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Director of Financial Planning and Analysis

Company: Valdez International Corporation
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: September 13, 2020

Job Description:

Lifespace Communities, Inc. Director of Financial Planning and Analysis

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Don’t just live life….love life!

Who wants to go to a boring job? At Lifespace, we get paid to create memories for our residents!

We are not limited by our job title. We are one team united by our passion for service with a dash of fun. No matter the stage in your career, this is your opportunity to be empowered to create your own lasting impression.

Lifespace Communities would like to introduce the opportunity to become an Director of Financial Planning and Analysis at the home office in West Des Moines, Iowa.

The Director of Financial Planning & Analysis leads the budgeting, forecasting, long-term planning implementation and business strategic analysis. Conducts financial analysis, modeling, forecasting and reporting efforts to ensure efficient financial operations.

A few other details about the role:

Ensure FP&A team is working collectively to streamline the reporting capabilities of the company.

Determine data reporting strategies to provide critical information to the communities, operations, marketing, and other key departments; maintains statistical and financial dashboard reporting.

Prepare and distribute management reports emphasizing operational and financial performance metrics, historical results, industry benchmark comparisons, budgets, forecasts and trends to enable accountability across the organization.

Responsible for the development of the annual budget, ten-year projects and monthly forecasting process

Responsible for the development and maintenance of models for mergers and acquisition analysis; works closely with senior leadership in the analysis of new business opportunities and development of new business lines.

Develops and performs self-initiated financial analysis to evaluate trends, key performance indicators, model future behavior, support capital-planning decisions and create insights to drive financial return and achievement of financial goals.

Extensive knowledge of budgeting, forecasting and other financial systems.

Participate in a wide variety of task forces/special projects.

Comply with applicable federal, state and local laws, rules, and regulations; maintains knowledge of and follows all company policies and procedures.

Obtain knowledge and demonstrate the principles of Living Lifespace , person directed care and successful aging philosophies and their inherent core values of commitment, respect, compassion, dedication, team work and quality. Team member will support, actively participate and act in accordance with the principles of the Living Lifespace service culture and be familiar with and fluent in the language and service pillars of Living Lifespace.

And here’s what you need to apply:

Bachelor's degree with major or minor in accounting, finance, or related field. MBA or CPA preferred.

Seven to 10 years of experience in financial analysis and management.

Collaborative working style and strong interpersonal leadership skills.

Strategic thinking.

Financial modeling and analysis knowledge; mastery of concepts such as IRR, ROI, cash flows.

Hands-on, ability to dig into complex intersections of data to draw conclusions and propose creative solutions.

Excellent organizational and time management skills.

Ability to administer confidential information in an appropriate manner.

Excellent computer skills and the ability to navigate through multiple systems.

Must be self-motivated and work independently as well as collaboratively as part of a team.

Must demonstrate strong analytical skills along with the ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.

Lifespace has enjoyed over 40 years of success and this is just the beginning. With new opportunities, continued growth, and the support from your Lifespace family get ready to ignite your life and experience Living Lifespace.

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW: Lifespace Communities headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, is one of the nation's largest senior living provider of non-profit retirement communities. The organization has annual revenue of over $340 million and employs over 3,800 team members. Lifespace Communities is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Lifespace has remained true to its founding ideal: to help create exceptional, financially sound communities where people could enjoy a more rewarding and secure retirement. The organization is committed to excellence and innovation in creating communities that celebrate the lives of seniors. Lifespace serves over 5,100 residents.

The Lifespace Communities are as follows:

Abbey Delray - Delray Beach, Florida

Abbey Delray South - Delray Beach, Florida

Beacon Hill - Lombard, Illinois

Deerfield Retirement Community - Urbandale, Iowa

Friendship Village Of South Hills - Upper St. Claire, Pennsylvania

Grand Lodge At The Preserve - Lincoln, Nebraska

Harbour's Edge - Delray Beach, Florida

The Stayton – Fort Worth, Texas

Village On The Green - Longwood, Florida

The Waterford - Juno Beach, Florida

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at

Email: ASKHR@LIFESPACECOMMUNITIES.COM

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

If you want to view the EEO is the Law poster, please choose your language: English – Spanish – Arabic - Chinese

If you want to view the EEO is the Law Supplement poster, please choose your language: English – Spanish – Chinese

If you want to view the Pay Transparency Policy Statement, please click the link: English

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