Finance Director


Accounting Career Consultants

Finance Director St. Louis, MO

Job Reference: JOB-24915

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Overall management of the financial resources and financial operations of the business units including planning, organizing, and controlling the financial resources
  • Lead the Annual Business Planning Process across multiple legal entities.
  • Develop the annual and long term plan working with business unit leaders
  • Develop tools and reports that are needed by BU leaders to monitor costs and productivity.
  • Ensure key financial metrics (i.e. working capital, DSO, etc.) are met by each of the entities and the business overall; provide corrective actions as needed
  • Oversee, compile, and analyze financial reporting packages for special projects and monthly business and quarterly business reviews.
  • Manage the accuracy and productivity of day-to-day activities of accounts payable, cash disbursements, invoicing/billing, customer credits and collections, perpetual inventory integrity, fixed asset records, and general & entity accounting
  • Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Interact with corporate finance and boards relative to process and approval.
  • Understand and comply with corporate spending and contracting authority.
  • Assess finance related processes for efficiency, make improvements and develop standard operating procedures as needed. Insure compliance with procedures.
  • Support audits
  • Oversee business performance against budgets.
  • Address deviations and performance issues with each business manager and develop correction plan.
  • Work closely with business unit managers to understand the operation of the business to determine the levers to achieve financial metrics.
  • Support the innovation programs, tracking costs and sales to establish ROI.
  • Support development of business plans for financial aspects and ROI.
  • Support M&A activities
  • Ensure adherence to Eurofins financial policies, rules, and regulations.
  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, anticipating future legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, filing financial reports, and advising management on needed actions


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline
  • 7 years of experience in Accounting / Finance role serving multiple operations at global locations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific >
  • 5 years’ direct finance and financial planning experience
  • Strategic planning
  • Process improvement as it relates to finance
  • Hands on experience with ERP systems
  • Knowledge of sales commission plan design and management MBA with focus in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline CPA and/or CMA Certification
  • Prior managerial experience of a finance and/or accounting team required
  • Managing Processes, Financial Software, Developing Standards, Audit, Accounting, Corporate Finance, Tracking Budget Expenses, Financial Skills, Analyzing Information, Developing Budgets, Performance Management Strong scheduling and project oversight experience
  • Excellent computer, scientific, and organizational skills
  • Experience in Microsoft Office Suite, including strong Excel skills
  • Process improvement and process documentation experience
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time.
  • Partial remote work potential Additional Information

Chris Woehle
Senior Account Manager

I look forward to assisting you with your search and assessing whether this role could be a good fit for you. Please apply for confidential consideration!

Tel: 314-292-7907 | Email:

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