Posted: Tuesday, January 30, 2024 12:02 AM


Miele Manufacturing is expanding its production at a new plant in Opelika, Alabama and will focus on large-volume ovens and range cookers for the USA, Canada, and Mexico. We are seeking an experienced Manager of Finance who enjoys driving engagement and building all the necessary Financial operations, policies, and practices in our new production plant. The ideal candidate is someone who thrives in a dynamic start-up company where much is still being built. An experienced strong, hands-on professional who can create the foundation for financial operations, procedures, engagement, and employee selection/growth/retention. The role is responsible for overseeing all financial and administrative aspects of the company's operations. Working closely with the CEO and Leadership team to develop and implement strategies to drive growth, profitability, and long-term success in compliance with the company’s economical, ecological, and social objectives. Essential Functions As a seasoned financial leader in the manufacturing industry the Manager Finance will apply their strategic mindset and collaborative leadership style to: · Lead and manage accounting and controlling to ensure efficient and effective operations across all aspects of the organization. · Develop financial goals, evaluate trends; establish critical measurements; develop/refine costing methods for accurate pricing, determine production, and productivity, ,; design systems; identify and accumulate resources; resolve problems; and implement change in collaboration with the CEO and leadership team. · Forecast capital, facilities, and staff requirements together with HR; identify monetary resources; and develop action plans to support strategies and organizational goals. · Responsibility for all assets and liabilities for the company including A/R, A/P and Cash Develop organization prospects by: · Ensure accurate and timely financial reporting, including monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements. · Monthly P&L for profit sharing; Quarterly and annual financials and presentations to the Board. · Perform risk management. Provide financial guidance and support to the CEO and leadership team by: · Offering insights and recommendations on business decisions and investments; Deciding on investment strategies by considering cash and liquidity risks; Evaluating the investment accounts for proper risk allocation. Prepare reliable current and forecasting reports to include: · Lead the budgeting and forecasting processes, monitoring financial performance and variances. · Oversee cash flow management, treasury functions, and banking relationships. · Ensure cash flow is appropriate for the organization’s operations. · Set up and oversee the company’s finance IT system. · Manage relationships with external stakeholders, such as auditors, tax advisors, and financial institutions. · Ensure compliance with the law and company’s policies. · File annual forms such as 5500’s and sales taxes. · Update job knowledge by remaining aware of new regulations, participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations. · Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive operational efficiency and cost optimization. · Assist with HR duties to ensure compliance with labor laws; File annual forms as needed. · Work across all business lines to identify opportunities for growth that are financially sound. Qualifications · MBA or bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting or controlling. · Certified Public Accountant desired but not mandatory. · Skills in corporate tax accountant · Minimum 5 years experience in financial management practices, ideally also in cost accounting. · Solid US GAAP and financial reporting technical skills, German GAAP desirable. · Proven experience as a financial leader or similar financial leadership role as an expert within the manufacturing industry. · Exceptional leadership and business partnering skills, with the ability to influence and collaborate across all levels of the organization. · Strong understanding of manufacturing accounting principles, and financial and cost analysis. · Demonstrated track record of operative financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting. · Proficiency in financial management software such as SAP R3 / SAP4Hana and advanced knowledge of all Microsoft products such as Excel. Ability to manage accounts A/R and A/P · Experience managing profitability, and promoting of process improvement. · Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities. · In depth knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices · Excellent communication and people skills. Why you might like working here: You love autonomy and the accountability for results You like working for a family run company, market leader in the premium domestic appliance. You like working for a company that believes in the aspiration to do it forever better and to be forever better A competitive compensation package 100% covered Life and long-term disability insurance Wellness discounts on medical premiums 401k with company match Generous Employee Purchase program Wellness and volunteer Programs Engaging Employee Activities ABOUT MIELE What does it take for a family run company to become world market leader in the premium domestic appliance and commercial machine segment? It takes more than offering average products, run-of-the-mill service or short-sighted actions. It also requires the aspiration to do it forever better and to be forever better. This stance accounts for a good working environment at Miele and the success of our products. Our colleagues can rest assured that those who live up to our standards of quality and professionalism grow personally and professionally. No matter if they are at entry levels or managers. Miele asks a lot of its employees. They are expected to develop and manufacture worldwide market premium products that are "Immer Besser". In return, they receive the most valuable thing Miele can give them: that they themselves become "Immer Besser" - in all of their professional and personal abilities. "Immer Besser" is therefore an entrepreneurial success principle from which customers and employees benefit in equal measure. We call this principle "MAKE IT BETTER. BE BETTER". Miele is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports and enforces a drug-free workplace. EOE/AA:M/F/D/V

Price - 100000 - 127000

• Location: Opelika, AL Opelika, AL Alabama

• Post ID: 9068284538 Auburn

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