VIAD

Financial Analyst, FP&A

Job Locations US-CO-Denver
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(12/15/2020 12:22 PM)
Job ID # (iCIMS)
2020-16697
# of Openings
1
Job Posting Categories
Accounting/Finance

Overview

Pursuit is a hospitality and attractions company that connects guests and staff to iconic places through unforgettable and inspiring experiences and strives to become the world’s leading provider of experiential adventure travel.  Pursuit generates revenue and shareholder value as one of two business units operated by Viad, an S&P SmallCap 600 international experiential services company, traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol VVI.

 

We deliver rich travel experiences to the global market in iconic destinations through its unique hotels and lodges, recreational attractions, ground transportation services, retail, food and beverage, sightseeing, tours and travel products. Today, the company enjoys strong perennial demand with operations in or adjacent to Banff, Jasper and Waterton Lakes National Parks in Canada, and Glacier and Denali National Parks in the United States in addition to FlyOver Canada in Vancouver, B.C., FlyOver Iceland in Reykjavik.  In addition, new attractions coming soon include two FlyOver theater attractions in Las Vegas and Toronto, and a premier oceanfront geothermal lagoon experience near Reykjavik, Iceland - Sky Lagoon. The company is executing an aggressive growth strategy, expanding into multiple geographies and iconic locations that enjoy perennial visitor demand.

 

We are strengthening and improving our culture, our attractions and our operations to deliver these unforgettable guest and staff experiences. We will work hard to refine and execute our strategic plan for the expansion of the business, accelerate profitable revenue growth through strategic capital deployment, drive strong organic growth of our existing businesses, and acquire unique and complementary businesses. We will work tirelessly to build a strong entrepreneurial, fun and rewarding culture for our team members.

Responsibilities

This is a full-time, year-round role reporting to the FP&A Finance Director at Pursuit. This role will focus on all aspects of financial planning and reporting across the Pursuit platform and help to drive clarity, efficiency and accuracy across all major responsibilities.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversee the day-to-day management of Pursuit’s financial reporting capabilities including administering the Solver (formerly BI360, www.solverglobal.com) data warehouse, system security, and delivery of reports to decision-makers
  • Maintain and enhance the inventory of financial and statistical/operational/payroll analytics reports
  • Serve as Solver subject matter expert, and bring forward the full spectrum of system capabilities to the benefit of the broader organization
  • Drive implementation of new systems including enhancements to Pursuit’s ERP
  • Lead the Pursuit global consolidation process including allocations, FX, tax, balance sheet, cash flow and financial system uploads
  • Partner with the accounting team and other business leaders to develop process improvements that will create efficiencies and improve accuracy across the organization
  • Educate team members across the organization to leverage the reports and tools available to them
  • Suggest process improvements that will inform leadership and ensure a forward-thinking approach to reporting and business partnership

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience or certification (CPA/CFA/MBA) related to finance or accounting with a minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Highly analytical and orientation to intellectual honesty; natural tendency to ask “why,” to challenge the status quo and to dig in to address unresolved questions
  • Excel Mastery: Highly proficient excel user that can everything from find answers quickly to building Board of Directors materials
  • Experience in the use of finance and accounting systems and other Microsoft Office products; Solver / D365 / Power BI experience preferred
  • Strong commitment to working as a team with an ability to foster strong working relationships, gain agreement on timelines and manage both external and internal stakeholder requirements.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work with a geographically dispersed team in a broad range of time zones.
  • Resourceful, adaptable, resilient, and having a strong sense of self-awareness.
  • Demonstrates relentless energy and a bias toward action as opposed to waiting to be instructed on what to do.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent hospitality mindset and guest service skills, including dedicated service to both internal and external clients.
  • Strong sense of urgency.
  • A natural drive and curiosity about the business and what “could be…”

This list describes at a high level what this role does, but no job description can anticipate every single task, issue or project that could come up.  Pursuit reserves the right to adjust, reduce, add, or change job tasks as needed for the success of the business.

 

To handle this job successfully, any person hired must be able to perform responsibilities as described. Pursuit will make any reasonable accommodation to help a person with disabilities perform their job.  This job is based in Denver, CO USA and current, legal ability to work in the U.S. is required. Some travel both domestically and internationally may be necessary, so a valid passport and driver’s license is required.

 

Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.
We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

 

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