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Director of Finance - Sales 24034 in Greater Chicago Area at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 4/6/2018

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Director of Finance – Sales


Our client is a leading global food manufacturer and distributor looking for a Director of Finance to join their team.  This is a newly created role and the perfect opportunity to grow your career and help build a team. With a growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization.  The company boasts a team-oriented culture and provides its’ employees with excellent benefits and equips them with the tools and training necessary to succeed.

The Director of Finance will work with a variety of functions such as Sales, Product Development, and Commercialization to optimize the effects of the price strategy and support business objectives.  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.

•        Develop and manage pricing processes and strategy in order to achieve established profitability objectives.

•        Provide analyses to determine optimal price levels in accordance with volume and profitability objectives.

•        Establish, implement, and manage processes that ensure the effective hand off of pre-commercialization costing, management of ongoing contract pricing analysis, coordination of formulation changes and affected pricing, and tracking of contract terms and conditions.

•        Analyze ongoing operational financials to determine profitability by product line and/or customer.

•        Monitor and analyze post-commercialization pricing activity against contract terms to ensure pricing accuracy and compliance.

•        Analyze and understand the competitive market for use in establishing pricing recommendations that best position the organization to maximize profitability while achieving volume targets.

•        Assess market conditions and the competitive environment.

•        Maintain an in-depth knowledge of the financial stability of the company’s major customers and the overall financial climate of the company’s market.

•        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 8+ years relevant experience. Sales pricing experience in the manufacturing industry required.

•        Demonstrated leadership and management experience.

•        Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office products and financial reporting software. Experience with SAP or similar 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.

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