Director of Finance

  • 51708
  • 02 Mar 2020
  • Sartell, MN
  • Accounting & Finance
  • $100,000 - $120,000
  • Kyle Pusateri

Job Description

Director of Finance

St. Cloud, MN

Responsibilities and Role:

  • 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.