Finance Director - US Region

New Jersey
22 Nov 2020
01 Dec 2020
Job role
Finance director
Contract type
Full time
Your challenge!As a Business Unit Controller you will be responsible for hands–on operations of the company's financial team, directing Cascades overall financial policies and driving profitable growth. The successful candidate should be a highly motivated professional with a sense of urgency, a proven track record and strong strategic and communication skills. We will rely on your widespread experiences and passion for providing financial leadership to develop and continue to grow the company's profitable business and ensure the financial well–being of the company in all areas of its operations.Job Responsibilities Streamline reporting, forecasting and analysis to drive superior decision–making; identify areas that provide low value and work to reallocate resources to provide more meaningful information for decision support. Collaborate and partner with the Plant Manager and various leaders to support the daily operations of the plant and guide production and inventory management, costs and variances, and cost analysis of new products. Prepare annual budget for the plant. Balance Sheet reconciliation. Ensure accuracy of internal and external financial reporting; ensure that effective internal controls are in place and compliance with applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting. Conduct detailed analytical reviews of sales, gross margins, operating cost and profit margins by served industries, customer, and value propositions. Provide and present management with applicable financial reports and analysis monthly. Take ownership of the accounting and finance functions.Desired experience Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance is required. Cost Accounting experience required Minimum 5 years professional finance or accounting experience in a manufacturing environment highly desired Minimum 5 years of managerial experience required MS Office including strong Excel proficiency desired SAP experience is highly preferredAdditional responsibilitiesTravel between our Schenectady, NY and Piscataway, NJ plants, as well as supporting plants in Newtown, CT and Lancaster, NY. At present, the role can be located at either of these sites.#revealyourpotential #LifeAtCascadesCascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. All qualified candidates will be considered for this position in a fair manner. Use of the masculine in our communications refers equally to both women and men.About CascadesTo be part of Cascades is to reveal the full potential of materials, people and ideas. We are source of possibilities.Since 1964, we have been providing sustainable, innovative and value–creating solutions in packaging, hygiene and recovery.Join 12,000 women and men working in a network of more than 90 operating units located in North America and Europe.