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Vice President of Finance and Operations - MI #3035

Company:
Anderson Recruiting Associates
Location:
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Posted:
November 19, 2016

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Description:

Vice President of Finance and Operations needed! Job #3035

Location: Detroit MI

Compensation: Competitive

Relocation: Not Available

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.

Responsibilities:

* 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

Qualifications:

* 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 & HR

* Hands-on Change Agent never satisfied with the status quo who aspires for Excellence by setting high standards

* Results-driven, Team player in a high performance culture environment

* Sound Leadership and management qualities with a bias for action

* Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team

* High standard of computer literacy, particularly Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

* Working knowledge of ERP; 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: (Candidates must answer)

1. Bachelor's Degree.

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2. 10+ years of financial management in a manufacturing company.

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3. 3+ years of experience in General Management in a manufacturing environment including P&L responsibility.

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4. Experience with cost accounting, working capital management, payroll, IT & HR.

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5. Working knowledge of ERP, preferably Microsoft Dynamics AX.

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6. CMA, CGMA, CPA, MBA, Lean Six Sigma Training are pluses.

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Please send resume in Word format to a08ann@job2r.com as an attachment and include salary, phone number and reference Job #3035. Candidates must also provide responses to the employer's BOTTOM-LINE REQUIREMENTS which are numbered and listed above