Director Finance

Lake Permanent $150,000 - $175,000
  • Global Fortune 500 Manufacturer
  • Highly Visible role with Growth Opportunity

About Our Client

Our client for the Director of Finance opportunity is a Global Fortune 500 manufacturing organization. This client serves various industry including, but not limited to automotive and mobility, construction, energy, packaging, appliances, and more.The Director of Finance will be a key member of the management team and will report to the Chief Administration Officer with a clear line of sight to the CEO. The Director of Finance will sit at the group corporate level and support corporate and serve as a business partner for the individual business units. This role will focus on business unit performance management, driving consistency with forecasting and budgeting across the business units, managing corporate accounting, as well as other various projects.

Job Description

  • Provide executive leadership in the continuous evaluation of short and long term strategic financial objectives and offers recommendations to enhance financial performance and business opportunities
  • Responsible for timely, accurate and consistent reporting of financial information, including full monthly, quarterly and annual closing for the business units
  • Actively participate in Executive Management Team meetings; provide updates relating to Financials and other areas of responsibility.
  • Establish and report against KPIs for the business units and corporate
  • Responsible for preparing the annual 3-year business plan
  • Ensure accounting policies adhere to Group Policies
  • Preparation of timely and accurate tax returns, proper management reporting and cost accounting, capital planning and assessment
  • Treasury- improve company's cash conversion cycle and accurate cash forecasting
  • Oversees the organization's risk management including establishing and improving internal controls and procedures
  • Responsible for the company's Information Technology function including the company's ERP system and the IT technology used for enabling business efficiency
  • Personnel evaluation and/or development of a strong accounting and finance team

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics required
  • MBA and/or CPA/CMA highly preferred
  • 5-15 years of experience in finance and controllership roles within the manufacturing sector
  • Minimum 3 years of experience is a Sr. Financial Leadership position
  • Ability and proven track record working with various departments - sales, finance, accounting, HR, engineering, manufacturing, etc.
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing operational improvements to increase revenues, decrease costs and improve cash flow
  • Proficient with all Microsoft Office applications and products, business intelligence systems
  • Extensive knowledge and experience working with large ERP systems such as Oracle, SAP, etc.
  • Business minded and strong team player mentality
  • Strong communication skills written and verbal
  • Strong work ethic and high attention to detail with a passion to win and positively influence a company culture

What's on Offer

Competitive base salary $160,000 - $185,000, bonus, full benefits, 401K, vacation, holidays. Being a part of a growing and innovative company with a seat on the leadership team with additional global growth opportunities.

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