VP, Finance & Transformation, North America

Alpharetta, Georgia
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 06, 2024
Work Mode
Full Time
Employment Type
Organization Type
CHEP helps move more goods to more people, in more places than any other organization on earth via our 300 million pallets, crates and containers. We employ 11,000 people and operate in more than 55 countries. Through our pioneering and sustainable share-and-reuse business model, the world's biggest brands trust us to help them transport their goods more efficiently, safely and with less environmental impact.

What does that mean for you? You'll join an international organization big enough to take you anywhere, and small enough to get you there sooner. You'll help change how goods get to market and contribute to global sustainability. You'll be empowered to bring your authentic self to work and be surrounded by diverse and driven professionals. And you can maximize your work-life balance and flexibility through our Hybrid Work Model .

Job Description

Position Purpose

The Vice President, NA Financial Planning & Analysis and Transformation will serve as a key member of the North America Finance Team to drive strategic planning, forecasting, business modeling, management reporting, and investor relations. The leader will incorporate data and insights from a variety of sources to build a complete picture of the North America business and anticipate long-term business challenges and opportunities. Success will require collaboration and strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders, including the North America CFO, senior executives, cross-functional teams, and global functions.

  • US Pallets and US/Canada Pallecon
  • NA Transformation

Major/Key Accountabilities
  • Lead FP&A across the organization to implement strategic business plans and operating initiatives
  • Run the business activities:
    • Annual budgeting and forecasting
    • Cascading performance targets and standard metrics
    • Consolidated analytics
    • Gap analysis
    • Risk and opportunity insights
    • Monthly/quarterly business performance reviews
    • Capital allocation decisions and ROCI performance plans
  • Transformation activities:
    • Drive transformation finance agenda
    • Influence and shape transformation projects
    • Champion collaboration between finance and the transformation project execution teams
    • Deliver multi-year business transformation plan to achieve step-change improvements in profits and cash flows
  • Strategic & Group Finance activities:
    • Long term planning and creation of 4Y Plan
    • Financial support for automation and digital roadmap
    • Customer-centric solutions that keep the business competitive in the market
    • Monthly/quarterly reports that accurately reflect short term financial performance, long term strategic direction, and messaging for investors and the board
  • Leadership activities:
    • Support high performing finance teams
    • Create healthy succession pipelines for critical roles
    • Retain and develop top talent
    • Build a data-driven culture
    • Promote knowledge sharing to drive value creation for the Brambles collective, rather than single areas within the business

Authority/ Decision Making
  • Reporting and messaging to Group Finance
  • Financial approvals aligned with global guidelines
  • Balance of risk and growth for the business
  • Leadership decisions related to organizational design and succession planning

Challenges/Problem Solving
  • Manage complexity and break down barriers to execution across a matrixed organization
  • Incorporate external financial perspectives based on market trends
  • Help shape the business model by forecasting future demands
  • Build credible relationships with regional and global stakeholders
  • Be a credible successor to North America CFO
  • Build future-proof talent pipelines

Key Contacts

Internal Finance:
  • NA CFO
  • Global CFO & Controller
  • Group Finance teams

Internal Business Customers:
  • NA President
  • SVP US Sales US, SVP NA Supply Chain, SVP NA Strategy & Marketing, SVP NA Retail & Asset Control
  • VP Canada

  • Required: Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Business Administration or Accounting
  • Preferred: Master's Degree in Finance, Business Administration or Accounting
  • CPA/CMA a plus

  • 8+ years senior leadership in a corporate Finance or Accounting function
  • Success in a multinational organization
  • Experience in Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Logistics or FMCGs a plus
  • Development and growth of teams (includes direct report managers and skip level team members)

Skills and Knowledge
  • Build credibility and influence stakeholders
  • Navigate a complex, matrixed global organization
  • Best-in-class forecasting capability
  • Analytical mindset to elevate finance standards
  • Manage ambiguity with confidence
  • Excited about new technologies and the opportunity they bring for the business
  • Avid learner who looks to the external market to bring insights and best practices
  • Inspirational leadership with a mindset to mentor and develop teams

Preferred Education

Bachelors - Finance

Preferred Level of Work Experience

7 - 10 yearsHybrid Remote

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to developing a diverse workforce in which everyone is treated fairly, with respect, and has the opportunity to contribute to business success while realizing his or her potential. This means harnessing the unique skills and experience that each individual brings and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

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