Manager of Operational Finance

Job Locations US-IL-Oak Brook
Post Date 2 months ago(6/2/2022 1:03 PM)
Job Function
Metropolitan Area
Oak Brook IL
Employment Type
Requisition #
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Greater Purpose and Core Values

Athletico empowers people, inspires hope and transforms lives. This is accomplished through demonstrating our core values of one team, understanding our business, recognition, people-focus, accountability, continuous innovation and trust & integrity


Position Summary: This position is responsible for serving as the Financial Partner assigned to operational leaders and possibly, additional corporate support. This position will be responsible for full ownership from start to finish of high profile moderate to complex projects. Position will be responsible for overseeing the entire field budgeting/forecasting process for the operations finance team. In addition, the Manager, Operations Finance serves as the liaison between the Resource Center and Operations, and will partner closely with the FP&A and Accounting teams to ensure alignment in shared duties such as the budgeting process and KPI management.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Serve as a trusted strategic advisor for assigned operational leaders conducting monthly business reviews, general reporting, financial planning and analysis, interpetting complex financial analysis to operators and providing financial guidance so management can make better informed decisions.
  • May also be assigned to leaders at the resource center to provide financial support and serving as their trusted advisor.
  • Oversees from start to finish high profile complex financial projects that may have a material financial impact on the organization
  • Owner of the entire field budget process including overall project management, creating budget templates, target setting, board of director reporting, work interactively with operations to finalize budget, prepare summary reports and communicate to finance leadership team.
  • Provide financial guidance for MSAs in assigned territories
  • Provide analytics and insights on key business drivers (identification of new opportunities, staffing models, tracking of initiatives)
  • Delivery of P&L and finance related training to new operational leaders
  • Deliver and be able to effectively communicate monthly results to operations leaders
  • Modeling of new business, RFPs, partnerships that pop up in specific territories
  • Conducts monthly review with revenue accounting team to review NRPV clinic variances, billing changes & collection rate changes
  • Drives and tracks under-performing clinic strategies created by VPCO, Finance Ops Partner & RM



  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting required or equivalent work experience
  • Work Experience:
    • At least five years of progressive Finance or Accounting experience
  • Certification/Licensure:
    • Certified Public Accountant, designation (desired)
  • Knowledge and Technical Skills:
    • Excellent financial modeling and analysis skills
    • Proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint: efficient database sourcing, utilization of standard Excel functions (sumif/s, v/hlookup, index/match, indirect, pivot tables, data tables, filters) to aggregate and summarize data, creation of graphs in proper context of data presented, use of best practices for insuring data integrity, design of executive/board level presentation quality outputs.
    • Experience with Power BI a strongly preferred


Language Skills

  • Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently


Athletico 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, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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