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Finance Business Partner Director - Direct Hire/Colleague

Jacksonville, FL, United States

Job ID: 6461

Date published: 12-Jun-2018


The Financial Business Partner Director is a strategic role that provides financial insight and complex analysis of the operating results of the assigned Vertical(s).  This role requires a forward-looking individual that will connect financial outcomes to the strategy associated with each of the assigned clients.



  • Develops deep knowledge and understanding of assigned clients/Vertical to provide fiscal and organizational advice regarding programs, service offerings and objectives.
  • Partners with operational management to formulate client/Vertical budgets and forecasts.
  • Effectively communicates with Pontoon Corporate accounting and forecasting to ensure Vertical profit and loss statements are accurate.
  • Identifies, creates and applies financial performance metrics to measure the expected profitability/return on sales for assigned clients.
  • Leads the creation, running, preparation, and analysis of various reports on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually or ad hoc basis.
  • Utilizes financial management systems, databases and tools, including the development, analysis and distribution of a variety of customized financial reports.
  • Recommends and assists with identifying, developing and deploying short- and long-term plans to improve profitability and operating results.
  • Partners with management in the execution of process performance assessments, identifies areas of potential enhancements, and implements solutions.
  • Stays abreast of leading economic, business and industry trends, analyzes operational impact and produces summarizing reports for management.
  • Assists with and supports the administration of the division’s annual operating budget(s), including performing forecasting and financial analysis for key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Provides coaching and mentoring to less experienced team members.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business or a related field.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of financial analysis experience.


  • Skilled in communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously while meeting assigned deadlines.
  • Ability to effectively influence others at various levels within the organization.
  • Ability to effectively and accurately gather, interpret, report, and use data and other information in conducting responsibilities.
  • Highly accurate and detail-oriented with the ability to meet deadlines and adapt to change.
  • Ability to evaluate the effectiveness of processes, develop improvements and/or recommend changes or alternatives.
  • Ability to identify existing and new trends as well as evaluate and predict their impact on the organization.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to understand and apply General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and financial analysis principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of the concepts, principles, and practices of accounting, budgeting, and cost control procedures, as well as the ability to prepare and monitor budget information.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to utilize automated financial systems and tools, such as Hyperion and Oracle Financials.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Outlook.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.