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Principal Analyst: FP&A

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Date: Dec 30, 2016

Location: Broomfield, CO, US

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 50 most innovative companies as named by Fast Company, and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

The Vail Resorts Corporate Finance team is responsible for the financial planning and analysis needed to drive business insights and executive decision-making and to support the Company in achieving its strategic goals.  The Corporate Finance Principal Analyst is a key player on this team and will work closely with the broader Finance and Accounting teams as well as with leaders from within the business, reporting to the Director of Corporate Finance. 

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Take a leadership role in Financial Planning and Analysis, including:
  • Annual Operating and Capital Budgeting
  • Monthly Financial Forecasting
  • Ad Hoc Reporting and Executive Decision Support
  • Partner with various areas in the business to manage departmental P&Ls, capital planning, derive business insights, identify key trends and report on performance vs. budget and forecast
  • Contribute to the development of presentations to the Board of Directors and the Vail Resorts Executive Committee
  • Effectively communicate results and insights in writing or verbally
  • Demonstrates a natural curiosity around business results and insights while consistently identifying ways to improve processes and communication
  • Play a leadership role in the integration of new planning and reporting technologies for more efficient and effective business analysis


  • BS Finance, MBA or CPA preferred
  • 6+ years progressive experience in finance with demonstrated success in financial modeling, planning and analysis
  • Ability to zoom in and out of detail; understands technical details while also able to frame the big picture
  • Expertise in quantitative analysis and presentation; high degree of proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong project management skills and ability to remain highly-organized in the face of multiple competing priorities
  • Excellent individual initiative, passion and drive
  • Ability to interact and present to senior-level leadership and executives
  • Highly collaborative approach; seeks to become a trusted adviser to the business


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 131908

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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