Director of Financial Planning & Analysis



Accounting & Finance
Boca Raton, FL, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024
Job Type

As a 4ocean Director of Financial Planning & Analysis, you’ll be responsible for overseeing the organization's financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting processes. This position plays a crucial role in shaping financial strategy, enhancing performance, and ensuring financial stability and growth. The Director will work closely with senior management to provide actionable insights and support data-driven decision-making.


  • Financial Planning and Strategy: Lead the financial planning process, including long-term financial strategy, annual budgets, and rolling forecasts. Ensure alignment with the organization’s strategic goals and objectives.
  • Variance Analysis and Financial Modeling: Develop and maintain complex financial models to support decision-making. Conduct variance analysis to compare budgeted and actual financial performance, identifying trends, and highlighting areas of concern.
  • Real-Time Financial Performance Monitoring: Implement systems and processes for real-time monitoring of financial performance. Provide timely insights and analysis to support operational and strategic decisions.
  • Issue Escalation and Resolution: Proactively identify financial issues and escalate them to senior management as necessary. Develop and recommend solutions to address financial challenges.
  • KPI and Objective Tracking: Define and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) related to financial performance. Set measurable objectives for the finance team and the broader organization to drive financial efficiency and growth.
  • Market Research and Analysis: Conduct thorough market research and comparable company analysis to benchmark performance and identify opportunities for improvement and growth.
  • Financial Performance Improvement: Analyze financial data and trends to recommend strategies for improving profitability, revenue growth, and cost management.
  • Financial Reporting: Oversee the preparation and presentation of detailed monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports to senior management. Ensure reports are accurate, timely, and provide valuable insights into financial performance.
  • Software Proficiency: Utilize popular financial planning and analysis software to streamline processes, enhance accuracy, and provide in-depth analysis. Ensure the finance team is trained and proficient in these tools.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Work closely with senior members of each department to ensure cohesive financial management. Collaborate with other departments to align financial planning with company-wide objectives.
  • Contract Oversight: Oversee all contract terms and financial components, ensuring compliance, optimizing financial terms, and mitigating risks. Work closely with legal and procurement departments to align contract negotiations with financial objectives.
  • Investor and Bank Relations: Manage relationships with investors and banking institutions, ensuring transparent communication and alignment with financial strategies. Oversee financial reporting and compliance requirements for external stakeholders.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related field. Master’s degree or CPA preferred.
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in financial planning and analysis, with at least 3-5 years in a managerial role.
  • Strong proficiency in financial modeling, budgeting, and forecasting.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Deep understanding of financial statements and financial reporting.
  • Expertise in using financial planning software and advanced Excel skills.
  • Strong leadership and team management abilities.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex financial information clearly to non-financial audiences.
  • Proven track record of improving financial processes and performance.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities.

It is also super important that all 4ocean crew members naturally live and embrace our core values:

  • Ocean first
  • Nudge, don't judge
  • Small acts add up
  • We're all in this together
  • Think Bigger
Salary Description
135K per year