Financial Forecast and Budget Specialist

Job Locations US-MD-Columbia
Posted Date 6 months ago(3/18/2020 4:03 PM)
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At Vectorworks, we are taking necessary measures to navigate the changing circumstances we are faced with. Unfortunately, we are not in a position of hiring at this time. However, we are currently accepting full-time and internship applications for future consideration. 


Thank you for your patience and understanding as we move through these difficult times.

-Vectorworks Talent Acquisition Team




Vectorworks Inc. is a global design software company targeting entertainment, architecture and landscape industries with enterprising and intuitive solutions that allow users to create without limits.


Our Accounting team is looking for a Financial Forecast and Budget Specialist who has a passion for financial data and analysis. This position will be responsible for producing consolidated corporate reporting, ad hoc financial models, support quarterly earnings related reporting, and Board of Directors reporting. The candidate will identify and analyze key business trends, actual versus plan variances, etc. as well as serve as a liaison between the various stake- holding departments as part of the business leadership team.


In this role, you should expect to:


  • Provide support to assist driving financial transparency across multiple business units
  • Support automation and enterprise consolidation of data used in monthly, quarterly, and annual performance/forecast/budget reports
  • Assess quality and integrity of data collected, analysis performed, and reports generated
  • Run simulations on various “what-if” scenarios using insight and critical thinking to evaluate and recommend solutions
  • Develop, build and maintain the forecast models and perform analyses
  • Create attractive, convincing presentations that support clearly convey company objectives
  • Articulate findings on a regular basis to Executives and Senior Managers
  • Collaborate with business unit finance team members to classify, quantify, and/or forecast business metrics & risks by providing reliable, accurate, comparable and timely information
  • Prepare monthly data reporting packages that includes analysis of key business trends and actual versus plan variances, including comprehensive explanations of differences as well as the impact +/- of business drivers to budget/forecast
  • Produce routine and ad hoc financial operational models to support senior management in decision making
  • Support Capex, cash flow, P&L and Balance Sheet budgeting and forecasting
  • Assist with coordinating capital expenditure projections and related operating expenditure across multiple business units


Why do you want this job? Because you are:

  • Seeking a challenging analytical position where you are responsible for the accurate forecasting and budgeting for our leadership team to ensure we meet our company objectives
  • Wanting to learn more about how a global company operates and excited to contribute to creative solutions to help grow our overall performance
  • Excited to be a part of a growing company and hold a lead position in managing changes to our business processes
  • Looking to impact the current and future growth of a company in a collaborative and diverse environment
  • Interested in working on global accounting solutions

Why do we want you? Because you have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or a related field
  • 5+ years of related work experience in budgeting and/or forecasting
  • Advanced experience working with Excel, including know how in creating advanced formulas and using macros (Vlookup, index, concatenate, pivot tables, etc.)
  • Basic proficiency or working knowledge of relational databases and using query tools such as MySQL
  • Experience building forecasting models to help predict future sales growth based on defined inputs
  • High motivation and the ability to work easily in both large team environments and independently
  • Experience using data to analyze and solve problems
  • Process minded, able to generate refined output from general concepts
  • Advanced proficiency in Word, Power Point, Outlook
  • Ability to interact effectively with people from different cultures
  • Ability to build sustainable relationships of trust through open and interactive communication

Extra Credit:

  • Proficiency with BI tools such as Tableau
  • Experience pulling data from Salesforce, HubSpot, SAP BusinessOne, and Sequel Pro
  • Experience working with a global company and implementing projects across boarders
  • Experience supporting product or channel acquisitions

 Vectorworks Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


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