BU Finance Director

St. Louis, MO

160,000 - 190,000

Bonus: 32%

We are working with a world-class, growing, multinational electrical components manufacturer headquartered in St. Louis to find a Finance Director for one of the company’s three business units. This is the finance business partner working closely with the leaders of Operations, Sales, and Supply Chain for the business, as well as leaders in Corporate Finance and Accounting. The company is known for their professional, respectful culture focused on employee well-being and professional development. The ideal candidate will have an accounting or finance education (CPA and/or MBA preferred), 10-15 years of progressive operations and/or commercial finance experience (including 2+ years at a large international manufacturer), strong leadership and business partnering skills, and a desire for continuous growth and challenge.


  • Business partner to GM/VP of business unit and operations to drive value creation
  • Analyze the P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow and report the results through management discussion and analysis documentation, and monthly meetings
  • Responsible for forecasting and annual budgets within the business unit
  • Create, update, enhance, and maintain KPI’s and business metrics
  • Identify problems and action improvement initiatives from start to completion
  • Work with operating sites to find cost savings, efficiency improvements, and implement growth opportunities
  • Build, analyze, and assess customer and product level profitability analysis to highlight and action margin improvement and growth strategies
  • Prepare Board of Directors, bank, and company communication presentations
  • Prepare capital and investment decision analysis to evaluate the ROI and payback
  • Involvement in merger and acquisition valuation, diligence, and integration
  • Prepare and drive process improvement and efficiency initiatives in finance, including developing more effective ways to evaluate the business and results.
  • Establish data mining and automation techniques and systems that enables more efficient analysis.
  • Financial modeling of scenarios to make data driven decisions
  • Involvement with the Oracle system implementation analysis team
  • Participate in special projects as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors and/or Masters in Finance, MBA or advanced degree
  • 10 years’ progressive corporate FP&A experience
  • Manufacturing experience
  • Expertise in Excel, Power BI or Tableau
  • Project Management and People Management experience, comfortable with change and driving change
  • Experience and desire to create, build, and grow an organization
  • Positive, hardworking, analytical, strategic thinker, and business partner
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and manage up, down, and across for greater focus and results
  • Desire to have a balance of doing and leading, while getting into the details
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced organization

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