Group, VP Manufacturing Services Finance in Tempe, AZ at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 1/7/2020

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Job Title
Group, VP Manufacturing Services Finance

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Job Summary
Leads Finance function for manufacturing services business and is responsible for overseeing the financial execution for the Electronics Manufacturing Services and Precision Technology sites. Drives profitability through analysis, reporting and financial guidance on key business decisions. Serves as a key business partner and consultant to the EVP of Operations, CEO, CFO, and senior executives to establish strategic and financial goals, to meet business objectives, and legal, and regulatory responsibilities.

Essential Functions and Competencies

• Engaging and Inspiring Others Creates a work environment in which employees are engaged in their roles and committed to their organization and carry a sense of pride in their jobs. Is skilled at getting individuals, teams, and an entire organization to perform at a higher level and to embrace change; negotiates skillfully to achieve a fair outcome or promote a common cause; communicates a compelling vision and is committed to what needs to be done; inspires others; builds motivated, high-performing teams; understands what motivates different people.
• Understanding the Business Knows the business and the mission-critical technical and functional skills needed to do the job; understands various types of business propositions and understands how businesses operate in general; learns new methods and technologies easily
• Enhancing Organizational Talent Builds strategic processes and systems that enable the organization to attract and retain competitively superior talent.
• Creating the New and Different Leads large-scale change to assure strategic integration of new organizational structures. Is able to come up with the next great breakthrough idea; is creative, and can manage innovation; is an effective strategist full of ideas and possibilities; sees multiple futures; has broad interests and knowledge; can both create and bring exciting ideas to market; comfortable speculating about alternative futures without all of the data.
• Getting Work Done Through Others Manages people well; gets the most and best out of the people he/she works with; sets and communicates guiding goals; measures accomplishments, holds people accountable, and gives useful feedback; delegates appropriately; communicates up, down and across the organization; provides coaching for today and for the future.
• Dealing with Difficult Situations Fearlessly takes on all issues, challenges, and people; comfortably confronts and works through conflict; delivers constructive feedback and messages without hesitation; deals promptly and fairly with problem performers; lets everyone know where they stand; thrives in crises and is energized by tough challenges; not afraid to make tough decisions that may impact employees directly; challenges the status quo.
Qualifications / Education / Experience

• Provide financial stewardship by planning, developing, organizing, implementing, directing and evaluating the manufacturing services business fiscal function and performance; enhance profitability through financial control and reporting.
• Evaluate and advise in the development of the manufacturing services business financial plans, policies, and strategies.
• Develop credibility for the finance group by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports and financial trends in order to assist the EVP of Operations in performing his/her responsibilities.
• Provide technical financial advice and knowledge to other functional management.
• Participate in continual improvement of the budgeting process through education of department managers on financial issues impacting their budgets.
• Provide strategic financial input and leadership on decision-making issues affecting the organization; e.g., evaluation of potential alliances acquisitions and/or mergers and pension funds and investments.
• Serves as financial advisor on any contracts into which the corporation may enter.
• Evaluate the finance division structure and team plan for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the group and provide individuals with professional and personal growth.
• Assist with reviewing and evaluating key operational and financial data with manufacturing site leadership and, when appropriate, helping to drive root cause analyses and development of corrective action plans to address under performance.
• Collaborate with site leadership to support business development initiatives (e.g. product launches, inventory management, entrance to new markets, etc.) through strategic analysis, investment optimization analytics, valuation, and financial due diligence.
• Establish and maintain a high performance team of professionally trained and motivated staff through effective performance management and career-development activities.
• Previous significant Finance/Accounting senior leadership experience in a global, multi-national, publicly traded corporation
• Understanding of business and financial considerations for engineering services and manufacturing is required
• Proven success building and managing strong and influential relationships with senior leaders and stakeholders across functional and organizational lines
• Solid knowledge of accounting preparation, reporting and compliance
• Proven ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections
• Excellent communication skills (written, spoken, listening, and presenting)
• Effective multitasking skills and the ability to take on additional responsibilities as required
• Effective organization and prioritization skills
• Demonstrate high attention to detail
• Demonstrates discretion, confidentiality, independent judgment and professionalism
• Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools
• Enthusiastic and motivational communicator with multi-cultural experience
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact, influence and communicate with individuals, internally and externally, across all levels, functions and geographies
• Solid financial understanding, risk analysis ability, relationship building and project management
• Use of discretion with the ability to gain trust of business leaders and others to discuss and respond to sensitive and business critical issues
• Working knowledge of productivity tools, including Microsoft Office products and WebEx conferencing software Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or a related field required; Master’s Degree preferred
Job Category
Accounting / Finance
Job Location
Tempe, AZ, USA

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