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DAT Solutions.

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DAT Solutions. - Beaverton, OR

\u003cp\u003eDAT Solutions is a market leading information provider serving transportation logistics professionals in North America.\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cp\u003eEstablished in 1978, DAT operates the marketplace where brokers, carriers and shippers match truckload capacity and freight in the spot market. In 2017, over 175 million loads and trucks were posted to the DAT network of load boards. As an information aggregator and solutions provider, DAT also provides weekly indices and trend data that customers depend on to help their businesses operate more efficiently and profitably. As the most trusted source of information on supply and demand trends and rates, transportation professionals depend on DAT Solutions for benchmarking, forecasting and capacity planning critical to operational efficiency.\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cp\u003eDAT Solutions delivers a variety of software solutions from mobile apps used by truck drivers to CRM systems that run multinational third party logistics providers. Product lines include load boards, freight rates, transportation management software, carrier monitoring and onboarding, load tracking, and a comprehensive directory of companies with business history, credit, safety, insurance and company reviews. Our development organization works in agile teams focused on delivering user-inspired, effective and efficient solutions that are broadly scalable and built for high volume transactions and real time interaction.\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cp\u003eDAT Solutions, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Roper Industries, a diversified growth company and constituent of the S\u0026amp;P 500, Fortune 1000 and Russell 1000 indices.\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eKEY RESPONSIBILITIES:\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e
\u003cp\u003eThe Vice President, Finance and their team will effectively budget expenses and forecast revenue; guide meaningful and quantitative financial planning; expertly evaluate business model(s), market segment and M\u0026amp;A growth opportunities; partner with the leadership team to drive smart financial and business decisions, and play a significant leadership role in the operations, culture and growth of the company. Responsible for partnering with the President and leadership team to drive business planning and forecasting in conjunction with execution in the business unit. Develops business metrics and strategic planning tools that drive results.\u0026nbsp; Conducts complex analysis based on a broad understanding of accounting, financial and product models, internal business systems and processes, and knowledge of products and services.\u0026nbsp; Responsible for financial and non-financial planning and analysis and for planning and implementation of accounting and reporting systems.\u0026nbsp; Acts as Division financial head for a subsidiary of a US based publically traded company, responsible for daily accounting functions, accurately and timely reporting of financials, and compliance with company policies and other rules (GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley, etc).\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES\u003c/strong\u003e include the following. Other duties may be assigned.\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cli\u003eLead company\u0026rsquo;s annual strategic planning and budgeting process and quarterly forecasting process; prepare and monitor the company\u0026rsquo;s long-range strategic planning models.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eProvide financial modeling and analysis (ROI, NPV, FCF) for new product development, acquisitions, long-term contracts and other ad-hoc financial projects.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eManage internal financial and business reporting to provide management with timely and useful information to facilitate business decisions and drive business performance.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eProvide detailed SaaS metrics analysis including retention, customer lifetime value, customer acquisition cost, and cohort analysis; define other financial and operational metrics of the company.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eConduct complex analysis of product usage to understand the trends resulting from economic, competitive, and seasonal influences that affect the organization\u0026rsquo;s revenue.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eHelp build out the tools for how financial information is distributed.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eProvide analysis that identifies and answers key strategic issues and opportunities within the business unit.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eLead the analysis, commentary and presentation material for the monthly and quarterly financial review meetings.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eProactively seek opportunities to improve planning and reporting processes. Benchmark performance against competition when available and identify business, financial trends, and variances to plan.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eWork closely with senior management to prepare and deliver presentations to Corporate management.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eDevelop and maintain a core understanding of business and products.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eManage policies and procedures to maintain internal controls and ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eLead Accounting and Billing staff through subordinate managers.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eReview monthly consolidation templates (Hyperion).\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eReview various month-end reports for accuracy, proper recognition of revenue, etc.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eWork with IT to manage cybersecurity risks and ensure PCI compliance.\u003c/li\u003e
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\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eLEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES: \u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e
\u003cp\u003eManages Accounting/Finance/Contracts staff through subordinate supervisors; 15-20 total team. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the department.\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cli\u003eBuild a business partner-oriented Finance and Accounting team and establish strong business partner relationships with functional department heads.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eBuild relationships and partnerships across departments to thoroughly understand how all the pieces fit together, how information is and can be used by various functions within the business.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eEstablish credibility throughout the organization to be an effective listener and problem solver of business and finance-related issues.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eBuild strong executive partnerships and maintain significant interaction with the President and Division executive team.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003ePromote a culture of teamwork, innovation, risk taking and continuous process improvement within the organization.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eProvide leadership that engages all staff, including the clear establishment of performance expectations coaching, performance management, career development, reward and recognition, hiring and high employee\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eWork with Human Resources to design performance management systems including, but not limited to, sales commission structure.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eBuild a world class team by employing top notch talent, emphasizing the career development of staff, and training critical skills.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eInspire staff to consistently incorporate company vision, mission, values and goals in support of business needs.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eMotivate the team through proactive performance management, clear accountability and on-going measurement against goals.\u003c/li\u003e
