Wyyerd Fiber (“Wyyerd”) is seeking a Director, Finance who will be a key member of the leadership team in Wyyerd’s southern California market and will be responsible for market-level financial functions in partnership with the local leadership and the central Finance team. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of and interest in the business, acting as a thought partner for the President/GM of CA and the full CA leadership team.
The Director, Finance is a financial generalist who has the breadth of experience to provide support and thought leadership across multiple financial functions -- FP&A, financial and operational reporting, business intelligence, accounting support and one-off quantitative projects in support of business needs. This role must be a strong collaborator with many team members both on the local Wyyerd team and on the central Wyyerd team, with a high degree of multi-tasking and project managing others to keep them on task.
-Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) – compilation and analysis of results as well as recommendations for projections and assumptions across all areas of the income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement for collaboration and review by the GM and local leadership.
-Financial and operational reporting/tracking of KPIs across functional areas including sales, marketing, service delivery, customer care, operations and network support.
-Management and tracking of bonus and commission programs aligned to financial and operational targets.
-Business case development and financial analysis for expansion and other investment projects, and comparisons across potential projects, to enable management to prioritize among projects.
-Capital tracking, including unit costs, aggregate costs, PO tracking.
-Creation of one-off financial models and reports in support of business needs.
-Recommendations for improvements to drive efficiencies and benefits via process, tools or other innovations.
-Effective communication and collaboration with groups and individuals across the company, including local, central and other markets outside of southern California.
-Other duties as required.
-Bachelor's degree in a quantitative discipline such as finance, engineering, physics, economics, mathematics, etc. and/or equivalent minimum 5 years experience in similar field.
-3+ years of professional experience in quantitative analysis or an advanced degree in a relevant field (e.g., investment banking, private equity, FP&A, business operations).
-Advanced Excel experience (lookups, logic functions, etc.), and Powerpoint experience (graphs, diagrams, etc.)
-Superior analytical, problem-structuring, and problem-solving skills; experience synthesizing data into information and presenting concise analyses.
-Ability to validate results of analyses by reconciling with data from other sources.
-Attention to detail, a sense of urgency and relentless follow-through.
-Positive attitude, willingness and eagerness to learn new things, team player.
-Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
-Financial, managerial and/or tax accounting understanding preferred.
-Requires sitting, hearing and talking, occasional standing and walking, and infrequent bending at the waist, twisting of the upper body, kneeling, walking on uneven surfaces, squeezing and crouching.
-Requires infrequent lifting and carrying of from 1-40 pounds .
-Close detail work requiring visual acuity.
-Must be able to perform sedentary work.