Overview

Job Location:
Provo, UT

Job Description

Our mission is to redefine the home experience with tech and services to create a smarter, greener, safer home that saves our customers money every month.

Do you thrive in fast-pace, ever-changing environments?  Do you excel at leading with vision and executing strategy for high-visibility projects? Silicon Slopes in Utah is one of the hottest tech markets in the US and at its epicenter is Vivint Smart Home. The smart home category is taking off and no one is better positioned to succeed than Vivint.  The Director of FP&A will be responsible for ensuring accuracy and understanding of forecasts and provide variance commentary and analysis. They will partner very closely with business partners to discuss actual performance and projections.  

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead and drive weekly and monthly meetings with budget owners and manage budget trackers
  • Identify gaps in the existing planning & forecasting process, developing solutions to address said gaps, and seeking greater integration and standardization across all teams
  • Manage accuracy and effectiveness of existing reporting while also identifying improvement opportunities; identify key takeaways from reports and ensure that those are understood by stakeholders 
  • Manage, build, enhance enterprise planning models
  • Provide support in budget formulation and execution
  • Advise senior management on financial and program metrics
  • Prepare short and long-term strategy and financial forecasts
  • Interact with internal customers to ensure that decisions are properly executed within established Finance guidelines
  • Perform variance analysis, trend analysis and financial reviews
  • Responsible for the preparation and analysis for month-end, quarter-end and year-end close for assigned functions
  • Assist in solving complex technical problems in areas where no precedent exists
  • Help determine KPI’s and develop balanced scorecards
  • Support planning, budgeting, and forecasting processes
  • Build data structure and reporting infrastructure for new lines of business and sales channels
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives surrounding data quality and systems capability
  • Provide ad hoc analysis 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Detailed understanding of financial budgeting, modeling, and forecasting concepts
  • Ability to organize and analyze large datasets
  • Experience with planning and analysis software tools (Adaptive Planning or Tableau is a plus)
  • Strong critical thinking skills, with an ability to identify trends in financial data and develop creative solutions to address negative trends
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with senior management
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years of related experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field (MBA preferred)
  • Advanced skills in Excel

Learn about the Vivint Culture and why it’s a great place to grow your career!

Here are some highlighted perks you should ask us about:

  • Free daily lunch and drinks on site
  • Paid holidays and flexible paid time away
  • Employee/Friends/Family Discounts
  • Onsite health clinic, gym, gaming tables
  • Medical/dental/vision/life coverage & 24/7 Medical Hotline
  • 401(k) + Employer Match
  • Employee Resource Groups

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

SAFETY:

Vivint enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe working environment.  Each new employee is responsible for completing all training requirements.  Additionally, the employee must accept they have responsibility for maintaining the safety of themselves, their co-workers, and the public.  Employee must adhere to all written and verbal instructions, promptly report and correct all hazards or unsafe conditions, question non-standard operations or unmitigated hazards, and provide feedback to management on all safety issues.

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