• FP&A Principal Financial Analyst

    Job Locations US-PA-Newtown Square
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/24/2018 3:57 PM)
    ID
    2018-1221
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    As North America’s only vertically-integrated travel, hospitality, and leisure management group, Apple Leisure Group (ALG) combines the expertise of 14 leading brands across five segments, which grants us the ability to oversee every aspect of the travel experience, from the moment a guest books a trip to the time they return home.

     

    ALG consistently delivers exceptional value to travelers, and strong performance to resort owners and partners by strategically leveraging the power of its portfolio of brands across five segments – Vacations, Resort Brand Management, Loyalty Club, Destination Management Services, and Technology Solutions.

     

    Why ALG?

     

    • Unprecedented access to the world’s largest distribution network selling vacations to Mexico, the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean
    • Our Vacations brands are the engine of growth delivering compelling value proposition for hotel owners, and offering our clients a one-stop shop experience
    • Our vertically integrated structure has the ability to oversee EVERY aspect of the luxury travel journey, hence guaranteeing consistent guest experience
    • State of the art technology platform connecting almost 100K travel agents with leading travel suppliers

    Responsibilities

    • Assists the Distribution Shared Services unit in budgeting, forecasting, and strategic analysis
    • Participates in the development, management, and maintenance of the next generation reporting tools
    • Take part in team responsibilities for working with other leaders of Shared Services to coordinate sourcing, aggregation and analysis of business unit data to provide strategic vision  
    • Cultivate and develop strong relationships with executive leaders of various shared departments
    • Assist in effort to integrate recently merged companies into one shared service unit
    • Collaborate to be finance support to operational teams in financial and ad hoc analysis
    • Assist in management and development of Shared Services annual budget and planning process
    • Create or enhance standard reports and/or KPI dashboards
    • Lead weekly trend analysis and make recommendation for corrective action
    • Work with Financial Reporting team to ensure accurate reporting throughout the company
    • Assist with development of monthly forecast and business review presentations for leadership teams
    • Produce weekly / monthly / ad hoc reports as requested by management

     

    Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a financial related field required

    MBA preferred

     

    Experience:

    4-6 years applicable Finance experience

    Travel industry experience is an asset

    High proficiency in MS Office, SAP and Hyperion. Strong Excel skills with modeling experience.

     

    Abilities:

    • Must be a self-starter who works well independently and as part of a team
    • Strong oral, written and verbal skills; professional manner to communicate with internal and external stakeholders  
    • Should be well organized and detailed oriented
    • Able to handle multiple tasks and prioritizes work efficiently
    • Must be resourceful to investigate, problem solve, trouble shoot and work well under pressure to meet deadlines
    • Strong ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, dates, numbers and codes

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