Vantage Deluxe World Travel

  • Financial Planning Analyst

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    Job ID
    2019-1331
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    About Vantage

    Since 1983, Vantage Deluxe World Travel develops and delivers memorable travel journeys on seven continents whether on land, riverboats or small ships.

     

    If you are driven by working in a dynamic environment where you’ll discover the value of impactful contributions in an industry that’s easy to fall in love with – the travel industry…Vantage may just be your next home to learn, contribute, work hard and have a little fun. As we evolve technologically and proactively offer differentiated travel experiences to our customers, we search for dynamic, progressive and focused professionals to join the Vantage team whether that’s in our headquarters in Boston or in one of our global offices in Budapest, Munich, Opatija, Buenos Aires, Beijing or Cape Town.

     

    At Vantage, you’ll discover team members that are talented, driven, globally aware, entrepreneurial individuals who are flexible in a fast-paced environment and who bring sense of pride and humility to a unique culture.

    Responsibilities

    Job Responsibilities: 

    • Support the Director of FP&A and CFO with the preparation of budgets and forecasts and provide process documentation and oversight for the worldwide operations
    • Help manage the weekly rolling-multiyear budgets and forecasting process
    • Create the PowerPoint decks and underlying financial and operational models for our weekly management meetings and monthly offsites
    • Update and maintain point in time operational reports to track inventory, pace, trip extensions, airfare, cancellations etc.
    • Build and maintain our reporting requirements to fulfill and buy foreign currency contracts and hedging strategies
    • Maintain the data uploads to ensure our systems have accurate information
    • Build and maintain reporting for Deferred and Direct Marketing
    • Data analysis and interpretation of results
    • Assurance of data integrity, accuracy, and consistency
    • Tracking changes in our contract system and create variance analyses to ensure accuracy
    • Help Director of FP&A with the reporting automation plan to start integrating established analytics into a new Business Intelligence system
    • The FP&A team provides support to the company at large, so tasks can vary depending on business need

    We envision the right candidate for the role growing in their capacity to take ownership of processes themselves and expand the capabilities that the department can offer

     

    Reporting to the Director of Financial Planning, the Financial Planning Analyst will be integral in the running of operational and financial reporting, creating new analytics to help the company run as efficiently and effectively as possible, as well as help to automate processes currently in place.   To be successful in this position, strong quantitative skills and keen attention to details are crucial.

     

    This company is run by the numbers and strictly adheres to weekly reporting and holding associates accountable to their numbers.

     

    Qualifications

    Qualifications:

    • We are looking for an energetic and diligent Financial Planning Analyst to join our growing Financial Planning team
    • Strong quantitative, analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills
    • Ability to analyze and synthesize data in a concise and clear manner
    • We prefer 1-2 years of Corporate Strategy, Financial Planning, Accounting, or Investment Banking experience, but will consider candidates right out of college with solid internship experience and a stellar academic record. A bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, economics, or another quantitative related field from a top university
    • Ability to work independently and handle multiple and complex tasks at once, while delivering accurate results in quick timeframes
    • Prior travel industry experience preferred but not required
    • Advanced technical and financial acumen: proficiency in Excel is required for the role, prior SQL and Dax/Powerbi knowledge is preferable, but can learned on the job.
    • Financial literacy and understanding of 3 accounting statements and how they work together is useful.
    • Excellent communication skills in both oral and written settings

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