Drive business performance and lead Finance processes by: Developing in-depth knowledge of the key industries, major competitors, and market trends
Advise and support with financial analyses of various projects: growth initiatives, portfolio management (product, channel, customer), pricing, cost, and new product development
Monthly customer and product sales and margin analysis ensuring leaders are provided with clear understanding of key issues and opportunities for improvement
Be a valued and integral part of the organization, engaging with various levels of leadership within the business unit and with Corporate resources
Help standardize and improve key processes and reporting for the Corporate Finance team and overall organization in a culture that fosters respect and teamwork, positive energy, customer first, absolute integrity, innovation and adaptability, and accountability for performance
Delivering accurate monthly/quarterly forecasting and annual budgeting processes, while partnering with functional department leaders and Corporate leadership
Engage in and contribute to the SIOP processes for forecasting and planning
Lead/Develop finance processes and be viewed as a change agent, role model, and coach (including training team members in finance concepts).
Actively participate and partner with Corporate to complete in-depth financial reviews, strategic planning and modeling for acquisitions in this business segment
Analyzing significant variances from planned and forecasted results in order to provide recommendations to management, with focus on continuous improvement of business processes
Ensuring reliability of financial data and analysis by supporting and validating the reconciliation process of ERP, Financial Reporting systems and Business Intelligence Tools
Partner with Corporate finance to help ensure the accuracy of the monthly results
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, MBA or CPA/CMA is preferred
5+ years of experience in Sales and Operations Finance, Financial Planning and Forecasting, or Corporate Finance.
Knowledge of US GAAP and International Accounting Standards.
Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
Solid understanding of financial statements and accounting
Strong analytical abilities with the ability to summarize and report out in an easily understood format to all levels of management
High attention to detail and the ability to summarize and reconcile large quantities of data
Ability to work quickly and efficiently while maintaining high standard of quality
Work well on team projects with both Business Leadership, Finance and Operational personnel
Work well independently, with minimal supervision
Advanced skills in Excel, PowerPoint, etc. Baan, Tableau experience helpful.