Director of Finance

Allentown, PA 18036

Posted: 04/13/24 Job Number: 20632615

Job Description

We invented energy saving, solid state electrical products fifty years ago creating an industry. Today, we are at the forefront of innovating products for smart homes and connected buildings providing leadership in the human centered IoT ecosystem. With a history of innovation dating back 50 years, we design, manufacture, and sell over 15, 000 products. Our products are energy efficient and save our customers over $1 billion per year in energy costs. 
 
We are looking for a Director of Finance to partner with Senior Leadership and to oversee strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting, financial close, financial analysis, and enhancing internal controls and procedures.
 
You will work from our offices in the Lehigh Valley, PA area four days a week and we will assist a talented Finance professional with relocation.
 
Responsibilities:
 
  • Ownership of annual budget process to set direction and establish financial targets  
  • Evaluate and assess the financial results of the Commercial Business Unit
  • Business Forecast and Planning:
  • Build and manage business sales and spending forecasts
  • Evaluate business opportunities, investment projects, and cost optimization initiatives, ensuring alignment with the company's financial goals
  • Lead monthly Commercial financial results discussion
  • Drive meaningful analysis to guide business investments and decisions
  • Work proactively and collaboratively across the organization with product managers, sales, and operations and advise on how business actions may affect the financials
  • Prepare executive and senior management level presentations and work directly with the leadership team
    • Closely align with the other teams in the Finance department to drive improved and standardized global processes
    • Operational Improvement: Continuously evaluate and enhance financial planning and analysis processes, methodologies, and tools
    • Team Leadership: Manage and develop an impactful finance team, providing coaching, guidance, and mentorship. Set performance goals, conduct performance evaluations, and identify training and development opportunities
    • Stay abreast of industry trends, competitive landscape, and market dynamics. Provide insights and recommendations based on a deep understanding of the external environment and its impact on financial performance
 
Qualifications:
 
  • Strong financial modeling, forecasting, and analytical skills, with the ability to interpret sophisticated financial data and provide actionable insights
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, economics, or a related field
    • MBA preferred
    • Minimum of 10 years of relevant and progressive accounting/finance experience
    • 5+ years people management experience directly leading and managing analysts and/or managers. Experience promoting a culture of accountability and fostering growth and development
    • Proven track record of working collaboratively, with an ability to influence major decisions through reasoned analysis and good judgment about people and business issues. Outstanding technical and analytical skills, communication ability, and sound judgment to synthesize information, develop insights and communicate effectively in presentations and in-person meetings
    • Strong understanding of both corporate and operational finance with an orientation to value creation and core business drivers, and a strong business acumen
Benefits:
 
  • Highly Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Opportunity to work for a leading manufacturer of lighting controls worldwide
  • Chance to make a real impact on the company and its customers
  • Opportunity to work with a talented team of professionals
  • Chance to grow and develop your career
 
If you are a highly motivated and experienced individual who is looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity, we encourage you to apply.

Meet Your Recruiter

Roy Evans
Managing Director

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