Finance Manager


Stamford, CT

Industry: Manufacturing


5 - 7 years

Posted 37 days ago

  by    John Melillo

Position Summary

The Finance Manager, Stud Welding position works directly with the Director of FP&A. The position is responsible for the coordination and consolidation of the $110M NA Stud Welding business forecast and actual results, ensuring clear and effective communication within the finance organization and partnering cross functionally to drive Commercial Excellence. The role will be a key contributor in the S&OP process. This position will also assist in streamlining processes and implementing tools to drive effective business decisions. The successful candidate must be able to work both independently and within a group setting with multiple departments and points of contact within the company's matrix organization.

Essential Job Functions

  • Coordinate and consolidate the Annual Budget, Quarterly Forecasts, Annual Strategic Plan
  • Manage and timely complete all reporting requirements including variance analysis to Budget, Forecast and Prior Year, operating margin walks, supplemental data reporting, month end close, quarter reviews, daily sales, backlog and weekly orders
  • Partner with FP&A Leadership to meet timelines, reviews, and deliverables of the P&L and working capital forecast and results
  • Ensure reasonability and accuracy of forecast through validation of the Demand Plan, Market Trends, Automotive Production, and Inventory Plans
  • Drive transparency of financial results and outlook throughout the matrix organization, including understanding and communicating reasons for variance to plan/budget
  • Support and consistently communicate with the Plant Controllers, Sales leaders and Department Managers
  • Understand Operational activities such as timing of Physical Inventories, impacts to Sales, Production expenses, labor needs, inflation, inventory and productivity projects
  • Contribute and participate in the S&OP process
  • Participate in month end closing calls
  • Identify and develop tools to manage the business, provide visibility into key metrics and drive operating performance
  • Partner with FP&A Leadership to drive cost reduction and working capital initiatives, initiate such discussions with foresight of business conditions

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Bachelors Degree required, preferably in Accounting or Finance
  • Working knowledge of ERP and Financial reporting systems SAP, Oracle Hyperion experiencepreferred
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong communication, both verbal and written


$100K - $130K
$100K - $130K base, +Other bonus