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Director of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)

| Austin
The home search starts online, but the real estate industry is often optimized for in-person, one-on-one service. That's a fantastic experience once you connect with the right professional, but finding the right fit isn't always a smooth process. Opcity built a nationwide real-time data and technology platform combining cutting edge deep learning, business analytics and human intuition with the latest web, mobile and digital telephony technologies to enable our team of professionals, and thousands of real estate agents and brokers, to make sure we connect every home buyer with the right agent at the right time so more time is spent finding a home and less time finding the perfect agent.
The Director of Financial Planning & Analysis is responsible for owning the forecast, budget, variance analysis and related financial models. The ideal candidate is comfortable managing multiple projects in a high-growth, dynamic and fast-paced environment. The Director knows what it means to be agile and understands the importance of flexibility in their approach. The Director enjoys helping their business partners find the optimal solution. The Director is intellectually curious, takes pride in being detail-oriented while understanding the big picture, and has strong financial modeling and planning experience. This role is part of the Finance team and offers the opportunity to help grow and develop the FP&A team. The Director will develop cross-functional relationships with executive staff, sales, operations and analytics. 

Areas of Ownership:

  • Own the financial and headcount models which includes ongoing maintenance, review and evolution as the business evolves
  • Own the monthly and quarterly forecast and related variance analysis
  • Lead monthly headcount planning with recruiting and senior leadership Drive annual and long-range budget and financial planning
  • Analyze causes of variances, and flow through findings to the forecast Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance
  • Propose action items on findings such as additional analyses to perform, reports we can create or other ways to improve business performance and decision-making
  • Work closely with teams across all departments to identify needs for reporting and analysis and leads projects to completion
  • Direct preparation of weekly and monthly management reports and analyses
  • Own weekly cash forecast projection
  • Direct and review the preparation and submission of commission calculations for bi-weekly payroll, working cross-functionally with analytics and payroll
  • Prepare payroll reporting and analyzes payroll variances to plan and forecast
  • Lead monthly close process including review of financials, variances and provide feedback
  • Oversee ad hoc projects and business analysis as needed
  • Develop and implement FP&A best practices, procedures and processes

The Ideal Profile:

  • 8+ years of relevant finance experience (FP&A, investment banking, private equity or management consulting); experience at a technology or other high-growth company a plus
  • Minimum 1 year with director level experience or 3 years as a manager of a team
  • BS Degree in Finance or Accounting Strong analytical skills; enjoys dissecting problems; approaches problems from different perspectives to suggest and implement solutions
  • Deep understanding of GAAP and overall accounting principles, FP&A, budgeting & forecasting, financial modeling, and reporting
  • Highly skilled in building financial models and forecasts
  • Experience with KPI reporting; identifying metrics and developing dashboards
  • Experience collaborating cross-functionally
  • Anticipates what’s needed or expected next Self-driving with a deep sense of ownership; takes pride in accuracy and quality of work produced
  • Superior attention to detail is critical for this role
  • Prefers to base decisions on data and ROI
  • Sees themselves as an optimizer who evaluates inputs for the most optimal outcome Quick learner, thrives in a dynamic, high-growth company and understands how to work well within an unstructured, entrepreneurial culture
  • Comfort with ambiguity
  • Strong work ethic and can self-manage against deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Someone who is coachable; enjoys and seeks out continuous improvement, professionally and personally
  • Impeccable ethical standards, integrity and discretion
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills Expert in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Expertise with Google Doc Suite a plus
  • Experience with SQL, Oracle, Adaptive Insights, Cognos TM1, Tableau or other business intelligence systems a plus

What We Offer:

  • Named to Best Workplaces by Inc. Magazine
  • Named to Top Workplaces by the Austin American Statesman
  • Company sponsored events, happy hours, rewards and recognition and other fun events
  • Monthly company updates with our leadership team
  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Flexible time off policy
  • Medical, Vision, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance plus Flexible and Dependent Care Spending Accounts
  • Onsite gym with showers and lockers
  • Free lunch provided daily
  • Stocked kitchen with snacks and beverages
  • Adjustable stand up desks

 *No relocation is provided for this vacancy, local candidates preferred. Must be eligible to work in the U.S. for any employer. The position requires prolonged standing or sitting and repetitive hand and wrist motion. Operates phones, computers, fax machines, copiers, and other office equipment. Diversity is important to us, therefore, Opcity is an Equal Opportunity Employer regardless of age, color, national origin, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, status as a disabled veteran and/or veteran of the Vietnam Era or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Opcity will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified disabled individuals.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • GITDatabases
    • AWSDatabases

Location

Opcity, 6800 Burleson Road , Austin, TX 78744

What are Opcity Inc Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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