Vice President of Finance & Operations (Manufacturing)
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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016
Manufacturing / Diversified Company
JOB DESCRIPTIONJOB TITLE: Vice President of Finance and Operations
RELOCATION AVAILABLE: No
TOWN / CITY: Detroit
JOB TYPE: Permanent full-time
Privately-owned medium sized industrial manufacturing company with several U.S. & European locations seeking candidates for a Vice President of Finance & Operations.
Directly reporting to the position is Accounting, IT, HR, Procurement and Payroll. The position requires an operational background with prior experience in General Management with Profit & Loss responsibility. Position requires analyzing and interpreting financial and operational data, identifying cost reductions and productivity improvements, and recognizing growth opportunities while partnering with the business unit leadership teams.
Be a World-Class Business Partner on the Executive Team, influencing Sales to Procurement strategies and tactics
Develop, shape and execute the business strategy for profitable growth in the interests of all stakeholders.
Recommend capital structure and allocation strategies plus financing needs
Coach and mentor business unit managers in achieving financial goals and implementing performance management
Establish and track business unit Key Performance Indicators and goals
Ensure financial reporting accurately reflects business performance
Oversee the capital budgeting process
Manage treasury functions: banking relationships, cash management, investing
Ensure accurate and timely information is provided to outside auditors
Manage company insurance policies, 401(K), and pension plan
Design and implement standardized business-unit reporting and costing
Oversee and drive job costing analysis
Present effective tax strategies to Executive Team
Support the company's business acquisition process
Develop human resources, enhancing professional development, compensation and benefits, performance evaluation, training and recruiting
Degree in Accounting/Finance/Engineering with minimum of ten years of financial management and three years in General Management in a manufacturing environment including P&L responsibility
Desire to work in a flat organization where resourcefulness, candor and initiative are vital often with constrained resources.
Proven ability to drive cost reduction and productivity initiatives by eliminating waste in all functions on the shop floor and in the office.
Proficient in the use of performance based metrics, score cards, etc.
Knowledge of cost accounting, working capital management, payroll, IT preferably Microsoft Dynamics AX
* Travel within the United States could be up to 50% of the worked time.
Added considerable consideration given to:
CMA, CGMA, CPA
Lean / Six Sigma Training or TPS
MBA - Finance/Accounting
BOTTOM LINE REQUIREMENTS:
1. BACHELOR\'S DEGREE.
2. 10+ YEARS OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN A MANUFACTURING COMPANY.
3. 3+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN GENERAL MANAGEMENT IN A MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT INCLUDING P&L RESPONSIBILITY.
4. EXPERIENCE WITH COST ACCOUNTING, WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, PAYROLL, IT & HR.
5. WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF ERP, PREFERABLY MICROSOFT DYNAMICS AX.
6. CMA, CGMA, CPA, MBA, LEAN SIX SIGMA TRAINING ARE PLUSES.