Senior Finance Manager - Sourcing in Atlanta at Apple & Associates

Date Posted: 9/13/2018

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Senior Finance Manager - Sourcing

Modern, Silicon Valley Style Office Environment and Perks!

The Senior Finance Manager - Sourcing will provide leadership and analysis support to the business unit's Global Sourcing VP/CPO and Imternational Supply Chain (ISC) Finance Leader to create increased visibility into operational strategy and performance with the goal of driving speed, quality, and cost efficiency. You will play a part and lead others in formulating, implementing, and maintaining robust financial reporting/analysis process/reports, as well as, coordinating and consolidating plan/estimates for the Sourcing organization. The role will actively partner with the International Supply Chain Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team as well as business FP&A teams.

This role will provide work direction to a finance support staff in the Bangalore GFC and San Luis Potosi RFC.

This role reports to the International Supply Chain Finance Leader.  You will also develop/maintain standard reporting and MOS focused around analytics, direct material, indirect spend, functional support to the Sourcing leadership team, and all leadership touch points throughout the month. Planning estimating will also be a key support area involving establishing the standard calendars, development of the necessary tools as well as coordination between the business and ISC teams on target alignment.

Senior Finance Manager - Sourcing and Supply Chain Responsibilities:

Finance thought leadership and support to FP&A, Sourcing and International Supply Chain:
  • Partner with global and regional Financial Planning and Analysis /FP&A, Sourcing and International Supply Chain (ISC) finance teams, provide financial information to Sourcing which monitors all aspects of sourcing performance including Direct Material productivity and associated inflation, Working Capital Payables, and Indirect Spend.
  • Partner actively with Sourcing team on vendor managed inventory terms and conditions and the associated impact on Days of Inventory metric.
  • Support the Sourcing teams in their negotiations of favorable payment terms and its impact on Days Purchases in Payables.
  • Support the identification of recovery / mitigation plans to improve performance.
  • Partner with controllership in the proper accounting of rebates and material standards. 
  • Provide support for large make vs buy decisions, the identification of total landed cost and potential impacts on other areas of performance. This will also include support in core/non-core strategy formulation and any subsequent make or buy decisions and new product launches.
  • Develop inflation modelling and tracking based on market indices and other economic factors.  Ensure proper alignment to the business Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) teams as well as to Pricing teams.Provide key sourcing financial info to stakeholders

Provide key reports and analysis to the Global & Regional Sourcing, FP&A and International Supply Chain Finance Leaders on current performance metrics, future forecasts and associated risks and opportunities.
  • Present Sourcing Productivity results for Direct Material and Indirect Spend to corporate CPO and CFO when needed.
  • Support the STRAP, AOP and forecasting processes.
  • Lead and support ad-hoc projects as required.

Standard Work, Team Management, Procedures and Data Integrity.
  • Implement standard work in Finance to ensure the integrity and transparency of key performance information
  • Implementation of standard procedures around One Source baseline price calculation, the alignment with standard costs and clear procedures for change requests.
Senior Finance Manager - Sourcing and Supply Chain Requirements:
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance. MS or MBA preferred
  • Minimum of 7 years experience in Finance and Accounting with some experience supporting manufacturing and supply chain, logistics or materials analysis.

Senior Finance Manager - Sourcing and Supply Chain Preferred Qualifications:

  • Significant financial systems and reporting experience
  • Experience developing forecasts and operating plans
  • Exceptional analytical skills, linking results to drivers
  • Direct communication with clarity at all levels
  • Demonstrated leadership and influencing skills
  • Self-motivated, results-oriented and assertive individual
  • The ability to make consistent and timely decisions
  • The ability to quickly identify subtle patterns among issues
  • Proficiency in Hyperion, Oracle and SAP systems
  • Some travel required