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Senior Analyst Corporate FP&A

Date: Apr 11, 2019

Location: Broomfield, CO, US

Company: Vail Resorts

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Job Summary: 

The Finance Team is committed to Building Leaders and Driving Value. The Finance team drives comprehensive financial planning, forecasting, and analysis to enable the Company to align its resources with the achievement of its strategic goals, both long-term and short-term. The Corporate Finance team works closely with the CFO and other C-suite executives of the Company to ensure integrity of data governance and management practices, drive business insights, and support strategic decision making. Specifically, this role will report to the Director of Finance – SG&A and provide finance / business support to the Vice President of Resort Reservations Vail.


Essential Job Responsibilities:

Business Partnering

  • Provide critical business support to the Reservations leadership team to inform decision making and strategic direction
  • Work cross-functionally with Marketing, IT, Sales and other teams to develop a comprehensive view of the Reservations business model and outlook
  • Partner with other Finance teams such as Corporate Finance and Accounting to drive business insights and process efficiencies

Strategic Analysis

  • Develop innovative and impactful analyses, tools, processes and procedures to facilitate and monitor business performance
  • Participate in Monthly Business Review and present to Senior Leadership Team
  • Partner with Operations, Marketing, Sales, IT, Finance and respective leadership teams in refining, communicating and generating support for the Reservations Strategic Roadmap

Budgeting / Forecasting / Financial Close

  • Partner with call center leadership teams to develop comprehensive annual operating and capital budgets
  • Conduct post-mortem analysis on capital investments to assess profitability
  • Develop monthly P&L variance review and updated forecast for all call centers
  • Produce KPI dashboard and reporting capabilities that drive actionable business insights
  • Partner with accounting team to support accurate & timely execution of monthly financial close
  • Lead the monthly forecast meetings with leadership teams, providing trend analyses, forecast recommendations and assessment of risks and opportunities


Job Requirements:

  • 4+ years of experience (or 1-2 years with MBA or other graduate degree) in finance or accounting
  • Bachelor’s Degree required (MBA preferred), preferably in Finance, Accounting or a related field
  • Experience in financial planning and analysis functions, including annual budget, capital budgeting, long-term strategic planning and resource allocation processes
  • This role will require up to 25% travel


Additionally the ideal candidate should be / have: 


  • Brave, Ambitious and Passionate with an Out-Front mindset with respect to financial data, processes and reporting needs
  • Strong organization, and project management skills; ability to juggle multiple concurrent high-priority projects while meeting deadlines, being a team player, and seeking continuous improvement
  • Highly collaborative team approach to work with a proactive orientation towards gathering voice-of-the-customer to design and deliver impactful solutions
  • Demonstrates a natural curiosity around business results and insights while consistently identifying ways to improve data management governance and processes, reporting capabilities, and stakeholder communication
  • Outstanding academic credentials and problem solving skills with a record of accomplishment and excellence
  • Excellent individual initiative and objective-oriented drive with strong propensity for attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt and excel in a fast-paced environment with high energy and positive mindset

We offer a variety of career opportunities at our world-class resorts and corporate headquarters near Boulder, Colorado in fields like Finance & Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Public Affairs & Sustainability, Marketing, Sales & Communications and more. Our corporate team shares both a passion for the outdoors and a drive to re-imagine the mountain resort experience around the world. Learn more at
Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.


Requisition ID 167333

Nearest Major Market: Denver