Strategic Finance Director
United States - NY, New York
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As a Strategic Finance Director, you will be the strategic arm of our Financial Planning & Analysis team. You will be responsible for preparing presentations for executive management and investors, proactively analyzing trends and competitive benchmarking, evaluating acquisition targets and performing post merger integrations, ad hoc financial analysis, and driving cross functional initiatives. Your focus is centered around strategy - continually deliver new insights and recommendations that allow us to make the right decisions to propel the business forward.
Design, prepare, and own key analytics initiatives such as business/economic/financial modeling, product/competitive landscape benchmarking, TAM analysis, and other data-driven analysis
Work collaboratively with the core FP&A team to be strategic advisors to our key business unit leaders. We run a matrixed organization that spans across multiple business units with unique business models and strategies
Your Education & Experience:
Minimum 7+ years of relevant experience in consulting, investment banking, and/or corporate finance with consistent track record of success
Extraordinary financial modeling, business intelligence, and powerpoint skills
Excellent communication / cross functional collaboration skills required; role involves building strong relationships across the organization, communicating and presenting ideas clearly to management and influencing decision making
Must be a proactive and highly organized self-starter, able to work independently and under tight deadlines
Highly motivated and humble team-player with no ego
Demonstrated ability to turn financial data into relevant insights that support sound decisions
Obsessed with continuous process improvement, driving growth and scale
Assertive but collaborative; not afraid to challenge status quo and bring the rest of the organization along the journey
The salary range posted below refers only to positions that will be physically based in New York City. As with all roles, Medidata sets ranges based on a number of factors including function, level, candidate expertise and experience, and geographic location. Pay ranges for candidates in locations other than New York City, may differ based on the local market data in that region. The base salary pay range for this position is $150,000 - $185,000.
Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Medidata provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a commission under the terms of applicable plan documents, while many of Medidata’s non-sales positions are eligible for annual bonuses. Additionally, Medidata provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most and should help you care for those who matter most. For that reason, we provide an array of options to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life.