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Director of Corporate FP&A (Remote)

Date:  Mar 16, 2023

Remote, Remote, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Year Round

As a leading mountain resort operator with over 40 resorts in sixteen states and four countries. We exist to create an Experience of a Lifetime for our employees, so they can, in turn, provide and Experience of a Lifetime for our guests. We are looking for leaders, innovators, creators, and ambitious professionals to join our talented team. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you!


Many of our Corporate function teams can now live and work in any of the states in which Vail Resorts currently operates* – enabling flexible remote work alongside a commitment to building and maintaining strong culture both in person and virtually. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you. Find your purpose with us at


Job Summary:

The Vail Resorts Finance Team is committed to Building Leaders and Driving Value.  Our fully centralized Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team support a growing company of over 40 resorts in four countries.  Our FP&A organization brings best-in-class insight generation, data driven decision-making and financial management to Vail Resorts – the ski industry’s global leader.


The Director of Corporate FP&A is based (flexible remote work eligible) in the company’s corporate headquarters near Boulder, Colorado, will report to the Senior Director of Corporate FP&A and Investor Relations and lead two Senior Managers.  The Corporate FP&A team drives comprehensive financial planning, reporting, forecasting and analysis to drive business insight to support the Company’s strategic goals and is responsible for clearly communicating the enterprise narrative to the Executive Committee, the Board of Directors and to investors.  Corporate FP&A works closely with senior management to develop the enterprise level view of financial results and performance to drive strategic decision making, growth objectives and capital allocation.


Job Specifications:

  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time / Year Round
  • Outlet: Corporate
  • Other Specifics: Remote
  • The expected range is $111,900 - $151,320 + annual bonus + equity 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Create a high performing team and culture focused on value creation, delivering results, stakeholder influence and leadership development for career progression.
  • Bring an enterprise-level perspective to support the strategic, talent and process improvement efforts across the Finance organization.
  • Synthesize complex information, generate actionable financial and business insights, and clearly articulate the enterprise narrative for the company.
  • Lead enterprise financial planning efforts, including long term strategic planning, annual operating and capital budgets, forecasting and insights.
  • Assess business opportunities and risks with a strong orientation to long-term enterprise value creation.
  • Develop and manage internal and external financial communications, including key presentations to the Executive Team and Board of Directors.


Leadership Qualities:

  • Trusted partner: The candidate possesses the analytical rigor, communication skills and good judgement to provide the finance and executive leadership teams with an objective and independent point of view across the enterprise.
  • Leadership and management:  This candidate has a strong track record of leading, developing and motivating a team of high performing finance professionals.  S/he is a brave, passionate and ambitious leader who demonstrates the core tenets of our talent philosophy:
    • Learning agility – Enjoys and excels in environments where he/she must tackle and solve complex strategic business challenges and issues.  Demonstrates an ability to flexibly integrate the newest ideas, technologies, and approaches to business with strong intellectual and data-driven rigor.
    • Emotional Intelligence – demonstrates the awareness of and ability to shape her/his impact on the team, and a wide range of stakeholders, to achieve ambitious goals.
    • Ambition – demonstrates the drive to expand leadership responsibility and overcome obstacles to achieve a bigger impact in an increasingly competitive environment.


Job Qualifications:

  • Outstanding academic credentials; Bachelor’s degree required; MBA, graduate finance degree and/or CFA strongly preferred.
  • 7+ years’ experience in leading cross-functional teams with financial planning and analysis responsibilities.
  • Outstanding analytical skills with ability to synthesize information, develop insights and communicate effectively in presentations and in person meetings.
  • Deep curiosity and passion for understanding and analyzing financial results in the context of creating shareholder value.
  • Excellent communication skills with significant experience working with senior executives.
  • Superb attention to detail balanced by ability to focus on the "big picture".


The expected range is $111,900 - $151,320 + annual bonus + equity.  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 


Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  At Vail Resorts, 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.  

*Remote work is currently permitted from British Columbia and the 16 U.S. states in which we currently operate. This includes: California, Colorado, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont, Washington State, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Please note that the ability to work remotely, and the particulars related to such work, are subject to change at any time; and, accordingly, the Company reserves the right to change its policies and/or require in-person/in-office work at any time in its sole discretion.   


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 493177