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Strategic Finance Director

United States, NY, New York

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Your Mission:

As a Strategic Finance Director, you will be the strategic arm of our Financial Planning & Analysis team.  You will be responsible for preparing presentations for executive management and investors, proactively analyzing trends and competitive benchmarking, evaluating acquisition targets and performing post merger integrations, ad hoc financial analysis, and driving cross functional initiatives. Your focus is centered around strategy - continually deliver new insights and recommendations that allow us to make the right decisions to propel the business forward.

Your Competencies:

  • Design, prepare, and own key analytics initiatives such as business/economic/financial modeling, product/competitive landscape benchmarking, TAM analysis, and other data-driven analysis

  • Work collaboratively with the core FP&A team to be strategic advisors to our key business unit leaders.  We run a matrixed organization that spans across multiple business units with unique business models and strategies

Your Education & Experience: 

  • Minimum 7+ years of relevant experience in consulting, investment banking, and/or corporate finance with consistent track record of success

  • Extraordinary financial modeling, business intelligence, and powerpoint skills

  • Excellent communication / cross functional collaboration skills required; role involves building strong relationships across the organization, communicating and presenting ideas clearly to management and influencing decision making

  • Must be a proactive and highly organized self-starter, able to work independently and under tight deadlines

  • Highly motivated and humble team-player with no ego

  • Demonstrated ability to turn financial data into relevant insights that support sound decisions

  • Obsessed with continuous process improvement, driving growth and scale

  • Assertive but collaborative; not afraid to challenge status quo and bring the rest of the organization along the journey

The salary range posted below refers only to positions that will be physically based in New York City.  As with all roles, Medidata sets ranges based on a number of factors including function, level, candidate expertise and experience, and geographic location.  Pay ranges for candidates in locations other than New York City, may differ based on the local market data in that region. The base salary pay range for this position is $150,000 - $185,000.  

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Medidata provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a commission under the terms of applicable plan documents, while many of Medidata’s non-sales positions are eligible for annual bonuses. Additionally, Medidata provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most and should help you care for those who matter most. For that reason, we provide an array of options to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life.


Equal opportunity

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at 3DS are based on merit, qualifications and abilities. 3DS is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical or common conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, national origin, ancestry, age (40 and above), disability, veteran status, military service, application for military service, genetic information, receipt of free medical care, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. 3DS will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Covid statement

Our Company requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to provide documentation of full vaccination, unless qualified for a medical, religious or state-required accommodation or otherwise exempt consistent with applicable law.  Although accommodation requests will be considered (and granted where appropriate/possible), it may be determined that a candidate is unable to adequately perform the essential functions of the position without imposing an undue hardship due to customer requirements, staffing needs, or other business reasons. Definition of full-vaccination: Employees are considered to be fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine.
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