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Vice President Finance, Americas Region

Finance | Hoboken, NJ, United States | AMERICAS

Responsibilities:

 

Seeking strong leader and strategic partner to lead P&L management for our America’s region.  Must have strong accounting and finance experience and skills to have responsibility for the following:

Revenue/P&L Management:

  • Responsible for all revenue aspects of resulting from sales activity in the region
  • Create and deliver plans on revenue optimization
  • Work with all internal units, including Sales, Services, Legal, Corporate Finance, to optimize revenue recognition
  • Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget
  • Manage the preparation of revenue forecasts and work closely with the business leaders to understand impacts to the forecast
  • Prepare and manage the forecasting of business results; ensure that business leaders are aware of potential risks and upsides in the business
  • Prepare budget reviews and annual budgets with the business leader

Strategic Business Partner

  • Senior point of contact to all Americas regional operations, liaison for corporate operations units and shared services in areas of Finance, MIS, Facilities, Purchasing. Manage in dotted line local people
  • Provide leadership and coordination of business unit financial planning and budget management functions
  • Support unit management in reaching financial goals with exceptional consulting, strategy and execution of complex financial instruments
  • Direct and coordinate business unit financial planning and budget management functions
  • Recommend benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance
  • Prepare financial analysis for contract negotiations
  • Work with department managers to develop five year business plans
  • Proactive and comprehensive involvement in sales process from early stage until revenue and collection
  • Work with the Sales organization on reviewing and approving contract terms and conditions

Team Management

  • Assist in establishing short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures
  • Design, establish, and maintain an organizational structure to effectively accomplish the departments goals and objectives

 

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business
  • MBA highly desirable

Requirements:

  • 15 to 20 years experience in a mid to senior level finance or accounting position
  • Experience with software license and contract terms and conditions
  • Strong business orientation, experience with working directly with Sales and Services organizations to drive business
  • Managerial experience
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems
  • Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections
  • Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis
  • Small and large project/program orientation
  • Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects
  • Build effective relationships with a keen ability to influence
  • Some travel required (up to 25%)

 


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