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Sr. Manager Financial Planning and Analysis for Elkay Interi

Company: Elkay
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: April 3, 2021

Job Description:

Sr. Manager Financial Planning and Analysis for Elkay Interior Systems, North America Sr. Manager Financial Planning and Analysis for Elkay Interior Systems, North AmericaImagine working for a company that inspired this kind of employee feedback.

  • I'm proud to work for Elkay.
  • The company invests in my success.
  • I do work that makes a difference.
  • I love my co-workers.
  • I feel like part of a family.When you come to work for Elkay, that is exactly what you will experience.Elkay is a thriving, values-driven company focused on doing the right things so we can be in business forever. We're financially-stable and family-owned, with an enduring reputation for ethics, integrity, giving back, and providing an engaging, inclusive environment where careers flourish and grow.--At Elkay, we never forget that our strength lies in our people. Our employees are the driving force behind Elkay's superior quality, product ingenuity, and exceptional customer experience. Our commitment to our people and their professional development is a recipe for success that has fueled our growth from a three-person shop in 1920 to one of today's leading international suppliers of plumbing, water delivery, and branded commercial interiors.If you're ready to join a company where everything you do makes a difference and you go home proud at the end of each day, talk to us about joining the Elkay family!As Sr. Manager Financial Planning and Analysis for Elkay Interior Systems, North America, provide financial counsel and leadership to the North America management team, primarily the Vice President/GM of Elkay Interior Systems, General Manager of Elkay Interior Systems North America, General Manager, Digney York, and General Manager of Elkay Commercial Systems. Partner with multiple departments to improve profitability by reviewing actuals versus budgets, KPI's, and customer profitability reports. Responsible for A/R, A/P, cost, EOM close, and internal/external audits.Define and maintain financial metrics to which the business is held accountable. Define strategic financial analysis centered around customer/product decision support and plant cost analysis and capacity utilization. Provide financial support and guidance to North America management team. Lead, facilitate, and coordinate the forecasting process for business. Provide actionable financial reporting and analytics for decision support and clear and timely communication of financial results for the business. Provide special project support as required by the Sr. Director, International Finance.Specific duties include:
    • Provide strategic and tactical guidance to the business through comprehensive budgeting processes, regular performance forecast updates, in-depth analysis of all critical business issues and month end closing responsibilities/reporting
    • Proactively identify, develop and drive initiatives and KPI's to address key needs of the business, such as customer and product line profitability, to enhance decision making and business growth
    • Lead financial aspects of the business, including appropriate systems and processes (ERP, inventory, internal controls, cost accounting, compliance) to monitor and forecast current and anticipated performance of the business
    • Assess and critique current and future business plans/assumptions to ensure that the business achieves overall performance goals and objectives
    • Establish parameters and guidelines for coordinating negotiations with customers
    • Manage and monitor the budgeting and financial planning process for the business and provide key financial metrics to measure performance versus plan (monthly, quarterly, and yearly)
    • Provide leadership to the finance team including development of a strong team supportive of the short- to long-term needs of the business
    • Provide support and guidance to members of the management team on all finance issues to enable informed decision making
    • Manage monthly and quarterly business reviews process, including planning, coordination of presentations from other departments, and development/implementation of meeting agenda with General Manager
    • Establish and maintain stable working capital management policies and procedures
    • Set up and/or oversee all financial and operational controls and metrics within the organization
    • Ensure alignment and execution of strategic initiatives. Identify and facilitate key business analysis projects that are integral to optimizing business results
    • Manage the financial development and control of major capital projects across business unit
    • Serve as business partner in process development and improvement to increase efficiency and effectiveness on how the business operates and executes
    • Create and sustain a culture of profit enhancementQualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics or Accounting required, Master's or CPA preferred
      • 8+ years of relevant experience in financial roles required, and previous FP&A experience required
      • Proven leadership skills essential; ability to influence both direct reports and senior executives with conviction and empathy
      • Strong critical strategic financial thinking skills required
      • Prior experience as a plant controller or business/regional finance manager preferred. Activity based costing/management experience preferred
      • Solid background in technology including Excel, Access, business intelligence software, ERP and PowerPoint required
      • Experience providing leadership and business partnership to a discrete business entity and/or operation and a strong technical acumen in financial analysis and manufacturing accounting required
      • Strong analytical skills essential, including ability to master Excel, Access, PowerPoint, OBIEE, Oracle EBS, and EPICOR EOE/M/F/D/V/SO Founded on the north side of Chicago in 1920, Elkay has been making innovative products and delivering exceptional customer experiences for one hundred years. As we head into our second century, we will be taking time throughout the year to pause and reflect upon all that has changed, all we have accomplished, and the many hundreds of people that have made this company something to truly be proud of. For example, while proud to be America's No. 1 selling kitchen sink company, Elkay expanded its commercial offerings more than four decades ago, and today delivers faucets, water coolers, drinking fountains, Smartwell Water Delivery Systems, and the award-winning ezH2O bottle filling stations, in addition to world-class stainless steel and quartz sinks. Our Elkay Interior Systems business is a global leader in the design and buildout of branded retail environments for leading global brands. Elkay Commercial Systems provides stainless steel products for commercial kitchens around the globe. What makes Elkay special is our people and our culture. Many companies have core values that are enshrined in their annual reports, and posted in frames on their walls. But few companies embrace and live their values quite as Elkay does. On any given day, you'll hear employees quoting them in meetings, as the rationale for why they make business decisions. One of Elkay's core values is--"We are in Business Forever."--We are family-owned and believe our people and business partners are an extension of our family. Like your family, Elkay has values and traditions that endure, and help us live up to this lofty goal. Examples include our commitment to sustainability and giving back to our community. Our water delivery products have helped keep over 20-billion plastic bottles out of landfills. Over the past decade, Elkay and our employees have donated over $3.8-million to worthy causes in the communities where we work and live. Utilizing their paid volunteer time off, Elkay employees have donated countless thousands of hours serving those in need in their communities. Our conservation and sustainability efforts reflect our concern for the future and our commitment to building a better world. To learn more about Elkay's corporate responsibility efforts, visit . When we say "Our Strength is in Our People," we recognize that Elkay's employees are at the heart of everything we have ever accomplished. Through their bright minds, we've developed many breakthrough innovations that have shaped the way we live in this country and around the world. Through their clever hands, strong bodies and deep, unwavering commitment to quality, we've risen to a place of recognition and respect in the community and in the markets we serve. We would be remiss, as we pause to consider the past 100 years of success, not to mention our profound gratitude for each and every one of our people that have been a part of Elkay through the years. We hope you'll consider joining us and sharing 100 years of great adventures yet to come. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, today, Elkay employs over 2,500 employees worldwide, working from 21 locations across the U.S., China, Mexico, Austria and Cyprus. We hope you'll visit our website and learn more about Elkay at . Suggested Jobs DIRECTOR, GLOBAL PLANNING AND ANALYTICS - ELKAY INTERIOR SYSTEMS, NORTH AMERICA
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