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Finance Manager (Plant Controller)

Company: Itw
Location: Greenville
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

ITW Hartness

Company Description

ITW Hartness is a world class secondary packaging equipment manufacturer headquartered in the beautiful suburbs of Greenville, SC. Founded on the premise of cutting-edge innovation and a relentless commitment to our customers, ITW Hartness world class equipment is designed to our customers goals of continuous improvement throughout the production process. ITW Hartness is proud to be a Division of Illinois Tool Works (ITW).

ITW Description

Since ITWs founding more than 100 years ago, ITW has become one of the worlds leading diversified manufacturers of specialized industrial equipment, consumables and related service businesses. ITW businesses serve local customers and markets around the globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets. The company has operations in 56 countries that employ more than 50,000 women and men who adhere to the highest ethical standards. ITW has 81 businesses divided into 7 Segments, which includes: Welding, Automotive OEM, Food Equipment Group, Construction Products, Polymers & Fluids, Test and Measurement & Electronics, and Specialty.

Take this opportunity to join a successful and enthusiastic global team where you can make a significant impact immediately. You will enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits that includes health, dental, life and LTD insurance, 401k (with match), and a 100% tuition reimbursement program for those who qualify.

Job Description

Position Summary:

As a key member of the leadership team, the Finance Manager reports to the Division Controller and is responsible for driving the timely preparation of financial statements, reviewing and monitoring internal controls, preparation of budgets and reporting of financial results to the appropriate level within the organization. The Finance Manager manages a team and supports the Division Controller and the broader leadership team to achieve division goals and objectives by implementing financial tools and reporting.

Primary Responsibilities

Financial Planning, Reporting and Controls:

  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of Divisional financial information and customer facing metrics in compliance with ITW policies and GAAP that support the needs of the business.
  • Facilitate and complete timely month/quarter/annual close requirements and consolidation procedures as required by the division and corporation.
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate the exchange of financial information to key stakeholders.
  • Apply the ITW Principles (80/20, Simplification, In-lining, Segmentation, Market Rate of Demand) to eliminate complexity and improve profitability of the company. Participate in teams and play a lead role in the collection and analysis of data for these projects.
  • Plan and prepare for audit requirements (internal/external); and implement necessary recommendations in a timely manner.
    Operating Analysis And Planning
    • Collaborate with other functional areas to plan and prepare for annual and long-range business planning and monthly outlook/forecasting in compliance with ITW processes, giving guidance and advice to other managers as it relates to financial matters.
    • Perform analytical reviews of data and explain variances against plan, outlook and prior year. Identify opportunities and areas where improvement or change is needed.
    • Manage physical inventories and inventory grading per policy on a periodic basis, assist in reduction of MOH and Slow-Moving and Obsolete inventory.
    • Evaluate and give guidance on projects that require additional investment of assets and resources with the goal of improving the profitability of the company.
      Leadership And Talent Development
      • Develop and lead a mid-size team of accounting professionals focused on profitable growth and simplifying business processes.
      • Identify, lead, and develop talent to maximize individual, team, and organizational effectiveness in meeting company goals. This includes, but is not limited to, selecting and on-boarding talent, creating a culture of engagement, goal alignment, and coaching through feedback, development planning, and performance management.
      • Build cross-department credibility, confidence, and collaboration with other functional areas.
      • Champion change management throughout the organization.

        • BS/BA degree in Accounting or Finance
        • 7+ years of demonstrated experience in financial and cost reporting and analysis
        • Accounting experience in a manufacturing environment including job costing and/or project accounting
        • Experience building people and organization plans to ensure organizational readiness and capability to meet changing business conditions
        • Strong knowledge of GAAP and SOX/Internal Compliance requirements
        • ERP system conversion experience
        • Demonstrated ability to develop productive working relationships at all levels of the organization
        • Strong analytical and forecasting skills
        • Proven success in continuous improvement and simplification
        • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
        • Excellent time-management, prioritization, and project management skills.
        • Highest level of integrity and honesty in line with ITW Hartness values.
        • Demonstrated cross-cultural awareness.
        • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills with experience in communicating and working with remote and cross- functional teams.
          • CPA or CMA
          • MBA
            Additional Information

            ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

            All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO Jobble

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