Financial Planning & Analysis Manager


Burlington, Massachusetts, 1-2 days onsite per week


At LightForce Orthodontics we use advanced manufacturing technologies and proprietary CAD software to create the world’s best orthodontic treatment experience. We create 100% patient-matched orthodontic ceramic brackets designed from digital impressions with the goal of reducing treatment duration for patients and chair-time for clinicians.


We are looking for a Financial Planning & Analysis Manager to join our Finance Team. We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic self-starter that communicates effectively, is process and data-driven, works well under pressure, and is eager to learn.

This role will be responsible for spear-heading the Company’s budgeting and forecasting process, variance/trend analysis and special projects. S/he will provide financial consulting and strategic support to senior management to also include: analysis of product revenue and financial results, capital expenditure reviews, budget preparation, board presentations, acquisition analysis, and other projects requested by senior management.

Ideal candidates will have worked at a venture capital backed technology company with inventory management experience and knowledge in using various ERPs, particularly NetSuite.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain the finance-ops relationship with senior leadership across multiple markets and functions
  • Supporting Senior Leadership Team and Department heads with in-depth analysis
  • Prepare presentations to the senior management team and work closely with market leaders to develop budgets and forecasts.
  • Analyze current and past trends all areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses and capital project expenditures
  • Monitor key performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance
  • Oversee and manage the continued development of the Operating Plan process, quarterly/rolling Forecasts, and financial modeling tools to provide full P&L financial support and consolidation across multiple legal entities
  • Ad-Hoc Reporting and Analysis
  • Conduct quarterly and monthly financial reviews with operational budget owners
  • Improve performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies and understand ROI in manufacturing, product costing, marketing programs, capital projects and product roll-outs.
  • Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives
  • Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes

Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Knowledge, & Abilities):

  • All applicants must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance; MBA highly preferred, CPA a plus
  • 5-7 years experience as a financial analyst preferably in a high-growth environment with 1-2 years in a management position
  • Minimum of 1-2 years investment banking experience
  • Product revenue & cost of goods sold analysis experience a plus.
  • Investing banking experience a plus
  • Experience monitoring operating expense budgets for SG&A, R&D and capital construction projects
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required, experience using budget software tools and NetSuite or similar is a plus
  • Strong leadership and cross-functional leadership skills required and the ability to interact with all levels of staff
  • Experience constructing and maintaining accurate predictive financial models
  • Highest standards of integrity, accuracy and precision; highly organized.
  • Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated. Able to work independently
  • Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity
  • An inquisitive mind and collaborative approach to problem solving is required

Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly required to sit or stand, use hands, reach with hands and arms, see, listen, and speak

Work Environment

  • Office environment up to 90%
    • Work is generally performed in an open office, sedentary position.
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
    • Limited temperature fluctuations, heated and air condition environment.

Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly required to sit or stand, use hands, reach with hands and arms, see, listen, and speak

Perks and Benefits (US Employees Only)

  • Unlimited PTO for exempt employees
  • 9 paid holidays per year
  • Generous premium coverage for medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Group plan voluntary life insurance
  • Fringe benefits
  • 401k retirement plan
  • Paid parental leave
  • Allowances for those in commercial sales positions
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

LightForce Orthodontics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.