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\u003ch1\u003ePROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:\u003c/h1\u003e
\u003cp\u003eTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cli\u003eRequires 10 years progressively responsible experience (at least 4 years in management) in a mix of Business, Finance, Accounting or related field.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eExperience and competence in all financial disciplines with an emphasis on financial planning and analysis, business results, M\u0026amp;A, and optimization.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eDirect experience with SaaS (or cloud based) B2B services; subscription services preferred.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003ePrior successful experience managing financial aspect of significant enterprise system implementation (i.e. ERP, CRM, FAS, etc) strongly preferred.\u003c/li\u003e
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\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePERFORMANCE SKILLS/COMPETENCIES: \u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e
\u003cp\u003eThe below categories represent general skill sets that are required by this position. The level of proficiency \u0026amp; priority required by this position are defined by the following scales.\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cli\u003eProven success as a savvy financial executive with the ability to aggressively and creatively drive results within dynamic, growth-oriented companies which ideally have a high-transaction, subscription sales model (e.g. SaaS, e-Commerce).\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eExcellent quantitative analysis skills (data interpretation, business model building, results tracking); able to analyze data to create actionable recommendations.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eAbility to influence peers, hold them accountable and gain alignment across functions.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eStrong knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting, financial modeling, rolling budgets, and profitability analysis.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eStrong results orientation and accountability.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eAbility to work collaboratively with all levels and functions of the organization and establish and maintain strong relationships with all\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eStrong and effective written and verbal communication skills and ability to engage others to meet the company\u0026rsquo;s financial and business objectives.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eExperience dealing with and presenting to senior leaders and Board of Directors.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eInspirational leader; leads by example and with integrity, drives employee commitment through actions, empowers employees to reach their full potential.\u003c/li\u003e
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\u003ch1\u003eEDUCATION:\u003c/h1\u003e
\u003cp\u003eBachelor\u0026rsquo;s Degree in Business, Finance, Economics or related field required; MBA preferred\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003ch1\u003eLEADERSHIP CHARACTERISTICS:\u003c/h1\u003e
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\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eUnderstanding the Business: \u003c/strong\u003eKnows the business and the mission-critical technical and functional skills needed to do the job; understands various types of business propositions and understands how businesses operate in general; learns new methods and technologies easily.\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMaking Complex Decisions: \u003c/strong\u003eCan solve even the toughest and most complex of problems; great at gleaning meaning from whatever data is available; is a quick study of the new and different; adds personal wisdom and experience to come to the best conclusion and solution, given the situation; uses multiple problem-solving tools and techniques.\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003ch1\u003eKeeping on Point: Can quickly separate the mission-critical from the nice to dos and the trivials; quickly senses what\u0027s the next most useful thing to work on; focuses on the critical few tasks that really add value and puts aside or delays the rest.\u003c/h1\u003e
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\u003ch1\u003eEvaluating and Deploying People Accurately: Reads people accurately; can diagnose strengths, weaknesses, and potential; knows what skills are required to fill a job or role; hires the best.\u003c/h1\u003e
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\u003ch1\u003eFocusing on Action and Outcomes: Attacks everything with drive and energy with an eye on the bottom line; not afraid to initiate action before all the facts are known; drives to finish everything he/she starts.\u003c/h1\u003e
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\u003ch1\u003eInspiring Others: Is skilled at getting individuals, teams, and an entire organization to perform at a higher level and to embrace change; negotiates skillfully to achieve a fair outcome or promote a common cause; communicates a compelling vision and is committed to what needs to be done; inspires others; builds motivated, high-performing teams; understands what motivates different people.\u003c/h1\u003e
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\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAuthority: \u003c/strong\u003eEstablishes Division operational objectives and work plans, and delegates assignments to subordinate managers. Parent company executive management reviews achievement of objectives to determine success of operation. Manages the development of and executes policies that affect Division operations and may also have companywide effect.\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eJob Complexity: \u003c/strong\u003eWorks on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of the company. Participates in corporate development of methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for projects, programs, and people. Ensures budgets and schedules meet corporate requirements.\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDiscretion: \u003c/strong\u003eErroneous decisions will result in critical delay(s) in schedules and/or unit operations and may jeopardize overall business activities.\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eInteraction: \u003c/strong\u003eRegularly interacts with executives and/or major customers. Interactions frequently involve special skills, such as negotiating with customers or management or attempting to influence senior level leaders regarding matters of significance to the organization.\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDirection: \u003c/strong\u003eManages the coordination of the activities of multiple departments with responsibility for results, including costs, methods and staffing.\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eLanguage Skills: \u003c/strong\u003eAbility to read, analyze, and interpret scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMathematical Skills: \u003c/strong\u003eAbility to work with complex mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as differentials, fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eReasoning Ability: \u003c/strong\u003eAbility to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePhysical Demands: \u003c/strong\u003eThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWork Environment: \u003c/strong\u003eThe characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003ch1\u003eCOMPENSATION:\u003c/h1\u003e
\u003cp\u003eCompensation will be influenced by the selected candidate, but will consist of a highly competitive and attractive base salary, performance-based bonus, and long term equity package.\u003c/p\u003e

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VP Finance DAT Solutions. - Beaverton, OR, United States

   

Location: Beaverton, OR

Company Profile:
DAT Solutions provides actionable information to the most extensive network of transportation professionals in North America. It is a trusted source of information on supply and demand trends, as well as benchmarking, forecasting, and capacity planning critical to operational efficiency.