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The Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team is part of a 40-member Finance organization, also including Accounting, Treasury and Cost Analysis. The five-person team, led by the Associate Director, FP&A, is trusted upon by senior leadership to provide key strategic, financial and operational information that is critical to driving the business of Draper, an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. For more than 80 years, Draper has applied exquisite engineering solutions to its customers’ most difficult challenges. Draper engineers, the bulk of its 1,700 employees, don’t simply conceive of solutions, they create something that never existed before and prove the feasibility of their creations by developing first-of-their-kind prototypes.
The Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Team Lead will provide leadership in budgeting, analysis, financial reporting and forecasting for Draper. He/she will be responsible for operational planning for Information Services and Facilities and will further lead company-wide Capital and Depreciation planning and integrated financial modeling. The position resides within the FP&A team reporting to the Associate Director, FP&A. The right highly motivated, energetic and experienced individual for this role will have significant autonomy in delivering new and refined ways of analyzing, reporting, and modeling financial performance.
Additional preferred experience, education, etc.:
MBA, or equivalent, also preferred, as is ability to cultivate critical inter- and intra-departmental working relationships, foster an environment of cooperation and trust and effectively meet deadlines while providing a high level of customer service. Should have demonstrable skills to develop a newly hired direct report by providing learning opportunities, mentorship/oversight and challenging work assignments supporting FP&A team, as identified.