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Director of Finance North America



Director of Finance

World Class Automotive Manufacturer


An innovative, technology driven automotive supplier has an immediate need for a Director of Finance. This position will manage the strategic planning and direction for their Accounting & Finance organization, including financial reporting, budgeting, costing, financial analysis, taxation, and treasury functions. 


Additionally, the Director of Finance will lead a team of professionals that can be managed remotely. Due to the growth the company is experiencing, they really need a Finance Leader that has a “Roll their sleeves up & get it done” mentality! 


This industry leader is absolutely booming with business and dominates their market!


Responsibilities include:


Provide effective supervision of the Accounting & Finance department, providing personal direction, support, motivation and development of department personnel


Provide strategic and operational support and advise on business planning, analysis, improvement, and compliance


Strategic approach but hands-on and gets into the details, set priorities


All financial reporting functions in accordance with GAAP


Will provide a detailed financial analysis of operating results and report performance to Corporate Leadership


Develop both long and short term goals and objectives


Focus on taxation and be a resource for tax questions/issues


Facilitate timely internal & external reporting as required


Maintain necessary cash flow while managing company debt


Support business growth across North America




BS in Accounting or Finance with a preference for an MBA and / or CPA, CMA


At least 20 years of progressive experience in finance including 5 years of senior finance management experience in a global manufacturing organization


In-depth knowledge of financial benchmarking, accounting, budgeting, planning, analysis, audit & tax compliance, and other regulatory matters


Has led Finance for a company or a large division


Strong business acumen along with exemplary communication at all levels, written and verbal


Strongly prefer prior automotive industry experience


SAP experience along with the Microsoft Office Suite


Working knowledge of tax laws and external reporting


Must have a results-oriented leadership style with strong influencing skills




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