Financial Controller Manufacturing Printing
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Senior Controller Printing Industry
PLEASE NOTE: **This opportunity location is within a short driving distance of the company HQ in Ohio (west of Pittsburgh PA). The hiring company will consider a hybrid ("onsite" / "offsite" Senior Financial Controller / VP Finance, who ideally has Graphic Arts Industry Printing Mfg. background).**
We are seeking a passionate, collaborative, and highly skilled Financial Leader with a strong manufacturing and operations background to join our amazing team. **Important to have had previous Graphics Industry Mfg. Financial Leadership experience / and or Mfg. Controller Experience**
This Senior Controller / VP of Finance will be a hands-on leader with strong business acumen, reporting to the CEO. In this matrix-environment, they will be a true business partner working with local leadership to drive the growth of the business. This key Executive Leadership Team role will lead the finance function and be responsible for overall financial planning, reporting, analytics, forecasting and guidance.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES:
As a member of our Senior Leadership Team, you will be an active contributor to our collaborative and empowered workplace culture where a ‘people first’ mentality is a foundational part of how we operate at all levels of the organization. You must be passionate about building strong relationships and trust with cross-functional colleagues, to impact the growth and strategic objectives of the company. By demonstrating high emotional intelligence, you will understand how people think and work, and will determine the best way to support them by ‘speaking their language’.
FINANCE TEAM LEADER:
Responsible for hiring, developing, coaching, and inspiring direct reports. Provide candid, real-time feedback, evaluate employees, and provide direction and support to achieve overall team goals. Influential in supporting your team to challenge the status quo and drive innovation. Facilitator of training for support teams on financial acumen, including, but not limited to, procedures, project budgeting, project financial reports, payment/purchasing procedures, and managing profitability.
FINANCIAL PLANNING / FORECASTING:
Own the financial planning and forecasting process by building quarterly, annual, and long-range financial plans and targets that are aligned with strategic objectives. Drive an efficient and effective process for developing detailed and predictable financial forecasts/budgets by engaging local stakeholders, minimizing surprises, and identifying areas for opportunities and risks.
Understand key business drivers for long-term sustainable growth, as well as develop analytics and tools to support the organization in achieving profitable growth. Partner with Sales to bring proactive ideas to grow our business and develop long-range planning analysis with a forward-thinking approach. Conduct client profitability reviews – reviewing revenue/pricing, costs, and margin; identify anomalies and root causes, and develop action plans. Advise Executive Leadership Team and Sales regarding new customer contracts and provide creative solutions to meet customer and business needs.
Partner / Manage the Accounting team to ensure monthly financials are presented accurately and timely. Drive collections and improved billing practices. Analyze the P&L and operational practices to recommend areas to reduce costs, improve quality, and create efficiencies. Interface with internal and external stakeholders and monitor performance against forecasts and plans for all facets of the P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow. Gain a full understanding of the cost structure of the business. Conduct extensive product manufacturing, cost (project and expense), and ROI analyses; interpret results and trends, and identify areas of improvement impacting sales, gross margin, operating profit, cost savings, working capital, depreciation of company assets, etc.
MANAGEMENT PRESENTATIONS: Support business reviews by preparing presentations for both local and C-Suite management. Providing detailed analyses and understanding of financial/operational results and operating metrics packages, as well as additional related analyses to identify areas of opportunities and risks.
BUSINESS DECISION SUPPORT:
Review all capital projects for conceptual and financial soundness. Develop ad-hoc modeling and analysis to support business decisions. Partner with cross-functional teams to develop tools that provide critical financial and operational information and KPIs that can be used daily, weekly, and monthly.
ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Control inventory and safeguard company assets. Responsible for accuracy of local inputs/transactions and financial statements. Partner with cross-functional continuous improvement team on process improvements and savings tracking. Ensure that the company is always in full compliance with all legal and ethical financial practices. Special projects in collaboration with executive leadership to meet and exceed the company annualized fiscal growth objectives.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
- BA degree in accounting, finance, or related business field
- MBA, CPA, or advanced degree preferred
- 8 to 10+ years of proven financial leadership experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment (**Ideally in a Graphics Industry Print Manufacturing environment).
- At least 8 years’ experience supervising direct reports and being accountable for the results of a team of finance or accounting professionals preferred
- Effective communication skills with ability to influence at all levels of the organization
- Strong record of accomplishment of innovative process improvement, IT systems development and promotability to a larger role
- Strong Excel and Power Point skills
- Has agility and can work independently and collaborate with others cross-functionally to problem solve and drive new and game changing solutions
- Strategic mindset with ability to see the big picture, zoom in and see the details, and understand how "all of the pieces" work together
- Experience working with all levels of an organization from operations to senior management
- Knowledgeable in personal computers, Microsoft Office products, automated job cost accounting and general ledger systems
- Experience presenting to Executive Leadership and Board Members as well as external customers
- Ability to handle confidential information with discretion
- Experience with lean manufacturing/Six Sigma a plus
- Experience in the printing industry a plus
Competitive Compensation: Generous Base, Performance Based Bonus Potential, Healthcare, 401K, and relocation support for the right candidate.
Interested candidates, please reach out (with updated CV and alignment narrative) to John@hgallc.net
Our firm acutely understands the challenges and changes in today's graphics landscape (over capacity, business consolidations, corporate restructuring, bad professional fit, and culture change). Our goal is to evaluate your valuable work experience in order to match your background and accomplishments to the most ideal employment opportunities available.
We have relationships in many print and marketing communications industry segments:
Catalog Publications & Book Print
Direct Marketing - Direct Mail /
Critical Mail / Transactional Mail
Large Format / POP
Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)
Digital Print / Cross Media
Hagan Graphic Assets LLCWhy Work Here?
Great Company, National Presence, in Growth Mode That Is Well Managed and Financially Stable.
Hagan Graphics Assets is a Graphic Arts industry consulting firm specializing in sales and production process evaluation and executive search services. With over 30 years' broad-based print industry experience, our boutique consulting and talent acquisition services are tailored to meet and exceed each of our clients' individual "Human Asset" requirements. Our firm acutely understands the challenges and changes in today's graphics landscape (over capacity, business consolidations, corporate restructuring, bad professional fit, and culture change). Our goal is to evaluate your valuable work experience in order to match your background and accomplishments to the most ideal employment opportunities available. We have relationships in many print and marketing communications industry segments: General Commercial Catalog Publications & Book Print Direct Marketing - Direct Mail / Critical Mail / Transactional Mail Large Format / POP Visual Environments Grand Format Packaging Strategic Sourcing Retail Inserts Business Forms Financial Print Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Digital Print / Cross Media
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