Robert Half Finance & Accounting Central Ops Finance Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Amazing opportunity available at a firm that is dynamic, driven, and entrepreneurial, and values their employees and strongly believes in growing their careers!!! To apply to this Central Ops Finance Manager position please email your resume separately in a word document to In the subject line of your email type "Central Ops Finance Manager". Responsibilities Overview: Central Ops Finance Manager will be a key business partner to the operations team, with a focus on R&D;, procurement, maintenance & reliability, freight, logistics and PcI-PdI. The role is an integral member of the finance team and will support the Supply Chain Manager under the EVP of Manufacturing. The role reports to the Director of Finance – Operations FP&A; and will have three direct reports. Specifically, he/she will be expected to: 1. Deliver P2M metrics, cost savings initiatives and management reporting for procurement. (30%) ---Dashboard / Scorecard for key categories; clear representation of procurement performance to PY, multi-year averages, design and benchmark (where applicable) ---Reconcile procurement spend to financial statements ---Reconcile procurement savings (YOY) to financial statements ---Provide a detailed bridge of actual cost to design; analysis of key drivers and trends ---Design/contract spend benchmarked against market and competition ---Standardize tracking / reporting of project savings ---Improve coordination between cost team, plants and procurement 2. Support maintenance team in development and improvement of reliability best practices and KPIs. (20%) --Track performance of planning and execution compliance; highlight gaps and partner with plant teams to hit KPI targets --Partner with plants to launch new maintenance initiatives (ex. network lube and consumables programs) --Support storeroom upgrade initiative, with a focus on cycle counting, part ordering, job kitting and down-day planning 3. Partner with R&D; to deliver both new product and cost savings initiatives. (20%) --Provide monthly close and forecast analysis to NA R&D; team --Analyze savings initiatives and track associated projects vs. annual targets --Partner with the team in the analysis, write-up and submission of R&D; CERs 4. Provide financial analysis and drive initiatives across the broader operations organization, to include projects within freight, logistics and PcI-PdI. (30%)

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Req ID: 01300-0008879897

Functional Role: VP/Director of Finance

Country: USA

State: IL

City: Chicago

Postal Code: 60604

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: Logistics