• Head FP&A

    Job Locations US-PA-Malvern
    Job ID
    2018-1572
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Finance
    Experience Level
    Director
  • Overview

    Frontline Education is a leading provider of SaaS EdTech solutions for educators and administrators across the United States. Frontline Education serves more than 12,000 educational organizations nationwide.  Our solutions are used in all 50 states and have the largest data set in K12 Human Capital Management.  We partner with school districts whose professionals and staff use our premier software solutions daily. In 2015, we were recognized by INC. Magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies in North America. Our unprecedented growth has created opportunities for an exciting career path!

    Responsibilities

    We have an opportunity for a dynamic and talented professional to lead our team as the Head of FP&A.  This role will assist the CFO with the management of M&A and Treasury areas of our growing finance team.  This is a unique and exciting opportunity to make a direct impact in a fast growth organization. 

     

    Reporting to the CFO, the Head of FP&A is responsible for the development of monthly and annual budgets and forecast reporting.  The Head of FP&A will perform operating plan and forecast variance analysis, review and evaluate potential acquisition targets, and assist in the due diligence process for acquisition targets.  The Head of FP&A will provide financial consulting and strategic support to senior management, including helping to prepare presentations, and other projects requested by senior management.  The ideal candidate for this role is highly analytical, possess strong financial modeling skills, can operate in a fast-paced, changing, innovative environment, with outstanding communication skills. Specific responsibilities include:

     

    • Manage the cash flow and balance sheet planning process, which is tightly linked to the income statement planning process, including forecasting and budgeting, variance analysis, and projections of cash, debt, leverage and debt capacity
    • Report weekly cash balances, including the inflows and outflows each week
    • Develop and maintain process to forecast short-term cash/liquidity (up to 90-120 days) based on an analysis of historical inflows/outflows and known inflows/outflows
    • Work closely with Accounting and Financial Operations to ensure credit agreement fees and interest are forecast and paid on time, to perform covenant compliance reporting, and to improve A/R collections, DSO, DPO
    • Manage Senior Financial Analysts and a Senior M&A analyst, supporting the SVP of M&A and his team in the research, review and evaluation of potential acquisition targets
    • Assist in the due diligence process for acquisition targets, including financial and operational analysis, interrogation of assets and liabilities, the financial modeling (valuation analysis and preparation of the board financial plan), and reporting to senior management
    • Take a lead role in acquisition post-closing activities, including evaluation of working capital true-ups, earnouts, integration activities, and periodic acquisition performance reviews
    • Provide exceptional financial and analytical support to senior leaders within the organization
    • Help create monthly reporting packages and monthly presentations for the Company’s Board
    • Perform ad-hoc reporting and analysis as required

    Qualifications

    The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics (MBA is preferred) with at least 10 years’ experience in the areas of responsibilities list above.  Experience in the software SaaS industry, working with private equity is needed. We also seek the following:

    • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage personnel
    • Encourages a team-oriented, collaborative environment
    • Excellent analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Highly-driven, self-motivated with strong attention to detail and record keeping
    • Ability to communicate with all levels of management with professionalism
    • Ability to work cross-functionally with individuals across the organization
    • Able to prioritize and adapt to change in a rapidly growing and evolving business environment
    • Demonstrated strong project management skills
    • Solid interpersonal skills and emotional maturity with the ability to handle confidential information with discretion
    • Strong financial modeling skills and proficiency in MS Excel and PowerPoint

    We offer a competitive compensation package including a base salary, target bonus plan, and stellar benefits that includes unlimited PTO.  Our company growth has created a promising environment for career advancement and rewarding challenges.

     

    For more information, visit www.frontlineeducation.com or contact Julianne McEvoy at jmcevoy@frontlineed.com or 484-328-4442.

     

    Frontline Education is proud to be a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. 

     

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