work in a NetSuite environment or similar ERPs a plusThe Person: The successful candidate will have the following behaviors and demonstrate the competencies below.Core Principles: All team members must demonstrate an ability to adhere and understand the core principles of the company. This team member must be able to provide value and depth to the Core Principles of Host.Our people are our greatest assets.Their safety is our top priority.We provide exceptional service.We believe every relationship is important.We are detectives, understanding all activities within our markets.We know today's opportunities are tomorrow's growth.We conduct all business with integrity.We build on our legacy.Position Specific Behaviors:Team playerMakes decisions and executes quicklyHonesty and integrityAdaptable and flexibleCollaborative- works well with othersExcels in high growth, entrepreneurial and meritocratic environmentComfortable with ambiguityStrong intellectual curiosityThrives in a pressurized work environmentDemonstrated Competencies to be Successful at HOST:Self- starterProblem solvingCommunicationCustomer FocusAccountabilityExecuting both short-term plans and long-term plans tied to vision and "big picture" goals.For more information, please visit or Apply Online Here

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