Director, Finance (15483)

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC Elyria , OH 44035

Posted 2 months ago

Position Summary:

Serve as a key member of the Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems finance leadership team with responsibility for the financial accounting and controlling operations of a key center of competency.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for financial integration activities for a newly acquired business

  • Responsible for monitoring financial performance, analyzing and interpreting operating results, investigating variances and unusual items; and evaluating their effect on operations.

  • Report results to functional leadership along with recommendations for action.

  • Drive the Operations/functional financial planning process for monthly forecast, annual budgeting, and five-year strategic plan.

  • Drive the financial planning process for monthly forecast, annual budgeting, and five-year strategic plan.

  • Develop, enhance and maintain operational and ad-hoc reports to satisfy internal and external reporting requirements

  • Prepare various monthly presentation packages for management reviews

  • Interface with General Accounting to support various activities related to Month/Quarter/Year-end closing; primary responsibility for monthly close activities for this strategically important operating unit.

Required Skills

  • Comprehensive financial analysis skills that enable development and evaluation of business transactions and models.

  • Advanced Excel modeling and programming skills required.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Strong presentation skills.

  • Ability to influence both KB and Bendix management.

  • Ability to deal tactfully and confidently with customers/personnel at all organizational levels in independent and often stressful and ambiguous situations.

  • Ability to build and utilize teams to resolve complex problems.

  • Motivated and proactive self-starter with a sense of urgency and results oriented.

  • Strong project management skills including the ability to; initiate, lead and mentor projects/teams to identify root causes and corrective actions.

  • Strong decision-making skills.

  • Ability to prioritize multiple, complex, and ambiguous tasks.

Knowledge:

  • Extensive understanding of financial concepts including financial statement analysis, accounting, budgeting, profitability analysis, and standard costing methodologies.

  • Solid understanding of the drivers of the business (i.e. industry volume patterns, specific customer products, customer/market mix, etc.).

  • Understanding of U.S. GAAP and IFRS accounting standards

  • Working knowledge of SAP

Required Experience

  • Minimum 10 years of direct and progressive financial analysis experience in a prior manufacturing environment.

  • Prior plant experience preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams and develop talent

  • SAP or other similar financial Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems experience

  • Experience in project management and/ or financial management, including managing budgets, preparing estimates at complete and performing variance analysis.

Education and Certifications:

  • B.A. or B.S. degree in Finance or Accounting required.

  • MBA and/or CPA (or equivalent) preferred.

  • Green Belt certification is a plus.

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