VP Finance, Americas

Creative Financial Staffing
Wallingford, Connecticut
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 06, 2024
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VP Finance, North America

Our client, a Greater Hartford Area organization, is currently seeking a high caliber VP of Finance to lead the North American region both financially and operationally. The success of this role is based on an individual who is very hands-on in daily operations and is also interested in working on strategic initiatives.

What we like about this VP of Finance role:

• Current shareholders are heavily invested in the North American region with long term growth targets set out to 2030 . They are here to stay by them!

Rebuilding their brand . Exciting time for them!

• Get involved with high level Strategy yet remain hands on in the Day to Day - great for someone who enjoys remaining close to the business, however, also likes to be challenged by strategic initiatives.

• The new CEO is committed to establishing a more collaborative company (in the past they were siloed).

CEO is focused on employee well-being and mental health - implementing programs around this.

Taking a new approach to strategic markets and industries that will help increase their sales , footprint and bring in more stability to your product.

• From a Group standpoint their balance sheet is strong - zero debt !

• Moving toward being a transparent corporation with visibility set from the executive leadership .

• This VP Finance role is highly valued as a drive agent and a strategic partner to the Executive Leadership team in the US and Globally.

About the VP Finance role:

• Partnering closely with the executive leadership team, implement measures to reduce inefficiencies and costs.

• Direct the operational plans based on forecasts, analysis and key initiatives.

• Implement the overall budget plan for North America.

• Day to day hands on management including overseeing and lead the finance team to timely financial reports and analysis.

• Highly involved in strategic initiatives such as due diligence and negotiations on contracts, banking/sureties relationships, etc.

• Develop strategic and operational plans.

• Hands on leader, driving the team from a developmental perspective.

• Additional duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications of the VP Finance

• BS Accounting, CPA is highly desired.

• 10 plus years of Financial Leadership role within a manufacturing industry.

• Experience in ERP implementations/upgrading systems.

• Ability to travel domestically and internationally.