Finance Director

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Satellite Shelters
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The Finance Director will lead all aspects of global accounting functions. They will review various consolidated analyses prepared by the accounting group and ensure the accuracy of all month-end reports generated for our global business units. They will also ensure that all country specific local reporting standards and corporate policies are followed. Responsibilities also include treasury management, covenant modeling and compliance, regulatory compliance as well as corporate tax. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth global environment. This person should be an energized, self-starter with strong technical accounting skills as well as exceptional analytical, organizational, and communication skills.
Essential Functions
  • Assist external accounting partners with global tax compliance and filings.
  • Global treasury management.
  • Lead transfer price compliance.
  • Assist in M&A work and startups.
  • Assist with the development of financial plans and budgeting.
  • Ensure adoption of best practice ideas are shared among all regions, including the corporate office.
  • Prepare Ad hoc reports as requested by Senior Managers.
  • Ensure accuracy and compliance of accounting and financial information in accordance with US GAAP and GAAP equivalents at the local level.
  • Align with FP&A to ensure proper expectations to compare actual results to forecast.
  • Ensure financial covenant compliance with the bank.
  • Ensure foreign exchange translations are accounted for properly and manage hedging programs/policy.
  • Streamline and automate treasury management processes/functions.
  • Manage and forecast for business units and corporate.
  • Perform internal audits and analytical reviews of monthly domestic and foreign subsidiaries.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of policies and procedures for regulatory compliance and business activities.
  • Identify opportunities for automation/integration and streamlining of accounting processes globally.
  • Conduct financial analysis and trending for business units to develop an ongoing financial forecast.
  • Participate in various projects, as required.
Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required
  • MBA and/or CPA preferred
  • 7+ years prior work experience in accounting required
  • 5+ years with direct staff management experience required
  • 2+ years of experience in a corporate leadership position required
  • 2+ years of experience with multicurrency P&L and consolidations required.
  • Experience presenting financial data and reports to senior management.
  • Experience in an Accounting leadership role with a manufacturing company preferred.
  • Comprehensive understanding of GAAP & IFRS.
Required Skills/Competencies:
  • Demonstrated analytical skills (specifically in identifying flow of transactions)
  • Ability to identify priorities to meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Superior computer and technical skills Microsoft (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Sage X3 proficiency a plus
  • Ability to adapt as the external environment and organization evolves
  • Collaboration amongst interdepartmental teams
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-starter, not requiring daily supervision
  • Strong technical accounting skills
  • Ambitious
  • Proven Customer and client Focus
  • Flexibility
Physical/Mental Demands:
This position is largely a sedentary role, requiring use of typical office equipment such as computers, printers, copiers, and scanners. Some travel required, including international.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Date Posted: 13 April 2024
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