Director of Finance

Hubbell   •  

Greenville, SC

Industry: Information Services


15+ years

Posted 354 days ago

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Position Summary:

Based in Greenville, SC and reporting directly to the Vice President, Finance Hubbell Lighting Incorporated, the Director of Finance (C&I Lighting) will serve as a key member of the Hubbell Finance leadership team and have responsibility for accurate, timely, transparent financial planning, forecasting and analysis for Commercial and Industrial Lighting (C&I). 

This high-profile role will also provide strategic and tactical leadership to the financial planning and analysis activities of C&I, in conjunction with the Enterprise-wide “One Hubbell” Finance team. 

Implement planning and budgeting in a manner designed to meet reporting requirements, provide timely, meaningful reporting of C&I results and help Management evaluate financial resource allocation, areas of focus for improvement, and how external factors may affect the financial results of the business.   

Responsibilities to Include:

  • Oversees the development of all C&I budgets, forecasts and supporting analysis
  • Leads all aspects of C&Ifinancialstrategy, including:
    • Forecast model and monthly forecasts
    • Capital Expenditure oversight and monitoring of actual financial impacts
    • E&O inventory – proactive business partnering with product managers
    • Warranty expense and future liabilities


  • Works closely with VP/General Manager, C&I to develop and implement the strategy for the business, including:
    • Staffing plans
    • Expense budgeting and forecasting
    • Pricing strategies, including programs and policies
    • Agent conversions and incentives
    • Sales incentive plans
    • Balancing long term and short term priorities
  • Develops and manages the financialreporting package. Anticipates and informs on large potential impacts to financials
  • Monitors financial performance by measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances
  • Provides financial analysis of agent and distributor program to determine viability, and assesses program performance and tracks the performance against program budgets
  • Analyzes complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations for decision making purposes
  • Implements business intelligence tools and dashboard reports
  • Assists in development of Executive level presentations on business results, performance analysis, financial models, forecasts and budgets, etc.
  • Assesses strategic initiatives, including M&A transactions and capital allocation strategy
  • Develops, implements and maintains comprehensive FP&A processes to improve clarity and consistency
  • Collaborates with other departments to advance strategic projects and initiatives and interacts with C&I agents/customers to understand the flow of the business and relevant trends
  • Collaborate with operational accounting on reporting requirements and best practice sharing
  • Analyze and understand the key drivers of the following areas; (Operating Profit, Cash, Capex, Working Capital, ROIC) including the effects of volume, pricing, cost reductions, etc
  • Provide analysis on C&I pricing, gap analysis, new product/line extension, NPV, ROI, sensitivity analysis, and competitive market analysis
  • Provide management with daily, weekly and monthly strategic tools, monitors & reports to help drive well-informed business decisions
  • Partner with the One Hubbell Finance Transformation leadership team members to ensure initiatives are properly supported and executed effectively
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to partner and collaborate across the organization

Educational Background | Experience

  • Senior finance professional with 15+ years experience in a variety of finance leadership positions
  • Experience with U.S. multi-national public company, ideally $1+Billion annual revenue with a global manufacturing firm
  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting or related degree, MBA preferred
  • SAP and Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) experience strongly preferred
  • Proven ability to lead, manage, mentor and develop all levels of finance team
  • Strong communication and influencing skills, ability to lead large scale initiatives and projects with both local and executive management; ability to collaborate and communicate with others
  • Demonstrated experience interfacing regularly with professionals at all levels of the organization, from manufacturing floor to senior executive office
  • Willingness and ability to adapt to the rapid business and organizational changes that accompany a high-growth environment
  • An emphasis on Functional Excellence to ensure accuracy and the development of financial acumen within the FP&A function

Req Id 60181