VP Finance, North America

Creative Financial Staffing
Windsor, Connecticut
May 16, 2024
May 17, 2024
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VP Finance, North America

Our client, a Greater Hartford Area organization, is currently seeking a strategic VP of Finance to lead the North American region capable of providing leadership both financially and operationally. The success of this role is based on an individual who is very hands-on, deeply involved with their team, fostering a culture of collaboration and excellance.

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.