Finance Manager

Recruiter
Wolverine Worldwide
Location
Waltham
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Oct 2019
Closes
06 Nov 2019
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
General Function

Founded in 1916, Keds?? redefined footwear with the introduction of the Champion sneaker. The iconic design was one of the first options to provide women with accessible, fashionable footwear and ignited a style revolution. Over the past 100 years, Keds?? have been worn by iconic women such as Audrey Hepburn, Katharine Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Jackie O and Yoko Ono. In 2015, Keds?? introduced the Ladies First Since 1916 platform in over 80 global markets and launched a powerful new era in its history. 2016 marks the brand's centennial year, celebrating 100 years of fashionable footwear and a passion for female empowerment. At Keds, we're dedicated to our consumers and proud of our heritage. We are focused on pushing the brand forward in innovative and unexpected ways. We are seeking passionate people to join our collaborative team during a truly momentous year for the brand.

The Finance Manager provides financial and managerial reporting, forecasting and analysis to divisional and corporate management for the brand.

Primary Duties

  • Develops and maintains division budgeting, financial planning, reforecasting and spending controls.
  • Analyzes financial results and provides management with an understanding of the division's financial performance and the financial effect of business plans and strategies.
  • Establishes financial models to assess revenue, margin and operating expenses in order to provide insightful analysis to be used in everyday operations.
  • Maintain long–range–planning model to provide insightful trend analysis for product and financial milestone meetings (i.e. revenue, costing, margin and expense trends)
  • Maintains and enforces accounting controls and supporting systems related to operations to ensure the accuracy, reliability, completeness and proper recording of financial data in accordance with GAAP and other corporate policies.
  • Prepares various financial analysis evaluating new business opportunities and makes recommendations accordingly.
  • Ability to perform in a fast paced/highly deadline–oriented environment
  • Supervises and develops division's accounting and finance staff.
  • Performs duties consistent with the company's AAP/EEO goals and policies.
  • Performs other duties as required/assigned by manager.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting CPA or equivalent work experience
  • 7 years' experience in finance or related field
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of employees, international and domestic.
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking
  • Advanced in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience in SAP/BW business systems preferred
  • Highly organized, self–motivated, and possesses a positive attitude
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment, and demonstrates flexibility while achieving accuracy and deadlines


WORKING CONDITIONS

Normal office environment. Some travel may be required – emphasis on US travel.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required.

Committed to a diverse workforce, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled).

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