VP, Finance

Fortive Simsbury , CT 06070

Posted 6 months ago

Are you a forward-thinking Finance leader looking to work in a progressive and growing technology company? Are you excited about being a part of a company on the path to disrupt the industry by empowering customers with the right data and insights to manage their businesses? Then Veeder-Root is the place for you.

We are seeking someone who has experience of working closely with senior leaders as a thought partner to grow businesses through strong financial and operational leadership. You will have the ability to help facilitate company growth objectives, build an extraordinary finance department, and be a member of a leadership team aligned and focused on core values. You will directly impact the business metrics through analysis of future trends in market share, our margin profile, and by identifying growth and productivity drivers.

In this role:

  • Partner with President and functional leaders to assess the financial requirements of the business that align with our strategic business strategy while developing alternative ways to meet company goals

  • Drive the budget cycle across all three supporting locations and providing oversight to best practices

  • Leading monthly closing cycle and forecast process, annual audits including balance sheet reviews, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) testing and compliance, and internal/external audits

  • Drive the management planning process including operating plans while preparing and interpreting key operating information against profitability and budget performance.

  • Responsible for KPI reporting and providing insights on how to continually improve these metrics

  • Prepare quarterly and annual tax reporting

On your first day, we'll expect that you'll have:

  • Excellent financial technical acumen and the ability to lead both your team and the business

  • The ability to partner commercially to meet customer needs in tandem with financial performance

  • Experience managing diverse and inclusive teams (geography, learning styles, technical maturity)

  • Driven results, be comfortable with shifting priorities and process focused

  • Prior publicly-held business experience at a senior level

You'll have the potential to:

  • Grow into supporting a larger global platform and team

  • Develop into a CFO for a larger, more complex operating company within Fortive

Perks and Why You Should Apply:

  • Culture: Dynamic leadership team with a growth-mindset, empowered and engaged employees, and a history of driving industry leading products that have an excellent reputation in the marketplace.

  • Growth: As a part of the Fortive team, you can explore growth opportunities at any of the Fortive Operating Companies.

  • Strategic Partner: Report directly into the President, direct exposure to Fortive corporate team, lead three diverse sites, and enhance overall company and team performance.

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VP, Finance