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Vice President, Finance

Location:

Boston - Massachusetts - USA, Lowell - Massachusetts - USA

Function:

Accounting/Finance

Ref #:

201702369
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Description

Working closely with the CFO, senior business leaders, and financial sponsors this key role is charged with empowering the company to achieve financial objectives and managing operational and financial processes. The Vice President Finance must understand the operations of the business and how the financial systems, accounting, capital structure, and operating policies all interrelate to help ensure the business achieves both short and long-term goals. The ideal candidate will be able to articulate past results with a strong focus on how to project and enhance future results. This individual will guide the development of a financial strategy to include revenue, profit and cash flow maximization.

Duties and responsibilities:
• Manage internal financial and business reporting to provide management with timely and useful information to facilitate business decisions and drive business performance. Identify business, financial trends, and variances to plan.
• Provide financial modeling, financial analysis, forecasting, and other ad-hoc financial projects.
• Prepare and monitor the company’s long-range strategic planning models and lead the company’s annual strategic planning/budgeting and quarterly forecasting processes.
• Proactively seek opportunities to improve planning and reporting processes. Benchmark performance against competition with available information.
• Assist in preparing analysis, commentary and presentation material for the monthly and quarterly financial review meetings.
• Lead/enhance/mentor a business partner-oriented global team focused on Financial Planning & Analysis, Business Support (e.g. compensation plan, deal desk support, business analysis), and some Accounting (e.g. service revenues, commission accruals, etc.).
• Manage a team of functionally focused senior finance managers (VP & Director level) and establish strong business partner relationships with functional department heads.
• Help build out tools and systems for how financial information is distributed. Lead efforts to help define and evolve financial and operational metrics of the company.
• Develop visibility tools to help reduce costs, grow revenues, and produce high-quality financial information. Using standard financial techniques and knowledge of the industry, provide analysis that identifies and answers key strategic issues within our business group.
• Build relationships and partnerships across departments to thoroughly understand how all the pieces fit together, how information is used and can be used by various functions within the business.
• Build strong executive partnerships with the executive team and other key leaders at Kronos.

Qualifications

• Strong business acumen and judgment in a software/technology company.
• Strong ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, analysis, and projections.
• Working knowledge of short and long-term budgeting and forecasting, financial modeling, and rolling budgets.
• Strong results orientation and accountability with the ability to solve problems and execute in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
• Experience dealing with and presenting to senior leaders.
• Strong cross-functional business systems, policy and process skills.
• Effective at building relationships across and at all levels of the company, gaining respect of others.
• Strong and effective written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to influence peers, hold them accountable and gain alignment across functions.
Required:
• 15+ years of progressive financial leadership and reporting experience.
• Subscription business model (SaaS) and software industry experience at a ~$500M or larger revenue size company.
• Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting, CPA or MBA preferred.

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Corporate overview

You’re empowered when you’re a Kronite. 

Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance – to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! You’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond. 

Kronos is a global provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos’ industry-specific workforce applications are purpose built for businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions and government agencies of all sizes. Tens of thousands of organizations – including half of the Fortune 1000® - and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. 

EEO Statement

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.