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Director of Finance 23905 in Greater Madison Area at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

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Director of Finance


Our client is a rapidly growing manufacturing company that is currently looking for a Director of Finance to join their team.  The Director of Finance will work closely with the CFO and other executive management.  Be a key asset to the senior leadership group by developing and implementing people and process improvements enabling the company to continue to grow while delivering quality products to their clients. The company boasts a team-oriented culture and provides its’ employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed.

The Director of Finance will thoroughly analyze and understand monthly results and communicate key variances, trends and issues to management.  Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:


•        The Director of Finance will be responsible for budgeting and forecasting, strategic planning, and financial reporting processes.

•        Coordinate, analyze and report the financial performance to management (financial performance, projections and other special projects as required).

•        Responsible for preparing the annual budget for a business unit, working cross-functionally within that unit and other business support functions.

•        Responsible for preparing periodic earnings/cash flow forecasts for the business unit as requested by the business unit general manager and corporate finance.

•        Assist in developing KPI’s to measure progress against key strategic initiatives for the business unit.

•        Develop reporting methodology for evaluating and reporting status of such KPI’s on a monthly basis or more frequently as needed.

•        Evaluate monthly operating results for the business unit, identifying significant trends and variances to budget/forecast/prior year.

•        Work with management team of the business unit to identify profit improvement opportunities throughout the year, particularly if the forecast for the business shows a shortfall to budget.

•        The Director of Finance will assist with other special projects and responsibilities assigned as needed.

Job Requirements

The Director of Finance will possess the following:


•        The Director of Finance will have 10+ years relevant experience including financial planning and forecasting. Manufacturing experience a plus.

•        Demonstrated leadership and management experience.

•        Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office products and financial reporting software. Experience with ERP systems preferred.

•        Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization.

•        The Director of Finance will have a Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting. MBA preferred.

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