Our client is a privately-owned high-mix low-volume manufacturing company in Southeast Michigan. They produce unique products that help better people’s lives every day. They have a strong culture based on collaboration, caring, and teamwork.
The Vice President of Finance will organize and manage all finance and accounting activities, systems, and resources. This role is part of the company’s leadership team and will participate cross-functionally in both leading and supporting the overall performance improvement and growth of the business. They will provide both financial and operational support to the Company and the entire leadership team. The VP of Finance will report on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to GAAP, accounting functions, budget management, cost-benefit analysis, compliance, and forecasting. The VP of Finance will prepare or direct the preparation of reports which summarize and forecast business activity and the company’s financial position in areas of income, expenses, earnings, and cash flow. The position incorporates essential duties and responsibilities that involve reviewing past performance, management of daily and monthly activities, and financial forecasting. The VP of Finance will lead the finance team promoting efficient departmental and system operations. This is an opportunity to have a big impact on an already successful company.
This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer and has four direct reports.
The ideal candidate will be passionate about the company’s mission and an active participant in helping to drive optimization across all levels of the organization. In alignment with the company’s culture, the candidate will be humble, respectful, hands-on, honest, intelligent, cooperative, and responsible (“owns it”). The VP of Finance’s responsibilities will be broad and include coaching and mentoring a collaborative team, as well as helping to build a roadmap for success.