Senior Finance Manager

  • Location: Long Beach, CA
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #245602
  • Salary: $180,000

Senior Finance Manager

In the Senior Finance Manager role, the candidate will work across business lines at the corporate level and interact with employees and departments at each company.

Job Summary:
The Sr. Finance Manager will oversee the planning, development, implementation, and maintenance of enterprise’s financial operations, provide financial control work and report directly to the CFO.  The Sr. Finance Manager collaborates with various stakeholders, including senior management, finance, and operations teams to drive financial performance and support the achievement of business objectives.  This role, while a Senior role within the organization, is a hands-on role and will be intimately involved in the day-to-day operations of the finance department.
Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Manages and oversees finance functions for the Enterprise.
  • Supervises and schedules staff in organization support operations.
  • Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations.
  • Approximately 2-3 direct reports.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Enterprise-wide Financial Planning and analysis
  • Financial Strategy and Decision support
  • Support the CFO with the development of best-in-class business processes and associated policies and procedures within the Finance organization.
  • Maintains full integrity of all revenues, ensuring organization policies and procedures, as well as state and federal laws and regulations, are followed.
  • Provide financial modeling, financial analysis, forecasting, and support other ad-hoc financial projects.
  • Oversees the analysis of capital assets projects, including ROI, business case reviews and leadership discussions ensuring organization’s financial and operational goals are achieved with all investment decisions.
  • Working capital management includes ongoing refinement of collections, procure to pay and inventory management strategies.
  • In collaboration with other executive staff, and skilled and trusted departmental employees, develops, implements, operates, maintains, and controls the essential operating systems, information, and financial business of the company.
  • Lead the development, preparation and timely delivery of accurate financial and operational management reporting and related analysis, providing leadership with a clear view of Division financial results and trends as compared to budget, forecast, and other key market data and operating metrics.
  • Defines and implements key performance indicators and strategic objectives for the division and, as appropriate, the entire organization; facilitates measurement of those objectives, reporting results to the CFO and the executive team.
  • Drafts and implements policies and best practices to support achievement of objectives and required standards.
  • Drafts business plans for new products, services, and markets.
  • Ensures availability of adequate and appropriate equipment, staffing, and systems; recommends additional staffing and services.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, local, and organizational laws, regulations, guidelines, and best practices, including but not limited to tax laws, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), federal acquisition regulations (FAR), and cost accounting standards (CAS).
  • Maintains knowledge of developments and trends in finance and administration including technological advances.
  • Facilitates implementation of new financial systems implementation of Microsoft Dynamics 365 (scheduled to go live in mid-2024) and major modifications of existing systems to reduce downtime.
  • Supports CFO on all strategic initiatives including the rollout of new programs, presentation, and communication materials, and actively participating as a key member of the finance organization in cross-functional strategic initiatives.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent leadership skills and ability to evaluate and optimize the work of others.
  • Strong business acumen and judgment.
  • Experience working as an independent contributor supporting senior management in a hands-on working role.
  • Strong ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, analysis, and projections.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to collaborate with all levels of an organization.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proven track record of working through business transformations.
  • Thorough knowledge of financial and legal best practices and requirements with a proven ability to provide sound and ethical financial counsel to executive leadership.
  • Thorough understanding of and personal involvement with systems and methodologies of finance and administration.
  • Proficiency with system integrations in a complex environment using various platforms and integration tools/methods.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance required.
  • MBA preferred.
  • At least 12 years of experience in the financial planning and analysis (FP&A) function of a company and at least 8 years of progressive leadership experience required.
  • Advanced data modeling skills
  • Experience with building out the finance function in an organization.
  • Working experience of Microsoft D365 preferred.
  • Public company experiences preferred.
  • Working experience with LEAN methodologies and continuous improvement preferred.
  • Dayforce and MSD365 working experience preferred.
  • Advanced excel and modeling skills with Power BI required.
  • Union labor experience required.
  • Previous Finance experience required at the corporate level or for a division or Business unit with revenues of $500M+.
  • High degree of proficiency in implementing and managing Enterprise Applications and software implementations for Finance is required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to travel.

Benefits:

  • Health, dental, vision,
  • 401K + matching
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Company Cell phone or BYOD

Salary:

  • $180K-$210K base salary.
  • Eligible to participate in the Management bonus plan.
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