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Global Director of Financial Planning & Analysis

Company: Wahl Clipper Corporation
Location: Sterling
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

WAHL EMPOWERS PEOPLE TO BE THEIR BEST!Wahl Clipper Corporation, a global manufacturer of branded Consumer and Professional products, has an exciting opportunity for an influential leader to join our Finance Team as the Global Director of FP&A.The Global Director of Financial Planning & Analysis will lead the Global FP&A team setting the strategy for analysis and reporting across the organization and will provide key insights to leadership. This role will have full responsibility for P&L and Balance sheet analysis including actual results to prior years and budget, forecasting of current and future years. This position will work closely with key partners to drive the financial planning process, facilitate the buildout of robust financial plans, and influence decisions through precise analysis and reporting.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Forecasting:Leads the annual consolidated budget process which includes the development of key targets by region, top customer channel, and cost center.Leads the consolidated three-year plan model as well as five-year outlook used in goodwill and trademark impairment analysis.Aligns Wahl financial forecasting process with companies' strategic objectives.Develops key profit threshold Direct Contribution Margin (DCM) by region, channel, key customers and product segments, i.e. trimmers, clippers, and accessories.Manages monthly Global Operating Reviews which includes a full year forecast for each region, cost centers and manufacturing.With the Executive Leadership Team (ELT), develop channel-specific forecasting processes for the following key regions: North America Consumer, North America Professional, EMEA, Latin America, and APAC which is tied to "Align To Win" processes.Manage weekly and monthly regional Align to Win meetings coordinate with regional Managing Directors and Finance teams on consistent content and topics.Process Management:Leads a team of up to 6 members, with a dotted line to three of the regions FP&A leads in EMEA, LATAM, and APAC.Leads the monthly managerial reporting process for ELT and the total enterpriseCoordinates monthly operating review meetings.Develops and executes processes to allow for routine analytical reviews of company financial and operational performance.Manages Wahl Direct Contribution Margin reporting and customer profitability and monthly DCM threshold reviews.Ad hoc analytics driven by CEO, CFO and Board of Directors.Reporting Responsibilities:Consolidated daily sales reporting utilized by ELT and global sales force.Maintain daily reporting distribution.Monthly ELT strategic initiative KPI's tracking update.Weekly sales and flow-through margin reporting used in weekly ELT meeting.Monthly Operating Report deck - Regional Sales P&L, Operational update - Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Procurement Quality, and Cost CentersManage monthly Ops report to be distributed to ELT and Board of DirectorsManage Quarterly Board meeting presentations.Monthly Operating Report - Consolidated Update.Annual Budget package for Board of Directors.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSBachelor's degree in Accounting or FinanceMBA preferred10+ years financial experience, through public accounting/auditing and/or industry experienceLead with humility and with a respect for individuals. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationship across the organizationSound judgement in assessing risk and communicating proactivelyAble to create and present financial information in a way that is meaningful to the businessAbility to take complex information and present it in a simple, visual formatExperience working with several types of financial institutionsExtensive cash management experience and thorough understanding of banking, investments, insurance and employee benefitsAbility to create and maintain complex financial models using ExcelSystems knowledge and familiarityAbility to adapt to change quickly and multi-taskAbility to travel up to 25%Why Wahl?We are proud to celebrate over 100 years as the standard for grooming products used by barbers and hairdressers all over the world. Professionals and home users have relied on our innovative clippers, trimmers and personal care products for an entire century.Today, the fourth generation of the Wahl Family remains deeply rooted in the daily operations and management of the organization. Living beyond the footsteps of their great-grandfather, the family continues to ensure that everything that Wahl produces aligns with the same core family values.When you work at Wahl, you join a community that is proud of its heritage of excellence and ground-breaking innovations and a company that focuses on creating value for the customer and long-term growth.Perks & Benefits:BCBSIL Medical coverage offered as low as $11 per week, INCLUDING pharmacyIn & Out-of-network BCBSIL Dental coverage, with orthodontics for as low as $4 per weekIn & Out-of-network BCBSIL by EyeMed, Vision coverage, $3 per week for family coverageEmployer funded health savings account -up to $2000!Biometric testing with wellness credits401(k) and Roth 401(k) with generous company matchProfit SharingTuition Reimbursement program - up to $10,000 per calendar yearScholarship ProgramDaycare discountsFree Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with legal consultative services and discountsCompany paid Life InsuranceCompany paid Short-Term Disability/Long Term Disability10 paid holidays per yearCasual work environment

Keywords: Wahl Clipper Corporation, Rockford , Global Director of Financial Planning & Analysis, Accounting, Auditing , Sterling, Illinois

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