The driving force behind our success has always been the people of AspenTech. What drives us, is our aspiration, our desire and ambition to keep pushing the envelope, overcoming any hurdle, challenging the status quo to continually find a better way. You will experience these qualities of passion, pride and aspiration in many ways -- from a rich set of career development programs to support of community service projects to social events that foster fun and relationship building across our global community. The Role The Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) will serve as an integral member of the corporate financial leadership team. The VP FP&A will serve as a key financial interface to the CEO, CFO, COO, and other executive management team members. This position reports directly to the SVP & CFO. The FP&A department will continuously update, define and report key metrics that are crucial to the overall strategy, budgeting process and potential M&A opportunities. The VP FP&A will be responsible for delivering value-added business analysis that will lead to insightful, accurate business decision-making. This person will take a pro-active approach to anticipating future needs of our growing business. As a strategic partner across all business functions, this position is responsible for all financial planning activities (annual budgeting and monthly / quarterly forecasting), monthly reporting of budget and forecast to actuals and providing value-added analysis and strategic support to all areas of the company. Your Impact - Plan, develop, lead and execute a world-class financial planning and strategy function for the company (including annual budgeting and monthly / quarterly forecasting, for the entire company.) - Lead a team of 6 staff members (including a Sr. Director and FP&A Analysts) - Inspire, motivate and influence FP&A organization to deliver a world-class planning capability for the company. Drive an open, inclusive, value-based and high performing culture. - Own the company's 5-10 year strategic planning models. Drive company-wide strategic planning process to define financial targets and key business assumptions while developing thoughtful methodologies and applying financial rigor throughout the process - Oversees the capital allocation strategy including ROI. - Lead monthly financial and operational reviews with the senior leadership team. Prepare a monthly reporting package that includes full financial statements, comprehensive Key Performance Indicator (KPI) reporting, operational Dashboard reporting, analysis of key business trends, actual versus budget variances. - Act as project manager for the company, ensuring all budgets are accurate, comprehensive and completed on time. - Provide financial modeling, generating financial schedules, financial analysis and valuation support for acquisitions, new product development, long-term contracts, and other ad-hoc financial projects. - Support and sit in with the CEO and CFO on quarterly earnings, IR calls and guidance. Assist in preparing analysis and presentation material for the monthly and quarterly financial review meetings as well as earnings releases - Actively own key finance and business process and the company-wide budgeting tools. Provide a high level of thought process to drive improvement and lead projects to enhance the reporting and analytical infrastructure. - Collaborate with cross-functional teams on major company initiatives from the financial perspective, including but not limited to, business model evaluation, cost saving opportunities, cost of quality analyses, vendor selection & negotiation, and operational efficiency. What You'll Need The ideal candidate will have 15 or more years of relevant professional experience and will have a proven track record as a business partner to an executive management team. This person will have worked in a publicly traded company (high tech industry or enterprise software). This person will be intellectually curious with high energy and have a passion to make the organization successful. He/she will have the mentality to think like the owner of the business and take a proactive yet collaborative approach to accomplishing business goals. A strong sense of collaboration is essential, as this person will work closely with Accounting, Tax, Revenue and other departments within AspenTech. Specific requirements and skills include: - Strong strategic and results orientation with a track record of meeting or exceeding business objectives. - Minimum 5 years of experience in building, developing and leading a world class FP&A team in a growing, financially sophisticated, and technology-forward organization. - Detailed understanding of financial budgeting and forecasting concepts and modeling. - A team player who is collaborative and receptive to ideas from others and works effectively with others to identify and resolve issues. Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to interact successfully with all levels of management as well as a diverse, global work force. - Demonstrated executive presence and poise; drives business results through clear communication, empowerment and collaboration. - Aspires to build \"best in class\" organization by recruiting, developing and mentoring high performing talent - Technical competence with U.S. GAAP for related responsibilities, strong analytical skills, experience developing and continuously updating policies, procedures and key metrics. - A driver who possesses the ability to take actions and implement effective solutions in a timely manner. - A creative yet pragmatic problem solver who is hands-on as well as detail-oriented. - Decisive and logical at thoroughly evaluating issues/trends. Solution-oriented. Excellent planning, execution, and project-management skills. - Strong communication both verbal and written, to highlight strategies, changes, and challenges to leadership team - Highest level of professional integrity and honesty as well as personal credibility. - Excellent skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. - BS or BBA in Business or equivalent. MBA is desiredSalary Range: NAMinimum Qualification15+ years Associated topics: associate director, chief financial officer, chief investment officer, director, director finance, general operations manager, manage, operation, supervise, vice president
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