Establish and maintain partnerships with the leaders within our North America functions and serve as a key point of contact for all North America finance issues.
Acquire and maintain a deep understanding of the strategies, priorities and issues of the North America functions.
Partner with the supporting functions to prepare & understand periodic forecasts for Income Statement. Ensures forecast appropriately reflects current trends & known discrete items.
Lead the coordination, organization and execution of quantitative and qualitative analyses for areas supported
Partner with finance business teams to understand and prepare commentary regarding variances, business drivers and influence forecasting assumptions.
Participate in the annual business plan for the North America sub-functions.
Actively seek opportunities to introduce new tools and improve analysis used for function communications.
Responsible for regional cost identification and regional reporting.
Manage the month-end, quarter-end and year-end reporting requirements in accordance with deadlines
Provide support to team members and able to coordinate and execute projects when needed Qualifications
Bachelor's degree required; MBA or advanced degree preferred
At least 7 years of experience with progressively increasing responsibility
Ability to effectively work independently and as part of a global team
Highly motivated team member who easily cultivates effective relationships with senior executives and staff both inside and outside the Finance organization
Ability to proactively recognize and resolve issues
Ability to appropriately facilitate a drive for action
Excellent planning and time management skills
Strong written, verbal and presentation communication skills
Experience providing analytical, cost reduction and business case analysis support to non-financial management, as well as budgeting, forecasting, expenditure and variance commentaries
Solid experience in a publicly traded/multi-national in nature environment
Demonstrated expertise in MS Office (i.e., Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
Understanding of performance measurement and reporting techniques
A critical aspect of this role is demonstrated experience and skill in managing relationships with senior-level executives and providing top-quality customer service (e.g., managerial role in a consulting firm)
Additional experience with a complex financial system (e.g., Oracle) is beneficial but not required
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.