Salary Mid-Point: $195,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent
IFG's client, a manufacturing company in the Western Suburbs, is looking for a VP Finance. This Business Partner will manage a team of finance professionals and be involved with acquisitions, strategic planning, driving efficiencies and cost savings opportunities using automation, etc.
 
Job Description

Primary Responsibilities
  • Serve as a business partner and financial adviser for all strategic planning purposes.
  • Prepare timely and accurate analyses, summaries and reports of financial data on the operating progress of the company.
  • Create a reliable cash flow projection process and reporting structure; Responsible for all aspects of company banking; Forecast cash requirements.
  • Review revenue cycle metrics to identify and address issues affecting overall performance. 
  • Manage the company's compliance with local and federal regulatory matters. 
  • Partner with senior leaders to ensure the company hits revenue targets.
  • Leading in the preparation of annual forecasts with monthly and quarterly benchmarking of status.
  • Coordinate month end and year end close; Control all activities relating to the General Ledger; Coordinate all activities relating to year-end audits.
  • Oversee the activities of the Finance Department for the accurate and timely dissemination of financial management reports for the US and overseas operations.
  • Oversee Accounts Payables, Accounts Receivables, Petty Cash, Cash Control, and Payroll Processing; Coordinate all Inter-Company transactions.
  • Lead in the analysis of acquisition opportunities and design a five-year forecast for targeted companies; Assist in preparation of and monitor annual budgets.
  • Prepare profitability analytics; Assist leadership on automation.

Job Requirements     
Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, MBA preferred and/or CPA
  • Bi-Lingual - English/Spanish Preferred

Skills & Relevant Work Experience
 
  • Experience working within a multi country manufacturing organization
  • Significant experience in Cost Accounting
  • Experience in managing a team of Finance professionals
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and make sound decisions 
  • Excellent communication, presentation, listening, and relationship-building skills
  • Proficient with MS Office platform and familiar with other business systems software
  • Exceptional personal and professional skills and behavior commensurate with a senior leadership position
  • High levels of energy, self-motivation, and organizational ability

Please email resume to marybarnett@ifgpr.com