Responsible for leading the analysis of the company’s actual results and preparation and consolidation of forecasts, budgets and long-range plans. This position is the Finance Business Partner to the Business Leaders of the MikroPul Division in the Americas and will provide analysis of business drivers to improve finance performance of the division, ensure the completeness of data in the financial management reporting system and drive system and process improvements and enhancements. Will report directly to the CFO.

Responsibilities
Manage month-end close analysis and the weekly/monthly forecast process.
Analyze actual results, prepare and assess forecasts, budgets and long-range plans in corporate and divisional P&Ls, balance sheets and statements of cash.
Conduct consolidated expense review and analysis of corporate departments.
Administer budget process and consolidate seasonal budgets for all divisions and all corporate departments.
Generate analyses to explain current trends and variances in financial reports.
Prepare presentations for the Board of Directors and Division Executive Committee.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting; MBA and/or CPA preferred.
Minimum of 5-8 years’ experience within a Finance Function including prior managerial responsibility
Experience and knowledge of financial planning and analysis, modeling, systems, accounting and reporting.
A background in retail or consumer packaged goods industries is preferred.
Must be a creative thinker – have the ability to understand the needs of the business and generate new options for providing reporting and conducting analysis.
Must be able to work as a business partner with all business units, corporate and executive leadership.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint
Have a working knowledge of Cognos Analyst system and/or SAP