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Senior Analyst FP&A

Date:  Jul 22, 2021

Broomfield, CO, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Year Round

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 


Job Summary: 

The Vail Resorts Finance Team is committed to Building Leaders and Driving Value. We have built a fully centralized Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team in our corporate headquarters near Boulder, Colorado, to support a growing company of 37 resorts across Australia, Canada and the United States, 55,000+ employees, and a market capitalization of over $10 billion. We are redefining our FP&A organization to bring outstanding insight generation, data-driven decision-making support and financial management to Vail Resorts – the ski industry’s global leader.

Our team will be driven by premier talent, state-of-the-art systems and tools, and strategic process management to identify and deliver against the Company’s biggest value opportunities. We are crafting a balanced hard-working team that will develop talent and prioritize career growth through accelerated opportunities and progression. This is an opportunity to join the FP&A team at a critical inflection point and craft how we do business into the future.

The Senior Analyst will partner with operational leaders to drive planning, forecasting and financial management, aligning our key resources with the achievement of our strategic goals – both long and short term. This leader will build critical relationships with senior leaders and will evaluate key trends across resorts and lines of business to influence our highest priority business decisions.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain active partnerships with operational leadership.
  • Develop finance & business presentations, and optimally summarize results, key risks/opportunities and decision points.
  • Produce key FP&A results for operating budget, capital budget, monthly forecasting, cost control, and P&L reviews.
  • Execute valuable analysis and decision support for projects and initiatives.
  • Produce (daily/weekly/monthly) business analyses to evaluate performance, aid in decision making, and provide insight into the business.
  • Coordinate labor/expense and provide meaningful tools for resort teams to manage cost.
  • Provide support and training for operational business leaders to build business acumen and accountability.
  • Coordinate with Accounting to ensure timely and accurate monthly close.
  • Drive process improvements aimed at creating scalability and efficiencies across FP&A.
  • Approach and behavior—cultural characteristics:
  • Strong curiosity in tackling complex business problems; dives deeply into the data, relentlessly pursues what it means, and how these insights drive decision making.
  • Comfortable operating in financial systems and spreadsheets, and equally comfortable leveraging his/her capabilities to work independently.
  • Strong learning agility. Enjoys and excels in environments where he/she must tackle and solve new and increasingly complex strategic business challenges and issues—incorporating the newest ideas, technologies, and approaches to business.
  • A brave, results-oriented, and passionate leader who is comfortable in his/her own skin while also demonstrating a high level of emotional intelligence and self-awareness.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Finance and/or Economics
  • 4+ years’ experience in finance or accounting with success in financial modeling and analysis. The ideal candidate would have experience in financial planning and analysis functions, including developing automated reporting tools and dashboards.
  • Expert in Excel, PowerPoint and industry standard financial systems (i.e., reporting and planning tools like PeopleSoft, Planful, Tableau, etc.).
  • Experience executing core FP&A processes, including annual budgeting, long-term strategic planning, and enterprise communications.


The budgeted range starts at $73,000 - $88,950 + annual bonus.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including... 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time.  Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO) 
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers  
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts  
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance 


We offer a variety of professional career opportunities at our corporate headquarters near Boulder, Colorado. Our corporate headquarters team shares both a passion for the outdoors and a drive to re-imagine the mountain resort experience around the world. Learn more about positions at our corporate office. Visit www.vailresortscareers.com

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 310467

Nearest Major Market: Denver