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Job Title:  Finance Director

Location: 

Southlake, TX, US

Remote Options (if applicable): 

Req ID: 60089

Job Family: Finance/Accounting

 

Sabre Corporation is a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre operates offices in approximately 60 countries around the world. At Sabre, we make travel happen. Positioned at the center of the business of travel, our platform connects people with experiences that matter in their lives. Today, Sabre is creating a new marketplace for personalized travel. It is our people who develop and deliver powerful solutions that meet the current and future needs or our airline, hotel and travel agency customers. Join our journey! 

Job Description

The Director of Corporate FP&A will be a key member of the Sabre Finance team and responsible for providing decision support to the Executive Leadership Team to achieve short and long-term strategic and financial goals. This role will report directly to the VP of Finance. You will serve as a strategic business partner to the business, as well as be responsible for managing the financial cadence of the organization. The role is ideal for a seasoned professional who is comfortable rolling up their sleeves to capture, present and utilize pertinent data to drive better business decisions. This role will lead and manage a support team of financial analysts.

 

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Lead the financial cadence for the organization, including the Planning, Close, Forecast and Cash Flow cycles
  • Responsible for financial reporting to the Executive Leadership Team and the Board of Directors
  • Key partner to the CFO in developing financial strategies to achieve the multi-year outlook goals and objectives
  • Focus on process improvement for the FP&A organization resulting in increased time for financial analysis
  • Collaborate with finance and business partners to deliver financial objectives; oversee monthly P&L reviews; identify trends driving positive and negative variances to plan
  • Manage financial analyses and operating metrics that can be used to identify opportunities to improve operational performance
  • Provide monthly financial reporting to business partners, and assist in identifying risks and opportunities to meet/exceed financial targets
  • Ability to work on complex issues or situations across scope of responsibility
  • Lead departmental initiatives in continuous improvement of financial processes and the development of the team to achieve best practices
     

Job Requirements

Professional Experience/Qualifications:

  • Self-starter capable of driving business results without significant supervision
  • Highly analytical approach, constantly seeks to understand the driver for results
  • Successful track record of counseling senior executives and operationalizing business changing initiatives
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to lead and direct multiple projects simultaneously; ability to effectively delegate work to team members
  • Knowledge of revenue recognition, accounting, and cost control principles

 

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, CPA or MBA preferred, plus 8 or more years related experience; minimum 5 years prior management/supervisory experience preferred
     

 

Reasonable Accommodation

Sabre is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants applying for a Sabre position with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact Sabre's Compliance Office at compliance.office@sabre.com.

Affirmative Action

Sabre is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. EEO IS THE LAW

 

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