Finance Manager - Finance Operations Business Partnership

Arlington, Virginia, United States
Competitive salary
26 Oct 2020
27 Oct 2020
Job role
Finance manager
Experience level
The Finance Operations Business Partnership (BP) team is seeking a Finance Manager who will be a key member of the Worldwide Retail BP team. This individual will be responsible for driving worldwide Retail procure-to-pay and order-to-cash performance. In this role, you will responsible for developing and maintaining operational and business metrics and targets, driving global operational reviews, as well as owning improvements to achieve targets. As a business partner, you will work daily alongside Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Service Centers, Vendor Managers, Retail Finance, Vendors, and other operational groups at all levels in a global environment. Complex problem solving and financial analysis skills are required to manage multiple high visibility priorities in a fast-paced environment with ambiguous situations.

• Define key performance indicators - develop operational and business metrics and service level agreements for programs and processes, and track delivery against global objectives.
• Consolidate inputs, and challenge assumptions, on performance drivers and projections from stakeholders
• Develop and maintain effective partnership between Finance Operations, Service Centers and Retail.
• Identify and drive opportunities for improved cash flow, margin or productivity improvements related to vendor payments and receivables.
• Solve critical vendor, process and system escalations effectively to ensure root cause analysis and effective problem resolution.
• Identify and quantify financial and operational risks and opportunities

Basic Qualifications:
• BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
• 10+ years of relevant finance experience with increasing levels of responsibility
• Ability to work across global time zones and occasional international travel

Preferred Qualifications:
• MBA and / or CPA
• 5+ years retail or operations experience
• 5+ years experience in process improvement and operational excellence
• Excellent Financial modeling and data analytics skills, including Excel, Tableau, Access, SQL Server, and other analysis tools
• Experience in accounts payable, accounts receivable, and other financial operations functions
• Advanced understanding of SQL and ETL tools, or the willingness to develop a deep level of understanding in a short period of time.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to present to leadership
• Ability to work independently and be self-motivated in a fast-paced, often ambiguous, and rapidly changing environment
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