Financial Analysis & Planning Director at Huntsman

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Location: Houston, Texas

Job Description:
Job Description:

We are currently looking for a dynamic individual as a Financial Analysis and Planning Director for our Building Solutions Division at our corporate headquarters located in The Woodlands, Texas.

The FP&A Director will manage a team of 3 direct reports and is responsible for all aspects of financial planning, analysis of data, and management reporting for HBS. The FP&A Director is a critical role that reports directly to the VP of Finance and is a member of the Finance, Credit & IT Leadership team working in a fast-paced environment while building relationships within the larger HBS organization and Huntsman Corporation.

What will be expected from you?
  • Manage and develop 3 direct reports including oversight of direct reports' deliverables as well as supporting their personal and career development
  • Working with the Business Leadership Team design and implement an FP&A service that meets the business needs for analytical support
  • Working with the IT Director and Business Leadership Team, simplify the reporting structure to mitigate the use of Excel and provide an online one-stop source all reporting needs
  • Implement and manage a simple transparent error free forecasting process delivering timely validated forecasts and related reports
  • Implement and manage a simple transparent error free monthly management reporting process delivering timely and insightful reports on business performance
  • Implement and manage a simple transparent error free annual budget process delivering timely validated budget reports and presentations
  • Provide and effectively communicate to senior management the reasons behind the product/department performance and results
  • Seek out profitability improvement opportunities, analyze and make recommendations to the Business Leadership Team
  • Ensure a full suite support to the sales team including accurate, timely daily sales reporting, calculation of rebates/ commissions, preparation of inputs to forecasts / budgets, and simple transparent reporting on sales performance
  • Work closely with Huntsman Polyurethanes Global Reporting Team
  • Responsible for maintaining policies and procedures specific to areas of FP&A responsibility

What are we looking for in the ideal candidate?
  • A Bachelor's degree with an accredited business program is required
  • At least 6 years of Financial Planning and Analysis experience
  • At least 2 years of supervisory or management experience
  • CFA designation preferred
  • SAP Business One experience preferred

  • The incumbent will need to have a natural curiosity to question the status quo, finding insights and providing recommendations that drive improvement in profitability.
  • Proactively manage management reporting, planning, budgeting and forecasting functions to provide simple, transparent, timely error free information to help the Leadership team to effectively manage the business.
  • Proficient knowledge of Windows-based computer systems is required.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Excel.
  • Expert ability to interpret, analyze, and report complex data
  • Proficient ability to communicate verbally and in writing, using English
  • Proficient ability to manage multiple, overlapping priorities in a high-demand, customer-centric work environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to a respectful, diverse, and inclusive environment
  • Proficient ability to maximize the performance of others through the use of clearly defined expectations and related goals, daily coaching focused on behaviors and outcomes, skills development, individual development plans, and scheduled performance appraisals
  • Proficient relationship building skills, including the capacity to predict and manage behavior, build and leverage cross-functional partnerships within and outside of the organization, and leverage influential leadership
  • Expert analytical skills, including the ability to understand, explain, and execute potentially complex quantitative strategies and functional solutions
  • Proficient understanding of basic business mathematics and quantitative relationships
  • Possess proficient analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Demonstrated learning agility to respond favorably to evolving systems, applications, organizational objectives, and internal processes
  • Proficient ability to manage emotionally-charged disagreements through consensus building, relationship management, and the formation and presentation of logical, data-based arguments
  • Consistently demonstrates a commitment to policies, procedures and company standards, including but not limited to, attendance, confidentiality, conflict of interest, and ethical responsibilities

  • Continuous Improvement - Originating action to improve existing conditions and processes; identifying improvement opportunities, generating ideas, and implementing solutions
  • Creating a Service Reputation - Modeling for others service behaviors that meet customers' and own organization's needs; using appropriate interpersonal styles and techniques to resolve difficult customer situations and to retain customer confidence
  • Becoming a Business Advisor - Adding customer equity by creating valued business partnerships with customers; proactively identifying business opportunities for the customer; conveying a firm understanding of the customer's business interests and related concerns
  • Work Standards - setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed

What can we offer you?

Huntsman offers unsurpassed opportunities to build a successful future. We are a global specialty chemical company with locations in 30 countries around the world, employing over 10,000 associates. Our diverse portfolio creates a range of career fields including manufacturing, research and development, technical services, sales and marketing, customer service - and the list goes on. The successful candidate will receive a competitive compensation and will be eligible to participate in a comprehensive benefits package which includes: medical, vision and dental, basic life insurance, AD&D insurance, and 401k. Here, you can make an impact and make a difference. Come join us!

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