IDEX Finance Manager in North Haven, Connecticut
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With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses at https://www.idexcorp.com/our-businesses/business-segments/ around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.
Health & Science Technologies
North Haven, CT
Approx. 1 to 2
President & General Manager
This position will support the SFC-Koening Americas strategy to provide better solutions, grow sales, expand margins and generate strong cash flow. The individual will maintain a financial reporting/internal control system that will provide management with the appropriate financial and operating information. He/she will develop, analyze and interpret statistical and accounting information in order to appraise operating results in terms of profitability, performance, operational excellence and other criteria that directly reflect the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness of the SFC business unit. Additionally, this position will lead and develop the local finance staff of 1-2 individuals. This Finance Manager actively participates with the Management Team in the planning, direction, and policy-making and communicates and supports the strategic and operational plans of the business unit. Success in this position requires the ability to build a strong partnership with the General Manager and Global Finance leader, and frequent communication with peers and IDEX group management. These relationships must be built on respect, integrity, cooperation, teamwork, and professionalism.
Provides financial analysis, forecasting, and budgeting & strategic support to the General Manager
Ensures all compliance with legally mandated external financial reporting, including the Sarbanes-Oxley reporting requirements
Prepares & consolidates financial statements and ensures timely and accurate financial results for the global business
Provide detailed analyses of financial statement results for presentation to the VP of Finance for SFC Global, including cost trends, customer profitability, product line profitability, and variance analysis
Directs the overall accounting function including accounts payable, general ledger, and monthly close
Directs the cost accounting and inventory accounting processes
Assures that an effective financial plan for the control of operations by implementing and effectuating an adequate control environment
Ensure the accuracy and ongoing maintenance of the financial system and ensure that the SAP system operates smoothly
Supports investment decisions by providing ROI/net present value/calculations/applies benchmarks to maximize returns
Oversight of the credit and collections function; drives/supports and utilizes the Company’s process improvement initiatives
Provides coaching and encourage the talent development of the finance team
KEY SCOPE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
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 (including US GAAP)
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 virtual teams and processes that transcend the international regions
Can Develop talent & build strong teams. Demonstrates the ability to persuade others to achieve excellence and to foster an environment of openness and teamwork; a supportive manner that facilitates his/her ability to achieve results
Demonstrated organizational abilities and excellent project management leadership expertise.
Outstanding oral and written communication skills, which include active listening
A leader who is self-confident in his /her own abilities, who is always available to coach or counsel others. A perceptive, forthright individual with high integrity and sound judgment
A high energy, a results-oriented manager who is not afraid to take charge and has a high bias for action
A strategic thinker/problem solver who can effectively interface with all levels of employees in an international environment. An ability to analyze the details, but also to be able to step back and “look at the big picture”
Consistently operates at the highest level of integrity and is never willing to compromise with regards to ethical standards
Requires approximately 15% travel
Minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience in progressively more responsible financial positions in a manufacturing-based, industrial environment. The ideal candidate will have prior exposure to all facets of the function, particularly operational finance, control, & financial planning and analysis
Degree level in a relevant field (Business economics and/or Business Administration, Controlling, Qualified Accountant) Equivalent of CPA and/or MBA preferred (Example: ACA, CIMA, RA, Msc. Economics)
Proven experience with US GAAP and SOX requirements
Experience in managing a business systems function; have in-depth working knowledge and application of personal computers, including eBusiness applications and reporting systems such as Hyperion. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is needed
Experience in a process focused organization and experience working with J.D. Edwards, SAP, or another ERP system, is required
A successful candidate should be driven by the principles of continuous improvement and talent development
ENTERPRISE OVERVIEW (IDEX):
IDEX is a different kind of company. Because we are made up of decentralized businesses, IDEX (NYSE: IEX) is a company you may not yet be familiar with that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. In fact, we make thousands of products that are mission-critical components in everyday life. We’re a large and growing company. Founded in 1988 with three small, entrepreneurial manufacturing companies, our first-year sales were just $209 million. We’re proud to say that we now call 40 diverse businesses around the world part of the IDEX family. By growing our existing businesses and acquiring new ones, we now have total company sales of more than $2 billion. While we were founded as IDEX 30 years ago, our story began more than a century ago at the feet of the founders who started many of the businesses that make up IDEX today. Being nimble, entrepreneurial, and customer-focused are the principles we were founded on then and continue to be our core strengths today. With 7,000 employees and manufacturing operations in more than 20 countries, IDEX is a high-performing, global enterprise committed to making trusted solutions that improve lives.
BUSINESS UNIT OVERVIEW (SFC-K):
SFC KOENIG®, a Unit of IDEX Corporation, is a global leader in sealing and flow control technology and the original inventor of the one-piece, metal-to-metal sealing solution. Our products – including the KOENIG EXPANDER®, KOENIG CHECK VALVE®, and KOENIG RESTRICTOR® – are recognized for best-in-class performance in critical sealing and flow control applications across industries such as automotive, transportation, hydraulics, marine, medical, aerospace, and more. With custom applications, engineering support, and unmatched reliability, our products have been used in more than 3 billion global installations and maintain failure rates of less than 1 PPM (Parts Per Million). SFC KOENIG was founded in 1927 and is based in Dietikon, Switzerland. We operate subsidiaries in the USA, Germany, and China, and maintain a network of distribution partners throughout the world. With processes certified to strict international standards, including IATF 16949, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, our high-performance sealing and flow control solutions meet the most stringent levels of quality, safety, and security. As a member of the IDEX family of companies, everyone at SFC KOENIG is dedicated to continual improvement and an in-depth understanding of our customers’ needs; consistently providing products and services that meet or exceed expectations. We are committed to the responsible use of resources and protecting our environment. We work constructively to ensure a healthy, safe, and rewarding workplace for all our associates, and we believe in making a positive impact on the communities where we work and live.
SFC-Koenig (an IDEX business unit) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity
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 (NYSE: IEX) is a company that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. In fact, IDEX businesses make thousands of products that are mission-critical components in everyday activities. Chances are the car you’re driving has a BAND-IT® clamp holding your side airbag safely in place. If you were ever in a car accident, a Hurst Jaws of Life® rescue tool may have saved your life. If you or a family member is battling cancer, your doctor may have tested your DNA in a quest to find the best targeted medicine for you. It’s likely your DNA test was run on equipment that contains components made by our growing IDEX Health & Science team.