Senior Manager, Finance General

Whirlpool Corporation - Cleveland, TN3.9

Full-time
About Whirlpool Corporation:
Whirlpool is the industry leader in the manufacturing and marketing of home appliances. Whirlpool is a global company and markets Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Brastemp, Bauknecht, Consul and other major brand names in more than 170 countries around the world.

Whirlpool is a company that creates innovative solutions and products to meet consumer needs. As a result, we have been recognized as one of the world's 100 most innovative companies by Business Week magazine and the Boston Consulting Group. Additionally, Whirlpool Corporation was ranked among the Top 20 Innovators in Consumer Products by The Patent Board and has been consistently ranked as one of the Top 20 Companies for Leaders by Hewitt Associates and Fortune magazine.

Our unique business strategy provides us with an unmatched leadership position and ability to build and sustain loyalty to our brands. Our strategy allows us to move with greater speed to better serve our trade customer and end consumers around the globe.

Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for a Sr. Manager, Finance Operations - Plant Controller to join the Cleveland, TN Plant.

Day to Day (what a typical day or week look like in this role):

This role is a great opportunity to be part of the leadership team in a manufacturing facility, driving overall strategy and operational excellence. The Plant Controller is responsible for delivering financial performance for manufacturing operations on a sustainable basis with primary focus on improved performance through financial metrics. This position is an important member of the manufacturing operations leadership team and the decision making process related to the manufacturing operations strategy.

What You Will Do:
Pillar leader for Cost Deployment “CD” pillar under World Class Manufacturing “WCM”. Serve as SME for this technical pillar and coach/teach the plant on CD purpose and principles. Additionally, as a member of the Plant Leadership team, be a strong advocate for WCM implementation throughout the Plant

Guide, mentor and develop organization’s finance team in day-to-day financial activities.

Lead month end processes, monthly forecasts and yearly plans. Deliver robust financial reporting.

Develop and implement Internal Controls, and ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies and procedures

Drive operational performance through robust financial analysis, resource allocation decision and analysis, capital requisition and management.

Work cross-functionally to identify gaps and cost reduction opportunities. Support lean activities and identify areas of focus.

Serve as a liaison between engineering, procurement and manufacturing teams to ensure robust and accurate product costing. Support new product development and introduction.

Drive continuous improvement in plant financial processes, standardization and compliance.

Manage plant budgets and drive accountability and transparency.

Provide direction and guidance to manufacturing leadership and corporate finance function.

A vital member of Manufacturing Plant’s leadership team

What You Need To Succeed:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA/CMA or MBA is a plus. Strong accounting or finance background preferred.

Manufacturing experience desired. Cost accounting background is a plus.

Managerial experience is critical. The ideal candidate will manage a staff of 5 finance professionals.

WCM experience is a HUGE plus, but not required

Knowledge of SAP or similar ERP system

Ability to understand the manufacturing operations. Strong analytical mind that helps see trends/patterns not obviously visible

Thinking "out of the box" that provides strategic solutions beyond what is available today

Strong leadership skills that enable influencing a wide range of individuals within and outside the manufacturing operations. Ability to work cross-functionally to drive alignment that is in the best interest for the company.

Excellent communication, analytical, planning, and teamwork skills

Excellent presentation skills to present operating results to various leadership teams

Endless Opportunities:
Whirlpool has big plans for the future, just like you. We understand that it takes preparation and hard work to get there. So, we offer challenging purpose, ownership of your role, great teams, and tools to build your capability. In our performance-based setting, you can take your career in exciting new directions and as far as you want to go.

About Whirlpool Corporation:
Whirlpool is the industry leader in the manufacturing and marketing of home appliances. Whirlpool is a global company and markets Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Brastemp, Bauknecht, Consul and other major brand names in more than 170 countries around the world.

Whirlpool is a company that creates innovative solutions and products to meet consumer needs. As a result, we have been recognized as one of the world's 100 most innovative companies by Business Week magazine and the Boston Consulting Group. Additionally, Whirlpool Corporation was ranked among the Top 20 Innovators in Consumer Products by The Patent Board and has been consistently ranked as one of the Top 20 Companies for Leaders by Hewitt Associates and Fortune magazine.

Our unique business strategy provides us with an unmatched leadership position and ability to build and sustain loyalty to our brands. Our strategy allows us to move with greater speed to better serve our trade customer and end consumers around the globe.

Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for a Sr. Manager, Finance Operations - Plant Controller to join the Cleveland, TN Plant.

Day to Day (what a typical day or week look like in this role):

This role is a great opportunity to be part of the leadership team in a manufacturing facility, driving overall strategy and operational excellence. The Plant Controller is responsible for delivering financial performance for manufacturing operations on a sustainable basis with primary focus on improved performance through financial metrics. This position is an important member of the manufacturing operations leadership team and the decision making process related to the manufacturing operations strategy.

What You Will Do:
Pillar leader for Cost Deployment “CD” pillar under World Class Manufacturing “WCM”. Serve as SME for this technical pillar and coach/teach the plant on CD purpose and principles. Additionally, as a member of the Plant Leadership team, be a strong advocate for WCM implementation throughout the Plant

Guide, mentor and develop organization’s finance team in day-to-day financial activities.

