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Sr. Director of FP&A

Company: Purple Innovation Llc
Location: Lehi
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


Purple is a digitally-native vertical brand with a mission to help people feel and live better through innovative comfort solutions. To us, comfort means more than great products, it means empowering every employee to feel comfortable being themselves. We believe your career at Purple will be a one-of-a-kind Career in Comfort because our workforce is one-of-a-kind. We are committed to a culture of collaboration where every voice is heard and understood. As an innovation company at our core, we believe a diverse workforce brings better insights, solutions, and products and serves as the backbone to bettering our company. Join us as we add to our team of exceptional individuals who will help us take over the world one mattress at a time.

The Senior Director of Financial Planning & Analysis is responsible for leading Purples efforts to provide analysis, insight and direction on the companys past and future financial performance. This position will also be responsible for the analysis and interpretation of financial trends requiring managements attention and will independently generate models and analysis to support theories/ideas.


  • Originate and develop analyses to help executives better understand financial trends and financial opportunities (e.g., cost savings, business development, etc.). Leverage analyses to ensure that the company meets its financial expectations and make certain Executive leadership is fully aware of financial results (20%).
  • Manage the companys annual budget process, including developing key assumptions, working with business partners to ensure budgets are appropriate and that operational partners establish action plans that achieve the necessary financial outputs (20%)
  • Manage the companys ongoing forecast process (20%).
  • Develop Executive presentations, including investor presentations, monthly Executive reviews and monthly Board of Director overviews (15%).
  • Primary interface with business partners to ensure appropriate cost control, accurate forecasting, and insightful business understanding (10%).
  • Identify opportunities to automate reporting and analysis, where possible. Drive the development and implementation of tools that allow for increased, efficient analytical capabilities and that allow executives to understand key financial issues in a timely and effective manner (5%).
  • Analyze industry trends and competitor strategies in order to identify and make recommendations on opportunities (5%).
  • Develop the 3- and 5-year long range plans, including developing the appropriate models and working with executives to reflect business trends in the financial plans (5%).
  • Performs other duties/functions as assigned. Only critical functions of this job are described above and may be subject to change at any time due to reassignment of duties and responsibilities, reasonable accommodation and/or other reasons.


  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business (MBA a plus).
  • Special certification or strong technical skills in Adaptive, Netsuite, Looker
  • 10-12 years of progressively increasing responsibility in Finance or Accounting
  • 7-10 years minimum supervisory experience
  • Must be able to identify necessary analysis and make independent decisions to give direction to business partners and to finalize direction on key spending and planning initiatives.
  • Must possess the ability to understand trends and results at both a detailed level and a strategic level, and to inter-relate issues between the two.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills are required as this position works with executives to first understand their business, then to identify, assess and provide recommendations on financial issues and opportunities. At times, this person may work with external parties to model and explain financial trends.
  • Advanced financial analysis skills including applied statistics
  • Ability to manage large projects within pre-defined deadlines
  • Proven expertise in developing complex financial models and forecasts to support corporate planning decisions
  • Candidates must have the ability to assemble large volumes of data and inputs and organize for strategic decision making with an acute sense of urgency.
  • Must have the ability and proven experience to develop staff for advancement and identify opportunities to deploy resources outside of FP&A.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others.


  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) Match
  • Generous PTO
  • Market Money
  • Earn a Mattress
  • Purple Swag
  • Amazing Purple Products


  • Make your mark: We value innovative thinking. At Purple, you will be empowered to bring your ideas to life as we work together to improve peoples lives through comfort.

  • Gain unique experience: Be a part of one of the fastest-growing companies in Utah! The contributions you make will matter at Purple as the company continues to grow with you.

  • Awesome culture: Join the tight-knit team at Purple and you can enjoy working alongside industry experts, making close friends, and annual employee appreciation events.

Purple provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.

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