Senior FP&A Analyst

Date:  Feb 28, 2024

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


Candidates for year-round positions are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted up to 90 days after the posting date, or until the position is filled (whichever is first).


Job Summary:

We are currently hiring a Senior FP&A Analyst to support our Hospitality and Mountain division. The open position is based in the company’s Broomfield, Colorado headquarters – within commuting distance from both Denver and Boulder.


The Vail Resorts Finance Team is committed to Building Leaders and Driving Value. We have crafted a fully centralized Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team based in our Broomfield, Colorado corporate headquarters, which supports a fast growing publicly traded company (NYSE: MTN) of 41 best-in-class mountain resorts and regional ski areas across the U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia. Our team exists to deliver data-driven insights to supporting the financial management to of Vail Resorts – the leading ski resort operator in the world, generating over $2 billion in revenue and $800 million in EBITDA annually.


This is an exciting time to join a fast-paced, hard-working and upbeat team that is constantly reimagining the mountain resort experience! This role will provide you with unique, and at times ambiguous, opportunities for you to build a lasting impact on an industry-leading company, while offering a wide-range of leadership development experiences to help accelerate your career progression.


Job Specifications:

  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time / Year Round
  • Outlet: Corporate
  • Other Specifics: Remote
  • The expected range is $74,100 - $95,000 + annual bonus 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Business Partnership
    • Build and maintain active partnerships with operational leaders & cross-functional peers.
    • Provide support and training for operational business leaders to build business acumen and accountability.
  • Strategic Analysis
    • Create business recommendations informed by data-driven analysis to support the decision-making process, including business performance analyses, benchmarking and ROI analysis.
    • Connect business changes with how they might impact our financial performance in the future and communicate these potential impacts to leadership.
  • Budgeting / Forecasting / Reporting
    • Lead P&L and capital budgeting and forecasting exercises informed by historical results, future indicators and feedback from operators.
    • Produce detailed analyses of our financial results and develop reporting packages to enable efficient communication of results to senior leaders in Finance and Operations.


Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3+ years’ experience working in finance, accounting, business operations, consulting, or related environment with success in financial modeling and analysis
  • Advanced in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience executing core FP&A processes, including annual budgeting, long-term strategic planning, and enterprise communications preferred, but not required.
  • Experience with industry standard financial systems preferred, but not required (i.e., reporting and planning tools like PeopleSoft, Planful, Tableau, etc.)


What do you bring to the team?

  • Demonstrate the core tenets of our talent philosophy:
    • High Performance – Consistently deliver strong results with increasingly higher expectations.
    • Learning Agility – Enjoy solving complex strategic business challenges by incorporating new perspectives and strong intellectual and data-driven rigor.
    • Emotional Intelligence – Be aware of how your impact on the team and a wide range of stakeholders supports the enterprise in achieving ambitious goals.
    • Ambition – Desire to expand leadership responsibility and overcome obstacles to achieve a bigger impact in an increasingly competitive environment.
  • Proactive curiosity to solving problems – Ability to dive into deep analysis, relentlessly pursue data insights and connect those insights to drive decision making.


The expected Total Compensation for this role is $74,100 - $95,000 + annual bonus. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.

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) 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  499934
Reference Date: 06/28/2023 
Job Code Function: Finance