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VP Financial Planning & Analysis

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Morristown
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Who we areFor more than 40 years, Covanta has been at the forefront of sustainable materials management, providing companies and communities world-class waste and resource solutions.Through our diverse and scalable full-service capabilities, we're leading the charge to a carbon-negative future-reducing, reusing, recycling and reimagining waste for the benefit of both people and planet.Our differentiator comes from our vast ecosystem of technology, facilities, and partnerships, trusted by the world's largest organizations to solve their most pressing environmental challenges, and achieve their most ambitious environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals.All that we're missing is you. Join us today!!Our valuesDiversity, inclusivity, engagement-these are the values that help us foster a strong sense of community within Covanta. By embracing the unique talents, perspectives, and experiences of our employees, we cultivate an environment that embraces teamwork, encourages open dialogue, and provides opportunities for growth.About the roleCovanta, a leading sustainable solutions company, is on an exciting transformational and growth journey. This is a unique leadership opportunity to lead a dynamic corporate finance team, interact with senior executive leaders and develop/execute an FP&A transformation roadmap to enhance FP&A capabilities across the Finance Department.The Vice President, Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis will lead the Covanta Finance team and provide financial leadership in the following areas: budgeting and forecasting process and presentation, internal management reporting and financial analysis for the total company financial results, long-term financial planning including transactional / scenario modeling (financings, M&A, etc.), preparing insights / commentary for external reporting and parent company reporting, finance activities for corporate overhead departments, functional ownership / administration of the Oracle financial planning system, and special projects. Continuous improvement of analysis and reporting, providing actionable insights to senior management team, to improve EBITDA and FCF. This position leads a team of -10 professionals.This position will report to the Chief Financial Officer of Covanta and will entail:

  • Overseeing the company wide process of the annual Budget, monthly forecast, and cash flow forecast
  • Monitor, analyze, and report on consolidated performance against budget / prior year and present to senior leadership.
  • Preparation of presentations for executive leadership including monthly forecast, annual budget, and Board of Directors
  • Develop and maintain company-wide forecasting and budgeting policies, procedures, models, and budget roll-ups in financial planning system.
  • Oversee long-term financial planning including transactional / scenario modeling (financings, M&A, etc.) and present to senior leadership.
  • Collaboration with key stakeholders: internal finance team; regional teams for developing forecasts and budgets; Controllership teams for close process and supporting financial analysis
  • Work with External Reporting and Treasury/IR to develop commentary and insight for external reporting requirements.
  • Set the standards for management reporting across the organization.
  • Drive continuous improvement culture within the team through streamlining FP&A processes, implementing value-add FP&A analysis, and continuing focus on leadership standard work.
  • Manage budgeting and forecasting process for corporate overhead departments including a process for overhead allocations.
  • Oversee the use and management of our Enterprise Performance Management tool
  • Performing ad hoc analysis / special projects that may arise in a typical corporate finance organization
  • Work to develop efficient regional reporting structure.Requirements:Education:Requires Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Engineering, or related fieldExperience:
    • 15+ years of directly related professional experience (FP&A, corporate finance) with increasing level of responsibility
    • Corporate FP&A experience facilitating enterprise wide planning, budgeting, and forecasting processes required; MBA / CPA a plus;
    • Experience leading a team through FP&A transformation a plus
    • Ability to understand the impact of changes in business operations on financials and investigate corrective action if required
    • Very strong analytical skills, including financial modeling experience.
    • Ability to interact confidently with and present to all levels of the organization / management
    • The ability to deliver high quality work under pressure of tight deadlines
    • Knowledge of general accounting principles
    • Strong working knowledge of Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) tools, e.g., Oracle EPBCS
    • Strong computer skills, including high proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
    • Self-motivated, high energy, effective at working collaboratively to deliver exceptional resultsOur DEI CommitmentCovanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer, has developed an Affirmative Action Program (AAP), and will not discriminate against any qualified applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability (including perceived disability, physical, mental, and/or intellectual disabilities), veteran status, liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States, or any other characteristic protected by law. Know Your Rights ()Please note that Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site because of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by going to and clicking on the 'Contact Us' button. Under Inquires, select 'Careers' in the Interest field, fill out all required fields including your message. In the message section, please note this is a 'Job Application Accommodation Request'.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Parsippany-Troy Hills Township , VP Financial Planning & Analysis, Executive , Morristown, New Jersey

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