The Director of FP&A reports to the VP, Global FP&A and is responsible for the company’s five year strategic plan and all global product line reporting. In addition, by working closely with the Center Led functional senior management, this role will serve as controller for the Corporate and Center Led functions to develop and deliver the annual budget. This position will also be responsible for supporting additional activities such as M&A and corporate led initiatives. This position will be directly involved with development of materials for the Board of Directors and, therefore, accuracy and attention to detail are critical. This is a highly visible leadership role and the ideal candidate will be extremely analytical and possess strong interpersonal skills.
Partner with Corporate and Center-Led functional senior leadership to develop and manage the annual Corporate budget and related forecasts.
Own the annual budget and related forecasts for all Corporate spending.
Work with the regional FP&A teams and the Global Product Line Directors to consolidate and deliver the five strategic financial plans for each Global Product Line
Partner with Global Product Line Directors to ensure alignment of product line strategy with five year regional strategic plans
Develop executive compensation targets as part of the annual budgeting process and report on status quarterly
Assist with the implementation of a new global planning tool
Support M&A as needed
Be prepared to discuss and present the financial forecast and complex analytics to an audience of senior executives
May, on occasion, be required to perform duties other than those specified in this description.
Education and Qualifications:
Must possess 10+ years of relevant financial experience in a global manufacturing environment with at least 3 years in FP&A (regional/divisional/corporate). Experience in an automotive manufacturing environment is a plus.
Education: BA/BS in Accounting or Finance is required, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) is preferred
Strong communication skills with the ability to present highly complex information in a clear, concise manner
Act with a bias for action in a dynamic, fast paced environment
Able to be flexible and think creatively with the willingness to change, adapt and grow
Unquestioned integrity and values that the organization can trust without reservation
Advanced computer skills particularly in Excel and Powerpoint as well as experience with HFM, Oracle and ERP (SAP preferred)
Work Environment/Work Conditions:
Professional Office Environment
Temperature and noise may vary depending on external environmental conditions
Must be able to travel including international on occasion, as needed
Must wear proper personal protection equipment while on manufacturing floor
Travel to manufacturing facilities or customer locations when required
Equipment used requires proper training on the potential for and avoidance of injury