IDEX Director of Finance & IT in Phoenix, Arizona
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With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses (https://www.idexcorp.com/our-businesses/business-segments/) around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.
The Director of Finance & IT will have responsibility for all aspects of the finance team and financial and business systems. This position in partnership with the Business Unit GM will provide leadership to the business’s management teams in support of IDEX initiatives and its strategy to maximize the combined strengths of its Business Unit to provide better solutions, expand margins, and generate strong cash flow.
This individual will develop, direct, and maintain a financial reporting/internal control system for the company that provides management with the appropriate financial and operating information and decision support. They will develop, analyze, and interpret statistical and accounting information in order to appraise operating results in terms of growth, profitability, liquidity, operational excellence, and other criteria that directly reflect the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness of the organization. The Director mentors’ staff and develops talent to support the growing needs of the company.
This key member of the leadership team will influence the long-term direction and growth of the business by their ability to effectively analyze and redirect its resources through accounting and financial reporting that meet or exceed the requirements of its internal and external customers.
Our business is a $18M+ growth-oriented business unit located in Phoenix, AZ. The position will have 3 direct reports and reports directly to the Energy VP of Finance & IT.
Responsibilities for this position include:
Provides operational finance support to the Business Unit GM and Senior leadership team.
Contribute to business strategy development and operational execution of business plans that drive growth.
Direct the regular financial processes for the Business Unit including closing the books, forecasting, planning, and the reporting and analysis of results.
Ensures all compliance with legally mandated external financial reporting including the Sarbanes-Oxley reporting requirements.
Audit the operations for compliance to corporate and business unit policies and procedures.
Prepares analyses of financial statement results, including cost trends, customer profitability, product profitability and variance analysis.
Analyzes operating results to determine and recommend profit and/or cash flow improvement opportunities.
Perform special analyses to support strategic business decision making – this can include financial analysis in support of capital investments, changing business models, pricing models, make vs. buy, etc.
Evaluate, approve and/or recommend course of action on capital spending and investment requests.
Provide leadership with emphasis on developing top finance talent.
Work alongside the Corporate Finance organization (i.e., treasury, tax, and audit) in improving financial processes, implementing policy changes, and executing strategies and initiatives.
Bachelor’s degree level in a relevant field (Finance or Accounting)
Equivalent of CPA and/or MBA preferred
At least 7 years of relevant experience in financial and manufacturing accounting
Cost accounting experience is required
Experience in a process focused organization (80/20, Lean, Business Systems)
The position requires knowledge of U.S. GAAP and manufacturing / financial reporting, Sarbanes-Oxley, and business operations in a growth-oriented environment
MRP Experience, preferably JD Edwards
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications
Knowledge Skills & Experience
An in-depth understanding of accounting principles, practices, procedures and controls on manual and automated systems, and the ability to exercise independent judgment within established systems and procedures.
Excellent analytical and forecasting skills and the ability to translate complex situations into information that will support the profitability and growth of the business.
Ability to work collaboratively with cross functional teams.
Proven developer of talent & building strong teams
A well-developed business sense, which will include an understanding of markets, customers, and competitors.
A high-energy hands-on leader who is not afraid to take charge and has a high bias for action.
Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?
IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).
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