VP of Financial Planning & Analysis
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours

201-500 employees

Flying tools robotics
Company Overview
Skydio's mission is to make the world more productive, creative, and safe with autonomous flight. The company manufactures and distributes drones for various applications.
San Mateo, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
Finance & Banking
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field; advanced degree or postgraduate qualification preferred (e.g., MBA, CFA, CPA, etc.)
  • 15+ years of experience in finance or analytically intensive roles including serving as the corporate-level head of FP&A at a publicly traded company
  • Strong communication skills to present fact-based analysis, reasoned insights, and actionable recommendations
  • Demonstrated success in building and leading high-performance teams
  • Experience in scaling and optimizing financial processes, controls and financial systems
  • Background in identifying, assessing, and modeling complex contract structures, joint ventures, and acquisitions
  • Exposure to international operations, various business models and global complexity, ideally including experience entering new markets
  • Expert level knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint required. NetSuite and Adaptive planning knowledge a plus
  • Experience operating in high-growth, entrepreneurial environments, with hardware and software business models
  • Lead the company's core financial processes including long-range and annual operating plans, periodic forecast updates and ongoing financial and key operating metric performance reporting for monthly executive Business Reviews and quarterly Board Meetings
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key business and functional leaders across the Company to ensure awareness of key business activities and performance trends as well as emerging opportunities and risks
  • Partner with CFO to develop and own driver-based strategic planning model to facilitate decision making for key company initiatives, striking the right balance between model accuracy, flexibility and comprehensiveness
  • Lead a high performing team with a focus on attracting, developing, and retaining top finance talent that can scale with company growth
  • Ensure practical communication of complex financial concepts to various stakeholders across the Company to improve financial literacy and business decision making processes
  • Responsible for enhancing and scaling the systems, processes, and internal controls to ensure financial discipline and the integrity of data
  • Provide modeling and analytical support for ad-hoc strategic projects
Desired Qualifications
  • Problem solver. Self-motivated person who is adept at structuring ways to break down complex business and financial problems into digestible components and who can work well under pressure and tight deadlines. A data-driven decision-maker
  • Comfortable with uncertainty. Ability to operate successfully and drive forward in a rapidly evolving environment with limited precedence or strict guidance
  • Bias to action. Someone who is not averse to rolling up his/her sleeves and becoming involved in the details of the business when needed. Accustomed to working in an open, results-oriented culture
  • Strong collaboration and influencing qualities. Ability to quickly gain the respect of various stakeholders including the Board, executive management, colleagues, customers, team members, and external stakeholders
  • Strong self-awareness. The ability to understand how one's actions affect the world around them
  • Complete integrity and high ethical standards demonstrated by the individual's approach to business, adherence to corporate and regulatory governance and impeccable reputation for honesty