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Director, FP&A

Job ID: BH506371

Category: Manager of FPA

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Director of FP&A



The Director of FP&A leads Global Financial Planning & Analysis and will work with the Executives to support the company’s accelerated growth.  The role will be tasked with analysis, Budget preparation and tracking and reporting by Department.  The Director of FP&A provides support to the CFO, CEO, Executives and Budget Owners, and reports to the CFO.


This role owns Budget preparation, Actuals tracking vs Budget by Department and both recurring and Ad-Hoc analysis also supports the CFO on understanding trends on expenses to adjust forecasting as needed.  The Director of FP&A also leads regular analysis and reporting and works with her key customers on ad-hoc analysis which are needed to support the business.


  • Leads and manages the yearly Budget preparation process, creating the bottom-up Budget plans by Department and working with the CFO to prepare Consolidated Budgets.
  • Reviews Actuals vs Budgets with Budget Owners for accuracy and trends.  Supports the team to identify opportunities to stay within Budget where possible.  Track savings ideas against Budget challenges. 
  • Reviews operations for cost-savings opportunities and work cross-functionally to incorporate these initiatives
  • Identifies key data sources and utilize data-driven insights about important departmental metrics to improve business decisions
  • Coordinates, prepares, and analyzes monthly, quarterly, and annual rolling forecasts and prepare reporting on actuals vs. budgeted results, including additional ad-hoc analysis on results
  • Continues to enhance analytics to support business decisions by timely and periodically preparing the following analysis and working with the business on recommended actions:
    • Profitability by customer
    • Profitability by item in NA
    • International Profitability by Customer and by item
  • Provides analysis to support investment and pricing decisions, such as:
    • Promotional analysis
    • Marketing ROI analysis
    • Price Elasticity analysis
    • Review price sheets by customer for opportunities
  • Works with Sales to identify opportunities to optimize our cost to serve through different channels and with multiple selling agents (commissions)
  • Supports monthly closing processes.  Owns Management Financial reporting for monthly reporting to the Board and All Hands
  • Provides data to Science and Research department to aid in completing quarterly and annual EPA reporting
  • Leads major projects and ad hoc analyses as directed by the CFO and the executive team
  • Perform other job-related duties as required



  • The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record as a successful Director of FP&A in a consumer goods, medical devices or other light manufacturing business
  • Demonstrated analytical and complex problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding communication and collaboration skills with key members of the corporate executive team and the finance team
  • Proactive in identifying and addressing issues via an open, candid dialog
  • Highly collaborative and validated ability to work effectively with cross functional teams to drive improvement in execution and create value
  • Track record of success in fast-paced, high growth companies
  • Flexible and adaptable to balance perfection vs speed
  • Must be able to work well under pressure, handling multiple tasks in a complex environment
  • Accountability (“owns it” and holds other accountable for “owning it”)
  • Hands-on profile with strong attention to detail
  • Resilient (understands that things don’t always go the right way; bounces back)
  • Even-keeled (stays calm and leads through challenging, stressful times)
  • Great fit with Thermacell values (Absolute Integrity, Can-Do Spirit, Thrilling Consumers, Learn-Grow-Adapt, Work Hard/Play Hard/Stay Humble)
  • Excellent analytical, reasoning skills

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: Bedford, Massachusetts