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Broomfield CO Full Time Posted by: Vail Resorts Posted: Wednesday, 25 March 2020
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Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

The Vail Resorts Finance Team is committed to Building Leaders and Driving Value. We are creating a new fully centralized Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team in our corporate headquarters near Boulder, Colorado, to support a growing company of 37 resorts across Australia, Canada and the United States, 55,000+ employees, and a market capitalization of over $9 billion. We are transforming our FP&A organization to bring best-in-class insight generation, data-driven decision-making support and financial management to Vail Resorts - the ski industry's global leader.

Our team will be driven by top-tier talent, state-of-the-art systems and tools, and strategic process management to identify and deliver against the Company's biggest value opportunities. We are creating a sustainable high-performing team that will develop talent and prioritize career growth through accelerated opportunities and progression. This is an opportunity to join the FP&A team at a critical inflection point and shape how we do business into the future.

The Project Manager, Process Management - FPO will operate within a brand-new team that will oversee all enterprise process management for the entire FP&A organization. This role will partner with FP&A leaders to drive efficient process design and execution with a specific focus of meeting prioritized stakeholder needs both internally and externally. The Project Manager will drive improvements to optimize our FP&A efforts as this newly formed team will be a critical leverage point to make the new centralized structure successful.


  • Ensure the Company's FP&A operating cadence and commitments are met in support of the Executive Committee and senior leadership teams across Finance, other corporate functions, and business segments
  • Proactively partner with Enterprise and Divisional FP&A teams to provide solutions that drive process improvements in a streamlined, efficient and sustainable manner.
  • Partner with Divisional FP&A to deliver training and documentation for major planning and recurring business processes.
  • Support execution of:
    • Critical enterprise-wide processes, including annual operating and capital budgeting, recurring forecasts, monthly financial review process, Board of Directors quarterly deliverables, etc.
    • Own FP&A calendar management and process design for critical enterprise-wide processes.
  • Leadership qualities:
    • Demonstrated track record of high performance in FP&A process design and execution in support of senior leadership team.
    • Leads by example, possesses a strong work ethic, is collaborative, and embraces a passion and results driven leadership model.
    • Self-aware and maintains authentic humility; possesses high energy, drive and an ability to execute; is flexible, agile and can adapt quickly in a rapid-paced environment.
  • Approach and behavior—cultural characteristics:
    • Strong curiosity in tackling complex business problems; dives deeply into business processes, relentlessly pursues their purpose, and how to optimize.
    • Comfortable leveraging his/her capabilities to work independently.
    • Strong learning agility. Enjoys and excels in environments where he/she must tackle and solve new and increasingly complex efficiency and scalability challenges—incorporating the newest ideas, technologies, and approaches to business.
    • A brave, ambitious, and passionate leader who is comfortable in his/her own skin while also demonstrating a high level of emotional intelligence and self-awareness.


  • Outstanding academic credentials; Bachelor's Degree in Finance or related field.
  • 7+ years, or 5+ years with a MBA, of experience in FP&A and/or project management.
  • Proven ability to successfully deliver against critical enterprise-wide process execution and strategic projects through well-constructed and communicated operational plans aligned to key stakeholder outputs and deliverables.
  • Strong understanding of key business concepts and performance metrics (financial and operational).
  • Ability to apply natural curiosity regarding business results and insights while consistently identifying ways to improve management and execution of key processes.
  • Preferred skills:
    • High intellect and ambition.
    • Unquestioned ethics and integrity.
    • Excellent listener, open to feedback, and communicates with candor and respect.
    • Outstanding organizational and project management skills.
    • Connects well with others.
    • Excellent individual initiative and objective-oriented drive.
    • Highly collaborative team approach to work with a proactive orientation towards gathering voice-of-the-customer to design and deliver impactful solutions.
    • Excellent problem-solving aptitude.

We offer a variety of career opportunities at our world-class resorts and corporate headquarters near Boulder, Colorado in fields like Finance & Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Public Affairs & Sustainability, Marketing, Sales & Communications and more. Our corporate team shares both a passion for the outdoors and a drive to re-imagine the mountain resort experience around the world. Learn more at
Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.


Requisition ID 182551

Broomfield CO, United States of America
Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts
3/25/2020 11:17:17 PM

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