Lead month end processes, monthly forecasts and yearly plans. Deliver robust financial reporting.

Develop and implement Internal Controls, and ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies and procedures

Drive operational performance through robust financial analysis, resource allocation decision and analysis, capital requisition and management.

Work cross-functionally to identify gaps and cost reduction opportunities. Support lean activities and identify areas of focus.

Serve as a liaison between engineering, procurement and manufacturing teams to ensure robust and accurate product costing. Support new product development and introduction.

Drive continuous improvement in plant financial processes, standardization and compliance.

Manage plant budgets and drive accountability and transparency.

Provide direction and guidance to manufacturing leadership and corporate finance function.

A vital member of Manufacturing Plant’s leadership team

What You Need To Succeed:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA/CMA or MBA is a plus. Strong accounting or finance background preferred.

Manufacturing experience desired. Cost accounting background is a plus.

Managerial experience is critical. The ideal candidate will manage a staff of 5 finance professionals.

WCM experience is a HUGE plus, but not required

Knowledge of SAP or similar ERP system

Ability to understand the manufacturing operations. Strong analytical mind that helps see trends/patterns not obviously visible

Thinking "out of the box" that provides strategic solutions beyond what is available today

Strong leadership skills that enable influencing a wide range of individuals within and outside the manufacturing operations. Ability to work cross-functionally to drive alignment that is in the best interest for the company.

Excellent communication, analytical, planning, and teamwork skills

Excellent presentation skills to present operating results to various leadership teams

Endless Opportunities:
Whirlpool has big plans for the future, just like you. We understand that it takes preparation and hard work to get there. So, we offer challenging purpose, ownership of your role, great teams, and tools to build your capability. In our performance-based setting, you can take your career in exciting new directions and as far as you want to go.

About Whirlpool Corporation:
Whirlpool is the industry leader in the manufacturing and marketing of home appliances. Whirlpool is a global company and markets Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Brastemp, Bauknecht, Consul and other major brand names in more than 170 countries around the world.

Whirlpool is a company that creates innovative solutions and products to meet consumer needs. As a result, we have been recognized as one of the world's 100 most innovative companies by Business Week magazine and the Boston Consulting Group. Additionally, Whirlpool Corporation was ranked among the Top 20 Innovators in Consumer Products by The Patent Board and has been consistently ranked as one of the Top 20 Companies for Leaders by Hewitt Associates and Fortune magazine.

Our unique business strategy provides us with an unmatched leadership position and ability to build and sustain loyalty to our brands. Our strategy allows us to move with greater speed to better serve our trade customer and end consumers around the globe.

Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for a Sr. Manager, Finance Operations - Plant Controller to join the Cleveland, TN Plant.

Day to Day (what a typical day or week look like in this role):

This role is a great opportunity to be part of the leadership team in a manufacturing facility, driving overall strategy and operational excellence. The Plant Controller is responsible for delivering financial performance for manufacturing operations on a sustainable basis with primary focus on improved performance through financial metrics. This position is an important member of the manufacturing operations leadership team and the decision making process related to the manufacturing operations strategy.

What You Will Do:
Pillar leader for Cost Deployment “CD” pillar under World Class Manufacturing “WCM”. Serve as SME for this technical pillar and coach/teach the plant on CD purpose and principles. Additionally, as a member of the Plant Leadership team, be a strong advocate for WCM implementation throughout the Plant

Guide, mentor and develop organization’s finance team in day-to-day financial activities.

Lead month end processes, monthly forecasts and yearly plans. Deliver robust financial reporting.

Develop and implement Internal Controls, and ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies and procedures

Drive operational performance through robust financial analysis, resource allocation decision and analysis, capital requisition and management.

Work cross-functionally to identify gaps and cost reduction opportunities. Support lean activities and identify areas of focus.

Serve as a liaison between engineering, procurement and manufacturing teams to ensure robust and accurate product costing. Support new product development and introduction.

Drive continuous improvement in plant financial processes, standardization and compliance.

Manage plant budgets and drive accountability and transparency.

Provide direction and guidance to manufacturing leadership and corporate finance function.

A vital member of Manufacturing Plant’s leadership team

What You Need To Succeed:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA/CMA or MBA is a plus. Strong accounting or finance background preferred.

Manufacturing experience desired. Cost accounting background is a plus.

Managerial experience is critical. The ideal candidate will manage a staff of 5 finance professionals.

WCM experience is a HUGE plus, but not required

Knowledge of SAP or similar ERP system

Ability to understand the manufacturing operations. Strong analytical mind that helps see trends/patterns not obviously visible

Thinking "out of the box" that provides strategic solutions beyond what is available today

Strong leadership skills that enable influencing a wide range of individuals within and outside the manufacturing operations. Ability to work cross-functionally to drive alignment that is in the best interest for the company.

Excellent communication, analytical, planning, and teamwork skills

Excellent presentation skills to present operating results to various leadership teams

Endless Opportunities:
Whirlpool has big plans for the future, just like you. We understand that it takes preparation and hard work to get there. So, we offer challenging purpose, ownership of your role, great teams, and tools to build your capability. In our performance-based setting, you can take your career in exciting new directions and as far as you want to go.