FINANCE DIRECTOR-NORTH AMERICA

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 15467
Status: Inactive / Filled
Title: FINANCE DIRECTOR-NORTH AMERICA
Job Location: New Haven, CT
Base Compensation: $130,000 — $160,000
Total Compensation: $150,000 — $200,000
Is Employer Willing to Relocate?: No
Employment Type: Full Time / Direct Hire
Job Categories: Accounting
Industries: Aerospace / Aviation / Defense; Consumer Products; Manufacturing / Distribution

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

Global business; record profits and revenues; likes to promote from within when possible; committed to best practixces.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Global leader with record profits and revenues. Business has expanded through a combination of product innovation, timely acquisitions, and market channel expansion. Reporting to North American headquarters are 30+ SBUs in the Western Hemisphere. Be a business partner to SBUs, executive team, and leadership across manufacturing, supply chain, and sales/marketing. Opening is due to continual growth and need for promotable talent. This role is a blend of financial reporting, budgets, forecasting, analysis, and special projects. We are looking for a value-adding business partner with upside potential. Key functions and responsibilities are as follows: • Financial Reporting/Consolidations: Lead the monthly close supported by HFM administrator. Validate intercompany transactions and create reports for internal and external review • Budgets & Strategic Planning: Be responsible for coordinating the annual budget process across all SBUs and contribute to long term strategic planning process. • Metrics Reporting: Prepare and present key business metrics on performance • Financial Forecasts: Everything from flash forecasts to short term forecasting (30-60-90 days) across a wide range of metrics (e.g. revenues, inventory shipped, AR) • Financial Planning & Analysis: Analyze impact on Balance Sheet (e.g. revenues, labor, T&E) and P/L (e.g. margins, material costs, marketing campaigns). Will get behind monthly deliverables to understand favorable and unfavorable variances to plan, YTD, month-to-month, etc…..will develop PowerPoint presentations for monthly webcast and internal meetings. • Special Projects (30-40% of time): Always things to do….examples might be: • Partner with Treasury and Purchasing regarding E-Procurement cards • Process improvement opportunities at both corporate and SBUs • M&A integration • Partner with sales & marketing on pricing strategies and margins • Evaluate new business analytics and intelligence software

QUALIFICATIONS

CPA or MBA wanted. Seek 8+ years of financial reporting, analysis and forecasting experience. Might have started career with National CPA firm or Fortune 1000 manufacturer. Looking for self-motivated and analytical contributor with executive potential. Must have a strong understanding of business and product development cycle, manufacturing, and supply chain operations.
Education: Bachelor's
  
Total Years of Experience: 9-10+
  
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