Global Procurement Finance Director
Global Procurement Finance Director
This position oversees and directs the financialreporting, planning, and analyses for the Global Procurement Organization at both the Corporate and Business Unit level. Supporting the Senior Vice President, Procurement, this position is responsible for the preparation of accurate and timely budgets and forecasts as well as tracking actual results and comparative analyses. This position will also perform financial analysis to support and enable business goals and objectives. This position requires regular interface and communication with the Procurement Team as well as various Business Units. Key duties include: financialsupport of the procurement business; participation in strategic planning, budgeting and forecasting; monthly and quarterly management reporting; develop a tool to validate and track cost savings initiatives; working capital reporting.
This challenging role helps to drive the achievement of company goals by completing complex financial analyses, generating financial driven insights, supporting business decision making activities, and delivering timely financialreporting to management.
Must be results oriented with a can do attitude and able to communicate and collaborate effectively with senior executives.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
? Act as the essential finance business partner to the Procurement Organization
? Collaborate directly with the Procurement Team to develop budgets, forecast, and analyze results on a monthly, quarterly basis
? Collaborate directly with the Procurement Team to develop and track cost savings initiatives on both direct and indirect basis
? Be the liaison for other Business Unit Finance colleagues in regards to contracts and pricing questions and concerns.
? Provide financial input to the Procurement Team for strategic initiatives, evaluation of vendor/supplier risk, raw material pricing, etc.
? Provide financial input into policy/process development
? Provide input to the Working Capital / Free Cash Flow analysis and work with Treasury to highlight FCF impact
? Partner closely with executive leadership on key initiatives and long-term planning objectives, specifically as it relates to the evaluation, simplification, and standardization of our key financial and accounting processes, structures, and systems.
? Develops effective, influential partnerships with business unit stakeholders to drive appropriate behaviors and achieve results objectives, optimize revenue and maximize resource allocation through effective budgeting and controls.
? Effectively manage project workflow in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
? Directly supervises 2non-supervisory employees.
? Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
? This Job has decision-making responsibilities which will impact the bottom line by millions of dollars
? Minimum RequiredEducation: Bachelor?s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
? Minimum RequiredExperience: 10+ years of Accounting/FP&A experience; experience managing large projects with multiple stakeholders
? Desirable Education/Experience:
o GAAP and cost accounting methods
o Global FP&A experiencepreferred
o MBA Preferred
o Global experience
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES
? CPA or MBA