Director of Finance and Strategic Planning
Location: Troy, Michigan
Chronos Consulting is part of the Coberon Chronos Group, an award winning global leader in permanent and temporary staffing, RPO and business process automation solutions for global multinationals. The Group owns and operates 41 offices worldwide.
Chronos Consulting’s client is a global leader in B2B services and expanding nationally in testing and inspection.
This is a newly created position and will direct the financial affairs of the Transportation group. We are seeking a strategic financial leader with an entrepreneurial spirit to support both organic growth and strategic acquisitions (M&A). Responsible for the financial analysis of operations, including interim and final financial statements. You will be the financial Business Partner and contribute to business decisions at a strategic level and serve as a financial liaison and adviser for the business leaders, using your financial skills and business acumen to provide input on the strategy and direction.
High visibility and exposure within the organization and can offer career advancement opportunities.The Role
Develop, analyze, and interpret statistical and accounting information in order to appraise operating results in terms of profitability, performance against budget, and other matters bearing on the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness of the organization
Develop cost breakdown and other models to assist division understand their cost structure to enable this to be managed and optimized
Provide effective financial controls for the organization
Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts, institutes and maintains other planning and control procedures and analyzes and reports variances
Reconcile and maintain account analysis of various accounts ( cash, fixed assets,etc)
Ensure compliance with local,state and federal budgetary reporting requirements
Manage the preparation of the monthly results and monitor and analyze these results against budget, as well as, explain fluctuations month to month
Design, establish and maintain an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the departments goals and objectives
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, MBA and CPA a plus
7 to 10 years of experience in a senior capacity finance/controller position within a fast-paced and multi-site organization
Experience managing team in multiple locations and possess high energy, driven, self-starter, and an entrepreneurial mindset
Proactive team player with a commercial focus and ability to build strong business relationships with colleagues and stakeholders
Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills with the ability to multitask
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (strong MS Excel skills), Oracle and MS Access experience preferred
20% travel within the USA