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Senior Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

Dematic Corp.
Atlanta, GA 30303
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Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 7,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located around the world. Dematic is one brand under the KION Group of companies and has implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services and supply chain solutions. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centers. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally and a leading provider of warehouse automation.


As a result of growth Dematic has an opening for a Senior Manager of Finance to partner with the SVP of Global Product Solutions (GPS) and SVP of Global Software Development to drive profitable growth, while maintaining an environment of strong compliance and internal control. The successful candidate should demonstrate career progression with a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience including experience in financial leadership, strategic planning, business partnership, project controlling, and owning a P&L.

The right person will be able to operate at executive level, but equally comfortable rolling up their sleeves, as a strong communicator with an eye for detail.

Key success factors of the role:

  • A proven and experienced FP&A Leader who brings the drive and passion, along with the anticipated headroom space to progress and be considered as a natural successor to the Director of FP&A and will readily able to lead in their absence

  • Best described as a detailed and seasoned analyst, familiar in analyzing complex files and reporting - willing to accept up-front challenges and knows readily what good FP&A looks like from previous organizations

  • Experienced in providing pro-active support, ensuring successful planning & analysis is delivered to non-financial divisions across the business

  • Able to operate effectively in a fast-paced commercial environment combined with an understanding of how to develop and implement best-in-class business processes

  • Ideally, they will be structured in their thinking and possess good decision-making skills, combined with the flexibility and ability to collaborate with others to produce good results

  • Bring the maturity and gravitas to deal with senior management and external advisors, able to deal with business ambiguity and finance processes which are currently in transition. Strong systems skills including Hyperion and Oracle would be clearly advantageous

  • Able to comfortably drive excellence and automation and understands how best to approach this from within a high pressure and complex business environment

  • Highly articulate with the ability to engage with multi-cultural teams

  • Able to streamline consolidation and provide insight in reviewing monthly financial information including analysis of operational performance versus forecast, budget, and prior year

  • Drive the development of monthly forecasts and annual corporate financial budget to track progress against company objectives

  • Continually monitor business performance, creating robust analytics, insightful recommendations, and processes which facilitate the understanding of business results to provide insight into new trends, opportunities, and risks

  • Provide financial support and assistance during month-end close process to the FP&A team and to other Finance and non-Finance teams

  • Assist with integration of acquired firms into Companys financials including educating on company policies, controls, and procedures to ensure smooth transition

  • Provide support in the strategic planning process

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leadership, performance management and talent development for team of professional staff

  • Business partner to SVP of GPS and Software Development and other operational leaders

  • Drive the achievement of financial results and increase the operational performance of the Software Execution businesses

  • Establish / maintain a strong control environment to ensure adherence to company and IFRS policies and procedures with regards to all research & development activities

  • Drive project controlling process within R&D function

  • Drive variable cost productivity tracking & reporting within project execution business

  • Develop and monitor detailed bottoms up forecast and balances the need to partner with operations versus the need to challenge operations in order to drive forecast accuracy and business performance

  • Drive the financial elements of the annual strategic planning process and budgeting

  • Identify and monitor financial risks and opportunities for the business and develop plans for mitigation

  • Responsible for complex financial analysis and research and delivery of executive level financial reporting and communications.

  • Collaborate with peers in the regional finance team for the oversight and development of shared services functions such as transaction processing and external reporting


Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting or related field required (advanced degree, MBA, or CPA required)

  • 5+ years of directly applicable experience in a finance, accounting or related field, with a significant amount of time in management and leadership roles

  • Strong MS Excel and MS PowerPoint Skills are essential

  • Strong organizational skills, multi-tasking ability, and attention to detail

  • Ability to build trusting relationships and partnerships throughout the organization acting as a team player

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to collaborate and build meaningful relationships to drive results across functional lines

  • Ability to define, implement, and adhere to processes, policies, and procedures

  • Ability to work under strict deadlines and assist in enforcing compliance with deadlines

  • Strong business communication skills for writing and verbalizing financial commentaries, discussing financial performance in terms of key business drivers, and the ability to simplify complex ideas

  • High degree of motivation, intelligence, independent worker mindset with an orientation to detail

  • A sound level of knowledge in financial accounting and reporting of the controllership function, auditing and financial systems

  • Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter with the ability to think independently

  • Experience working with SAP or a similar ERP system is a plus

  • Knowledge of reporting/consolidation tools is a plus (e.g. Oracle EPM / Hyperion / TM1)

  • Occasionally travel overnight away from corporate offices, including internationally

Posted: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-04-24
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