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Vice President, FP&A

Definitive Healthcare

Definitive Healthcare

Administration
Framingham, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, August 1, 2023

At Definitive Healthcare, our passion is to transform data, analytics and expertise into healthcare commercial intelligence. We help clients uncover the right markets, opportunities and people, so they can shape tomorrow’s healthcare industry. Our SaaS platform creates new paths to commercial success in the healthcare market, so companies can identify where to go next.

Our employees are kind, collaborative, energetic, approachable and driven. On top of that, we value the unique perspectives, backgrounds and voices of our employees. Why? Because their diverse experiences drive new ideas and help us build a better community.

For over 10 years, we’ve built a collaborative culture driven by employees who share a passion for improving the healthcare ecosystem, enjoy giving back to the local community and value diversity and inclusion.

One of the hallmarks of our culture is our commitment to community service. Through the DefinitiveCares program, employees can work with their choice of more than 40 charitable organizations, supporting causes from hunger and homelessness to healthcare, LGBTQ+ issues, racial justice, women’s initiatives and more. 2021 marked the sixth year that we had 100% employee participation in DefinitiveCares.

We also provide a range of opportunities for employees to connect with each other. Employees can join any of our employee run affinity groups supporting causes such as women’s empowerment, LGBTQ+, Black, indigenous and people of color (BIPOC), disabilities and working parents and potential for many more. Affinity groups often enable greater education companywide through training, events and speaker series.

We’re also a great place to work. For five years in a row, we’ve been recognized by the Boston Business Journal and the Boston Globe as a best place to work in Massachusetts. In 2022, Energage recognized us for Culture Excellence in Compensation & Benefits, Innovation, Great Leadership, Purpose & Value and Work-Life Flexibility!

Think you’d be a good addition to our team? Explore our available positions here. We’d love the chance to get to know you.

ABOUT DEFINITIVE HEALTHCARE

At Definitive Healthcare, our passion is to transform data, analytics, and expertise into healthcare commercial intelligence. We help clients uncover the right markets, opportunities, and people, so they can shape tomorrow’s healthcare industry. Our SaaS platform creates new paths to commercial success in the healthcare market, so companies can identify where to go next.

Our employees are kind, collaborative, energetic, approachable, and driven. On top of that, we value the unique perspectives, backgrounds, and voices of our employees. Why? Because their diverse experiences drive new ideas and help us build a better community.

For over 10 years, we’ve built a collaborative culture driven by employees who share a passion for improving the healthcare ecosystem, enjoy giving back to the local community, and value diversity and inclusion.

One of the hallmarks of our culture is our commitment to community service. Through the DefinitiveCares program, employees can work with their choice of more than 40 charitable organizations, supporting causes from hunger and homelessness to healthcare, LGBTQ+ issues, racial justice, women’s initiatives, and more. 2022 marked the seventh year we had 100% employee participation in DefinitiveCares.

We also provide a range of opportunities for employees to connect with each other. Employees can join any of our employee-run affinity groups supporting causes such as women’s empowerment, LGBTQ+, Black, indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC), disabilities and working parents, and potential for many more. Affinity groups often enable greater education companywide through training, events, and speaker series.

We’re also a great place to work. For five years in a row, we’ve been recognized by the Boston Business Journal and the Boston Globe as a best place to work in Massachusetts. In 2022, Energage recognized us for Culture Excellence in Compensation & Benefits, Innovation, Great Leadership, Purpose & Value, and Work-Life Flexibility!

DESCRIPTION

This is a unique opportunity for the right person to join a fast-growing technology company and refine our FP&A organization as we scale with 20%+ growth and near 30% aEBITDA and unlevered Free Cash Flow Margins.

Reporting to the CFO and working closely with the CEO and senior leadership team, the Vice President of FP&A is a strategic business partner who adds value by developing and presenting accurate and pertinent financial guidance. S/he is responsible for providing forward-looking financial analysis and reporting and developing and implementing robust procedures that create accurate, timely, and relevant financial statements, measurements, forecasts, plans, projections and business analysis. The successful candidate will be a hands-on leader that is ready to roll up their sleeves and dive into the data/systems/models/etc. themselves. S/he will ensure a cohesive and consistent approach to FP&A is taken across the organization and that significant variances from planned or forecasted results are identified, understood, and that recommended corrective actions agreed with senior leadership. This role will ensure financial objectives are achieved, while focusing on continuous improvement and frequent communications with the CFO and key stakeholders across the business to drive financial performance.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Partner with CFO and senior leadership team to provide business insights to the organization & executive team
  • Lead, motivate, develop, and retain a lean, high-quality team.
  • Create a culture of FP&A excellence where the function is viewed as a strategic partner and expert on financial matters providing guidance and assistance to other functional groups as needed
  • Prepare us to scale by refining and managing all core FP&A processes, including:
  • Annual Planning
  • Monthly reporting packs with KPI’s
  • Monthly rolling forecasts with analysis of variances and implications
  • Quarterly public company guidance development
  • Quarterly Board meeting preparation & participation
  • Ad-hoc decision support
  • Develop short- and long-term roadmaps of priorities to help FP&A scale with the business. This will include but not be limited to:
  • Clarifying and communicating processes and calendars
  • Using templates to streamline work
  • Refining and/or implementing financial planning tools and technology
  • Support acquisition efforts, including valuation, due diligence, and post-merger integration
  • Opportunity to grow into greater involvement/ownership of:
  • Investor Relations
  • Strategic Treasury

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • High energy and self-motivated, with a hands-on style
  • Experience in one or more high-growth SAAS businesses with revenue of $200m or more
  • Experience leading or directly supporting public company guidance modeling
  • Ability to distill questions to their essence while remaining connected enough to the details to ensure quality in final deliverables
  • Passion for building templates, calendars, processes, and systems…
    • We have growth and profitability and are seeking a partner who can help us scale to $1B in revenue and beyond.
    • We have NetSuite, Salesforce, Adaptive Planning, and many other modern tools; now we need to optimize and fully leverage them!
  • Collaborative and partnership-oriented style, with the ability to manage competing priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to effectively manage and engage internal stakeholders

Why we love Definitive, and why you will too!

  • Industry leading products
  • Work hard, and have fun doing it
  • Incredibly fast growth means limitless opportunity
  • Flexible and dynamic culture
  • Work alongside some of the most talented and dedicated teammates
  • Definitive Cares, our community service group, gives all of us a chance to give back
  • Competitive benefits package including great healthcare benefits and a 401(k) match

What our Employees are saying about us on Glassdoor:

“Great Work atmosphere, great work life balance, excellent company to work for, amazing top notch product, incredible customer service, lots of tools to help you succeed.”

-Business Development Manager

“Great team. Amazing growth. Employees are treated very well.”

-Research Analyst

“I have waited 36 years to work at a dream job for a dream company and I am so happy to have finally got there.”

-Profile Analyst

If you don’t fit all of these qualifications, but believe you’re still a great fit, feel free to apply and tell us why in your cover letter.

If you are a California, Colorado, New York City or Washington resident and this role is a remote role, you can receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request.

Definitive Hiring Philosophy

Definitive Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace with equal opportunity for all applicants and teammates. Our goal is to recruit the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other status. If you’re interested in working in a fast growing, exciting working environment – we encourage you to apply!

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