Senior Director of Finance

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Website Finance / Accounting

Reference Code: 7165

Responsible for (1) overseeing and directing the company?s Finance function including  accounts payable, imaging, credit, and accounts receivable (2) providing the company?s internal customers with support, information and systems to meet the ever increasing demands of the marketplace, customers and manufacturers, (3) directing the audit of the company?s financial records, (4) advising and counseling senior management regarding the financial impact of major initiatives with the Company, (5) Driving M&A integration.

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES

 

Develops and directs a productive finance department team (accounts payable, imaging, credit, and  accounts receivable) by hiring, training and leading qualified people, utilizing effective communication and motivational techniques, providing ongoing performance management, rewarding higher levels of performance and by providing effective training, development, and succession planning.

 

Directs the preparation and analysis of key performance indicators for the team (accounts payable, credit, and accounts receivable) and statistical and accounting information to appraise accounting results in terms of profitability, performance against budgets/forecasts, and other matters affecting the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness of the company.

 

Directs and oversees all internal processes and procedures to ensure accurate and reliable reporting of the company?s financial condition and compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, regulatory requirements and company policies and procedures.

 

Establishes and implements financial policies, control standards, and drives continuous improvement efforts, to ensure seamless and accurate flow of data, enhance productivity and reduce internal costs.  Directs the audit of the company?s financial records.

 

Directs and oversees system projects for areas of responsibility by working with Finance and IT resources to prioritize and execute system changes for compliance, profitability enhancements, and core business improvement. 

 

Directs and oversees M&A integration activities to bring acquisition targets onto already existing business processes and platforms in the Finance department.

 

 

COMPETENCIES

 

Delivering Results

Maintaining a high level of commitment to personally getting things done.

 

Quality Focus

Promoting and maintaining high standards of quality at work.

 

Planning and Organizing

Effectively organizing and planning work according to organizational needs by defining objectives and anticipating needs and priorities.

 

Interpersonal Communication

Communicating clearly and effectively with people inside and outside of the organization.

 

In-Depth Problem Solving and Analysis

Solving difficult problems through careful and systematic evaluation of information, possible alternatives and consequences.

 

Customer Service

Recognizing and understanding customers' needs and delivering in a manner that exceeds customers' expectations.

 

Resilience

Effectively dealing with work related problems, pressure, and stress in a professional and positive manner.

Teamwork and Collaboration

Effectively working and collaborating with others toward a common goal.

 

Adapting to Change

Adapting to changing situations and restructuring tasks and priorities as changes occur within the business and organization.

 

Safety

Understands the importance of safety practices and techniques complies with and implements these practices effectively, and encourages others to do so.

 

Functional Acumen

Having the skills, knowledge and abilities necessary to be effective in the specific functional content of a job.

 

Integrity

Upholding a high standard of fairness and ethics in everyday words and actions.

 

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

 

Position requires a bachelor?s degree in Accounting or Finance.  Preference to hold CPA, CMA, or MBA.  Preference to candidates with manufacturing/distribution business background.

 

A minimum of 12+ years of related experience is required including experience in accounting, finance, and general management.  Must be knowledgeable of business functions and business aspects.

 

 

SKILLS & CERTIFICATIONS

 

  • CPA certification
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and other technical accounting materials
  • Business, managerial, leadership and strategic thinking skills for planning and managing department, staff, budgets, projects, etc.
  • Organizational skills for organizing programs, people, projects, etc.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills for communicating, building relationships, with extensive internal and external contacts
  • Teamwork/collaboration skills to encourage cooperation throughout the  organization and with suppliers
  • Strong working knowledge of company systems and software
  • Working proficiency of the personal computer and computer tools including Microsoft Office applications at the advanced level including Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point, Databases and General Ledger software.

 

 

 

 

 

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