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Senior Director Business Planning - Field Operations

Location: 

Bethpage, NY, US, 11714

Brand:  Altice USA
Requisition #:  1910

Altice USA is a cutting-edge communications, media, and tech company. We connect people to what matters most to them; texting with friends, advertising that resonates, or binge watching their favorite show. Our differentiated approach centers around technologies that push the envelope and deliver the ultimate customer experience. We’re building a workforce that attracts and retains the best talent, not only to meet the needs of our customers, but that also reflects the diverse communities we serve. 

 

Job Summary

Responsible for developing, coordinating, and overseeing the implementation of annual Field Operations budgets, forecasts and business plans in a highly proficient manner while verifying accuracy of content and adherence to company goals and objectives.  Responsible for conducting variance analysis of all Field Operations activities for the purpose of assessing financial status against established business goals. Make recommendations to direct report regarding future financial planning.  Assist Field Operations teams in the development of analysis for truck rolls, workforce planning, vendor pricing or adhoc analysis as needed. Identifies risks and opportunities and present findings to senior management.  Manage Business Planning staff.

 

Responsibilities

  • Oversees the successful completion of the annual budget, forecasts, long range plans or other financial plans by ensuring it meets the requirements of the Company in terms of achieving stated financial and operating objectives and is submitted on a timely basis
  • Analyzes financial plans by comparing to trends, past performance industry standards. Identifies risks and opportunities in the plans
  • Conveys assessment of plans and any issues, opportunities, or suggestions to senior management
  • Directs the development of the budget models, and financial planning schedules to be used by operations to create budgets, forecasts, and other plans.  Develops analyses such as vendor rate card proposals, cost per truck role and impacts of changes to inhouse versus vendor resourcing
  • Key models and tools include Staffing models, Times Studies and Capitalization models
  • Provides advice and feedback to operating groups on plans submitted to ensure compliance with financial goals.  Investigates significant variances to plan, obtains explanation and participates in development of action steps necessary to get back to plan
  • Assess business processes and controls across Field Operations regions, drive standardization on best practices across the regions, and ensure SOX compliance
  • Coordinate efforts with Accounting
  • Oversee the vendor self invoicing tool (FOCiS) and processes
  • Hires, guides, and develops support staff to carry out detailed financial analysis
  • Coordinate efforts related to new business ventures or opportunities as directed by senior financial management.  Identifies risks and opportunities and presents findings to senior management
  • Monthly closing analysis, review, and variance commentary

 

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Ability to manage staff, set expectations and monitor delegated activities
  • Effective written and oral communication with all levels of management, including Executive Management
  • Ability to establish effective interdepartmental relations
  • Effective use of time management to meet goals and objectives
  • Ability to develop new strategies relating to financial analysis.
  • Ability to use available tools to create adhoc reports to meet business requirements
  • 8-12 years of related financial controller/business planning experience
  • MBA in Finance/Accounting or equivalent experience preferred
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills; demonstrable logical skills
  • Demonstrable PC knowledge, preferably MS Office and proficient Excel knowledge. Hyperion experience a plus

 

Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

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Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty

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