(Director level) Business Partner: Sales Budgeting, Forecasting, Analysis and Business Planning

/(Director level) Business Partner: Sales Budgeting, Forecasting, Analysis and Business Planning

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Is Relocation Available? : Yes. Partial relocation available

Our client is a growing heavy manufacturer with international operations. We are evaluating candidates for a newly created role to provide sales analytics for multiple business segments across north America. Option to work remotely.


Focus of role:

As a leader within multiple North American business units and the global finance organization, the financial leader will focus between strategic business partner to senior leadership and a tactical thinker delivering the business planning, forecasting, reporting and analysis focusing on growth initiatives


Position Responsibilities:

Primary duties:

Lead in the monthly forecast, annual budget and 5-year plan processes for the Business Units.
Prepare and monitor business cases for new initiatives.
Provide reporting and insights to explain performance vs run rates, prior year and plans by identifying key business drivers and trends.
Act as a strategic business partner to the Divisional and Global Executive teams by presenting analysis and insights to identify opportunities and support key business decisions.
Track sales discounts, allowances, rebates, and commissions and ensure controls around accruals and payments are robust and adhered to.
Ensure the application of efficient and effective financial and operating controls within the Company.
Oversee pricing maintenance for global sales from our North American order desk.
Perform ad hoc financial analyses that drives the performance of the business.
Manage team remotely

Candidate Profile:

1.                  Education & Work Experience:

Bachelor’s degree or extensive relevant work experience.
Industrial manufacturing would be very helpful
Sales/ Revenue Analysis required and 2 step sales channel experience would be very helpful
§ 10+ years of experience with at least 5 years of highly relevant financial management experience.

§ Previous supervisory experience.


2.                  Knowledge and Skills:

Proven ability to collaborate with cross functional business partners and the ability to influence the outcome of strategic decisions.

Strong analytical skills capable of identifying and explaining financial implications of strategic decisions.
Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills. Ability to prepare and present ad hoc presentations and analyses to executive management.
Exceptional ability to influence without authority and to prioritize their and their team to deliver for multiple stakeholders with different needs and finance literacy simultaneously.
Results-oriented with strong attention to detail to ensure deliverables are submitted in an accurate, complete, and timely fashion.
Strong Excel skills in building working models and business management tools (TM1 preferred) a solid working knowledge of ERP systems and SAP preferred.

To apply for this job email your details to jtagg@trademark1.net