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Vice President - Financial Planning & Analysis at Berkeley Research Group, LLC

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Washington, Washington DC





Job Description:

Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis

 

Berkeley Research Group (BRG) provides independent expert testimony, advisory services and data analytics to major law firms, Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and regulatory bodies around the world.  BRG experts provide sophisticated economic, financial, and analytical advice across a wide range of disciplines including antitrust and competition policy, complex damages, finance, healthcare, intellectual property, valuation, and workforce issues.  In addition, the firm consults with clients in major industry sectors with compliance, business process improvement and strategy consulting. BRG is also a significant provider of bankruptcy and restructuring services in the U.S.

 

 

BRG is a rapidly growing, multiple hundred-million revenue organization with over 1,200 professionals in 44 offices in 14 countries.    This position offers the right individual the opportunity to work closely with BRG’s executive leadership to plan and manage the firm’s continued expansion in global expert professional services.  This position is based in BRG’s Washington DC office.

 

 

This position reports to the BRG CFO but works closely with the BRG President (both based in DC) and serves as a critical hub within BRG’s management team for reporting, analysis and participation in data-driven decision making.  BRG’s leadership seeks a business partner who can help the company rapidly expand its expert business while remaining true to its underlying strategy and founding financial disciplines.  

 

 

Responsibilities

 


  • Continue the build-out and implementation of a comprehensive, regular system of reporting and analytical processes for managing operations and implementing BRG’s business strategy.

  • Manage an effective budgeting and budget control process with periodic reforecasting.

  • Support internal and external financial and management reporting including actionable variance analysis.

  • Prepare ad-hoc models and analyses to support operational and strategic business decisions.

  • Support cross functional initiatives to drive cost efficiencies and reduce scaling costs.

  • Create and maintain multi-year projections and financial models to facilitate strategic and capital planning.

  • In conjunction with the larger financial team, continuously improve and streamline the financial and management reporting cycle and related operational processes.  Strongly advocate for and support data governance rules and process standardization.

 


  • Select, implement and maintain a modern enterprise budgeting, planning & financial analysis system.

  • Manage (in two locations) a small, high performing team of financial analysts.

 

Qualifications:

 


  • MBA or equivalent advanced degree or credential (for example CFA, CPA) preferred.

  • Minimum of 10 years of professional financial experience grounded in planning, analysis, strategy and budgeting roles.  Experience must include supervising FP&A teams and managing enterprise control and governance processes.

  • Excellent communication and written/verbal presentation skills.   Able to participate actively in business decisions speaking from an analytical, data-driven and accountability-oriented vantage point.

  • Experience in a professional services business (or other project-oriented business reliant on significant revenue-generating individuals) is a significant positive, but not required.

  • Willingness and ability to build or oversee the building of complex models and analyses.

  • Experience with financial statement analysis and a strong understanding of corporate finance concepts

  • Experience with and solid understanding of US GAAP.

  • Proficiency in using/managing/building-out enterprise planning and analysis tools and applications.

  • Ability to motivate and lead by example.

  • Able to juggle multiple projects and competing requirements, often under deadlines.

  • Able to travel periodically, most frequently to the company’s offices in the San Francisco Bay area.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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