Finance Director

Permanent

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

Qualifications:

  • 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: cwoehle@careeradvancers.com

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