Manager, FInancial Planning and Analysis

Weight Watchers is an international leader in healthy lifestyle change. Our mission is to “inspire and guide the healthier choices that transform lives.” We’re leveraging technology and leading the way in the wellness arena with a new emphasis on analytics, mobility, and digital solutions to help our members reach their goals. Our “Beyond The Scale” program is a holistic approach to a healthier, happier life that includes weight management. It’s an exciting time to join our team!

General Summary:

This position will report to the Head of U.S. Financial Planning & Analysis. This role is a key member of the team that is responsible for providing key financial insights to drive the company’s strategic decisions, financial forecasts, and operating plans.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Answer high-priority, highly analytical strategic questions to drive better understanding of business performance and to identify areas of opportunity. 
  • Partner and collaborate with business owners to structure and deliver on-point analyses that inform business decisions. 
  • Build and manipulate models for scenario planning, ROI analyses. 
  • Across all areas, have a focus on developing data-based recommendations and solutions. Examples include:
    • Consumer Products
    • Licensed Products
    • Ecommerce
    • Business Development / Partnerships
    • Supply chain analytics
  • Annual planning, forecasting and budgeting for his/her business areas
  • Ensure accurate reporting on key business trends and competitor movements as needed
  • Development of presentations for a range of audiences, including senior executives and board members with attention to detail, the ability to highlight the most important business topics, and a focus on actionable recommendations to address business needs

Job Qualifications:

  • BA from a top-tier institution and track record of strong academic performance.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in financial planning and analysis, a leading management consulting firm, investment bank or similar corporate environment.
  • Experience with consumer packaged goods and/or e-commerce is desirable, but not required
  • Strong financial modeling capabilities, advanced excel skills
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Superior communications (both written and verbal), presentation and facilitation skills required to deal with large Field organization
  • Independent and proactive work style and inquisitive demeanor
  • Demonstrated ability to provide structure and drive towards solutions / resolutions to effectively (and collaboratively) deliver results in cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrated leadership and project management skills in a team setting, especially in situations where team members are not direct reports
  • Able to plan ahead and anticipate potential problems with the ability to adapt nimbly
  • Adept at working under pressure and within short time constraints
  • Able to listen and interpret requirements of internal customers, and verify for accuracy

Offer of employment is contingent upon the satisfactory results of reference and background checks.  

We hire only the best people. Here are the benefits to being top-notch: 

  • The opportunity to work with some of the best innovators in the industry
  • Generous healthcare coverage.
  • 401(K) with company match.
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Annual wellness allowance
  • Profit Sharing

Weight Watchers is an equal opportunity employer. Weight Watchers does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.


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