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Director of Financial Planning and Analysis

Company: California Pizza Kitchen
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Summary of Position

Responsible for preparing, analyzing and evaluating financial metrics as they relate to the organization's objectives. Support the entire organization with analysis and ongoing reporting of new and existing initiatives designed to drive overall revenue and/or reduce expenses.

Overall Responsibilities and Duties

  • Support Operational initiatives with P&L forecasting, expense analysis, and reporting of results.
  • Develop financial forecasts of headcount, operating expenses, and capital expenditures and perform budget vs. actual analysis.
  • Create reporting packages and work with senior management to define and track key performance metrics.
  • Support Operations with development, estimate, and calculation of quarterly bonuses.
  • Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes
  • Develop content for executive presentations, including internal meetings and Investor Relations.
  • Prepare Monthly financial reporting packages.

Education, Training, and Work Experience

  • Bachelor degree with a concentration in business, finance or accounting. Advanced degree desired.
  • 7-10 years financial analysis experience at a restaurant or other multi-unit business, or a related professional services firm
  • Demonstrated success in planning and executing annual budgeting processes
  • Excellent analytical and modeling skills, in-depth experience with financial statement analysis and a strong understanding of corporate finance concepts
  • Extensive knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Organized, detail-oriented, and ability to multi-task.
  • Team player with a positive attitude and a focus on business issues.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Good business acumen with the ability to understand and analyze financial data.
  • Proficient verbal, written and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate through all levels of the organization.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Eager to learn.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Proficiency in PowerPoint and Microsoft Word.
  • Overall understanding of budgeting and profit & loss analysis.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently exposed to computer terminals. The noise level and temperature is moderate. The employee has the ability to sit, stand and/or walk for up to 10 hours a day. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, bend or kneel, lift up to 40 lbs. and perform other diverse physical tasks as needed. The vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

NOTE: CPK reserves the right to revise or change the position plan as the need arises. This position plan is not all inclusive of total job responsibilities nor does it constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

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000 - Support Center

575 Anton Blvd.

Costa Mesa, CA 92626


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