Director FP&A Zoosk
Zoosk is seeking a world-class FP&A Director with prior experience in a high growth environment. The ideal candidate will be someone who isn?t afraid to roll up their sleeves and apply excellent business instincts, drive strategic planning and ensure accurate forecasting by partnering with the business leads.
This individual will be energetic, independent, confident and able to work in a fast paced, flexible, and high growth environment. This person will be hands on, passionate and able to interact effectively with all levels of the organization. This person will be a key member of the CFO's staff and will interface with the Zoosk leadership team. This person will operate with a sense of urgency and have a proven ability to work across functions and be an outstanding team player. He / She must be comfortable introducing and managing change and have a track record of driving and implementing process improvements and building for scale. It is essential that the successful candidate has strong communication and leadership skills.
As a key member of the Finance leadership team, this person will be responsible for all aspects of the companies planning and forecasting processes. The FP&A Director will act as a key business partner with significant interface with the executive staff and the leaders of the functional areas across the company.
Manage the timely and accurate preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial forecasts including revenue and expenses
Interact with the department heads to ensure forecasts are appropriate and targets met accordingly
Do standard analysis on bookings, revenue, marketing ROI, etc. to provide information on early business indicators and to support decision making
Prepare monthly management reporting packages including standard reports and ad hoc analysis as needed
Prepare the quarterly Board of Director?s presentation
Lead the annual planning process
Manage the guidance model to be used in the future as a public company
Participate in the preparation of the future quarterly earnings releases
Champion the highest quality corporate governance
Deploy effective metrics and dashboards across the company to foster constant improvement and progress towards best practices.
Professional Experience / Skills:
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance or related field
10+ years of progressively responsible experience
Excellent Excel skills including BI reporting
Ability to build and refine models
Experience in a publicly traded, global, high technology company
Previous experience running an annual planning process
Ability to solve problems and issues creatively
Attention to detail, organized and desire for continuous improvement and innovation
Unquestionable integrity and discretion
Confident, self-starter with ability to work with minimal direction
A proven track record of identifying and developing talent
Exceptional communications skills, both written and verbal
Experience with Host Analytics a plus
Zoosk?s innovative matchmaking technologies connect millions of singles around the world with potential matches every day. Our Behavioral Matchmaking? engine presents potential matches to users, models users? behavior as they interact with the recommended singles and continuously incorporates the learnings to improve subsequent suggestions. Founded in 2007 by Alex Mehr and Shayan Zadeh, Zoosk is a top online dating service available in more than 70 counties with headquarters in San Francisco.
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Zoosk is one of the largest online dating services in the world, with over 50 million users, close to 20 million daily page views, from "Zooskers" in 60 countries With 100 thousand new profiles added daily, we are the single fastest growing dating service on the web and our supersonic performance was recently celebrated in the Wall Street Journal's inaugural top 50 "Next Big Thing" List (March 09, 2010).
While we originally took advantage of viral opportunities on social networks, Zoosk has evolved into an easy, fun and safe online dating experience that today connects singles from the we
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Zoosk is the fastest growing social dating destination. Our applications on social networks such as Facebook, MySpace, and Bebo have more than 50 million users with close to over 20 million daily page views from users in 60 countries Simply put, Zoosk is online dating that doesn't suck. Our users, mostly young professional, enjoy a fun and playful experience while they meet new people in their local areas.
Zoosk is a VC backed startup and our office is located in downtown San Francisco. We are always looking for open minded, energetic, and driven individuals that love the challenge of turning an established industry upside-down. We build world class social web products and in the process we make sure to have plenty of fun. If you want to work with exceptional people on toughest engineering problems every day, you want to join Zoosk.
Some Benefits of Joining Zoosk
- Sexy MacPro or MacBookPro stations to work in style
- Free beverages and snacks, to keep you fired up
- Free dinner every night
- Medical, dental and vision plans
- Life Insurance and 401K savings plan|
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