Sr. Director, FP&A and Global FunctionsSan Francisco, California Requisition Number R0031806 Subsidiary StubHub
At StubHub, our mission is to bring the joy of live to fans globally. We’re the world's largest ticket marketplace, and we make sure that the events where you want to be are never sold out.
To strengthen our StubHub Finance team, we are seeking a world-class finance professional to lead two teams; our 3-person Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team, which is responsible for developing and leading all planning, forecasting and reporting processes at StubHub as well as our 4-person Global Functions Finance team, which is responsible for being the Finance partner for our support functions within StubHub; Product, Engineering, Customer Experience and Corporate teams. It is also responsible for supporting business leadership with insightful analysis to evaluate business performance, enable strategic decision-making and support related internal & external financial communication.
This role offers the chosen candidate a unique opportunity to learn about StubHub and the Live-event industry, impact the future direction of the business and develop relationships with finance and business leaders across StubHub & eBay Inc. Regular (weekly) interaction with our CEO and several executive leaders of the Company provides great exposure and responsibility for clear and concise executive influence and communication.
Location: The role is based San Francisco and will report to the CFO
- Lead all planning, forecasting and reporting processes across StubHub Globally – both long-term and short-term, including but not limited to Monthly Forecasts, Annual Budget & Annual 3 yr Strategic Business outlook.
- Support the StubHub executive leadership team in assessment and communication of business performance, trends and strategic trade-offs internally at StubHub but also with other stakeholders such as ebay Corporate Finance and Investor Relations.
- Provide thought leadership on financial architecture and clarity to management on the direction of the business in terms of Ticket Sales, Revenues, Resource allocations and Expense profile.
- Support longer-term strategic planning and influence business leadership and Finance teams to generate financial forecasts that are challenging but achievable.
- Govern and facilitate compliance and high-quality execution with overall corporate finance timelines and processes as well as owning the accuracy & consistency of all external reporting and analyses.
- Partner with the ebay and Stubhub Data and Finance Technology teams to design and improve finance reporting tools & solutions.
- Work with global cross functional teams on ad-hoc business projects – lead such efforts when appropriate.
- Strong work ethic and interpersonal skills, with an emphasis on teamwork, initiative and integrity.
- Consistent track record working effectively with senior, mid-level and junior colleagues to get results across a broad organization and diverse set of businesses. You have the confidence, social awareness, and poise to work effectively with business and finance leaders, internally and externally.
- Highly analytical, strategic, and detail-oriented, with a commitment to excellence and a passion for understanding the business.
- High energy and superb attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and deliver in a deadline-oriented environment.
- Superior communication skills – verbal, written & presentation skills. Ability to transition seamlessly from complex analyses to simple/precise business implications.
- You will see themselves as business drivers who expect to be accountable for business, financial and metrics goals and will thrive by demonstrating the creativity, agility and business partnership that is required to achieve them.
- A global mindset and ability to work well with people and teams from various cultures and time zones.
- Ability to identify and take on critical projects, as well as lead multiple projects simultaneously in a dynamic/changing environment.
- Possessing good judgment and mature decision-making skills. Diplomatic yet assertive, with an ability to push back when needed and to know when to follow up with others.
- Hands-on, resourceful and a doer. Able to work autonomously but also operate as part of a strong, cohesive team.
- Highly developed ability to receive and give feedback as well as to set priorities in a complex team and work environment (functional and regional reporting lines).
- Having a personality that people warm to and a sense of humor built on a foundation of personal integrity, humility and an appreciation for the power of team-work.
- You will likely be passionate fans of live entertainment.
Desired skills & experiences:
- 15+ years of increasing responsibility in finance leadership roles with a bias towards quantitative analysis and Financial Planning & Analysis.
- You will possess an MBA or other relevant advanced degree from a top tier school, or a bachelor’s degree in finance/accounting/economics from a top tier university combined with an ambitious track record.
- A multinational, publicly listed company background from an organization with a highly regarded finance team is important. You will however combine experience in a larger company with experience in a smaller, more nimble organization with broad exposure.
Are you interested in joining an ambitious and close-knit team dedicated to solving meaningful customer problems? Your work will have a significant impact on the business, and help spread the joy of concerts, theater, and sports around the world.
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