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Financial Planning & Analysis Director - Restaurants & Nightlife

Los Angeles, CA
30 Jun 2020

As the Financial Planning & Analysis Director, you will be responsible for overseeing the overall budgeting, planning and forecasting needs of sbes restaurant and nightlife venues. You will also be responsible for establishing guidelines related to the forecasting and budgeting process to ensure consistency and accuracy across the board while providing accurate reporting/information to senior executives to support decision-making.

Implement and maintain an effective planning and analysis capability that will provide senior leadership with appropriate analytical tools to establish goals and measure performance of the company
Support in preparing financial and business related analysis and research in such areas as financial and expense performance, rate of return, working capital, pricing and investments
Support in preparing consolidated forecasts and budgets
Analyze trends in revenue, expense, capital expenditures and other related areas
Assist with special financial and business related studies and coordinate with other departments in preparing analyses
Oversee the continued development of budgeting, financial forecasting, operating plan and modeling tools
Support the strategic business planning process
Improve performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies and understand ROI in marketing programs and new projects
Effectively communicate cash flow related issues, including the accurate and timely preparation of monthly financial statements: cash flow statements, management of receivables, payables, cash balances, and control mechanisms

Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance; MBA highly preferred
5+ years' experience in Financial Planning or Analysis or related Corporate Finance fields (Investment Banking, Consultant or Asset Management)
Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
Familiarity with ERP systems (HFM, Hyperion, Oracle, etc.)
Strong communication and customer service skills
Ability to work in a team environment, be self-motivated and demonstrate professional maturity
Strong organization, analytical, and critical-thinking skills and exhibit composure and professionalism while under pressure
Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment while meeting constant deadlines and maintaining strong attention to detail
Flexible with travel (10-15%)

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