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VP Financial Planning and Analysis

Bakkt

Bakkt

Accounting & Finance
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Monday, July 8, 2024
About Us

Founded in 2018, Bakkt builds technology that connects commerce.

Our vision is to connect the digital economy by offering one ecosystem for cryptocurrency and digital assets, loyalty, and commerce. We enable our partners and clients to deliver new opportunities to their customers through SaaS and API solutions that unlock crypto and drive loyalty, powering engagement and performance.

Come build with us.

Responsibilities

  • Strategic Financial Leadership: Lead the financial planning and analysis function, providing strategic direction and support to executive leadership and department heads.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Oversee the development of the annual budget, quarterly forecasts, and long-term financial plans. Ensure alignment with the company's strategic goals.
  • Financial Reporting: Prepare and present financial reports, including variance analysis, to executive leadership, the board of directors, and other stakeholders.
  • Data Analysis and Insights: Analyze financial data and market trends to provide actionable insights and recommendations. Support decision-making with robust financial models and analyses.
  • Collaboration with Stakeholders: Partner with cross-functional teams to understand business needs, establish financial goals, and drive performance. Foster a culture of financial accountability.
  • Investment Analysis: Lead financial due diligence and analysis for potential mergers, acquisitions, and other investment opportunities.
  • Process Improvement: Identify and implement process improvements to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the FP&A function.
  • Team Leadership: Build and manage a high-performing FP&A team, providing mentorship and development opportunities.

Qualifications

  • Experience: Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in financial planning and analysis, with at least five (5) years in a leadership role. Experience in technology or SaaS environments preferred.
  • Education: A Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related field from an accredited university is required. An MBA or CFA is highly desirable.
  • Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to synthesize complex data and provide strategic insights.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to present complex financial information clearly and concisely.
  • Leadership: Proven ability to lead and develop a team, manage multiple priorities, and drive results in a fast-paced environment.
  • Technical Proficiency: Proficient in financial modeling, forecasting, and reporting tools. Advanced Excel skills are required; experience with financial software (e.g., Adaptive Insights, Anaplan) is a plus.
  • Customer Focus: Ability to anticipate and meet the needs of both internal and external customers. Committed to delivering high-quality service and continuous improvement.

Join us at Bakkt and be a part of a team that is shaping the future of commerce and digital assets. Apply now to help us build and connect the digital economy.