Job Description

Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

Category: Corporate Office
Location: 5501 Headquarters Dr
Plano Texas 75024
Job ID: 347982

Rent A Center, Corporate


Director Financial Planning & Analysis


Job Purpose: Provide insightful actionable analysis and reporting to drive sound business decisions. The Director will do so through highly quantitative analysis of customer behaviors (e.g., margin/volume tradeoff, price sensitivity, etc.), price/product modeling, tests vs. control analysis, and financial modeling.  The Manager will collaborate closely with Sales Strategy, Marketing, Merchandising, and Operations.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop relationships with key business owners to identify areas needing financial support and analysis
  • Develop, maintain and enhance analytical models to determine optimal profitability/financial impact of commercial initiatives and present findings to executive management
  • Analyze large datasets and improve existing/create new analyses to provide analytical insights and recommendations to enable continuous, measurable improvement of campaigns and sales events
  • Analyze the overall business, perform root cause analysis, and identify best practices.
  • Partner with Operations & Commercial teams to successfully implement tests, measure results, and make collaborative recommendations.
  • Develop complex financial models to forecast future business prospects
  • Prepare budgets, forecasts, financial plans, and statistical reports
  • Prepare presentations in support of board and shareholder meetings, monthly/quarterly senior leadership meetings and various strategic committees of the company
  • Lead recurring meetings with senior management to discuss business results and offer insights on opportunities to improve performance.
  • Create ad hoc reports utilizing reporting and analysis tools
  • Additional duties and projects as assigned



Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field (e.g., finance, economics, business, engineering).  MBA preferred
  • Five to seven years’ experience in FP&A and/or highly analytical role with two years of supervisory experience and knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within finance.
  • Strong business acumen coupled with exceptional analytical, problem solving and influencing skills
  • Passion for turning data into actionable insights and strong ability to tell stories with data
  • Excellent communications skills and the ability to interact with executive management
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships across the company’s operations
  • Proven record of results in highly analytical, ambiguous and complex business settings
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with proven ability to multi-task
  • Self-motivated, independent and resourceful
  • Extremely proficient in MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, SQL.  Experience in Tableau helpful
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with demonstrated expertise in PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, MS Project and SharePoint


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