SVP FINANCE & IT

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 17389
Status: Inactive / Filled
Title: SVP FINANCE & IT
Job Location: New Haven, CT
Base Compensation: $210,000 — $250,000
Total Compensation: $240,000 — $300,000
Benefits: excellent
Is Employer Willing to Relocate?: No
Employment Type: Full Time / Direct Hire
Job Categories: Accounting
Industries: Aerospace / Aviation / Defense; Construction; Consumer Products; Manufacturing / Distribution

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

Company is poised to double to $400+M through product expansion and acqusitions. Take the lead on strategy and tactical initiatives for all finance, accounting, and IT.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Privately-held manufacturer and distributor with global plants and sales operations. Culture is empowering and proactive. Company is entrepreneurial, innovative, and customer focused. Business has had sustained growth and wants to double to $400M by 2018 through a combination of product innovation, acquisitions & JVs, international growth, and channel expansion of both B2B and B2C products. OPPORTUNITY: Seek a proactive, strategic thinking leader with a hands-on, value adding personality. Report to CEO and BOD, partner across entire organization, customers, and 3rd party resources. Role will have a strong balance of strategic and tactical components. Challenges are to partner on road map and execution to double revenues over next 4 years. Be responsible for all finance and IT functions and be supported by a talented team of professionals. Key areas of responsibility and contributions are as follows: • Strategic Planning & Forecasting: Develop short and long range plans that parallel business goals. Make recommendations concerning business policy, resource allocation, and business operations to improve financial performance. Lead annual budgeting process; own short term forecasting and key performance metrics • Operational Accounting & Finance: Be actively involved on margin management, operating expenses, new product development costs, pricing of significant contracts, key business metrics (e.g. inventory shipped, revenues by country) • Acquisitions: Partner on the identification, evaluation, negotiation, and integration of acquisition and JV targets. • Global Business Advisory: Be the business advisor to SBUs on all matters that potential impact B/S & P/L. This could include margins, vendor contracts, inventory control, capital expenditures, e-Business, etc. • Financial Reporting & Analysis: Ensure the integrity and timeliness of global consolidations, financial break outs, and MD&A commentary. • Treasury: Develop and maintain working relationships with banks, financial institutions, and investment firms; maintain financial contracts and negotiate company financings; administrate cash and risk management, • Information Technology & E-Business: Through the IT Director, identify opportunities to utilize IT to support strategic growth and provide value-adding customer interfacing. • Business Administration: Be responsible for internal and external audits, tax compliance and strategy, commercial insurance, and various legal matters.

QUALIFICATIONS

MBA, CPA or CMA required. Ideal candidate will have 15+ years of business experience and currently be employed by a multi-plant global manufacturer with revenues over $300M. Finalists will come from best practices setting and have a strong operational background.
Education: Bachelor's
  
Total Years of Experience: 16+
  
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