Director of Financial Planning and Analysis BATS Trading
Summary: BATS, the world?s largest equities market operator by volume, is actively seeking a hardworking, talented
professional to join its Finance team, reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer.
Location: Lenexa, Kan.
? Engage company leadership across functions to prepare and monitor financial forecasts, as well as evaluate
and review company performance. Research and communicate variance explanations between forecast
and actuals, as well as between current and previous versions of the forecast.
? Research, interpret, and report current and future operational performance trends to senior management.
Metric and KPI data integrity and reporting.
? Strategic decision support including around mergers and acquisitions, raising capital, competitive analyses,
and pricing changes.
? Treasury Management including cash forecasting, cash positioning, investing excess funds, and maintaining
relationship with commercial bank and broker dealer.
? Month and quarter end close responsibilities including maintaining market data revenue accrual and
? Assist in preparation of presentations for board meetings, credit agencies, debt investors, and others.
? Supervision and mentoring of Financial Analyst.
? Bachelor?s degree in related area. MBA preferred.
? Minimum of 8-10 years financial analysis or accounting experience.
? Must possess strong analytical, quantitative, and research skills. Intellectually curious.
? Advanced knowledge of GAAP guidelines and practices preferred.
? Must be able to communicate with all levels of management and staff and be a strong team player.
? Highly proficient in Excel. Proficient in PowerPoint. Knowledge of Great Plains, as well as Cognos TM1 or other
OLAP based software preferred.
Since June 2005, BATS has positioned itself in the securities industry as a leading market center delivering speed,
performance, and innovation to its member base, which is comprised of hundreds of Wall Street?s most recognized
names. The industry and technology professionals that make up the BATS team are focused on keeping
innovation and competition alive in the securities markets. Because our employees and investors come from the
industry, we are well positioned to help make the securities markets a better place to do business.
BATS Global Markets offers one of the most exciting places to work in the Kansas City area. Working in the
securities industry is exciting, ?real-time? fast, always changing, and on the leading edge of technology. We only
hire the best and brightest. If you consider yourself in the top ranks in your field of expertise, then you might
consider applying to BATS. Join us and work alongside other top-notch professionals ? it?s always fun being on
the ?A? team. We have a casual (yet not sloppy) dress code, because we value what our employees can do more
than how they dress. Our compensation program, made up of salary and bonus, is highly competitive. In addition,
the company offers a retirement plan with matching contributions, a group health plan, and life insurance.
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