The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) is a medical association which serves a growing membership of more than 53,000 physician anesthesiologists, medical students and care team members. At ASA, we strive to be the best medical society in the world by offering superior educational opportunities and resources. Colleagues in Washington D.C. fiercely advocate on behalf of our members and strive to implement and enhance policies that benefit physician anesthesiologists and the specialty. At ASA we’re collaborative, dedicated to our members, committed to excellence and continuously improving. As a testament to these values we were named one of Chicago’s Best & Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2018 and 2017, and a winner of the 2018 and 2017 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation®. To further strengthen the organization, we’re seeking individuals who are talented, knowledgeable, motivated and agile. If these qualities resonate with you, you may be the perfect addition to our growing staff!
This position leads the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Department and provides leadership and support for the Organization’s monthly financial reporting and variance analysis, quarterly forecast, annual budget, and special projects. Provides financial consulting and strategic support to senior management including preparing Board presentations, financial presentations, capital expenditure analysis, industry/peer group comparisons, new business opportunities, and other projects requested by senior management. Through the Financial Systems Analyst, provides administration, support, and enhancement of all financial systems.
This function acts as the analytical engine of the Organization by providing insights and support for optimal business decision making. This role supervises the FP&A Manager who supervises the Senior Financial Analyst and the Financial Systems Analyst. The position reports to the Chief Financial Officer and works very closely with the Director of Accounting. Key relationships include the Director of Governance and the elected member Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer.
Lead the Association’s budgeting and forecasting process, collaborating with departments, product owners and financial team members to build and validate department budgets.
Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, expenses, capital expenditures, reserves and strategic tactics, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variances.
Analyze and report actual results compared to prior year, budget and forecast estimates, preparing appropriate variance explanations, bridge analyses and key financial metrics.
Develop and Manage the financial planning and analysis team.
Oversee and manage continuous improvement of financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting processes by establishing and maintaining high quality standards, developing and modifying company-wide budgeting and forecasting templates and tools, automating processes, and enhancing reporting system capabilities.
Perform ad-hoc reporting and analysis and develop financial models to support strategic decisions.
Provide monthly and quarterly financial reports to Staff, Member Leaders and Governing Bodies.
Implement and work with a new General Ledger system. Drive enhancements Cloud based FP&A tool, including the development of Dashboard reports.
Improve performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies and understand ROI in marketing programs, pricing, new product rollouts as well as new projects.
Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes.
Support Senior Management Team and Departments heads with in-depth department and product/activity level analysis.
Prepare presentations to Board of Directors, Finance Committee, Section on Fiscal Affairs and Senior Management Team.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance; MBA highly preferred.
Minimum of 10 years of related experience in progressively higher-level financial positions in companies and/or associations.
Minimum 3 years of senior managerial or director experience in a related function.
Strong leadership, relationship building, influencing and negotiation skills, including the ability to work effectively across all levels of management and staff. Experience in non-profit, associations, or service industry a plus but not required.
Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills. Working experience with Adaptive (or similar reporting system) and financial report writing a plus.
Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized.
Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated.
Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity.
Assertive, ability to command credibility and influence across the organization.
Embrace rapid change and ambiguity.
Ability to think strategically and act tactically.
About American Society of Anesthesiologists
The American Society of Anesthesiologists® (ASA) is a medical association which serves a growing membership of more than 52,000 physician anesthesiologists, medical students and care team members. At ASA, we strive to be the best medical society in the world by offering superior educational opportunities and resources.
With more than 170 employees in Schaumburg, Illinois and Washington D.C., the collaborative nature of our organization encourages us to appreciate each contribution, unique expertise and the vast knowledge that every individual brings to the table. We’re dedicated to our members because they’re dedicated to their patients, and we strive to create an outstanding experience to help them succeed in their practice. This commitment to excellence reaches far beyond our daily to-do list—we set high expectations, exhibit a strong work ethic and take pride in the results we achieve. Our desire to keep improving is the proverbial wind beneath our wings; we seek feedback, pursue knowledge and strategize to enhance our organization for the future.
As a testament to these values we were named one of Chicago’s Best & Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2018 and 2017, and a ...winner of the 2017 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation®. Colleagues in Washington D.C. fiercely advocate on behalf of our members and strive to implement and enhance policies that benefit physician anesthesiologists and the specialty. To continue strengthening the organization, we’re seeking individuals who are talented, knowledgeable, motivated and agile. If these qualities resonate with you, you may be the perfect addition to our growing staff!