The Finance Manager - Lifecycle Services Global HQ is a direct report to the Lifecycle Services Finance Director. The position will have 2 direct reports and will be responsible for the financial management and analysis of the Global Lifecycle Services (LCS) P&L. In addition, he/she will provide business decision support to LCS HQ Segment Leadership as well as the Solutions and Services leadership teams.
More specific responsibilities include:
Financial management for the LCS P&L entails business decision support, guidance and oversight of the FP&A processes, reporting, and internal controls.
Responsibilities for this role will include to review and analyze operating results, and through his/her understanding of the results and identified risks and opportunities, recommend actions to the business partner and leadership team to improve overall operational and financial performance.
Significant interaction with Corporate FP&A finance team to effectively articulate historic operating results and future forecasts
Ensure meaningful business data is being provided to the Global LCS Leadership Team that helps improve decision making and financial performance.
He/she will have frequent interaction and dialog with LCS finance resources within the respective Regions, ensuring overall alignment.
Ensure predictability of financial results by establishing and driving an effective AOP and quarterly forecasting process throughout the entire LCS finance organization
He/she will work with the leadership team to identify, review, select and implement productivity opportunities and programs.
Provide leadership, direction and support in establishing, maintaining and enforcing proper internal control policies and procedures for the multiple product offerings covered within this scope of responsibility.
Work on any special projects as assigned by the VP-Finance LCS and/or Services and Solutions Leadership Teams.
Key Competencies & Other Skills:
Strategic outlook with the ability to operate as a "change agent"
Proven business partner and expert problem solver; Sorts through complex issues and makes sound recommendations
Self-starter who seeks out opportunities for improvement and drives recommendations and solutions to closure.
Willingness to challenge the status quo in order to enhance productivity, processes and procedures
Effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills capable of interacting with staff, peers and senior leadership
Self-Confident - inspires confidence in others
Prior experience in analyzing, forecasting, and planning a P&L
Working knowledge of SAP and IFS is preferred
Knowledge of US GAAP, reporting, corporate governance and other statutory requirements including Sarbanes-Oxley compliance
Exposure to finance function activities in a global engineering delivery organization
Ability to prioritize and delegate tasks
An impeccable sense of integrity and business ethics
Intellectually curious, driving for continued self-development
Personal qualities which include being a results oriented, bright, resourceful, service driven finance professional who is capable of managing multiple tasks in a time sensitive environment while remaining even tempered
Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
Bachelors in Finance or Accounting
Certification / License: MBA or CPA a plus
Typically requires eight years of progressive finance and/or accounting experience is required with a FP&A or General Accounting emphasis
A background supporting a global engineering delivery organization, while not required, is preferred
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.
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Internal Number: R21-6863
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