Manager, Sr. FP&A
At Ditch Witch in Perry, Oklahoma we pride ourselves on being the leading manufacturer in the underground pipe and cable market. Our plant in Perry stands out because it is a place for people to learn and thrive. We enjoy coming to work because our plant is our community, we see our teammates not only as co-workers but as neighbors and family members. All our locations build the intricate network of machinery that contributes to The Toro Company. We contribute to building communities, cities, and the world.
We invite you to apply and join a team of highly skilled, and highly passionate people!
As a member of the Operations management team, the Sr FP&A Manager understands the direction of the enterprise, collaborates with the rest of the management team to develop and execute short and long term business strategies. This leader is a broad thinker who works directly with corporate functions, divisions and operations personnel to drive continued growth and success of the Global Operations and the Enterprise. As a senior finance leader, this position creates an environment of engagement and inclusion, directs Operations Financial Planning and Analysis activities to meet core business objectives and drive business strategy, as well as leads and manages to Corporate financial management and planning requirements. Receives direction from Managing Director of Global Ops FP&A and Senior Operations Management
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Creates a finance environment that provides excellent service to its customers, is easy to do business with, has a sense of urgency, continuously improves, and quickly adapts to change.
Works seamlessly with the FP&A Center of Excellence (COE) to coordinate analytical and reporting processes to effectively enable sound business decision-making.
Works on the annual and long-term strategic financial planning process, setting strategic objectives, and developing specific action plans to deliver on strategy.
Analyzes and outlines recommendations and alternatives for management on a wide variety of business opportunities, including the areas of capital expenditures, asset/liability management, lease vs. buy analysis
Utilizes existing Business Intelligence (BI) tools to provide meaningful analysis around actual financial results as compared to budgets, forecasts and prior year results.
Implements, and manages an integrated plan for the accounting and financial control within Operations that is consistent with Corporate policies, procedures, and directives, and assures that generally accepted accounting principles are consistently applied.
Implements and manages a system of internal controls to ensure the safeguarding of assets, the integrity of financial results, SOX internal control compliance and the efficient functioning of the Finance department.
Works with plant finance managers to provide monthly management reporting of results in an effective efficient manner that is both used to manage the operations but also provide information to the Toro Executive Team through CSF meetings and other forums.
Oversees projection process to meet operations and corporate management requirements. Projection process includes development of current forecasts of Manufacturing costs, SG&A spending, divisional allocations as well as balance sheet metrics.
Builds and maintains strong working relationships with key functional areas in Corporate, Operations and Divisions.
Engages with others across the organization to develop the best possible solutions for the Enterprise (breaks down silos).
Performs other required duties as needed in addition to the essential duties and responsibilities described above, to meet the changing needs of the organization.
Bachelors of Arts or Science in Accounting, Finance or Business, MBA, CPA or CMA desirable.
Minimum 10 years of experience in financial and cost management, business planning and analysis with increasing scope and responsibility.
Minimum 5 years of direct leadership experience, preferably leading multiple layers.
Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
Advanced knowledge of financial and accounting principles and practices.
Ability to communicate effectively to end users of all experience levels, in both oral and written communications.
Able to efficiently and effectively prioritize multiple tasks.
Critical thinker, with sound business judgment and exceptional business acumen.
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
Proven business and financial strategist.
Able to maintain composure in stressful situations, in a highly interactive role.
Customer-focused and results-oriented individual with a bias for action that permeates to the entire group.
Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills vital to anticipating, investigating and resolving issues.
Curious learner, self-starter.
Demonstrated project management skills.
Able to use BI tools and systems to increase business performance, improve decision making and drive efficiency, accuracy and continuous improvement.
Other Job-Related Components:
Financial management multiple manufacturing locations.
Strong collaboration with FP&A Center of Excellence and Controller’s group
Work with all staff positions – Divisional and Corporate Functions, Plant Directors and regional manufacturing leaders
Some travel required
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.