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VP, Financial Planning & Analysis

Req ID:  32368
Travel:  Less than 10%
Location: 

McLean, VA, US, 22102

Education:  Four-year college degree
Experience:  At least 10 years of experience required
Equivalency:  Combination of education/experience not considered

 

 

Your role in helping us shape the future:

You are a driven, innovative FP&A business leader who leads with strategic direction and by example, who will oversee Intelsat’s financial planning, forecasting and reporting teams. You bring strong senior leadership, financial analysis expertise, experience-based business judgment, and a strong desire to improve internal reporting, controls, due diligence, discovery and business learning. You will lead human capital and knowledge formation and system enhancements to deliver best in class automation and analytics, leading and driving an engaged and motivated department reporting on revenue, operating expenses, capital investment and system capacity needs and utilization, informing key decisions made by senior management.

In this high-profile role, you will partner closely with relevant internal and external partners to deliver a differentiated, world class product to senior management and the board of directors.

Are you up to the challenge?

  • Provide thought leadership in the creation, enhancement and timely and accurate reporting of Department-level KPIs.
  • Lead the annual forecasting, planning, budgeting, and analysis function working closely with key stakeholders across the organization (including but not limited to the sales organization, business unit leads and corporate strategy) to develop long range strategic plans, annual budgets and operational analysis and reporting.
  • Build and present monthly business review in partnership with business unit leads to senior management with accurate, timely and meaningful insight for the business providing analysis and reporting of revenue results.
  • Provide support for quarterly external reporting, including public guidance and earnings releases.
  • Act as financial partner to business units leads in decision support.  Develop downside, base and upside cases for new and emerging services, geographies, customer segments and network infrastructure, make go/no-go, continue/terminate recommendations to senior management
  • Approach activities as an enterprise leader, engaging and building cross-functional relationships to drive strategic initiatives, seeking new ideas and encouraging the team to model same behavior. 
  • Model and foster a culture of accountability, professional development, high-performance, and ethical behavior.  Bring new talent to the business
  • Lead change by continuously assessing the need, championing initiatives, and navigating or removing obstacles 
  • Provide leadership to the team-members, develop and stretch talent to maximize the function’s business impact.
  • Work with cross-functional organizations to streamline the processes, workflows and ensure integrity of departmental projects.  Rigorously scan for and eliminate low-ROI work product.

 

Can you lead this organization?

  • Degree in finance, Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) preferred.
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years of financial planning experience, multinational experience a plus.
  • Experience working within divisional or business unit type structure within a fact-based due diligence, highly analytical and metrics driven culture.
  • Sincere appetite for continuous process improvement.
  • Strong customer focus, understanding the strength of our financial partnership with business unit leaders and senior management is directly and powerfully connected to optimizing business performance
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to synthesize complex financial and operating data and communicate succinct conclusions and recommendations
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and effective written and verbal communication skills with the ability to navigate and influence senior executives across various functional areas
  • Excellent people development and influencing skills; ability to build and drive extended and virtual teams towards a collaborative environment
  • Ability to lead through change management
  • Ability to adapt to new technology quickly
  • Systems proficiency generally and advanced proficiency in MS Excel.

What it’s like to work with us:

Intelsat is connecting the world and transforming the satellite landscape by reaching beyond the traditional satellite industry. We are defining new products that will open new, profitable markets. To help us reach this goal, you should be a bold thinker who will perform a key role in shaping Intelsat innovation for years to come.

  • We emphasize personal and professional growth
  • Fun, diverse, and inclusive culture of excellence

 

 

  • This role is subject to ITAR; candidates must be a US Person (this includes US Citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Individual such as an asylee or refugee).
  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job.  This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.
  • Company description: Intelsat is the largest provider of fixed satellite services worldwide. We enable providers of media, telecom and government services to deliver information and entertainment to people at home, in the office or on the move. On a day-to-day basis, Intelsat supplies video, data and voice connectivity in approximately 200 countries and territories for approximately 1,800 customers, many of which Intelsat has had relationships with for over 30 years. Some of the world’s leading media and communications companies, multinational corporations, Internet service providers and government/military organizations hallmark Intelsat’s customer base. Customers access capacity through extensive service offerings, which include transponder services, hybrid managed services combining satellite capacity and terrestrial facilities, and channel services.


Nearest Major Market: Washington DC