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Sr Dir Global FP&A Industrial in Radolfzell am Bodensee at Circor Career Site

Date Posted: 9/20/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


BUSINESS:                                        CIRCOR Industrial

LOCATION:                                       Radolfzell Germany

DIRECT REPORTING:                      Vice President, Finance, Industrial Group

FUNCTIONAL REPORTING:            Vice President, Finance, Industrial Group

DIRECT REPORTS:                          Staff of four    



Position Summary

The Global FP&A Director will be responsible for a wide variety of reporting, planning and forecasting responsibilities for the Industrial Group worldwide. This role will require close interaction with local business unit finance teams and general management and coordination with Corporate FP&A in Burlington, MA. It will focus on managing and supporting the planning/forecasting processes and providing value-added analysis and recommendations to support business growth.

Principal Activities

  • Supports the Industrial Group VP Finance in financial analysis and to develop tools and procedures to drive continuous improvement
  • Integral and responsible for the preparation of the annual operating plan/budget targets
  • Supports commercial analysis especially regarding order trends, sales and related margins for the broad Industrial product portfolio. Makes recommendations on how to optimize product portfolio to increase profit and cash flow
  • Coordinates timely financial reporting consistent with Industrial Group and Corporate requirements
  • Works closely with Industrial P&L Leaders on forecasting, planning and optimization activities
  • Performs monthly review and variance analysis of P&L and B/S of all Industrial entities
  • Analyzes working capital and cash flow drivers and makes recommendations for improvement
  • Communicates frequently with sales/operations team to identify and highlight improvement areas
  • Supports/prepares capital deployment business cases including capital expenditures
  • Ensures proper internal controls especially for Business Process Reviews
  • Performs projects and special analysis as assigned

Job Requirements




Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • Strong analytical ability to identify variances, trends and anomalies in financial data
  • Detail oriented to ensure integrity in analyses
  • Service mentality and strong interpersonal skills
  • Leadership and communication skills especially cross functionally
  • Organized with strong ability to manage multiple deliverables at the same time
  • Goal-oriented way of working with process improvement mentality
  • Is not hesitant to the extra mile to meet given commitments or to fulfill clearly communicated expectation of stakeholders
  • Very good knowledge of German and English (oral and written)
  • Knowledge of common MS Office applications, in particular strong Excel modeling ability



Education & Experience

  • Education – Bachelor’s or comparable level of education
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in Finance/Accounting and 5 years supervisory experience
  • Exposure to or experience with US Multinational companies

 CIRCOR is an EEO Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities



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